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As a sponsor of the SIM IT Trends Study, your brand reaches SIM Members year-round and your organization supports research that is vital to the IT field. With the help of our sponsors, participation in the 2017 study looked like this:



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79.0% of CIOs Came from Another Organization!

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Organizations Increase IT Spending by More Than 20% in 2017

2017 SIM IT Trends Personal Benchmark Reports Coming Soon!

European Data Collection Ending on September 30

SIM IT Trends Study is Going Global and Needs Your Help!

Discounted SIM IT Trends Study Sponsorship Opportunities Available

More CIOs Hired from Other Organizations in 2017

Another Record-Breaking Year for SIM’s IT Trends Study!

“Thank You!” from the IT Trends Study Team

IT Trends Study: Availability and Business Value are Top KPIs

IT Trends: Security, Skills, & Alignment Keep CIOs Up @ Night

IT Trends Study Report Now Available Only to SIM Members

IT Trends Study: Spending on Analytics and Security High Priority

SIM IT Trends Study Finds IT’s Head in the Cloud

CISOs in Only 46% of Organizations: IT Trends Study

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Thanks to the Generous Support of Our Sponsors

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SIM IT Trends Study’s Winners Announced!

Austin wins with 56% response rate!! Arizona close behind. 


Each year, SIM conducts a survey of its members to gauge trends within our industry. The responses from our experienced membership helps to benchmark various areas within the IT industry such as major issues, technologies, sourcing, CIO roles, staffing, spending, and salaries. The valuable survey input allows SIM to speak with a unified voice for our members, who are among the most accomplished and innovative leaders in the industry.
IT Trends is widely recognized as one of the most representative barometers of the information technology industry, and has been featured in major business and IT media as well as academic publications.
We had 1177 responses for the 38th Anniversary IT Trends Study, including 769 unique organizations and 465 CIOs. Result archive is available below. If you have questions please contact Lead Researcher


2017 research made possible through the generous support of:

    Platinum Sponsor
    Gold Sponsor
     Academic Sponsors    




2017 SIM IT Trends Study Research Team:

Leon Kappelman, University of North Texas (DFW Chapter), Primary Investigator

Ephraim McLean, Georgia State University (Atlanta Chapter)

Vess Johnson, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Russell Torres, University of North Texas (DFW Chapter)

Mark Snyder, DFW Chapter

Quynh Nguyen, University of North Texas 

Leon Kappelman, University of North Texas (DFW Chapter)

Chris Maurer, University of Virginia (Central Florida Chapter)

Alsius David, University of North Texas

Kevin Kim, University of North Texas






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