December 22, 2000, 9:18 AM — John J. Davis & Associates, a New York City-based IT search company, surveyed 288 CIOs about their organization's infrastructure concerns. Presented with a list of issues, they replied whether or not it was a pressing concern in their companies. There's been a drastic shift in focus toward security in the past three years.
Which of these is a pressing concern for your organization's IT infrastructure?
|Improve security and integrity of systems/databases||92%||59%|
|Bring in IT applications projects on time, on budget||88%||82%|
|Need to expand communications bandwidth||71%||66%|
|Set systems standards throughout organization||71%||74%|
|Increase and justify new IT investment||71%||74%|
|Replace aging or incompatible platforms||42%||68%|