The economic volatility of the past few years has undoubtedly transformed the scope of technology for business, creating enormous pressure for CIOs globally. While market giants in the US and Europe struggle to weather the storm, Australia is in an enviable position, with forecasted growth significantly higher than other regions. The role of IT in the next few years is crucial for any organization seeking to gain strides over the competition. CIOs in Australia recognize 2012 as an opportunity to explore IT best practices which will not only optimize infrastructure in a cost-effective manner, but create opportunities for innovation and growth within the organization.
Within Australia, IT spend is anticipated to surpass 4% growth overall, with some technology areas like CRM and Virtualization catapulting to over 15% increase in sales. Initiatives such as the National Broadband Network in Australia will provide tremendous opportunities to organizations within the region looking to bring innovative platforms to their businesses. CIOs in Australia will therefore seek out vendors who can bring such value to the business and demonstrate services which will drive revenue growth.
The NG CIO Australia Summit is designed specifically with the CIO in mind-to assist forward-thinking CIOs as they meet not only meet organizational demands but transform and generate growth. CIOs, CTOs and other top-technology executives will be present to explore the emerging disciplines critical to organizational effectiveness.
The NG CIO Australia Summit will bring together CIOs who are currently investing in innovative solutions that will positively impact their bottom line to meet with solution providers who will need to position themselves at those precise IT investment hot-spots in order to reap the benefits. The CIO Australia Summit will provide this vital means of communication to provide the ideal framework for new business relationships to flourish.