Founded in 1979, Computer Economics provides metrics for IT management. We conduct original research and deliver advisory services regarding the strategic and financial management of information systems. Our clients include major IT organizations, consulting firms, and professional services firms in North America and over 30 countries. Our research is quoted widely in the business press, in major news publications such as the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, and in governmental reports.
Our services include:
Our IT Spending and Staffing Benchmarks study, published annually since 1990, is the definitive source of IT spending data, IT staffing benchmarks, and related metrics across multiple industries and government sectors. Other major studies include studies on technology trends, outsourcing statistics, IT salaries, and IT security.
Our website offers a variety of free research as well as more in-depth analysis and advisories on a subscription basis and for one-time purchase, including reports on IT staffing ratios, ROI/TCO of new technologies, and IT management best practices.
Our IT valuations database provides hard data on vendor pricing and discounting practices, current fair market values, and residual value forecasts for computer hardware.
Computer Economics website subscriptions are available at a fraction of the price of a single seat for one of the major IT research firms, and most analyst support is provided at no additional charge. Contact us for information on becoming a subscriber.