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Canadian IT Forecast, 2017–2021: By Vertical Market

Canadian IT Forecast, 2017–2021: By Vertical Market

This IDC study outlines IDC Canada's market size and forecast for the Canadian information technology (IT) market by industry for the 2017–2021 forecast period. It updates our previous forecast published in Canadian IT Forecast, 2016–2020: By Vertical Market (IDC #CA40626216, October 2016)."The Canadian ICT market is going through a transformation. By 2021, the Canadian technology market will look very different than it does today, reflecting the macroeconomic shifts under way in society at large," says Nigel Wallis, vice president, Industry and IoT.

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Manufacturing and Resources Sector
Primary Industry
Discrete Manufacturing Industry
Process Manufacturing Industry
Construction Industry
Infrastructure Services Sector
Transportation Industry
Communications and Media Sector
Utilities Sector
Retail, Distribution, and Services Sector
Retail Industry
Wholesale and Distribution Industry
Business Services Industry
Financial Services Sector
Banking Industry
Insurance Industry
Financial Markets Industry
Public Sector
Federal Government Industry
Provincial and Local Government Industry
Health Industry
Education Industry
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Primary Industry Group
Drivers
Mergers and Acquisitions
"Bang for Your Buck"
Inhibitors
Commodity Prices Matter Most
Manufacturing Industry Group
Drivers
When Will the Lower Loonie Help?
Survivors Are the Technology Buyers
Inhibitors
Trumped
Whither Auto Plants?
Whither Bombardier?
Construction Industry Group
Drivers
Even Laggards Have to Invest Eventually
Rising Stories Lifts ICT Boats
Demanding Customers Drive ICT Adoption
Inhibitors
Is the Canadian Housing Market a Road Runner or Wile E. Coyote?
Transportation Industry Group
Drivers
Transportation Is a Relatively Early Adopter
Commodity Prices Matter Most
Infrastructure Investments Hinge on Timing from Government
Inhibitors
Reduced Commodity Volumes
Pipeline Politics
Communications and Media Industry Group
Drivers
Supporting CSPs' Ambitions Is an "Arms Dealer" Opportunity
Analytics Everywhere
Inhibitors
Overcoming the DIY Mentality
Investing Is Harder After Growth Slows
Utilities Industry Group
Drivers
Outsourcing Impacts
Changing Environment Supports Analytics Investments
Consumer Service Investments
Inhibitors
Regulatory Rules Matter
Retail and Wholesale Industry Group
Drivers
"Digitization" of the In-Store Experience
Sustaining Supply Chain Advantages
Payments and Point-of-Sale Life Cycle
Inhibitors
Online Retail's Existential Threat to "Brick and Mortar"
Starving for Capital
Business Services Industry Group
Drivers
Adoption of ICT by the Long Tail
Growing Consumption from the Most Demanding Business Services Subsegment
Inhibitors
Culture Determines Investment Priorities
Banking Industry Group
Drivers
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Regulatory Rules Drive ICT Requirements
From BI to Analytics, FSIs Lead
Inhibitors
Is the Canadian Housing Market a Road Runner or Wile E. Coyote?
Shifting Bank Branch Strategies
Insurance Industry Group
Drivers
Insurance Is Cautious, But Facing Winds of Change
Rise of Smart, Connected Devices Will Impact the Sector
Inhibitors
Caution Will Reign
Financial Markets Industry Group
Drivers
Speed and Intelligence Rule
Regulations Drive Responses
Inhibitors
Struggle for Alpha
Market Liquidity Concerns
Federal Government Industry Group
Drivers
Change of Government Philosophy
Security Matters More than Ever
Inhibitors
Shared Services Canada Needs Some Successes Soon
Every Failure Is an Orphan
Provincial and Local Government Industry Group
Drivers
Smart Cities Are Coming Slowly
Datacentre Renewal
Electoral Cycle Urgency
Inhibitors
Financial Troubles Looming for Lower-Tier Governments
Rich Legacy of Failures
Health Industry Group
Drivers
Restructuring Drives Spending
Clinical Information Systems Matter
Security Grows in Importance
Inhibitors
People Over Technology
EHR Cycle Moves to Maturity
Education Industry Group
Drivers
Online Educational Options Continue to Rise in Importance
3rd Platform Is at Home in the Ivory Tower
Inhibitors
Money Will Continue to Be Tight
Significant Market Developments
Significant Market Developments in the Primary Sector
Significant Market Developments in Manufacturing Sector
Significant Market Developments in Construction Sector
Significant Market Developments in Transportation Sector
Significant Market Developments in Utilities Sector
Significant Market Developments in Retail, Distribution, and Services Sector
Significant Market Developments in Business Services Sector
Significant Market Developments in Financial Services Sector
Significant Market Developments in Federal Government Sector
Significant Market Developments in Provincial and Local Government Sector
Significant Market Developments in Healthcare Sector
Significant Market Developments in Education Sector
Changes from Prior Forecast
Major Changes to the ICT Market
Major Changes to the Manufacturing and Resources Group
Major Changes to the Infrastructure Services Group
Major Changes to the Retail, Distribution, and Services Group
Major Changes to the Financial Services Group
Major Changes to the Public Sector
Market Definition
IDC's Global ICT Market Definitions
Hardware
Software
IT Services
Methodology
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