Leading IT Indicators
IDC's Leading IT Indicators service provides detailed insight
into future economic and business factors expected to influence
the growth of technology spending in 52 countries around the
This service focuses on leading indicators of economic and
IT market activity and provides timely analysis of the impact
of current economic conditions on investment in IT hardware,
software, and services. The service also includes country-level
analysis of government IT policies and technology infrastructure
For IDC FUTURESCAN the team developed the index weighting
scheme, testing its predictive capabilities and calibrating
the weightings on 10 years of historical macroeconomic data.
IDC US Executive Market Watch Survey Q2
Macroeconomic Tidbit of the Week
The run-up of crude oil prices since January of $6 or more could lower the world's
GDP by $35 billion and potential IT spending by $900 million.