This IDC study presents an update to the worldwide and U.S. IT education and training services forecast for 2017–2021. The forecast includes an analysis of the regional drivers of IT education growth and delivery modalities and illustrates several technology areas that will influence training growth for the period. The study also includes a breakout of the U.S. market by IDC's primary and secondary software markets and illustrates several of the market dynamics in the primary markets that are making those markets attractive as training domains.
"Enterprise transformation is driven by skills — both within the IT organization and in the broader enterprise. To help clients succeed, training vendors must identify the impact training has on the business value of the technology and convince clients of that value." — Cushing Anderson, vice president, IT Education and Certification Research