March 9, 2018
Worldwide spending on cognitive and AI systems has been forecast to reach $57.6 billion in 2021, according to the Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). With many industries aggressively investing in cognitive and AI solutions, spending is expected to achieve a CAGR of 50.1% over the 2016-2021 forecast period. Worldwide spending on cognitive and AI systems were estimated to total $12.0 billion in 2017, an increase of 59.1% over 2016, IDC reported last September.
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