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This graphic illustrates IDC's forecast for worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) compared to non-DX spending over six semiannual forecast periods from 2019 through 2021. The graphic shows total DX spending increasing from $7.8 trillion in the first forecast period from 2019 to $10.7 trillion in the last forecast period from 2021, while non-DX spending declines from $10.6 trillion in the 2019 forecast to $9.6 trillion in the 2021 forecast. The purpose of the graphic is to show that the total DX spending forecast has overtaken the non-DX spending forecast over the six most recent forecast periods.

DX

Non-DX

● ● ●DX

● ● ●Non-DX

Source: IDC Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide – 6 Semiannual Periods

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