- Major Studies
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Computer Economics conducts three major surveys annually, in addition to focused surveys on special topics. We provide incentives for those who respond. Contact us if you would like to participate in any of these surveys.
This survey gathers data on IT budgets and staffing headcounts, outsourcing, and IT management best practices. Our major survey period is January through April each year, although we can take responses as early as September. To participate, your organization must have at least some business operations in the US or Canada and be at least USD $50 million in annual revenue. We use this information to publish our annual IT Spending and Staffing Benchmarks report, our IT Outsourcing Statistics report, and our IT Management Best Practices report, as well as detailed reports on these subjects throughout the year. In return for your survey response, we offer over $6,000 worth of research reports. See the survey application page for more information.
This survey gathers data on IT organizational technology adoption and investment plans for at least 14 new and popular technologies. We also gather high-level information on plans for IT budgets and staffing in the coming year. The survey starts in October each year and finishes in December. We use this data to publish our annual Technology Trends report as well as detailed reports on each technology throughout the year. To participate, you can be located anywhere in the world, but you must have at least USD $20 million in annual revenue. In return for your survey response, we offer a free copy of the Technology Trends report and the Outlook for IT Spending for the coming year. To apply, simply contact us to express your interest.
This survey gathers data on IT salaries in the United States. Reonspdents must list current salaries for at least 10 IT jobs in their organizations. This survey runs between August and September each year. Respondents must be based in the United States. There is no minimum organization size. We use this information to publish our annual IT Salary Report, which you will receive in thanks for your particpation. To apply, simply contact us to express your interest.