Survey: State of the enterprise 2014

Deployment and ROI optimization are up for mobility, cloud, and consumer IT

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With big tech investments come big expectations. So says a survey of 313 IT and business professionals released by Computerworld's research group.

Compared to a similar survey done in 2012, a higher percentage of respondents reported this year that they are adopting, have already deployed or have optimized their ROI from mobile (74%), cloud (58%) and consumer IT (45%) projects. Collaboration tools' implementation and ROI remained stable, with 73% of respondents saying their companies have deployed them or are doing so.

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Overall, a slightly smaller percentage of companies are adopting big data initiatives, and those seem to be concentrated in organizations of 1,000 or more employees.

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