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Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide

IDC's Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide examines the digital transformation (DX) opportunity from a use case, technology, industry, and geography perspective. This comprehensive database delivered via IDC's Customer Insights query tool allows the user to easily extract meaningful information about the digital transformation market by viewing data trends and relationships and making data comparisons.


Markets Covered

This product covers the following segments of the digital transformation market:

  • 9 regions: USA, Canada, Japan, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America, PRC, and Asia/Pacific
  • 3 technology groups with 12 technology categories: Hardware (cloud infrastructure, enterprise hardware, personal devices, and other hardware), software (application development and deployment, applications, system infrastructure software, and other software), and services (business services, IT services, connectivity services, and other services and materials)
  • 19 industries: Banking, insurance, securities and investment services, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, construction, resource industries, retail, wholesale, professional services, personal and consumer services, transportation, healthcare provider, federal/central government, state/local government, education, telecommunications, media, and utilities
  • 200+ DX use cases, including: Advanced digital simulation, asset instrumentation, autonomous mining, augmented virtual experience, autonomic supply network optimization, digital grid simulation, digitized workforce management optimization, emergency response system, frictionless content realization, in-store contextualized marketing, intelligent and predictive grid management, quality and compliance, root cause, self-healing assets, smart warehousing, and others
  • 2 DX types: DX and non-DX
  • 3 platforms: 2nd Platform, 3rd Platform, and innovation accelerator
  • 2 deployment types: On-premise/other software and public cloud services (own IP)

Data Deliverables

This spending guide is delivered on a semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative. The following are the deliverables for this spending guide:

  • Annual five-year forecasts by region, technology, industry, DX type, platform, and delivery type delivered twice a year
  • Annual five-year forecasts by region, technology group, industry, use case and delivery type delivered twice a year

About This Spending Guide

IDC's Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide provides guidance on the expected technology opportunity around this market at a regional and total worldwide level. Segmented by industry, use case, and technology component, this guide provides IT vendors with insights into both large and rapidly growing segments of the digital transformation market and how the market will develop over the coming years.


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Craig Simpson

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