This IDC study which analyzes the trends in and presents the overview of the Japan business consulting market as defined by IDC. The report also provides a forecast by service segment (strategy, finance/accounting, business improvement, organization and change, and GRC and others) and by industry as well as for the digital-related and nondigital-related markets. In addition to providing the market summary for 2016, forecast is also presented for the market size and YoY growth from 2017 to 2021. The demand for DX support in enterprises has grown remarkably in the Japan business consulting market. The active strengthening of human resources in major consulting firms has led to the gradual growth of service delivery, and therefore, DX support will continue to maintain a high growth rate in the Japan services market. "Business consulting firms need to build an optimal delivery system as Japanese companies continue to move from an advanced user base to a mainstream customer group for their DX-related initiatives. Especially, it is important to promote strategical development and training as well as strengthen the capabilities related to digital projects of industry-specific and horizontal-specific consultants who have been engaged in conventional projects in the long term," says Takuya Uemura, senior market analyst, IT services, IDC Japan.
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