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IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide

IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of IT spending in the capital markets industry. This global five-year outlook on spending by capital markets companies provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies. This service combines IDC's extensive technology forecasts with deep industry knowledge provided by IDC Financial Insights analysts and ongoing primary research in the capital markets industry. IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide is developed and updated through IDC Financial Insights' ongoing primary and secondary research, along with direct communication with industry experts, capital markets executives, and vendors. This comprehensive database delivered via IDC's Customer Insights query tool allows the user to easily extract meaningful information about various technology markets and capital markets segments by viewing data trends, relationships, and making data comparisons.


Markets Covered

This product covers the following segments of the financial services market:

  • 8 regions: Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), Canada, Central and Eastern Europe, Japan, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, the United States, and Western Europe
  • 4 technologies: Hardware, packaged software, IT services, and internal services
  • 5 subindustries: Banks, buy side, exchanges, insurance companies, and sell side
  • 20+ functional processes: Order management, customer management, operations risk management, and more
  • 7 lines of business: Brokerage and trading front office, business infrastructure, industry infrastructure, investment management front office, investment management operations, retail investing front office, and securities middle/back office
  • 3 company size tiers: Institution size by tier 1 through tier 3
  • 6 years of data

Subjects Analyzed

Throughout the year, this product will address the following topics:

  • Five-year IT spending forecasts
  • Definitions, sizes, and forecasts of the capital markets industry by technology, region, subindustry, line of business, and tier

Key Questions Answered

Our research addresses the following issues that are critical to your success:

  1. What is the total worldwide capital market's IT opportunity?
  2. Which technologies and customer segments of this market are growing the fastest?
  3. How do geographical growth rates vary?
  4. Where should resources be focused to take advantage of the maximum market opportunity?
  5. How are technology growth rates changing over time as markets mature?
  6. How can I validate assumptions about these technologies and customer segments?

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About This Spending Guide

IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide provides guidance on the expected technology opportunity around this market at a regional and total worldwide level. Segmented by industry, functional process, and technology component, this guide provides IT vendors with insights into this rapidly growing market and how the market will develop over the coming year.


Timely Delivery and Support

Throughout the year, this product will offer insight into the latest trends impacting the market.

Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide, 1H18

1H18 release of the Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide

Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide, 2H18

2H18 release of the Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide

Worldwide Semiannual Capital Markets IT Spending Guide Taxonomy

Defines the capital markets industry and relevant coverage areas


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