Is it too early to start thinking about the 2012 IT Budget? The summer months are a good time to update the three- or five-year IT strategy. For many businesses and CIOs, the “quieter” summer months are the best and often the only chance to schedule longer-term planning and thinking.We’ve seen some major shifts in technologies over the last few years. Some of these are general technology trends like cloud computing, which has driven down the time and cost of implementing new infrastructure and has given new options for scaling infrastructure “on demand.” There’s the emergence of lower cost tablet
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.