In Q4 2014 we completed two surveys that provided input on various IT segments and companies. In most cases views have not changed significantly but we find it valuable to continually survey the industry to catch incremental changes and confirm higher conviction in our analysis. As always, we take less value from the statistics that result from our survey and recognize more value in the clues provided and the comments, anecdotes and follow up research that helps us understand industry and company dynamics and trends.

The chart the below indicates a steadily improving trend in IT spending. (Read the full survey for analysis of data.)chart