It’s that time of year. Budgets are being prepared for 2012 and the infighting has begun on which departments get more attention. Carriers may focus on different elements in spending, but virtually everything involves the use of technology.

For years, the two words most associated with IT budget discussions were “cautious optimism.” This usually translated to small increases in IT spending. We don’t have any firm numbers yet, but it appears that “optimism” might be the word for 2012 without its formerly ubiquitous partner “cautious.”

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