IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Tighter Collaboration Between CIO and the CFO

Shifting Roles from Rear-Facing Details to Forward-Looking Insights

Greater Emphasis on Dissemination of Business-Critical Information

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors


Move to Cloud

3rd Platform



Economy Overall

COVID-19 Pandemic

Significant Market Developments

Scenarios/Use Cases

Procure-to-Pay Workflow

Quote-to-Cash Workflow

Record-to-Report Workflow

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Financial Applications

Financial and Accounting

Accounts Payable

Accounts Receivable

Treasury and Risk Management

Travel and Expense Management

Corporate Tax Management


Historical and Forecast Market Values and Exchange Rates

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