Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Software Publishing industry has grown steadily over the past five years, driven by increased online connectivity and the emergence of new technology. Increased access to high-speed internet has encouraged the development of software to take advantage of cloud computing, along with new hardware, such as smartphones and tablets. Smartphones and tablet software development has increased strongly, with new products being developed to carry out functions that were once the domain of PCs and gaming consoles. Industry revenue is projected to rise at an annualised 10.9% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $2.3 billion. Growth of 14.8% is forecast for the current year as more industry participants adopt the software as a service (SaaS) distribution model... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Software Publishing industry has grown strongly over the past five years. Increased online connectivity and cloud computing uptake, along with the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, have underpinned this growth. These factors have increased demand for software by widening the consumer and business user bases of industry products, while also increasing the number of platforms (such as mobile operating systems) for which complex software can be developed.
The growth in office and home reliance on computing technology over the past five years has meant that many new software products and upgrades (particularly those used by businesses) are now generally regarded as essential... purchase to read more