Enterprise Technology Industry

This guide will help you research the information technology (IT) industry, specifically focusing on enterprise IT.

Information Technology Industry & Market Reports

These databases contain market & industry reports. They provide overviews of the industry as well as the intended market or end consumer. 

Additional Resources

Business-to-Business Discovery

Learn about enterprise information technologies and the business-to-business (B2B) landscape. Use DB Hoovers' CRUSH reports to learn about which applications companies are currently using, how the technologies are applied, and technology business drivers.  Use ProcurementIQ to learn about a technology's pricing environment, product lifecycle, and purchasing process.

Tip: Company CRUSH reports contains the latest detailed data on the company’s IT structure, strategy, IT Executives, expenditure etc.  Learn more here.

Where to Look for Industry Information

In addition to industry and market reports, there are many other ways to analyze an industry, gain insights, and find relevant statistics and data.

Statistics Databases

These databases contain industry statistical data in tables or charts. They're a good place to start as they collect information from many sources.

Associations & Regulators

Industry associations and regulators (both in governments and independent agencies) often have great information. Look for sections on their websites like "Resources", "Publications", or "Data," but note some resources may be restricted to members.

Examples of Information Technology industry associations and regulators are:

Additional Resources

Common Topics (Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing)

These resources contain reports or statistics about blockchain technology.  Related keywords include: cryptocurrency, decentralized finance, and distributed ledgers.

These resources contain reports or statistics for cybersecurity and data privacy.

These resources contain reports for cloud computing technologies, also known as: software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS).