Here's Where CIOs Plan To Spend Money In 2017

(NOTE: This story was originally posted to Jan. 16.)

Go To Where The Money Is

Chief information officers have their budgets in place for 2017. Now, where do they want to spend? And how can solution providers capitalize on it?

According to a survey by financial services company Piper Jaffray, 75 percent of CIOs plan to increase their company's investments in IT this year, with most survey respondents expected to boost their IT budgets between one and five percent over last year.

The study, which polled more than 160 CIOs across 10 industries, asked the executives which technologies they planned to increase their spending on in 2017. Here are the top eight areas, which can act as a guide for solution providers.