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Industry Spending Guides

Should be used by strategic planners, market analysts, and others seeking to understand the opportunities by industry. Their global outlook on spending provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies. These guides combine IDC's extensive technology forecasts with deep industry knowledge.

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IDC Energy Insights Spending Guides

IDC Energy Insights: Worldwide Oil and Gas Industry IT Spending Guide

This guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the oil and gas industry.


Region & Countries (6)

  • Asia/Pacific
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • North America
  • Western Europe

Industry

  • Oil and Gas

Sub-Industries / Segments (3)

  • Downstream
  • Shared Services / Other
  • Upstream

Technologies (28)

  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Personal Computers
  • High-end Servers
  • Other Servers
  • Storage
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Telecom Equipment
  • Energy Trading & Risk Management
  • Engineering and Design
  • Business Performance Management
  • Financial Applications
  • Human Capital Management & Payroll
  • Order Management
  • Procurement
  • Exploration and Production
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Network Automation and Control
  • Other Software
  • Plant Operations
  • Project Management
  • Security Software
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Work & Asset Management
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Other IT Services
  • Systems Integration

IDC Energy Insights: Worldwide Utility Industry IT Spending Guide

This guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the utility sector (electricity, natural gas, and water).


These products can be used by strategic planners, market analysts, and others seeking to understand market leaders and opportunities by industry.

Region & Countries (6)

  • Asia/Pacific
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • North America
  • Western Europe

Industry

  • Utility

Sub-Industries / Segments (3)

  • Combination (Electric & Gas)
  • Electric
  • Gas
  • Other
  • Water

Technologies (30+)

  • Technology
  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Personal Computers
  • High-End Servers
  • Mid-Range Servers
  • Volume Servers
  • Storage
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Telecom Equipment
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Other IT Services
  • Systems Integration
  • Customer Care & Billing
  • Energy Trading & Risk Management
  • Engineering & Design
  • Business Performance Management
  • Financial Applications
  • Human Capital Management & Payroll
  • Procurement
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Network Automation and Control
  • Other Software
  • Plant Operations
  • Project Management
  • Security Software
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Work & Asset Management

Revenue Segments

  • $100 + Billion
  • $11 - $99 Billion
  • $1 - $10 Billion
  • $0 - $999 Million

IDC Financial Insights Spending Guides



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IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Banking IT Spending Guide

This guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the banking industry.


Region & Countries (6)

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Rest of World

Industry

  • Banking

Institution Types (2) / Segments (3)

  • Banks
  • Credit Unions

Functional Processes (25+)

  • Application Development & Deployment
  • Applications
  • Business Perf Mgmt & Financial Analytic Apps
  • Channels - ATM
  • Channels - Branch
  • Channels - Digital
  • Collections and Recovery
  • Commercial Lending - Originations
  • Commercial Lending - Servicing
  • Consumer Lending - Originations
  • Consumer Lending - Servicing
  • Core Processing
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Customer Management
  • Deposits - Corporate & Institutional
  • Financial Applications
  • Human Capital Management
  • Operations Risk Management
  • Payments - ACH
  • Payments - Credit Cards
  • Payments - Debit / ATM Cards
  • Payments - High Value
  • Payments - Item Processing
  • Payments - Other
  • Payments - Stored Value Cards
  • Payroll
  • Procurement
  • System Infrastructure Software
  • Trade Services
  • Treasury Services

Revenue Segments (4)

  • >$10 Billion
  • $1 - $10 Billion
  • $100 - $1 Billion
  • < $100 Million

Technologies (4)

  • Hardware
  • Internal IT Spend
  • Software
  • IT Services

IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Capital Markets IT Spending Guide

This guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the capital markets industry.


