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The 2015-2016 US Tech Market Outlook

At Least Two Years Of Decent Growth, Led By BT Agenda Spending

April 23, 2015

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This Webinar presents Forrester's updates to our forecast for business and government purchases of tech goods, services, and staff in the US for 2015 and 2016, including our projections for purchases that support the business technology (BT) agenda.


  • Strong US economic growth will lead to tech market growth of 5% to 6% in 2015 and 2016.
  • BT agenda purchases will grow more rapidly, as US firms invest for revenue growth.
  • The outlook for purchases of computer equipment, communications equipment, software, tech services and outsourcing, telecommunications services, and CIO's organization staff in the US in 2015 and 2016.
  • The outlook for new project spending versus spending on tech MOOSE.
  • How to manage your tech MOOSE costs as BT spending creates upward pressure.

Key takeaways:

  • Plan for how to structure your tech budget and project portfolio to keep up with the market and competitors.
  • Understand the best opportunities to negotiate discounts from vendors.
  • Gain insight on how to manage your tech MOOSE costs.

Vendors mentioned: Accenture, Adobe Systems, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) — a Xerox company, Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, Apple, Atos, Autodesk, Avaya, BMC Software, CA, Capgemini, Cerner, CGI Group, Ciena, Cisco Systems, Cognizant, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Dassault Systemes, Dell, EMC, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, IBM, Informatica, Infosys, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, NEC, NetApp, NetSuite, Nokia Siemens Networks, NTT Data, Oracle, Pegasystems, Salesforce, SAP, Software AG, Symantec, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tibco Software, T-Systems Enterprise Services, Ultimate Software, Unisys, and Wipro IT Business

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