ICT procurement trends in New Zealand - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

ICT procurement trends in New Zealand - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

Category : ICT & Media
Published On : July  2013
Pages : 24



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Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 50 New Zealand enterprises regarding their approach to Information & Communications Technology (ICT) procurement. The survey investigates the way that New Zealand enterprises like to purchase technology, as well as the major IT and business objectives influencing their IT investment strategies.
Scope
Provides insights into New Zealand enterprises’ preferred buying approaches. Comprehend the business objectives that New Zealand enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategy. Appreciate the IT objectives that New Zealand enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategy. Understand the factors that are influencing New Zealand enterprises’ decision to select an ICT provider. Understand which organizational roles influence IT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets.
Summary
Why was the report written? To highlight the criteria on which New Zealand enterprises select their IT providers as well as the roles which have influence while making IT purchasing decisions. What is the current market landscape and what is changing? Although the adoption of hosted service is fairly low amongst New Zealand enterprises, they are increasingly looking to adopt this model for technologies such as mobility, green IT & virtualization, and communications & collaboration. What are the key drivers behind recent market changes? The advantages such as achieving cost & operational efficiencies and ease of management is driving the adoption of hosted model for advanced technologies. 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 Procurement. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 50+ ICT decision makers in the New Zealand market in H2 2012.
Reasons To Buy
According to the survey, the majority of New Zealand enterprises prefer technologies to be deployed on-site as they want complete control over their enterprise data and applications. Kable Market Research’s survey reveals that raising business efficiency is one of the primary business objectives influencing New Zealand enterprises’ IT investment strategy. New Zealand enterprises rate using IT to support revenue growth as their lowest priority, with an average rating of just X on a scale of 1 to 4. With an average rating of X on a scale of 1 to 4, the financial stability of potential ICT vendors is deemed to be particularly important given that New Zealand enterprises are clearly concerned about after-sales support and the maintenance of their technology deployments in the future. With increasing complexity of the ICT environment, New Zealand enterprises are faced with technology management issues.

Table of Contents
1 Enterprise ICT investment trends
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 ICT budget changes
1.4 ICT investment priorities
2 ICT procurement trends
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Purchasing channels
2.3 Business objectives influencing IT investment strategy
2.4 IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy
2.5 ICT provider selection
2.6 Influencers
2.7 Complexity of the ICT infrastructure environment
3 Summary
3.1 New Zealand enterprises’ IT investment strategy is mainly focused on improving efficiency and aligning IT with their overall business goals
4 Appendix
4.1 Definitions
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors
List Of Tables
Table 1: New Zealand enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Table 2: New Zealand enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among New Zealand enterprises
Table 4: New Zealand enterprises’ current and future investment priorities across technology categories...
Table 5: New Zealand enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies
Table 6: Business objectives which influence New Zealand enterprises' IT investment strategy
Table 7: IT objectives which influence New Zealand enterprises' IT investment strategy
Table 8: Factors influencing New Zealand enterprises' decision to choose an ICT provider
Table 9: Influence of organisational roles in making ICT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets
Table 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure in New Zealand enterprises
List Of Figures
Figure 1: New Zealand enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 2: New Zealand enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among New Zealand enterprises
Figure 4: New Zealand enterprises’ current and future investment priorities across technology categories..
Figure 5: New Zealand enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies
Figure 6: Business objectives which influence New Zealand enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 7: IT objectives which influence New Zealand enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 8: Factors influencing New Zealand enterprises' decision to choose an ICT provider
Figure 9: Influence of organisational roles in making ICT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets
Figure 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure in New Zealand enterprises
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