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ICT Procurement Trends in Manufacturing - Enterprise ICT Investment Plans

Kable Market Research
Published Date » 2013-12-18
No. Of Pages » 25
     
  Product Synopsis  
   
 This report presents the findings from a survey of 166 manufacturers regarding their approach to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) procurement. The survey investigates the way that manufacturers like to purchase technology, as well as the major IT and business objectives influencing their IT investment strategies. 
   
  Introduction and Landscape  
   
  Why was the report written?  
   
 To highlight the criteria on which manufacturers select their ICT providers as well as the  
 roles which have influence while making ICT purchasing decisions. 
   
  What is the current market landscape and what is changing?  
   
 Manufacturers favour deploying technologies on-site as opposed to hosting. However, preference towards...
Table of Content

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 ICT infrastructure environment complexity

3 Summary
3.1 Manufacturers' IT investment strategies are mainly focussed 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: Manufacturing - enterprise ICT survey geographic breakdown 5
Table 2: Manufacturing - enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) 6
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among manufacturers 7
Table 4: Current and future investment priorities of manufacturers across core technologies 10
Table 5: Manufacturers' preferred approach to buying technologies 13
Table 6: Business objectives which influence manufacturers' IT investment strategy 14
Table 7: IT objectives which influence manufacturers' IT investment strategy 16
Table 8: Factors influencing manufacturers' decision to choose an ICT provider 17
Table 9: Influence of organizational roles in making ICT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets 20
Table 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure within manufacturers 21

List of Figures


Figure 1: Manufacturing - enterprise ICT survey geographic breakdown 4
Figure 2: Manufacturing -  enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) 6
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among manufacturers 7
Figure 4: Current and future investment priorities of manufacturers across core technologies 9
Figure 5: Manufacturers' preferred approach to buying technologies 12
Figure 6: Business objectives which influence manufacturers' IT investment strategy 14
Figure 7: IT objectives which influence manufacturers' IT investment strategy 15
Figure 8: Factors influencing manufacturers' decision to choose an ICT provider 17
Figure 9: Influence of organizational roles in making ICT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets 19
Figure 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure within manufacturers 21

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