Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Assisting development and implementing new programming systems and business solutions has become big business since the use of computers became common in the workplace. The Computer System Design Services industry has benefited as businesses continue to outsource many non-essential operations, slowed only by a brief dip during the peak of the global financial crisis as business confidence dropped dramatically. With the immediate symptoms gone, financial service providers, banks and insurers continue to fill the role of being the industry's largest clients. Over the last five years through 2012-13, industry revenue will have grown at an annualised 1.8% to total $36.3 billion, including a 7.8% jump this year... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The industry generally has a low level of concentration, with the top four players estimated to account for about 8.6% of the available market share. The high-end services provided by major players such as Electronic Data Systems and Computer Sciences Corporation tend towards highly complex systems such as the establishment of major databases and maintenance of mainframes in large companies in the finance and banking sectors.
This has little bearing on industry entry, as it is far more likely that new industry entrants will target smaller firms and households by offering specialised services to a broad region or a broad array of services. Virus protection, data storage and security, and database construction and maintenance are the main areas where this is apparent... purchase to read more