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Gartner: IT Spending Decelerating in 2019

April 18, 2019

Combination of economic and political factors to cause slowed IT spending

The Gartner IT spending forecast for 2019 isn’t rosy. A combination of a strengthening U.S. dollar, economic uncertainty, political tensions, and trade wars will conspire to slow IT spending to 1.1% this year — the slowest rate of growth since the economic recovery from the last recession in 2008.