This IDC Manufacturing Insights Pivot Table presents our best estimates and forecasts for the worldwide manufacturing IT opportunity. This study provides IT spending forecasts for the following subindustries: aerospace and defense, automotive, base materials, chemicals, metals, pulp and paper, consumer products, high-tech electronic components, high-tech equipment, other high tech, other discrete manufacturing, and other process manufacturing. Industry and technology definitions and methodology are also provided. Regional segmentations include Asia/Pacific, the United States, Western Europe, and the rest of the world.
Application development services, Engineering applications, Global IT and economic markets, Hosted application management, Hosting infrastructure services, IT consulting services, IT education and training, IT operations and implementation, Multifunction peripherals, Operations and manufacturing applications, Storage, Supply chain management applications, Widescreen, Wireless LAN infrastructure, ereaders