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Forecast Analysis: Consulting and Implementation Services, 4Q13 Update

Published: 26 December 2013

ID: G00248601

Analyst(s): Susanne Matson , Misako Sawai , Susan Tan, Allie Young, Jacqueline Heng, Dean Blackmore , Twiggy Lo


Global spending for consulting and implementation services will grow 3.9% in constant currency, or 1.2% in U.S. dollars, in 2013. Near-term growth will be driven by companies investing in operational efficiency as well as growth initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • Key Changes in the 4Q13 C&I Forecast
  • C&I Services Worldwide
  • C&I Spending by Region
    • Impact of Currency on Regional Growth Rates
    • North America
    • Western Europe
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Latin America


  • Assumptions for 4Q13
    • Macroeconomic, Demographic, Social, Environmental and Competitive Factors
    • Labor Rates
    • Volume of Projects

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Influencing Factors
  • Connections
    • Macroeconomic, Demographic, Social, Environmental and Political Factors > Labor Availability > Labor Costs > Labor Rates
    • Global Sourcing > Labor Costs > Labor Rates
    • Macroeconomic, Demographic, Social, Environmental and Political Factors > Volume
    • Macroeconomic, Demographic, Social, Environmental and Political Factors > Alternative Delivery > Volume

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