Gartner Research

Financial Services Industry IT Spending Forecasts, 1998 to 2003

Published: 24 April 2000

ID: G0086702

Analyst(s): Susan Cournoyer


IT spending for financial services continues to grow at a healthy rate across geographies. This report presents five-year forecasts across regions for IT budget components (hardware, software, internal and external services) and major segments of the financial services industry (insurance, banking/credit and securities/commodities brokerage). These forecasts are intended to assist IT solution providers in quantifying market opportunities in the vertical markets of the financial services arena. Further, this document serves as a quantitative backdrop to other Dataquest deliverables aimed at enabling vendors to target market areas of highest growth and to recognize, and ideally capitalize on long-term revenue opportunities. The report also presents some of the primary findings in terms of financial services expenditure and sets out some of the key trends to emerge from Dataquest's research in financial services markets around the world.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Study Objectives
    • Brief Methodology
    • Key Findings
  • Forecast Methodology
    • Forecasting Goals
    • Methodology
    • Forecasting Limitations
  • Key Terms and Definitions
    • Information Technology Spending
    • Geographic Segmentation
    • Market Segmentation — Financial Services
  • Worldwide Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • United States Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • Canadian Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • Japanese Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • European Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • Asia/Pacific Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • Latin American Financial Services Industry IT Spending
  • Rest of World Financial Services Industry IT Spending

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