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Indonesian businesses up their ICT spending: survey

Ike Suarez | Sept. 18, 2014
Indonesian businesses are increasing their investments into ICT to improve productivity and competitiveness

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.

Industry Sectors

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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