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.
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