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Worldwide and U.S. Business Consulting Services Forecast Update, 2017–2021

Worldwide and U.S. Business Consulting Services Forecast Update, 2017–2021

This IDC study provides updated forecasts through an analysis of the worldwide and U.S. business consulting markets by consulting service line. It updates the forecast reported in Worldwide and U.S. Business Consulting Services Forecast, 2017–2021 (IDC #US41249917, May 2017)."In the first half of 2017, enterprises continued to focus on organizational productivity. Digital-related business consulting engagements and iterative strategy development continue to be important for enterprises and their consultants." — Cushing Anderson, vice president, Project-Based Services research

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Worldwide Business Consulting by Macroregion and Service Line
U.S. Business Consulting by Service Line
Worldwide Digital-Related and Nondigital-Related Business Consulting
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Unemployment/Job Creation
Corporate Profits
Significant Market Developments
Priorities for Consulting Services by Service Line
Operations Consulting
Organizational Consulting
Strategy Consulting
Finance and Accounting
Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Change Management
Internal Audit Services
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Business Consulting Definitions
Service Line Definitions
Exceptions and Exclusions
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