ALTHOUGH TROUBLED ECONOMIC TIMES are in store for the global economy in 2009, global ICT research and advisory firm XMG firmly believes that the enterprise use of IT and offshoring is still the catalyst in driving business efficiency and cost savings for the region.
Furthermore, IT industry economics will force alignment with the principle of complexity reduction and economizing IT budgets. As identified by the survey completed at the end of 2008, good guidance and wise investment tops the list of decision makers for 2009.
1. Top Concerns of Asia Pacific CIOs: ‘Measuring efficiency effectiveness’ and ‘Minimizing risks of ICT investments’ Top the List for 2009. In the order of priority, the top 10 concerns of ICT executives heading into 2009 are:
- Measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of ICT investments.