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This IDC Market Presentation provides an overview of the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in empowering commerce everywhere. The document presents the IDC's point of view on cognitive/AI definition, shows the AI areas retailers are investing ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Robotics and Drones Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Robotics and Drones Spending Guide and all of IDC's ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of the utilities industry in 1Q20, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major traditional infrastructure projects; major renewables ...
This IDC Market Perspective takes a look at the impact of New Zealand's response to the COVID-19 crisis and the possible outcomes for the ICT market over the next year and beyond. While there is still a lot of uncertainty, indications of ...
This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the worldwide Global DataSphere market.
"Growth of the Global DataSphere is driven more by the data that we consume and analyze than what we create," according to Dave Reinsel, senior ...
In this study, the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) forecast for all 13 countries (the "region") is provided. Each market within the region has different demographics, including population density, land area, natural resources, the ...
This IDC study provides U.S. smart TV market share data for 2019.
"With replacement cycles of traditional televisions purchased years ago coming to an end for many consumers, and the intense downward pressure on prices, smart TVs are ...
This IDC Market Perspective looks at the impact of OTT services in Sub-Saharan Africa. It examines the strategies telcos in the region are pursuing to address their shrinking revenues and the burgeoning uptake of OTT services, and it provides ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation is organized into two parts:
- The first part analyzes the key innovation trends related to co-innovation in the retail industry, according to the results of IDC Global Retail Innovation Survey, ...
This IDC study discusses the U.S. smart home device market shares for 2019.
"The underlying driving force of the market is services," says Adam Wright, senior research analyst, IDC's Smart Home research program. "While device elements ...
This IDC study discusses the U.S. digital media adapter market shares for 2019.
"Digital media adapters remain popular as competition forces prices down, services are expanding and maturing, and they provide an economical alternative ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight provides original survey findings of senior decision makers at IT and LOB organizations from the United States and Canada that had at least 100 employees. These respondents were knowledgeable about a wide range ...
This report examines the situation of the current COVID-19 outbreak and analyzes its impact on China's economy. It offers updated predictions on the impact of the outbreak on China's ICT market including the smart connected devices market, ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides the voice of three of the top distributors (Arrow, Ingram Micro, and Tech Data) on their marketplaces and their importance in the channel's journey to the cloud, including how the distributors have established ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight discusses the need for digital marketing and sales capabilities in small businesses to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. Only 43.4% of small businesses have ecommerce capabilities, and only 24.1% were planning to ...
Just six months ago, telcos across Australasia were focused on sustainability and climate change as bushfires and droughts raged. Now, COVID-19 is rapidly forcing changes in the industry for it to cope with unprecedented network demand from ...
This IDC Market Presentation examines the impact of COVID-19 on the communications service provider (SP) market. COVID-19 has caused the world to reconsider how people associate and interact with family and conduct business. Under shelter-in-place ...
This IDC Market Presentation provides IDC's perspective and analysis on the known and unknown impacts of COVID-19 on the automotive industry. Particular attention has been paid to the strategically important areas of CASE (connected, autonomous, ...
This IDC Market Note assesses the state of video game development in the wake of the cancellation of 2020's Game Developer's Conference, which was slated to take place in San Francisco in mid-March, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This IDC Market Note provides IDC's views on the impacts from the first autonomous vehicle exemption granted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT). Specifically, this document analyzes the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard ...
This IDC presentation provides an overview of the India communications industry, describing general market trends, the players' financial position, operational key performance indicators (KPIs), and essential technology focus areas for them. ...
According to IDC's Shawn Fitzgerald, Worldwide Digital Transformation Strategies, "Having ecommerce marketing and sales functionality is a must-have during the current pandemic to mitigate social distancing and policies adversely impacting ...