Japan IT Spending Forecast by Vertical Segment and Company Size, 2017−2021
This IDC study which reports on the IT spending results (2015 and 2016) and forecasts (2017–2021) for each segment of the Japan IT market by categorizing Japan industries into 17 business areas, four nonbusiness areas, and five company size categories. Beginning with this study, IDC will divide Japan industries into 21 segments (previously, 18 segments) and categorize companies by five sizes (previously, four sizes). Furthermore, this study will present the various trends in IT spending that are seen in each of the analyzed industry segments. The 2017 Japan IT market is forecast to steadily expand until 2019, with growth driven by sectors that include the smartphone sector."User companies are being forced to take a serious look at using innovation accelerators to resolve various management issues. It is essential that IT suppliers actively participate in projects to provide support for the deployment of these innovation accelerators," said Hitoshi Ichimura, research manager, IT Spending Group, IDC Japan.