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4 ways to plan a better IT budget for 2013

rafaelbrugnini.jpegBy Rafael Brugnini

 

Approaching fiscal year end, many of us are planning our 2013 budget and deciding how to spend any surplus. Having just spent a week at HP Discover Frankfurt, along with 9,000 customers, I was struck by the overall change in sentiment amongst our customers beginning to plan for the next  12 months. This time last year, the impact of stalling economies and government austerity measures led to a cautionary “let’s wait and see” mood. This year, whilst the economy is hardly upbeat, the sentiment my from 30 customer meetings has shifted to “we can’t wait anymore”.

 

More than ever, the pressure is to “do more with less”. Those I spoke to were asking for help “manoeuvring” their budgets. So before you follow the same plans as last year, consider the following to get the most out of your 2013 IT spend:

 

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