Any Answers: How much should you spend on IT? By Simon Hurst
In a recent question Dave Collier asked: What is a reasonable IT budget? Several members offered their advice, and the general theme seemed to be that there was really no easy answer, but IT had to be treated in the same way as any other investment and assessed on the basis of cost/benefit.
A few years ago during a question and answer session at a conference Steve Ballmer of Microsoft was asked a similar question.