This IDC Presentation discusses the Australia implications of the IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2018 Predictions (IDC #US43171317, October 2017). This IDC FutureScape provides an outlook on the ICT industry as it relates to tech buyers' road map, priorities, and requirements in 2018–2021. Each prediction is presented based on the timeline projection, complexity assessment, and organisational impact on the "mainstream" market. It contains localised forward perspective and implications of the 10 prediction statements. Both IT and business impacts are included to give a cross-functional understanding of the tech buyer marketplace.