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Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast

  • Q1 2018
  • Q3 2017
  • Q2 2017
  • Q1 2017

The Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast is the leading indicator of major technology trends across the devices, IT services, data center systems, enterprise software and telecom services markets, and across geographies. IT and business executives are using these highly anticipated quarterly reports as they refine their strategy and road map to prioritize investments and identify opportunities within the IT market, and to base their critical business decisions on proven methodologies.

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q18 Update

Worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2018 has been revised to 6.2%, up 1.8% from the prior quarter. However, the constant-currency growth slightly declined to 3.0%. Multinational technology product management leaders should hedge against further currency fluctuations in 2018.

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Source: Gartner Market Databook, 4Q17

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The Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast is the leading indicator of major technology trends across the devices, IT services, data center systems, enterprise software and telecom services markets, and across geographies. IT and business executives are using these highly anticipated quarterly reports as they refine their strategy and road map to prioritize investments and identify opportunities within the IT market, and to base their critical business decisions on proven methodologies.

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 3Q17 Update

Gartner's forecast for 2017 worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth has been revised up 0.9% to 3.3% due to the continued decline of the U.S. dollar against other currencies in the forecast. Technology product management leaders should pay close attention to currency fluctuations in 2017.

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The Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast is the leading indicator of major technology trends across the devices, IT services, data center systems, enterprise software and telecom services markets, and across geographies. IT and business executives are using these highly anticipated quarterly reports as they refine their strategy and road map to prioritize investments and identify opportunities within the IT market, and to base their critical business decisions on proven methodologies.

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 2Q17 Update

Gartner's forecast for 2017 worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth has been revised up 1.0% to 2.4%, an increase from 0.3% in 2016. The constant-currency forecast is unchanged at 3.3% for 2017. Technology product management leaders should pay close attention to currency fluctuations in 2017.

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The Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast is the leading indicator of major technology trends across the devices, IT services, data center systems, enterprise software and telecom services markets, and across geographies. IT and business executives are using these highly anticipated quarterly reports as they refine their strategy and road map to prioritize investments and identify opportunities within the IT market, and to base their critical business decisions on proven methodologies.

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Gartner's forecast for 2017 worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth has been revised down 1.3% to 1.4%, a small increase from 0.4% in 2016. The constant-currency forecast has been increased 0.6% to 3.3% for 2017. Technology product management leaders should revise growth expectations accordingly.

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Source: Gartner Market Databook, 1Q17