Forrester: Tech execs optimistic about spending

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Forrester: Tech execs optimistic about spending

U.S. technology executives are increasingly optimistic about the business climate, although plans for technology spending remain modest, according to a study released today.

CIOs polled by Forrester Research said optimism is up quarter over quarter, with the number of CIOs citing a “very strong business climate” tripling from the previous quarter. Forrester polled 195 CIOs at North American companies for its study.

Spending on IT goods, services and staff will grow 7% next year and continue at a similar pace through 2008. That pace is only slightly faster than overall economic growth, Forrester said.

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