Sunday May 31, 2020

Waking up to the role of IT

It took a recession to trigger a sea change in the way organisations plan their IT investments, writes Ian Campbell

1st May, 2010

Organisations are at a crossroads in their approach to IT management, according to Hilary O'Meara, head of systems integration and technology at Accenture. They are caught between cutting costs and embarking on a new phase of investment.

“Last year it was all about saving money, cutting out the discretionary spends,” she said. “Now they are at a point that if they make further cuts it could degrade business performance.

“They have to...

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