ICT priorities in China - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

ICT priorities in China - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

Category : ICT & Media
Published On : July  2013
Pages : 32



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Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 197 Chinese enterprises regarding their Information & Communication Technology (ICT) investment priorities. The survey investigates the core technologies which Chinese enterprises are investing in, including the likes of enterprise applications, security, mobility, communications & collaboration, and cloud computing.
Scope
Recognize Chinese enterprises’ strategic objectives with regards to their ICT investments. Identify Chinese enterprises’ investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as enterprise applications, security, mobility, communications & collaboration, and Cloud Computing, etc. Learn about the drivers that are influencing Chinese enterprises’ investments in each technology category. Establish how Chinese enterprises’ IT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category. Gain insight into how Chinese enterprises plan to change their IT budget allocations across various segments within a technology category.
Summary
Why was the report written? In order to provide deeper insights into Chinese enterprises’ ICT investment priorities and strategic objectives. What is the current market landscape and what is changing? While spending on core technologies still remains a top priority, Chinese enterprises are also expected to make significant investments in advanced technologies in the next two years. What are the key drivers behind recent market changes? Kable Market Research expects the adoption of these advanced technologies such as business intelligence (BI) and cloud computing solutions is expected to improve, with their penetration rates set to increase over the next 24 months. X% and X% of Chinese enterprises are planning to invest in BI and cloud computing technologies respectively, in the next two years. What makes this report unique and essential to read? Kable Market Research Market Research has invested significant resources in order to interview CIOs and IT managers about their IT investment priorities. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 190+ ICT decision makers in the Chinese market in H2 2012.
Reasons To Buy
Kable Market Research’s survey of CIOs and IT executives finds that many Chinese enterprises consider improving security/privacy to be their most important strategic objective, with an average rating of X on a scale of 1 to 4. The greater interest in applications like CRM and CLM indicates that enterprises in China are in the process of adopting customer centric business models with the goal of helping them better understand their customer needs and preferences. According to the survey, document management and records management, with penetration rates of 86% and 84% respectively, are the most widely deployed ECM technologies amongst Chinese enterprises, given their goal of securely capturing, exchanging, and managing the information generated and contained in paper documents. Kable Market Research’s survey results indicate that 96% of Chinese enterprises are already using green IT and virtualization solutions to reduce carbon footprint and a significant proportion of enterprises are planning to make investments in this technology. The need for real-time communications, improved accessibility of enterprise data, and employee productivity enhancements are the key drivers behind Chinese enterprises’ adoption of enterprise mobility solutions.

Table of Contents
1 Enterprise ICT investment trends
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 ICT budget changes
1.4 Strategic objectives
1.5 Core technology investment priorities
2 Detailed ICT investment priorities
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Enterprise applications
2.3 Business intelligence
2.4 Security
2.5 Content management
2.6 Mobility
2.7 IT systems management
2.8 Communications & collaboration
2.9 Green IT & virtualization
2.1 Cloud computing solutions
3 Summary
3.1 China’s fast evolving business philosophy is driving enterprises to look for more flexible, productive, and cost effective technologies
4 Appendix
4.1 Definitions
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors
List Of Tables
Table 1: Chinese enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown 5
Table 2: Chinese enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) 6
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Chinese enterprises 7
Table 4: Current strategic objectives of Chinese enterprises 9
Table 5: Current and future investment priorities of Chinese enterprises across core technologies 11
Table 6: Enterprise applications – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 13
Table 7: Business Intelligence – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 14
Table 8: Security – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 17
Table 9: Content management – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 18
Table 10: Mobility – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 20
Table 11: IT systems management – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 22
Table 12: Communications & collaboration – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities.. 24
Table 13: Green IT & virtualization – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 26
Table 14: Cloud computing solutions – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 28
List Of Figures
Figure 1: Chinese enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown 4
Figure 2: Chinese enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) 5
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Chinese enterprises 7
Figure 4: Current strategic objectives of Chinese enterprises 8
Figure 5: Current and future investment priorities of Chinese enterprises across core technologies 10
Figure 6: Enterprise applications – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 12
Figure 7: Business intelligence – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 14
Figure 8: Security – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 16
Figure 9: Content management – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 18
Figure 10: Mobility – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 20
Figure 11: IT systems management – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 21
Figure 12: Communications & collaboration – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 23
Figure 13: Green IT & virtualization – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 25
Figure 14: Cloud computing solutions – Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 27
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