$20 billion

Digital spend by the numbers

The impact of digital transformation in Calgary and Alberta at a glance.


  • 13% year-over-year growth

    The data from IDC Canada forecasts an estimated 13 per cent year-over-year growth in DX spending across all industries in the province.

  • $7.5B digital transformation spend

    Between 2021 to 2024, Calgary companies are forecasted to spend $7.5 billion on digital transformation in the city, representing 37 per cent of the total DX spend throughout the province, the highest percentage of all municipalities in Alberta.

  • 13% of projected DX spend in Alberta

    Alberta is forecasted to account for approximately 13 per cent (over $20B) of the projected $160 billion DX spend in Canada by 2024.

Digital transformation across sectors

Digital transformation is quickly becoming the largest driver of new solutions and technology investments across all sectors in the province. 

Find out more about Calgary’s key sectors

Learn more about IDC

The Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide examines the digital transformation opportunity from a use case — technology, industry, and geography — perspective.

IDC Canada DX Spending Guide 


The IDC DX Use Case selector has been carefully designed to allow you to access information based on industry and function. 

IDC DX Use Cases 


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