Cyber threat makes IT Security the top investment area for CIOs in Belgium.
The number one IT investment area for clients is increasing security, resilience and cyber defence. Two-thirds of organisations cite this as a top investment area, indicating that they recognise the importance of IT for their operations and the increasing threat of cyber-attacks.
Further automation of business processes and migrating core business applications to the cloud are the second and third most popular IT investment areas, with 53% and 44%, respectively.
Companies in Belgium are increasingly looking at eastern Europe for IT.
The demand for nearshore outsourcing, e.g., to eastern Europe, is expected to grow, with almost 40% of organisations indicating that they expect nearshore to increase within their outsourcing mix.