Gartner Research

Market Definitions and Methodology: Vertical Industries

Published: 15 April 2013

ID: G00245853

Analyst(s): Rika Narisawa , Derry Finkeldey , Christine Arcaris, Vittorio D'Orazio, Susan Cournoyer, Rishi Sood, Lisa Kart, Kenneth Brant, Anurag Gupta , John-David Lovelock , Venecia Liu , Jeffrey Roster


This 2013 report provides a guide for understanding Gartner vertical industry market segmentation, definitions, research methodologies and metrics that form the basis of industry market research and forecast statistics.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Vertical Industry Market Overview


  • Vertical Industry Market Statistics Methodology
    • Forecasting Methodology Overview
    • Internal Services


  • Forecast Currencies
    • Exchange Rates
    • Research Metrics

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Enterprise IT Spending Forecast Segmentation
    • Enterprise IT Spending Segmentation
    • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
    • Geographic Segmentation
  • Vertical Industry Market Classification
    • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
  • Vertical Industry Market Definitions
    • Banking and Securities
    • Communications, Media and Services
    • Education
    • Government
    • Healthcare Providers
    • Insurance
    • Manufacturing and Natural Resources
    • Retail
    • Transportation
    • Utilities
    • Wholesale
  • IT Spending Forecast Component Definitions
    • Internal Services
    • IT Services Definition
    • Software Definitions
    • Device Definitions
    • Data Center Definitions
    • Telecom Services Definitions

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