Despite the competitive pressure to create more agile organizations able to respond to changing customer and market needs, most companies don't have an IT infrastructure that is up to meeting the real-time enterprise challenge, according to a report released today by Unisys Corporation. However, the findings point to several key strategic and technical capabilities seen as essential to building a real-time organization over the next three to five years.

The report, entitled “The Agile Corporation: How Real? How Achievable?,” is based on a global survey of more than 350 C-level business executives, senior IT executives and industry analysts, commissioned by Unisys and conducted by ICR, an independent research firm. The report reveals that spending on the development and deployment of new business applications –a key indicator of a company's strategic focus – now represents 39 percent of the total IT budget. Over the next three years, spending in this area will increase by 28 percent.

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