Identify market opportunities by industry sector with the Cambashi Industry Observatory.

This Observatory provides an overview of spending on engineering software – CAD, CAE, GIS, PLM, BIM etc – in 110 industry sectors and 53 countries worldwide.

The Cambashi Industry Observatory provides a platform for many of our custom consulting projects, through which we can offered highly-focused, independent market analysis that reflects the market view unique to each client.

Figure 1: example chart from the Cambashi Industry Observatory – growth in CAD, CAE, GIS, PLM and BIM software spend in the Automotive industry for 3 countries

What it does

We use proven econometric forecasts to predict future spending to 2019 and create a robust resource for market planning.


The Cambashi Industry Observatory enables you to:

  • assess market status by industry and territory
  • target specific industry sectors in sales and marketing campaigns
  • plan product developments to align with industry growth/decline patterns

This data set is available as a “one off”, or through a subscription service.

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