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Emerging Market Analysis: IT Innovation, Cautious Collaborators, China, 2022

Published: 11 March 2013

ID: G00234683

Analyst(s): Tina Tian, Eileen He, Sandy Shen , Vincent Fu


This report suggests how IT vendors operating in China should align themselves through 2022, assuming a scenario of slow global economic growth, market protectionism and risk-averse Chinese enterprises. We identify where and when these enterprises could embrace innovation in IT.

Table Of Contents


  • Cautious Collaborator Scenario
    • 2013: Chinese Manufacturers Need to Go High Tech as Exports Slow
    • 2015: Tighter Regulations and Security Concerns Inhibit Innovation
    • 2018: Innovation Picks Up as Domestic Demand Grows
    • 2022: Cautious Collaborators Aim to Innovate Without Extra Risk
  • Background and Context
    • Vertical Axis: Holistic Mindset Toward the Value of IT
    • Horizontal Axis: Company Culture in Relation to Risk
  • Impact on Technology and Service Providers
    • Global IT Vendors
    • Local IT Vendors
  • Conclusion

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