Update in progress: Industry growth will be slightly slowed by reduced investment in computers

The Software Publishing industry in Florida has performed well over the past five years, as improving corporate conditions stimulated demand from businesses, while rising disposable incomes encouraged consumers to spend on software, including discretionary downstream products such as video games. The increasing popularity of the internet has propelled demand for computer products (including mobile devices), and therefore software. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower pace. While corporate profit is expected to rise, investment in computers and software is estimated to decelerate, which will impact growth...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
20,170
Businesses
506
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The increasing popularity of the internet and rising corporate profit have benefitted the industry
  • Corporate profit is an important indication of software spending since software is often considered a capital good
  • The consumer market will still be dwarfed by the business market
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Software Publishing industry in Florida has moderate barriers to entry, though certain product segments have much stronger barriers than others. Patents on intellectual property are commonly used to limit competition, though in many cases companies are willing to license their patented technology. In certain product segments, particularly operating systems, network effects are a key factor protecting incumbent products; for example, the ubiquity of Microsoft’s Windows operating system makes it extremely difficult for competing products to gain market share, even when the competing software is more technologically robust and given away for free.Software publishers have historically been the targets of antitrust regulators. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Software Publishing in Florida Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Software Publishing in Florida Industry are

  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Protection of patents
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Private investment in computers and software and Corporate profit in the Software Publishing in Florida industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Software Publishing in Florida Industry?

    Software publishers disseminate licenses to customers for the right to execute software on their own computers. Operators in this industry market and distribute software products and may also design the software, produce support materials and provide support services.

    Industry Products
  • System software publishing
  • General business productivity and home use applications publishing
  • Other application software publishing
  • Support, consulting and training
  • Merchandise resale
  • Industry Activities
  • Developing software
  • Publishing software
  • Development video games
  • Publishing video games
  • Publishing cellular phone software
  • Publishing computer software
  • Developing firmware software
  • Development middleware software
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Corporate profit
  • Local and state government expenditure in Florida
  • Per capita disposable income in Florida
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Percentage of households with at least one computer
  • Prime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Businesses drive growth
  • Consumers chip in
  • Profit remains high
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Business and consumers continue to drive growth
  • New technologies create new opportunities
  • Table: Software Publishing in Florida Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Software Publishing in Florida Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Computer Stores
  • Information
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
  • Data Processing & Hosting Services
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Operating Systems & Productivity Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • Other application software publishing
  • System software publishing
  • General business productivity and home use applications publishing
  • Other
  • Support, consulting and training
  • Merchandise resale
  • Chart: Software Publishing in Florida Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Households
  • State and local government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Software Publishing in Florida Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Software Publishing in Florida

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Software Publishing in Florida Industry

  • Citrix Systems Inc.Accusoft Corp.SCC Soft Computer Inc.The Ultimate Software Group Inc.
  • Table: Citrix Systems Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Accusoft Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: SCC Soft Computer Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Ultimate Software Group Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Software Publishing in Florida Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Software Publishing in Florida Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of mobile internet connections (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Application Software
  • A computer program that functions with the purpose of supporting or improving the software user's work.
  • Cloud Computing
  • A computing model in which storage and computing tasks are handled by networked machines (often servers in a data center owned by the service provider) rather than at the point of consumption.
  • Enterprise Software
  • A type of software, also known as enterprise application software (EAS), that is intended to solve an enterprise problem, rather than a departmental problem.
  • Open-Source Software (Oss)
  • Computer software distributed under a licensing arrangement and that allows computer codes to be shared, viewed and modified by other users and by organizations.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • A model of software deployment where a provider licenses an application to customers for use as a service on demand.
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    The Software Publishing in Florida market research report includes:
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