Compliance has had a domino effect when it comes to leveraging new technology and improving the bottom line: AMR Research's survey of business leaders and information technology professionals shows technology's role in the integration of compliance requirements into business; 75 percent of companies will leverage compliance to improve business performance, with almost $9 billion of the $27.3 billion compliance dollars going toward technology this year.
The survey's participants, who were evenly split between manufacturing and services, also were asked to rank the top business benefits of compliance:
The AMR survey, conducted in late 2005, polled 325 North American businesses, half of which had more than 10,000 employees. —J.D.
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