Command prompt: High corporate profit and aggressive acquisitions will drive industry demand

The Business Analytics and Enterprise Software Publishing industry has grown steadily due to favorable demand conditions caused by high business profit and investment. Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue rose, driven by businesses' increased technological complexity and eagerness to adopt efficiency-enhancing software. Many industry products, such as customer relationship management and enterprise resource planning software systems, have become basic tools in the management of large companies. The industry is just beginning to tap into its growth potential, and over the next five years, increasingly powerful predictive analytics tools will unlock business insights, driving industry revenue at an annualized rate of 3.2% to $57.5 billion in 2022...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$49bn
Annual Growth 12-17
6.5%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
117,147
Businesses
2,427
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasingly powerful predictive analytics tools will unlock business insights and drive revenue
  • Companies are expected to lose licensing revenue as they shift to the lower-cost cloud model
  • Steady corporate profit growth will sustain increases in private investment
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Capital intensity in the Business Analytics and Enterprise Software Publishing industry is low, with companies spending about $0.06 on capital for every $1.00 spent on labor. Most software companies need only limited capital goods, like computers and office space. In most ways, software can be considered an intangible product; producing quality software mainly requires talented employees and time. Companies in this industry rarely encode their software on discs themselves, preferring to outsource that activity or deliver software through the internet. This industry regularly spends nearly one-third of revenue on employee wages. Due to the high amount of skilled labor demanded by the industry, the average industry wage is estimated at $156,260 in 2017...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry are

  • Easy to use products
  • Quick technology adoption
  • Products are priced on value rather than cost
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Private investment in computers and software and Corporate profit in the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry?

    Companies in this industry develop and distribute business analytics, customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence (BI) and other enterprise-oriented software. Operators may also provide consulting and technical support related to this software. This industry does not include publishers of productivity or database software or manufacturers of computer hardware.

    Industry Products
  • ERP software
  • BI software
  • CRM software
  • SCM software
  • Other software
  • Industry Activities
  • Business intelligence software publishing
  • Business analytics software publishing
  • Enterprise resource planning software publishing
  • Customer relationship management software publishing
  • 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
  • Demand from health and medical insurance
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Demand conditions strengthen
  • New opportunities
  • Industry trends
  • Employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand growth
  • New products and markets
  • Acquisitions
  • Employment and profit
  • Table: Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Intellectual Property Licensing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Banking
  • E-Commerce & Online Auctions
  • IT Consulting

  • Products & Services
  • ERP software
  • CRM software
  • BI software
  • SCM software
  • Other software
  • Chart: Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Banking, securities and insurance companies
  • Communications, media and service companies
  • Government
  • Manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and life science companies
  • Healthcare providers
  • Retail companies
  • Utility companies
  • Education
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Usability
  • Ubiquity and compatibility
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    International Business Machines Corp.SAP SESalesforceOracle Corp.
  • Table: International Business Machines Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: SAP SE - financial performance
  • Table: Salesforce - financial performance
  • Table: Oracle Corp. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing 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 Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Private investment in computers and software (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Business Intelligence (Bi)
  • Computer-based techniques for identifying, extracting and analyzing business data, such as revenue by product or geography.
  • Customer Relationship Management (Crm)
  • A strategy for organizing and synchronizing an organization's interactions with its customers, especially in relation to sales and customer service.
  • Data Mining
  • The process of extracting patterns from large data sets by combining methods from statistics, artificial intelligence and database management.
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp)
  • A company-wide computer software system used to manage and coordinate all the resources, information and functions of a business from shared data stores.
  • Open Architecture
  • A type of computer architecture or software architecture that allows adding, upgrading and swapping components.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • An increasingly popular business model for selling software online whereby customers do not buy a discrete copy of software but instead pay a subscription fee for its use.
  • Supply Chain Management (Scm)
  • Software that is used to manage and automate supply chain transactions including: purchase order processing, inventory management, goods receipt and sourcing.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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