Region & Countries (6)

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Rest of World

Industry

  • Capital Markets

Institution Types (2)

  • Banks
  • Buy-Side
  • Exchanges
  • Insurance Companies
  • Sell-Side

Functional Processes (40+)

  • Advisor Workstation
  • Books and Records
  • Business Performance Management
  • Cash Management
  • Commission Management
  • Communication Protocol
  • Credit Risk Management
  • CSD/ISD - Margin System
  • CSD/ISD - Netting
  • Custody - Analytics
  • Custody - Custody System
  • Customer Management
  • Data Management Solutions
  • Email Management
  • Exchanges - Data Publishing/Ticker Plant
  • Exchanges - Floor Management
  • Exchanges - Matching Engine
  • Exchanges - Regulatory Surveillance
  • Execution Management
  • Execution Management System
  • General Ledger
  • Human Resources
  • Information Management
  • Margin System
  • Market Risk Management
  • Network Management Solutions
  • Operations Risk Management
  • Order Management
  • Order Management Systems
  • Other Analytics
  • Portfolio Accounting
  • Portfolio Attribution
  • Portfolio Management
  • Procurement
  • Reconciliation
  • Securities Lending
  • Securities Processing
  • Trading Workstation
  • Transaction Cost Analysis
  • Transaction Cost Analytics
  • Transfer Agency
  • Turrets

Segments (7)

  • Brokerage & Trading Front Office
  • Business Infrastructure
  • Industry Infrastructure
  • Investment Management Front Office
  • Investment Management Operations
  • Retail Investing Front Office
  • Securities Middle/Back Office

Technologies (4)

  • Hardware
  • Internal IT Spend
  • Software
  • IT Services

IDC Financial Insights: Worldwide Insurance IT Spending Guide

This guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the insurance industry.


These products provide a global five-year outlook on spending by financial institutions and provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies.

IDC Government Insights Spending Guides

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IDC Government Insights: United States Education IT Spending Guide

This guide offers segmented education market coverage and analysis to provide a perspective on IT spending within several education sectors.


Region & Countries (6)

  • United States

Industry

  • Education

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • K - 12
  • Higher Education
  • Other Education

States (50)

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Technologies (20+)

  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Desktops
  • Notebooks/Laptops
  • High-End Servers
  • Mid-Range Servers
  • Volume Servers
  • Storage
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Enterprise Networks
  • Smartphones
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Other IT Services
  • Systems Integration
  • Application Development and Deployment Tools
  • ERM - Financial Applications
  • ERM - Human Capital Management
  • ERM - Other
  • Office Suites
  • Other Applications
  • System Infrastructure Software

IDC Government Insights: United States Federal Government IT Spending Guide

This guide is a five-year forecast designed to help IT vendors understand the federal government procurement process and leverage potential IT opportunities.


Region & Countries (6)

  • United States

Industry

  • Federal / Central Government

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Federal Civilian
  • Federal DoD

Agencies (20+)

  • Corps of Engineers
  • Department Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Interior
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of State
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Treasury
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • General Services Administration
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Office of Personnel Management
  • Other Agencies
  • Small Business Administration
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social Security Administration
  • US Agency for International Development
  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Navy
  • Other Defense Agencies

Technologies (20+)

  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Personal Computers
  • Storage
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Networking Equipment
  • Smartphones
  • High-End Servers
  • Mid-Range Servers
  • Volume Servers
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Other IT Services
  • Systems Integration
  • Application Development and Deployment
  • ERM - Financial Applications
  • ERM - Human Capital Management
  • ERM - Other
  • Office Suites
  • Other Applications
  • System Infrastructure Software

IDC Government Insights: United States State and Local Government IT Spending Guide

This guide includes a five-year forecast designed to help IT vendors make sense of the procurement processes of state and local governments and leverage potential IT opportunities.


