Market Definitions and Methodology: IT Markets



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Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Introduction
    • Gartner Market Statistics
    • Forecast Innovation Program
  • Methodology
    • Market Share
    • Forecast
      • Market Models
      • Forecast Components
      • Influencing Factors
      • Assumptions
    • Exchange Rates
    • Publications
      • Forecasts
      • Market Share
  • Metrics
    • Overall IT
    • Enterprise IT
    • End User
    • Vendor
    • Service Provider
    • Revenue
    • Current- and Constant-Dollar Reporting
      • Nominal Versus Real
  • High-Level Definitions and Segmentation
    • Product/Service Category
    • Geography
    • Vertical Industry
      • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
      • Vertical Industry Market Definitions
    • Size of Business
  • Recommended Reading
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