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Market Definitions and Methodology: Vertical Industries


This report provides a guide for understanding the Gartner vertical industry market segmentation, definitions, research methodologies, and metrics that form the basis of vertical industry market research and enterprise IT spend forecast statistics.

Published: 22 May 2019

ID: G00390203

Analyst(s): Rika Narisawa Lisa Unden-Farboud Irma Fabular Sylvain Fabre Hanna Karki Alexander Hoeppe Jeff Casey James Ingham Neha Gupta Grigory Betskov

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Vertical Industry Market Overview

Notable Changes


  • Vertical Industry Market Statistics Methodology
    • Forecasting Methodology Overview
    • Enterprise IT Spending Flow From Gartner Overall IT Spend
    • Internal Services
    • Vertical-Specific Software
    • Market Share and Market Size Overview


  • Research Metrics

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Enterprise IT Spending Forecast Segmentation
    • Enterprise IT Spending Segmentation
    • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
    • Geographic Segmentation
  • Vertical Industry Market Classification
  • Vertical Industry Market Segmentation
  • Vertical Industry Market Definitions
    • Banking and Securities
    • Communications, Media and Services
    • Education
    • Government
    • Healthcare Providers
    • Insurance
    • Manufacturing and Natural Resources
    • Retail
    • Transportation
    • Utilities
    • Wholesale Trade
  • Enterprise IT Spending Forecast Component Definitions
    • Internal Services
    • IT Services
    • Software Definitions
    • Device Definitions
    • Data Center System Definitions
    • End-User Spending Definitions
    • Telecom Service Definitions

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