Gartner Information Technology Research

Invest Implications: Forecast Analysis: Global Recession Scenario

Published: 02 April 2020

ID: G00724989

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff , Frank Marsala , Sandra Notardonato , Adam Woodyer


This research shows a version of the IT spending forecast, assuming a global recession due to COVID-19. In this scenario, worldwide IT spending will decline 5.0% in 2020 in constant currency — lower than the 3.7% growth assumption in 4Q19 forecast.

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