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Chatbot Market by Component, Type (Rule Based & AI Based), Application (Customer Service, Customer Engagement & Retention), Channel Integration, Business Function (ITSM, Finance), Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast to 2026
|Chatbot Market by Component, Type (Rule Based & AI Based), Application (Customer Service, Customer Engagement & Retention), Channel Integration, Business Function (ITSM, Finance), Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast to 2026|
Published: March 18, 2021
Content info: 324 Pages
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The global Chatbot market size to grow from USD 2.9 billion in 2020 to USD 10.5 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.5% during the forecast period. The adoption of chatbot solutions is considerable and is projected to grow at a good pace in the coming years. One of the factors contributing to the growth of the chatbot market is the advent of technologies, such as analytics, AI, and cloud, which enable various industries to organize their operations. Furthermore, the increasing customer demand for self-services is accelerating the adoption of chatbots, thus offering a competitive advantage to businesses.
The chatbot market is estimated to witness a trivial slowdown in 2020 due to the global lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the churn rate and shuddered almost every industry. The lockdown is impacting global manufacturing, and supply chains and logistics as the continuity of operations for various sectors is badly impacted. The sectors facing the greatest drawbacks are manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and retail and consumer goods. The availability of essential items is impacted due to the lack of manpower to work on production lines, supply chains, and transportation, although the essential items are exempted from the lockdown. The condition is expected to come under control by early 2021, while the demand for chatbot solutions and services is expected to increase due to the increasing demand for enhancing customer experience and building a personalized relationship with prospects. Several verticals would deploy a diverse array of chatbot solutions and services to enable digital transformation initiatives, which address mission-critical processes, improve operations, and differentiate customer viewing experiences. The reduction in operational costs, better customer experiences, resolution of customer queries, enhanced visibility into processes and operations, and improved real-time decision-making are key business and operational priorities that are expected to drive the adoption of chatbots.
The services segment is expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period
The global chatbot market is segmented on the basis of components into solutions and services. Based on the solutions segment, the market is divided into platform and software. The services segment is further divided into managed services and professional services. The services segment is expected to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period. The growing use of AI and analytics for policymaking, environmental analysis, and real-time decision-making is expected to increase the adoption of services.
The AI-based segment to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period
The global chatbot market is segmented on the baisis of type into into rule based and AI based. The AI-based segment is expected to at a higher CAGR during the forecast period. Due to intelligent customer engagement and the self-learning process, the AI-based segment is anticipated to register the fastest growth during the forecast period.
Among verticals, the healthcare and life sciences segment to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period
The chatbot market is segmented into the various verticals, particularly BFSI, IT and telecom, retail and eCommerce, healthcare and life sciences, transportation and logistics, government, travel and hospitality, media and entertainment, and others (education, energy and utilities, and manufacturing). Key factors favoring the growth of chatbots across these verticals include the rising technology advancements and growing availability of industry-specific chatbots. Healthcare and life sciences vertocal is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Chatbots have the potential to revolutionize healthcare. They can substantially boost efficiency and improve the accuracy of symptom collection and ailment identification, preventive care, post-recovery care, and feedback procedures.
APAC to grow at a higher CAGR during the forecast period
The chatbot market has been segmented into five regions: North America, Europe, APAC, MEA, and Latin America. Among these regions, North America is projected to hold the largest market size during the forecast period. APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Countries in APAC are technology-driven and present major opportunities in terms of investments and revenue. These countries include China, Singapore, Japan, and India. Factors such as flexible economic conditions, industrialization- and globalization-motivated policies of governments, and digitalization are expected to support the growth of the chatbot market in APAC.
Breakdown of primaries
In-depth interviews were conducted with Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), innovation and technology directors, system integrators, and executives from various key organizations operating in the chatbot market.
The report includes the study of key players offering chatbot solutions and services. It profiles major vendors in the global chatbot market. The major vendors in the global chatbot market are include IBM (US), Microsoft (US), Google (US), AWS (US), Nuance (US), Oracle (US), Creative Virtual (UK), Artificial Solutions (Spain), Kore.ai (US), Inbenta (US), 7.AI (US), Aivo (Argentina) ServiceNow (US), Conversica (US), Personetics (US), LiveChat (Poland), MindMeld (US), CogniCor (US), Gupshup (US), Contus (India), Chatfuel (US), KeyReply (Singapore), SmartBots (US), Yellow Messenger (India), Kevit (India), Yekaliva (India), and Pypestream (US).
The market study covers the chatbot market across segments. It aims at estimating the market size and the growth potential of this market across different segments, such as components, type, application, organization size, deployment mode, vertical, and regions. It includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key players in the market, along with their company profiles, key observations related to product and business offerings, recent developments, and key market strategies.
Key Benefits of Buying the Report
The report would provide the market leaders/new entrants in this market with information on the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall chatbot market and its subsegments. It would help stakeholders understand the competitive landscape and gain more insights better to position their business and plan suitable go-to-market strategies. It also helps stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provides them with information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.