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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise IT Spending Across Vertical Industries, Worldwide, 4Q16 Update

Published: 02 March 2017

ID: G00326427

Analyst(s): Susan Cournoyer , Kenneth Brant , Rajesh Kandaswamy , Venecia Liu , Moutusi Sau , Rika Narisawa , Grigory Betskov , Katell Thielemann , Derry Finkeldey , Anurag Gupta , Molly Beams


Worldwide enterprise IT spending in constant currency for 2017 has been revised to $3.1 trillion, with a 2.9% AGR. Technology strategic planners exploiting vertical-industry market dynamics should anticipate a modest growth trajectory in 2017.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

  • Modest Growth Trajectory Through 2020

Market Impact

  • Key Changes From the 3Q16 Forecast Update
  • Lack of Clear Policy Initiatives Following the U.S. Elections Demonstrated by Downward Movement in Growth Projections
  • Post-Brexit Currency Movements Keep IT Spending Under Watch in the Fourth Quarter


  • Impact of the Trump Presidency on Industries
    • Macroeconomics
  • Banking and Securities
    • Data and Analytics
  • Healthcare
    • Data and Analytics

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