Cash, Borrow or Pass: Spending in IT Innovation in Volatile Times

This executive summary report from CFO Innovation, sponsored by IBM, is looking at what companies are spending on technology during volatile times. The findings are based on a survey that took place earlier this year. 

Various studies show that the use and investment of technology enhances productivity, even in unstable times. Therefore it is encouraging to see that most of the respondents in our survey (95%) are keen to continue their technology investment during 2016, despite volatility. 

Different markets have different priorities in technology spending. More CFOs in Singapore are asked to fund Big Data and Analytics (25%), compared to Malaysia (13%).

Companies in the Philippines are more likely to use internal cash to fund technology purchases or upgrades (94%) compared to Thailand (78%). 

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