“Business Technology” Spending In The US Will Grow Faster Three To Four Times Faster Than Classic “Information Technology”
I found this article interesting: “Business Technology” Spending In The US Will Grow Faster Three To Four Times Faster Than Classic “Information Technology” – via Forrester Blogs
In our research over the past two years or so, Forrester has drawn a distinction between "business technology" and "information technology". Information technology or IT represents the spending on technology goods and services that businesses and governments have been making over the past six decades to run their operations more efficiently and lower business costs. Business technology or BT in contrast is the technology spending to grow revenues by winning, serving, and retaining customers. In earlier reports, we identified the leading technologies that are part of what Forrester has called the BT Agenda (see "Top Technologies For Your BT Agenda"). Today, we have published our report that sizes US spending on BT (see "Sizing The US CIO’s Business Technology Agenda — Business Technologies Will Grow Faster Than Information Technologies And Will Exceed Half of New Project Spending").
Here are our key findings from this exercise: