ICT investment trends in Sweden : Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2016
Swedish enterprises are prioritizing investment in various ICT domains in 2015 to achieve sustainable economic growth and competitiveness. Additionally, foreign direct investment (FDI) in various ICT investment programs and the announcement of various e-government initiatives, creation of new job opportunities, and technology transfer and stimulation of competition & innovation are propelling growth in the region’s ICT industry
Stronger than expected growth in the European Union coupled with increased industrial production, improving trade, and the central bank’s bond buying program have all placed the Swedish economy on a strong foothold
Kable’s survey shows that Swedish enterprises plan to invest the highest proportion of their ICT budgets in the core domains of hardware, software, and IT services in order to enhance their business processes. Additionally, they are improving their operational efficiency by investing in business intelligence solutions Hardware budgets across Sweden are mainly concentrated around client computing, networks, and peripherals, whereas software investments are being directed towards enterprise applications and application lifecycle management solutions.
ICT investment trends in Sweden presents the findings from a survey of 41 Swedish enterprises regarding their Information & Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how Swedish enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.
The report illustrates the core technologies Swedish enterprises are investing in, including business intelligence, security products, content management, mobility, and communications & collaboration. Understand the approach adopted by Swedish enterprises to purchase technology and get a better insight into ICT vendors and services providers when pitching their solutions to Swedish enterprises.
In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:
How ICT budgets are set to change in 2015 in terms of their overall size
Allocation across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications, and consulting
Distribution of ICT Kronas in areas such as the networks, applications, service desk, and data centers
Which ICT functions Swedish enterprises are interested in outsourcing
Swedish enterprises’ investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as business intelligence, security products, content management, mobility, and communications & collaboration
Factors that are influencing Swedish enterprises’ investments in each technology category
How Swedish enterprises’ IT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category
Swedish enterprises’ distribution of their ICT budget across various segments within a technology category
Vendor satisfaction ratings for various core and advanced technology categories
Insight into Swedish enterprises’ preferred buying approaches
Business and IT objectives that Swedish enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategies
Factors that are influencing Swedish enterprises’ decisions to select an ICT provider
Reasons To Buy
Understand how the Swedish enterprises ICT landscape is set to change in 2015 to prioritize your target market
Comprehend how ICT Kronas are being allocated by Swedish enterprises in specific geographies and size bands to improve your market penetration
Make effective business decisions by recognizing the opportunities within each of the core areas of ICT spend (hardware, software, IT services, telecommunications, and consulting)
Realign your sales initiatives by understanding the current strategic objectives of Swedish enterprises
Enhance your market segmentation with the included, detailed breakdown of opportunities within selected technology categories (business intelligence, security products, content management, mobility, and communications & collaboration)
Prioritize your focus areas by understanding which factors are influencing Swedish enterprises’ decisions when selecting an ICT provider
Understand the changes in customers’ priorities and identify the business and IT objectives that Swedish enterprises are looking to achieve through their ICT investment strategies"
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