Cyber threat makes IT Security the top investment area for CIOs in the Netherlands.
The number one IT investment area for clients is increasing security, resilience and cyber defence. 59% 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.
Migrating core business applications to the cloud and further automation of business processes are the second most popular IT investment areas, with 50%.
Companies in the Netherlands are increasingly looking at eastern Europe for IT.
The demand for nearshore outsourcing, e.g., to eastern Europe, is expected to grow, with more than 40% of organisations indicating that they expect nearshore to increase within their outsourcing mix.