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Forecast Analysis: Consulting and Implementation Services, 1Q14 Update

Published: 28 March 2014

ID: G00261931

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


Global spending for consulting and implementation services will grow 4.8% in constant currency, or 4.4% in U.S. dollars, in 2014. Near-term growth will be driven by companies investing in operational efficiency and, increasingly, growth initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • Key Changes in the 1Q14 C&I Forecast
  • C&I Services Worldwide
  • C&I Spending by Region
    • North America
    • Western Europe
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Latin America


  • Assumptions for 1Q14
    • 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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