is an IT
focusing on the strategic and financial management of information systems. It was founded in 1979 by Bruno Bassi and is currently headquartered in Irvine, California
, USA. Clients include IT organizations, consulting firms, and financial services firms in North America and other countries. Its Computer Economics Report
, first published in 1979, is a monthly newsletter related to IT cost management. Its IT Spending, Staffing, and Technology Trends
study, first published in 1990, is based on its annual survey of IT executives in the U.S. and Canada. The firm also publishes special reports on IT spending and staffing metrics, IT salaries, IT security, malware, and other topics. In addition, the firm maintains data on vendor pricing and discounting, fair market values, and residual value forecasts for computer hardware.
The firm does not accept research sponsorships from technology vendors.