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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise IT Spending Across Vertical Industries, Worldwide, 1Q18 Update

Published: 12 June 2018

ID: G00361580

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


Digital transformation and focus on customer experience will drive growth in industries. Technology strategic planners should adjust their planning strategies accordingly. The global enterprise IT spending forecast in 2018 will be $3.2 trillion, with a 2.6% annual growth rate in constant currency.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

  • Banking and Retail Leading the Short-Run Growth Trajectory
  • IT Spending Growth to Improve for Healthcare Providers

Market Impact


  • Healthcare
  • Banking and Securities

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