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This report presents the findings from a survey of 52 Austrian enterprises regarding their approach to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) procurement. The survey investigates the way that …

This report presents the findings from a survey of 52 Austrian enterprises regarding their approach to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) procurement. The survey investigates the way that Austrian enterprises like to purchase technology, as well as the major IT and business objectives influencing their IT investment strategies.

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  • 1. RCReports CornerICT procurement trends in Austria - EnterpriseICT investment plans to 2013
  • 2. DescriptionDescriptionReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.com"This report presents the findings from a survey of 52 Austrianenterprises regarding their approach to Information andCommunication Technology (ICT) procurement. The surveyinvestigates the way that Austrian enterprises like to purchasetechnology, as well as the major IT and business objectivesinfluencing their IT investment strategies. "
  • 3. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comProduct SynopsisThis report presents the findings from a survey of 52 Austrianenterprises regarding their approach to Information andCommunication Technology (ICT) procurement. The surveyinvestigates the way that Austrian enterprises like to purchasetechnology, as well as the major IT and business objectivesinfluencing their IT investment strategies.Introduction and LandscapeWhy was the report written?To highlight the criteria on which Austrian enterprises select theirICT providers as well as the roles which have influence whilemaking ICT purchasing decisions.What is the current market landscape and what is changing?Austrian enterprises are cautious of making big ICT investments,however their preference towards hosted services is slowlygaining traction.
  • 4. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comWhat are the key drivers behind recent market changes?Enterprises focus on minimizing cost and reducing complexity iscompelling them to invest in hosted servicesWhat makes this report unique and essential to read?Kable Global ICT Intelligence has invested significant resources inorder to interview CIOs and IT managers about their ITProcurement. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed50+ ICT decision makers in Austrian market in H2 2012.Key Features and BenefitsProvides insights into Austrian enterprises preferred buyingapproaches.Comprehend the business objectives that Austrian enterprises arelooking to achieve through their IT investment strategy.
  • 5. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comAppreciate the IT objectives that Austrian enterprises are lookingto achieve through their IT investment strategy.Understand the factors that are influencing Austrian enterprisesdecision to select an ICT provider.Understand which organisational roles influence ICT purchasingdecisions and signing off budgets.Key Market IssuesKables survey shows that a large proportion of Austrianenterprises favour on-premise deployments compared to hostedservices. Enterprises with strict legislation and complianceregulations tend to choose on-site deployment as they require fullcontrol over confidential data and processes.
  • 6. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comDuring the current economic uncertainty, enterprises focus isvery much on identifying additional revenue opportunities, whilstat the same time cutting costs to enhance profitability; which isevident from the survey where Austrian enterprises rate theobjective of improve supplier relationships at the lower end ofthe scale.IT objectives related to using IT to support revenue growth hasrelatively lower importance with Austrian enterprises, with only X% of enterprises identifying it as top priority.Austrian enterprises rate the selection factors specificfunctionality expertise/depth and price to be the most importantcriteria, with average ratings of X on the scale of 1 to 4.A large proportion of Austrian enterprises state that their ICTinfrastructure is either somewhat complex or very complex,indicating the demand for managed services.
  • 7. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comKey HighlightsAustrian enterprises are placing high importance on the businessobjective of raising efficiency, giving it an average rating of X on ascale of 1 to 4.The survey shows that the IT objectives of demonstrate the valueof IT to the business and deliver new functionality to businessusers are the most important factors influencing IT investmentstrategy amongst Austrian enterprises, with average ratings of Xon a scale of 1 to 4.Austrian enterprises consider leading edge technology to be animportant criterion in selecting an ICT provider. This is evidentfrom the survey, where enterprises assign this factor a rating of Xon a scale of 1 to 4.
  • 8. Brief SummaryBrief SummaryReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comAustrian enterprises rate the CIO as the most influential authoritywhen making ICT purchasing decisions, with the highest averagerating of X on a scale of 1 to 4, followed by the CFO/FinanceDirector (X) and the CEO (X).Kables survey reveals that the percentage of respondents buyingtechnologies from local resellers is higher in Austria (X%),compared to other European countries such as Belgium (X%) andthe Netherlands (X%).
  • 9. Table of ContentsTable of ContentsReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.com1 Enterprise ICT investment trends1.1 Introduction1.2 Survey demographics1.3 ICT budget changes1.4 ICT investment priorities2 ICT procurement trends2.1 Introduction2.2 Purchasing channels2.3 Business objectives influencing IT investment strategy2.4 IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy2.5 ICT provider selection2.6 Influencers2.7 Complexity of the ICT infrastructure environment
  • 10. Table of ContentsTable of ContentsReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.com3 Summary3.1 The on-premise approach for deploying technologies is the most common amongst Austrianenterprises, although hosted deployment are gaining in acceptance4 Appendix4.1 Definitions4.2 Further reading4.3 Contact the authors
  • 11. For more informationFor more informationReports Cornerwww.reportscorner.comFor more information please visit our websitehttps://www.reportscorner.com/reports/15832/ICT-procurement-trends-in-Austria---Enterprise-ICT-investment-plans-to-2013/
  • 12. Reports CornerThank YouThank Youwww.reportscorner.comRCContact us: contact@reportscorner.com