Gartner Information Technology Research

Forecast Analysis: Global Industry Recession Scenario

Published: 21 April 2020

ID: G00725155

Analyst(s): Gregor Petri , Sandeep Unni , Linglan Wang , Venecia Liu , Grigory Betskov , Irma Fabular , Lisa Unden-Farboud , James Ingham , Seth Feder , Rajesh Narayan , Jeff Casey , Inna Agamirzian , Rika Narisawa , Megan Fernandez , Alexander Hoeppe , Anurag Gupta


This document analyzes a recessionary scenario of the IT spending forecast by vertical industry, as a result of COVID-19. In this scenario, industry IT spending is set at $3.12 trillion in 2020, a negative growth of 7.3% in constant currency, with significant variations by industry.

Table Of Contents


Forecast Data Summary

Forecast Model Summary

Influencing Factors and Assumptions

Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1: Back-to-Work Priorities

Note 2: Impact by Market Segment

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