The ever-evolving digital transformation industry is predicted to grow massively by 2026. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets the market size is expected to increase from USD 521.5 billion in 2021 to USD 1247.5 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 19.1%
The growth and the adoption of digital transformation technologies and services can be credited to diverse elements such as an increase in marketing and advertising by businesses, the evolving customer intelligence landscape driving the market, and expanding customer channels.
In recent years, more so after the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a steep adoption of digital transformation across businesses where industries are trying to strategically implement numerous tools, processes, and solutions to improve productivity, enhance customer and team employee, and control costs and manage risks.
The need to implement digital transformation also comes from the ever-changing technologies. According to a report, Cloud computing, data and analytics, mobility/social media, blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, cybersecurity, and more such digital technologies have compelled businesses and industries to go digital.
Segmentation of the Digital Transformation Market
By deployment mode, the adoption of digital technology has been categorized into two — on-premises and cloud, with the former estimated to be the largest per the forecast. The more affordable on-premises solutions provide a one-time license fee and an annual service agreement.
According to the forecast, the digital transformation market has been categorized into large enterprises and SMEs, with the latter showcasing a higher CAGR.
By vertical, the Digital Transformation Market has been segmented into banking, financial services and insurance, retail and eCommerce, media and entertainment, IT and telecom, healthcare and life sciences, government and defence, manufacturing, and education. As per the report, while the healthcare and life sciences section is predicted to have the highest growth, the banking and services vertical is expected to have the most increased market size.
In terms of region, the market is divided into five major areas: North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, and MEA, with APAC expected to grow substantially in the forecast period. Countries such as India, China and Japan have also showcased abundant growth opportunities in the digital market.
Prominent vendors in the global digital transformation include Oracle (US), Google (US), Cognizant (US), HPE (US), Adobe (US), Accenture (Ireland), HCL Technologies (India), Microsoft (US), IBM (US), SAP (Germany).