The $1 Trillion Economic Impact of Software

How software is contributing to the U.S. GDP and creating millions of jobs.

Today software is pervasive. Software is apps. Software is data. Software is cloud computing. It creates breakthroughs and drives growth in nearly every industry. Software empowers countless people, enables business to grow, and creates millions of jobs. Along with all this progress comes the dramatic, positive impact software is having on the U.S. economy each year.

The Economic Impact of Software, a first-of-its-kind study from BSA |The Software Alliance conducted in 2016 by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), captures the breadth of the software industry in the U.S. and the sweeping economic impact it is making at national and state levels.