Global impact of COVID-19 on software expenditure by industry 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus, has led to revised growth expectations for software spending in 2020. Survey result from May 2020 shows that most buyers expect no changes in their software spending as the impact of the pandemic becomes more known with time. However, across almost all industries, more respondents reported spending decline than spending increase.

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COVID-19 impact on software spending worldwide 2020, by industry

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Release date

June 2020



Survey time period

May 22 to 28, 2020

Number of respondents

1,100 respondents

Special properties

TrustRadius database of software buyers and users

Method of interview

Email survey

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