Spending in IT is projected to grow by 2% to $973 billion in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in 2019 compared to the estimated spend of $954 billion in 2018, according to a forecast by Gartner.
Municipalities in Denmark could save around 380 million DKK a year by optimizing their IT according to a report by PwC.
The position of CIO is one with an ever-growing list of daunting tasks and objectives. “Digitize our business”, “disrupt everything”, “why aren’t you 3D printing more things”.
Yet, CIO’s are still facing the critical challenge of paying for all this, while keeping their existing environment running smoothly, and keeping costs low.
For CIO’s, deciding where to run IT in the future has become an increasingly daunting task.
A treasure worth potentially millions was found hidden away in a local data center.