'This year is proving to be one of the noisiest years on record for CIOs' - Gartner forecasts global IT spending to reach $4.4trn in 2022

The analyst believes investments won’t be hindered by rates of inflation, geopolitical disruption and talent shortages

Kelsey Rees
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'This year is proving to be one of the noisiest years on record for CIOs' - Gartner forecasts global IT spending to reach $4.4trn in 2022

Global IT spending is expected to total $4.4trn (€3.6trn) in 2022, an increase of four per cent from 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.  The research firm claims inflation impacts on IT hardware (e.g., mobile devices and PCs) from the past two years are "finally dissipating" and are starting to spill over into software and services.  It added that with the current dearth of IT talent prompting more competitive salaries,  technology service providers are increasing their ...

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