Region & Countries (6)

  • United States

Agencies (25+)

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of State
  • Department of the Interior
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • General Services Administration
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Office of Personnel Management
  • Small Business Administration
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Social Security Administration
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Investment Category

  • Agency Categories
  • eGovernment and LoB Initiatives
  • Multi-Agency Collaboration

Bureau (100+)

  • Administration for Children and Families
  • Administration on Aging
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Agency for International Development
  • Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Agricultural Research Service
  • Air Force
  • Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Army
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
  • Bureau of Industry and Security
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Comptroller of the Currency
  • Corps of Engineers - Civil Works
  • Customs and Border Protection
  • Defense-wide
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of State
  • Department of the Interior
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Departmental Administration
  • Departmental Management
  • Departmental Management and Operations
  • Departmental Offices
  • Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Economic and Statistical Analysis

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Fiscal Service
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Food and Nutrition Service
  • Food Safety and Inspection Service
  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Indian Health Services
  • Institute of Education Sciences
  • Internal Revenue Service
These services provide IT vendors with deep-domain analysis of federal, state and local government market sizing, forecasts, and segmentations. Details are delivered in a pivot table with thousands of lines of spending data.

IDC Health Insights Spending Guides



IDC Health Insights: Worldwide Healthcare IT Spending Guide

This guide includes a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology (IT) spending in the healthcare industry (payers and providers).


Region & Countries

  • Asia/Pacific
  • Rest of World
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Industry

  • Healthcare

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Payer
  • Government, Insurers, Other Payer
  • Provider
  • Clinics / Physician Practices, Hospitals, Other Providers

Technologies (20+)

  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Personal Computers
  • High-End Servers
  • Mid-Range Servers
  • Volume Servers
  • Storage
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Telecom Equipment
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • IT Systems Integration
  • Other IT Services
  • Application Development and Deployment
  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Core Administrative Systems
  • CRM
  • ERM - Financial Applications
  • ERM - Human Capital Management & Payroll
  • ERM - Other
  • Other Applications
  • Other System Infrastructure Software
  • Security

IDC Health Insights: Worldwide Life Science IT Spending Guide

This guide includes a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology (IT) spending in the life science industry.


Region & Countries

  • Asia / Pacific excluding Japan
  • Japan
  • Rest of World
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Industry

  • Life Science

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Academia
  • Biotech
  • CRO
  • Diagnostic and Health Screening
  • Government
  • Pharmaceuticals

Technologies (25+)

  • Personal Computers
  • High-End Servers
  • Midrange servers
  • Volume Servers
  • Storage
  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Telecom Equipment
  • IT Consulting
  • Application Outsourcing
  • IS Outsourcing
  • Other IT Outsourcing
  • IT Systems Integration
  • Other IT Services
  • Data Mining/Visualization
  • Data Processing
  • Other Application Development & Deployment Tools
  • Bioinformatics
  • Clinical Trial Management/Electronic Data Capture
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Enterprise Resource Management
  • Laboratory Information Management Systems
  • Other Applications
  • Supply Chain Management
  • LS Infrastructure Software
  • Other Infrastructure Software
These services combine IDC's extensive technology forecasts with deep industry knowledge provided by IDC Health Insights analysts and ongoing primary research in the healthcare and life science industries.

IDC Manufacturing Insights Spending Guides



IDC Manufacturing Insights: Worldwide Manufacturing IT Spending Guide

This guide provides a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the manufacturing sector.


Region & Countries

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Rest of World
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Industries

  • Discrete Manufacturing
  • Process Manufacturing

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Automotive
  • Hi-Tech: Electronic Components
  • Hi-Tech: Equipment
  • Hi-Tech: Other
  • CPG: Discrete
  • Other Discrete
  • Base Materials: Chemicals
  • Base Materials: Metals
  • Base Materials: Pulp And Paper
  • CPG: Process
  • Other Process

Technologies (20+)

  • High-end servers
  • Mid-Range Servers
  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • Personal Computers
  • Storage
  • Volume servers
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Telecom Equipment
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Other IT Services
  • Systems Integration
  • Application Development and Deployment
  • CRM
  • Engineering Applications
  • ERM
  • Operations and Manufacturing Applications
  • Other Applications
  • SCM
  • Other System Infrastructure Software
  • Security

IDC Manufacturing Insights: Worldwide Manufacturing Product Life-Cycle Management IT Spending Guide

This guide includes a biannual analysis of the current and projected growth of product life-cycle management (PLM) software spending in the manufacturing industry.


