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In our databases, technology maybe broken down into sub-sectors such as hardware, software, networking etc..

Company databases may use SIC codes or NAIC codes and in the field of finance the GICS codes may be used (or an ICB for the UK). More information.


Learn about the Technology Industry

ACM Digital Library

Association for Computing Machinery

Access the complete collection of the ACM including journals, conference proceedings, magazines  newsletters and multimedia titles - comprising over 550k full-text articles across 53 peer-reviewed ACM journal titles; plus ACM conference proceedings and newsletters.
Technavio One of our top resources for researching technology markets, from smallest components  through to tech services.


Covers all aspects of computer technology, including hardware, software, cloud computing as well as Social Media. Reports are targeted people fulfilling different professional roles, so some may be suitable for CIO's,others Information architects or Marketing professionals etc..

Availability: Global, but you do need to register before you can use it


Provides detailed market research reports for UK, US, China and (limited) global. Titles covered include:
US Security software publishing
IT Services in China
UK Data Processing and Hosting Services

Marketline Industry and company profiles from relevant sectors including software,semi conductors and cloud computing. Industry profiles include a Five Forces Analysis.

Mergent online

For Analysts' research on quoted companies and their markets go to the Investext tab.


Contains Market Research from a number of publishers including Fitch (good for forecasts), First Research, Plunkett, Oxford Economics and also for anyone interested in telecoms, mobile, broadband etc reports from Buddecomm. See our Market research guide for advice on how to search for this content.

Finance Zone only

Go to > Function <BI> and selection sectors and sub-sectors.
Or use the function <RES>. 

Web sources

Technology futures- projecting the possible, navigating what's next
2021 report from the World Economic Forum in conjunction with Deloitte



Main Science and Technology Indicators
Published twice a year by the OECD. Other reports on specific tech topics are also available.  Can be read online free of charge


State of Cybersecurity
2021 Report from Accenture 

2020 TMT Value creators report
Boston Consulting Group report


Tech Trends 2022
Deloitte's look at the top trends in 2022.



Technology, Media and Telecommunications futures report: digitalization & technological advances
2021 long article from WTW (Willis Towers Watson).


Tech Powered Growth.
2022 report commissioned by Cap Gemini (authored by Forrester) looking at Tech in financial institutions


News and keeping up to date

Science Direct                  
Covers academic titles published by Elsevier in the fields of business and sci/tech. Our subscription covers full access or partial access to a number of titles in the field of Computer Science.
Factiva Our global news database with news wires, newspapers, websites and trade and professional titles. Try limiting your search to those sources relevant to your industry (using the index fields).
FT.Com Prior registration required. Click here to register. (It is included when searching Factiva)
Economist Full personalised access to the Economist. Must register first using LBS email address 
Emerald ManagementXtra Our subscription provides full or partial access to a range of titles relevant to the Technology sector.