Japan Line-of-Business IT Spending Forecast by Vertical and Company Size, 2017−2020
This analyzes IT spending by LOB in the Japan IT market by industry segment and company size. DX penetration among companies contributes to the increased LOB spending. "IT suppliers that work together with LOB departments on proof of concept should include support that can increase the project visibility within user companies' organizations from the proof-of-concept proposal stage for the project to bring continuous value to the company and contribute in realizing DX that customers wish to achieve. IT suppliers are also required to present ideas that clearly define how values provided by IT are applicable in the departments' business growth mission in order for LOB departments to secure IT budget and promote DX," says Naoko Iwamoto, senior market analyst, IT Spending Group, IDC Japan.