Region & Countries

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Rest of World
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Industries

  • Discrete Manufacturing
  • Process Manufacturing

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Automotive
  • Base Materials: Chemicals
  • Base Materials: Metals
  • Base Materials: Pulp and Paper
  • CPG
  • Hi-Tech: Electronic Components
  • Hi-Tech: Equipment
  • Hi-Tech: Other
  • Other Discrete
  • Other Process

Technologies (5+)

  • CAx
  • cPDM
  • Manufacturing
  • NPD
  • Other Engineering

IDC Manufacturing Worldwide Manufacturing Supply Chain IT Spending Guide

This guide includes a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of supply chain spending in the manufacturing sector.


Region & Countries

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Rest of World
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Industries

  • Discrete Manufacturing
  • Process Manufacturing

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Automotive
  • Hi-Tech: Electronic Components
  • Hi-Tech: Equipment
  • Hi-Tech: Other
  • CPG: Discrete
  • Other Discrete
  • Base Materials: Chemicals
  • Base Materials: Metals
  • Base Materials: Pulp And Paper
  • CPG: Process
  • Other Process

Technologies (18)

  • Order Management
  • Other ERM
  • Procurement
  • Business-to-Business Middleware
  • Event-Driven Middleware
  • Integration Middleware
  • Managed File Transfer Software
  • Inventory Management & Optimization
  • Other Inventory Management
  • Supply Network Optimization
  • Warehouse Management (WMS)
  • Global Trade Management (GTM)
  • Other Logistics
  • Transportation Management (TMS)
  • Demand Planning
  • Other Production Planning
  • Production Scheduling
  • Sales & Operations Planning
  • Supply Planning
These global outlooks on spending by manufacturing companies provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market and product strategies.

IDC Retail Insights Spending Guides



IDC Retail Insights: Worldwide Retail Industry IT Spending Guide

This guide provides a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the retail industry.


Region & Countries

  • Asia/Pacific
  • Rest of World
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Industries

  • Retail

Sub-Industries / Segments

  • Apparel and Accessory Stores
  • Automotive Dealers and Gasoline Services Stations
  • Building Materials, Hardware and Garden Supply
  • Catalog and Mail-Order Houses
  • Drug Stores
  • Eating and Drinking Establishments
  • Food Stores
  • General Merchandise
  • Home Furnishings and Equipment Stores
  • Catalog and Mail-Order Houses

Lines of Business

  • Customer Management
  • Enterprise Hardware
  • Enterprise Software
  • Infrastructure Software
  • Other IT Expenditures
  • Store Systems
  • Supplier Management

Revenue Segments (4)

  • > $100 Billion
  • $11 - $99 Billion
  • $1 - $10 Billion
  • < $999 Million

Technologies (40+)

  • Digital Signage
  • Loss Prevention Systems
  • Payment/Tender Systems
  • Personal Computers
  • POS Hardware
  • Retail-Specific Store Mobile Devices
  • RFID Components
  • Self-Checkout Systems
  • Self-Service Hardware
  • Storage
  • Hardcopy Peripherals
  • PC Monitors
  • High-End Servers
  • Mid-Range Servers
  • Volume Servers
  • Tablets & eReaders
  • Telecom Equipment
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Other IT Services
  • Systems Integration
  • Customer Analytics
  • Customer Loyalty/Offer Management
  • Enterprise Infrastructure Software
  • Financial Applications
  • Labor Management Software
  • Inventory Management
  • Sourcing
  • Transportation Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • eCommerce Software
  • Category Management/Retail Planning
  • Merchandise Management
  • Price Management
  • Promotion Management
  • Other Software
  • PLM
  • POS Software
  • Supplier Management/Data Synchronization
  • Demand Forecasting/Optimization
  • RFID Middleware
  • Security
  • Self-Service Software
  • Store Infrastructure Software
These global outlooks on spending by retail companies provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies.

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