Gartner Research

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Published: 30 March 2017

ID: G00324597

Analyst(s): Neha Gupta , John-David Lovelock , Colleen Graham , Kathryn Hale , Adrian O'Connell , Wm. L. Hahn , Ranjit Atwal


Gartner's forecast for 2017 worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth has been revised down 1.3% to 1.4%, a small increase from 0.4% in 2016. The constant-currency forecast has been increased 0.6% to 3.3% for 2017. Technology product management leaders should revise growth expectations accordingly.

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What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Software
  • Devices
  • IT Services
  • Communications Services
  • Findings: 1Q17 Forecast Summary

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