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Feb 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # JPE42873418

Japan 3rd Platform Forecast Update by Vertical Segment and Company Size, 2017−2021

By: Naoko IwamotoSenior Market Analyst, IT Spending, IDC Japan, Hitoshi IchimuraResearch Manager, IT Spending, IDC Japan


This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ42861917. For the purpose of analyzing the 3rd Platform spending performance in 2016, and forecasting the market spending from 2017 to 2021, IDC classifies the 21 industry segments into commercial enterprises that consist of 17 industry segments in Japan and the noncommercial segment that comprises four industry segments, which are government, local government, education, and consumers. IDC further divides the market according to the five company sizes, and presents as well as analyzes the 3rd Platform market spending forecast data by industry segment and company size.

"More businesses will utilize the 3rd Platform technologies and engage in digital transformation (DX) as the 3rd Platform continues to grow. In addition to complementing the lack of skill experienced by customers and supporting leaders engaged in a cross-organizational DX, IT suppliers must aim at expanding their consulting services that support the drawing up of road maps and the formulation of key performance indicator in preparation for continuous DX efforts," says Naoko Iwamoto, senior market analyst, IT Spending, IDC Japan.



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