This IDC Market Presentation examines how varied impact of COVID-19 on Canadian industries. As COVID-19 continues to spread, there have been significant impacts to consumer behavior, product demand, and operational availability. While the crisis is escalating and fluid, and the full effect is unclear, one inevitability is that technology investments will be impacted. Against this backdrop of uncertainty, an assessment of the impact at an industry level can highlight opportunities to mitigate against specific risks and take advantage of potential timely possibilities.
This document includes survey data from Canadian ICT decision makers, new ICT forecast model, and secondary research. The ability to adapt responsively to product, workforce, partner, and operation needs will separate the winners and losers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Key takeaways discussed include:
- Impact of COVID-19 on ICT spending by industry
- Which industries are expected to weather the storm better than others
- How technology is both helping the response to COVID-19 and preparing for the future "Next Normal."