1 In a nutshell 3

2 Current technology trends 4

3 Key market drivers and inhibitors 9
3.1 Key market drivers 9
3.2 Key inhibitors 13

4 Vendor landscape 17

5 Vendor snapshot (the top five vendors) 19

6 The market opportunity 23
6.1 The total market opportunity 23
6.2 Geographic breakdown 25
6.3 Vertical market breakdown 27
6.4 Size-band breakdown 30

7 Enterprise applications investment priorities 32

8 Appendix 34
8.1 Definitions 34
8.2 Vendor Assessment 35
8.4 Further reading 36
8.5 Contact the authors 36

List of Tables
Table 1: Market share of the leading vendors in the enterprise applications market 18
Table 2: Brief overview of the top five vendors in the enterprise applications market 20
Table 3: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast, US$ millions (on-premise and SaaS revenues) 24
Table 4: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast by region, US$ millions 25
Table 5: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast by vertical market, US$ millions 28
Table 6: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast by size band, US$ millions 30
Table 7: Enterprise applications - enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 33

List of Figures
Figure 1: Key highlights in the enterprise applications market 3
Figure 2: Key trends impacting the enterprise applications market 4
Figure 3: Key market drivers and inhibitors impacting the enterprise applications market 9
Figure 4: Impact over time of technology evolution in the enterprise applications market 16
Figure 5: Market share of the leading vendors in the enterprise applications market - 2016 17
Figure 6: Comparative analysis of the top five vendors in the enterprise applications domain 19
Figure 7: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast (on-premise and SaaS revenues) 23
Figure 8: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast by region (on-premise and SaaS revenues) 25
Figure 9: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast by vertical market (top six verticals only) 27
Figure 10: Enterprise applications - global market opportunity forecast by size band (on-premise and SaaS revenues) 30
Figure 11: Enterprise applications - enterprises’ current and future investment priorities 32
Figure 12: Vendor evaluation (criteria & weighting factors) 35

Companies Mentioned
- Microsoft
- SAP
- Oracle
- Salesforce
- Adobe
- Intuit
- IBM
- Dassault Systèmes
- Hexagon
- Amdocs