Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: IT Spending, Worldwide

Published: 23 February 2021

ID: G00741524

Analyst(s): John-David Lovelock , Linglan Wang


Funding for information technology is becoming more stable and optimistic. Many core uncertainties are stabilizing, giving business leaders greater revenue certainty and therefore the ability to invest. 2021 IT spending will be defined by the race to digital business.

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Forecast Data Summary

Forecast Model Summary

Influencing Factors and Assumptions

Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1: Current Dollars Versus Constant Dollars

Note 2: Quarterly IT Spending Webinar

Note 3: Estimated Time for IT Spending’s Return to 2019 Levels

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