If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, IBISWorld’s Information Retrieval Systems procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Information Retrieval Systems, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Information Retrieval Systems - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2016, the price of information retrieval systems has increased at an estimated annualized rate of 1.0% to about $788 per license due largely to rising demand.As private investment in computers and software has increased and the percentage of services conducted online and have grown, demand for information retrieval systems has also risen. First, investment in computers...


Information Retrieval Systems - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for information retrieval systems is moderate, increasing the likelihood of the buyer incurring unexpected costs. Buyers should consider potential installation, maintenance and hardware costs that could be required for certain systems. Although buyers can purchase a variety of additional features from vendors, buyers should consider the potential additional costs that...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of information retrieval systems. Businesses use these systems to help them find internal information on operations such as sales, finances and related data. Educational institutions use information retrieval systems to access information from books, journals and other sources. Suppliers include software publishers and technology firms. This report does not include web search engines.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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