Midmarket CIOs have Analytics on the Brain

IBM interviewed more than 3,000 CIOs in recent months for the study, with 622 coming from midsized companies, which IBM defines as those with between 100 and 1,000 employees.

Spreadsheet MountainImplementing business analytics has risen to the top of midmarket CIOs’ to-do lists, according to a new IBM (IBM) study announced Friday during an event in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Eighty-three percent of midmarket CIO respondents named analytics as their top priority for investments, according to the study.


This is a definite trend we have been seeing the last year or two. We see a surprisingly high number of companies with what I call spreadsheet GLUT. There are many hours spent every month collecting data from various sources then massaging them in Excel to do their reporting and making critical business decisions. With massive amounts of data, and it’s growing, the challenge of making sense of all this data grows along it.

There are better, faster, and easier ways of doing things. if you are interested in finding out more about what we have learned with the hundreds of companies we talk to you, give us a ping. http://www.infinityinfo.com

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