Published: 27 March 2000
Analyst(s): Norbert Scholz
This Perspective reviews and analyzes current demand-side dynamics for IT in key countries (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom) within the Western European industrial products industry. It also presents a quantitative analysis of user requirements for IT products and services and provides strategic background information on the industrial products markets in these countries. The statistics for this Perspective are based on interviews with IT professionals at 30 European industrial products manufacturers. Dataquest's multidimensional analysis includes economic data, key industry trends, end-user requirements and technology dynamics that collectively influence investment levels and receptivity to technology-enabled business solutions.
©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved.
Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates.
This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission.
It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact.
While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information.
Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such.
Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy.
Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity.
Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party.
For further information, see
Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.