IDC Research Types
Lists the analyst members of a topical team. Outlines general areas of coverage and any specialties.
Provides brief overview coverage of what is happening in a market.
IDC MaturityScape Benchmark
- Financial announcements
- Product announcements
- Mergers and acquisitions or divestitures
- Response to news
Methods and Practices
Top 10 Predictions
IDC Survey Spotlight
Market Analysis Perspective
Customer Needs and Strategies
Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
Industry Developments and Models
Provides a study and interpretation of the results of a demand- or supply-side survey.
Vendor Needs and Strategies
This IDC Perspective addresses the challenge of inflexible work environments in organizations and their detriment to productivity, worker creativity, and ultimately business value. This study defines intelligent digital workspaces as a framework ...
This IDC Perspective reviews the challenges that organizations face as they transition to the new work experience and presents a framework for addressing those challenges. As organizations accelerate and expand digital transformation (DX) ...
This IDC Perspective describes criteria for choosing vendors that are easy to do business with.
A vendor's ability to meet technical requirements remains the number 1 most important selection criterion, according to the CIOs responding ...
This IDC PlanScape discusses in detail the comprehensive human capital management of IT talent.
"Developing and implementing a dynamic human capital strategy is the key to winning the war for technical talent in our global marketplace ...
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape provides an assessment of vendors in the worldwide subscription management applications market. The document also provides key considerations that technology buyers should have when selecting a supplier ...
This IDC study considers the collective technologies in the agile application life-cycle, quality, and portfolio management market areas across the collaborative business, IT, and DevOps pipeline, including automated software quality (ASQ); ...
This IDC Perspective discusses changing public sector IT operating models and provides a step-by-step approach to leading government IT transformation (ITX). The document highlights the conditions for building an effective IT transformation ...
This IDC Perspective presents initial research into the world of quantum computing in the context of banking. Quantum mechanics is very real, and scientists and engineers take advantage of its strange characteristics as they design faster ...
This IDC study compares the breadth of AI-enabled use cases for marketers in some of the most prominent marketing cloud solutions. The capabilities analysis is largely based on the number of use cases available and the road map for future ...
This IDC Perspective is intended to help foster a culture of continuous change that focuses on realizing IT organizational transformation. Digital transformation has brought CIOs to a pivotal moment: Their organizations are not fast enough, ...
This IDC Perspective highlights key areas of interest for the public sector discussed at AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas on December 2–6 and at the event's AWS Analyst Summit on December 2–3. Solution announcements and meetings with AWS ...
This IDC study highlights a digital transformation (DX) framework that aids manufacturers as they build or maintain an omni-experience customer engagement strategy and program. Omni-experience customer engagement use cases represent a subset ...
This IDC Perspective presents two approaches to the ongoing training requirements of an AI-based system within the customer care environment.
"Much of the initial focus when implementing an AI-based system within the customer care ...
This IDC study explores how forward-thinking companies are changing how they manage their product portfolios by using proactive emerging technologies teams. These companies manage emerging technologies proactively — monitoring their industries, ...
This IDC PeerScape describes three key areas where organizations are building governance frameworks with best practices in the following areas of IT/OT convergence:
- Defining IT/OT security governance bodies and responsibilities
- Defining ...
This IDC Perspective presents an initial research into the world of quantum computing in the context of banking and its possible use cases in the banking industry. Quantum mechanics is very real, and scientists and engineers take advantage ...
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model to evaluate the cloud project and portfolio management (PPM) vendor landscape. This research enables analysis of quantitative and qualitative characteristics to provide metrics ...
This IDC Perspective discusses the evolution of supply chain management in oil and gas.
Supply chain is mission critical to an oil and gas operation, and in current times of change, inefficient systems and processes cannot go unaddressed.
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the general-purpose artificial intelligence (AI) software platforms market through the IDC MarketScape model. This evaluation does not include more specialized AI software platforms such as ...
This IDC Perspective explores the service mesh ecosystem from the point of view of enterprise workloads and provides best practices on adopting service mesh infrastructure including various consumption options. Service mesh infrastructure ...
This IDC study is aimed at offering technology buyers a high-level view of how digital tokens built on blockchain are gaining adoption. From its initial use as the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies, distributed ledger and blockchain ...
This IDC Perspective describes a systematic approach for assessing the potential risks associated with 5G connectivity. It provides a threat modeling template to assist security professionals in identifying newly introduced risks and their ...