Financing is used in many ways across small and medium sized organisation - for office space, cars, office equipment and so on, yet IT financing seems to have been passed by. This research looks at perceptions around ICT financing.
Financing IT change
It appears the UK is moving into a period of growth after a significant downturn following the financial markets crisis in 2008. There may be doubts as to whether this is a sustained or balanced recovery, or even a blip before drifting downwards again, but either way, many organisations now face the effects of a significant period of underinvestment in their IT and communications infrastructures.
So, whether preparing to take advantage of new opportunities and markets, or having to cope with further downward pressures, many will be finding their IT and communications systems will require some sort of overhaul. For many, financing these strategic changes will be a significant challenge.