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  • Andrew Bartels
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    Report:Four Reasons For Sluggish Tech Market Growth And The Rationale For Future Optimism

    Weak Economies, A Changing Hardware Market, Cloud, And CEO Aversion To Investment Have Kept A Lid On Tech Buying

    Forrester's projected 5.5% growth in the global tech market in 2014 in local currency terms (6.2% in US dollars) is certainly an improvement over the more feeble growth of 2012 and 2013. Still, these...

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    Report:A Mixed Bag For The Latin American Tech Market In 2014 And 2015

    Brazil Rejoins The Strong Markets Of Chile, Colombia, And Mexico After A Weak 2013 But Will Slow In 2015 As Others Expand

    The Latin American tech market is rising in importance, and more and more Latin American businesses are becoming globally competitive, adapting as they do so the technologies and technology...

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    Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2012 To 2013

    Improving Economic Prospects Create Upside Potential

    CIOs care about tech market trends for three reasons: 1) to understand how much other firms are spending on information and communications technologies (and where); 2) to determine where they ought...

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    Report:Tech Vendor Outlook For The US In 2012 To 2013

    Software And IT Consulting Services Have The Best Prospects

    The US tech market outlook for vendors is looking brighter for 2012 and 2013, with the US tech market projected to grow by 7.5% in 2012 (7.1% including telecommunications services) and even faster in...

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    Report:Smart Process Applications Fill A Big Business Gap

    They Will Grow Twice As Fast As The Enterprise Application Market

    Smart process apps are a new category of application software designed to support business activities that are people-intensive, highly variable, loosely structured, and subject to frequent change....

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    Report:The Canadian Tech Market 2012 To 2013

    Economic Worries Lead Canadian CIOs To Cut Back ICT Purchases

    Canada's CIOs and tech buyers are behaving as if Canada is heading for a recession — and it's not. Indeed, while the Canadian economy is growing at about the same 4% rate (at current prices) as...

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    Report:US Tech Market Outlook Dims For 2012 To 2013

    US Tech Spending Growth Will Maintain A Mediocre 4% To 5% Pace

    This report details Forrester's projections of tech market growth in the US. We have reduced our forecast for 2012 growth in the US tech market from our April projections of 7.5% for total US...

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    Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2014 And 2015 — Solid, Steady Growth

    Customer-Facing Technologies Will See The Fastest Growth

    Our updated US tech market forecast indicates that US CIOs can plan for 6% to 7% increases in their tech budgets in 2014 and 2015, after several years in which they have had to be cautious in their...

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      Report:European Information And Communications Technology Market 2012 To 2013

      Spending Growth Comes To A Halt As Europe Slides Into Recession

      Overview of the European ICT Market

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      Report:What CEOs Of Small Software Companies Need To Do In 2011

      How To Find The Best Opportunities In A High-Growth Market

      The software market is poised to enjoy its best growth in a decade, and small software companies face great growth opportunities as their larger competitors struggle to adapt to a new world of cloud...

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      Report:The Canadian Tech Market 2011 To 2012

      Canada Is Like The US In Growth, But Different In Mix Of Purchases

      Canada is like the US, only different. This bit of doggerel applies as much to the Canadian information and communications technology (ICT) market as it does to Canada's economy or culture. Because...

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      Report:Smart Computing Connects CIOs With The Business

      Sensors, Machine-To-Machine, Analytics, And Collaboration Help CIOs Solve Business Problems

      It is no surprise that CIOs have shown keen interest in cloud computing, since its variations can help reduce IT's capital and operating costs and speed up delivery of projects. But many CIOs are...

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      Report:The Canadian Tech Market 2013 To 2014

      Sluggish Canadian Tech Market Will Accelerate In 2014

      Canada's CIOs and tech buyers continue to be more conservative in their tech buying than those in the US, with business and government purchases of tech goods and services growing by 2.2% in 2013,...

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      Report:Information And Communications Technology Industry Opportunities In Professional Services

      Vendors Should Target This Large And Growing Industry

      The professional services industry presents both opportunities and challenges for tech vendors. The opportunities? Professional services is one of the largest industries in terms of tech purchases,...

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      Report:Year-End 2013 IT Budget Benchmarks

      How Forrester's Forrsights Data Can Help CIOs Prepare For 2014

      CIOs often request IT budget benchmarks. In this report, we have provided these benchmarks using data from our Forrsight's IT Budgets And Priorities Survey, Q4 2013. However, it's easy to misuse IT...

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      Report:Government Spending Brinksmanship Drags Down The 2013 US Tech Market Outlook

      We Cut Our 2013 Spending Growth Estimate To 3.9% From 5.7%

      By rights, US CIOs should be looking at a relatively decent 6% growth in their tech purchases in 2013, as we had predicted earlier this year. Instead, the drag on the US economy and on US tech buying...

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      Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2013 And 2014: Better Times Ahead

      We Forecast 6% ICT Spending Growth For Both Years

      US CIOs remain torn between their need to invest in new mobile, cloud, and smart technologies and their fear of encountering economic doldrums (or worse). Over the past two and a half years, these...

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      Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2012

      Slower Than Expected 2011 Spending Portends 6.6% Growth In 2012

      The US tech market posted weaker growth in 2011 than we expected; the outlook for 2012 is for more of the same, with business and government purchases of IT goods and services growing by 6.8% to 6.6%...

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      Report:Continued Gloom For European ICT Markets

      Tech Recession Extends Through 2013, At Least

      Will it ever end? When will the European economic recession end, and when will European tech buying start to pick up? These are questions that CIOs across Europe and tech vendors selling to them into...

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      Report:Segmenting The US Tech Market

      SMBs' Tech Buying Outpaces That Of Enterprises Or Consumers, But The Situation Will Reverse In 2013

      For CIOs, understanding trends in the broader tech market is useful, but even more useful is information on trends for companies of their size and in their industry. With IT consumerization or...

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