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  • Economic Outlook
  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Enterprise Mobility Outlook For Asia Pacific In 2014

    How I&O Pros Can Best Support Enterprise Mobility And Prepare Their Firms For Disruption

    Mobile device adoption at Asia Pacific (AP) organizations will grow in 2014, driven by a large young online population, declining hardware prices, and the increasing affordability of wireless...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:India Tech Market Outlook: 2014

    Customer Obsession Takes Center Stage For Technology Spending

    IT purchases in India will reach US$29 billion in 2014. As in other emerging economies, India's tech market is still largely hardware-driven, but spending on software and services is gaining...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:A Better But Still Subpar Global Tech Market In 2014 And 2015

    Software Buying In The US And Other Tech Twelve Countries Will Drive 5.5% Local Currency Tech Growth In 2014

    The good news for CIOs is that improving economies in the US and elsewhere will generate cash flow to support the purchases of the new mobile, cloud, and smart technologies that are transforming...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Global Tech Market Outlook 2013 To 2014

    In Local Currencies, The US Will Lead 5.4% Global Tech Market Growth In 2013 And 6.7% Growth In 2014

    The 2013 to 2014 period will see a different pattern of tech market dynamics than what prevailed in 2012, forcing CIOs and business tech buyers to adjust their spending plans to take advantage of new...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Global Tech Market Outlook 2012 To 2013

    Economic Weakness Will Slow, But Not, Stop Growth

    CIOs tracking broader tech market trends to see where their firms stand face a mixed picture, depending on their location. On a global basis, the European recession and weakening economic growth in...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For CIO Professionals

    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:Global Tech Market Outlook For 2012 And 2013

    Eight Themes Will Shape Vendors' Prospects Over The Next Two Years

    The market for purchases of information technology goods and services by business and government will go through two transitions in 2012 and 2013. The first is a spending slowdown after the recession...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    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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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US Tech Market Outlook: Q1 2011

    Building A Springboard In 2011 For Even Stronger Growth In 2012

    While overall US tech market growth of 8.0% in 2011 will be a bit slower than the 8.9% growth in 2010, this year will still be a bright year for tech vendors. Yet, based on their own revenue...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US And Global IT Market Outlook: Q3 2010

    We Forecast Slower But Still-Robust 7% To 8% Growth

    US economic growth is falling short of our already modest expectations and will expand at a snail's pace of less than 2.5% for real GDP in 2010 (avoiding a double-dip recession. As a result, we have...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US And Global IT Market Outlook: Q2 2010

    Despite Financial Market Jitters, 8% 2010 Global ICT Market Growth Is On Track

    Financial markets in Q2 2010 have been shaken by fears that the Greek debt crisis will metastasize across the European Union (EU) and beyond. Nevertheless, Q1 demand data was strong; we continue to...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:European IT Market Outlook: 2009 To 2010

    The European Recession Hurts IT Purchases

    The European market for business-purchased technology goods and services (measured in euros) will decline by 6.3% in 2009, and be slow to recover in 2010 with only 4% growth. In both regards, it will...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:CIOs: Note The IT Market Outlook, Q2 2009

    It's no surprise that the Q1 2009 tech market indicator data was dismal; however, Forrester predicts that the US tech market is more than halfway through the downturn. Poor Q1 results in both the US...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US And Global IT Market Outlook: Q2 2009

    More Weakness Ahead, But The Worst Declines Are In The Past

    To paraphrase the title of Richard Fariña's 1960s novel, "been down so far it looks like up to me" is an apt description of the US and global IT markets at mid-year 2009. While the Q1 2009 tech...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US IT Market Outlook: Q1 2009

    Our Bleak Alternative View Moves Closer To Reality

    The US recession keeps getting worse than we and many economists had expected. Instead of the 2% to 3% drop in real GDP that the US experienced in the 1990s and 2001 to 2002 recessions, US real GDP...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Global IT Market Outlook: 2009

    The Global Recessions Will Slow IT Purchases Growth To A Crawl

    Global purchases of IT goods and services — or from the other perspective IT vendors' revenues — will equal $1.66 trillion in 2009, declining by 3% after an 8% rise in 2008. A declining...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US IT Market Outlook: Q4 2008

    Down, But Not As Bad As The 2001 To 2002 Tech Depression

    The question for the US tech market is no longer whether the US economy is in recession — instead, it is how long and deep the recession will be and how much damage will it do to the tech...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Canada IT Market Outlook: 2008 To 2009

    Growth Will Revive After A Sluggish First Half Of 2008

    The Canadian IT market has been a challenging one for vendors for the past year or so, but there are prospects for improvement. Forrester projects that IT purchases by Canadian businesses and...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US IT Market Outlook: Q1 2008

    A Bigger Slowdown In Tech Purchases In 2008 But A Strong Recovery In 2009

    The US market for technology goods and services will experience a significant slowdown in growth in 2008, to less than 3% from 6% in 2007. This lower growth rate reflects the deterioration in the US...

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