Canadian IT Professional Services Forecast, 2017–2021
This IDC study provides the spring 2016 market size and forecasts for the Canadian IT professional services market. The professional services market is made up of four submarkets:Custom application developmentIT consultingNetwork consulting and integrationSystems integration"The Canadian IT professional services market continues to deal with weak economic conditions and the transition to digital transformation solutions coupled with the stagnation of 2nd Platform products and services investments. The current forecast reflects the long-term challenges facing the Canadian economy as well as the issues impacting the IT professional services sector. There are signs that point to better times ahead, but there are obstacles that will have to be dealt with in the short term to bring these signs into better focus toward the end of the forecast period," says Jim Westcott, research manager, Canadian Digital Transformation: Application and Professional Services.