Indonesian businesses are increasing their investments into ICT to improve productivity and competitiveness, according to the London-based market and intelligence research frim, Kable.
A press statement by Kable, releasing a summary of the findings of its recent research, said 76% of Indonesian businesses plan to increase their ICT budgets in 2014.
It said the percentage represented a 14 % increase from 2013's with hardware investments having top priority.
But it added software investments are expected to reach 22% of ICT budgets this 2014, up from 19% in 2013.
The survey took place Q4 2013 and was done online, covering executives with ICT decision-making powers in 12 Indonesian industry sectors.
Many surveyed were CIOs and IT managers.
A few other findings by the survey were the following:
- Indonesian companies are keen to commission third party IT services providers for new application development and integration services projects
- Indonesian companies prefer doing business with financially stable ICT vendors offering leading edge technology
- Content management solutions have high penetration rates in Indonesian companies
- 85 % of respondents plan to invest this 2014 and in 2015 into mobility, communications and collaboration and business intelligence solutions
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