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January 21, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic's influence on IT spending will continue into 2021, as organizations bolster security, accelerate cloud adoption and implement robotic process automation.
August 31, 2020
Some companies are reducing their enterprise architecture teams or reassigning staff to other IT tasks to cope with budget tightening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 14, 2020
Spending on PCs and mobile devices in 2020 is expected to take the biggest hit, according to analyst firm IDC -- but spending on IT infrastructure will rise.
March 23, 2020
IT contract negotiation has always been a difficult dance between customers and vendors, but the coronavirus pandemic means there are new rules to navigate on both sides.
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