IBISWorld’s Computer-Aided Design Software Procurement Research Report helps simplify the purchasing process. This report provides tools such as pricing trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions to help you work with internal stakeholders and executives to manage the procurement process for your company. With this information, your company will be able to make credible and knowledgeable decisions regarding purchasing Computer-Aided Design Software.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Computer-Aided Design Software - Recent Price Trend

The average price of CAD software has fallen slowly at an estimated annualized rate of 1.0% per year during the three years to 2017, mostly a result of the increasing availability of free CAD software. For buyers that only need limited features, this increases buyer power because they can use free software. However, the price of high-end CAD software, due to its additional features and...


Computer-Aided Design Software - Total Cost of Ownership

Buyers of CAD software face few additional costs beyond the purchase price. The additional costs that do exist are mostly based around switching costs. The time and training required when a new system is installed is significant. CAD software contains a plethora of nuanced features, shortcuts, hot-keys and more that can only be learned and executed effectively following significant...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of computer-aided design (CAD) software. CAD software is used to design 2D or 3D digital images and models. This report focuses on professional-grade software for commercial use, but excludes video editing software.

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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