Computer Weekly Data Bank:

System software


April 11, 2013  1:00 AM

System Software Spend – Printing Companies

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
manufacture, Printers, Printing, Software, System software

Spend per employee on system software by all printing companies is half that for UK organisations.  The comparative ratio is smallest for printing firms with 1000+ staff whilst those employing fewer than 10 people outspend their UK counterparts.


March 28, 2013  1:00 AM

Packaged Software Spend Growth – Transport Equipment Manufacturers

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Development tools, growth, Software, System software

Packaged software spend by transport equipment manufacturers experienced healthy growths in 2011 and 2012.  This applied to all three main components - applications, development tools and system software.  It continues to do so in 2013.  Demand is expected to dampen in subsequent...


March 7, 2013  1:00 AM

System Software Spend – Electronic and Electrical Manufacturers

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Electrical, electronic, manufacture, Optical, Software, System software

Both electronic & optical and electrical manufacturers have a similar sized workforce yet the former outspends the latter on system software by a factor in excess of 3.  The difference is more pronounced for those firms with 1000+ employees where the factor is 5.



February 7, 2013  1:00 AM

Software Spend – Publishing Companies

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Development tools, publishing, System software

Large publishing companies are planning to spend over £90m on external software during 2013.  This will be some £3m per company.  The largest software category will be application packages at over £1m per company whilst the smallest will be development tools at half that...


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