IDC Research Types
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- Mergers and acquisitions or divestitures
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IDC Survey Spotlight
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Customer Needs and Strategies
Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
Industry Developments and Models
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Vendor Needs and Strategies
This IDC Perspective identifies five crucial principles that IT executives must understand about the use of cybersecurity insurance to transfer portions of an organization's cybersecurity risk to an insurance carrier. Modern cybersecurity ...
This IDC Presentation addresses the growing recognition that IT needs a new way of structuring and addressing the connection between IT and the success of digital transformation (DX) initiatives. IDC's DX performance scorecard helps measure ...
This IDC study describes the IDC MaturityScape for digitally enabled thinking supply chain. It provides a framework for executive leadership, IT, and supply chain managers to identify the stages, critical measures, outcomes, and actions ...
This IDC Perspective describes the results of a survey of security professionals on third-party risk management, a foundational element of digital trust.
According to Pete Lindstrom, vice president of Security Strategies, "Breaches ...
This IDC PlanScape provides insights into the adoption of the GDPR for utilities to help them define a compliant information management strategy, addressing the indispensable legal obligations to be satisfied a couple of months before the ...
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of nine service providers participating in the worldwide information transformation in manufacturing IT strategic consulting market. The IDC MarketScape is an evaluation ...
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of nine service providers participating in the worldwide information transformation in manufacturing IT systems integration market. The IDC MarketScape is an evaluation ...
This IDC study looks at a number of states in the United States that have started down the path to becoming Smart States. This study also provides states looking to embark on similar journeys with the key success factors to implementation.
"Government organizations that do not adopt these practices will witness a growing disconnect between their ability to deliver digital services and citizens' growing expectations for a rich omni-channel experience," said Chris Pennell, research ...
This IDC study provides an assessment of the leading SaaS and cloud-enabled procure-to-pay software solutions and discusses what criteria are most important for companies to consider when selecting a system.
"Technologies such as advanced ...
This IDC Perspective, written for government CIOs and program executives, presents a context and case for government Agile adoption and discusses popular decision criteria for selecting a Waterfall approach or an Agile approach and provides ...
This IDC PeerScape puts forth best practices and guidance which digital commerce and marketing professionals can implement to engage with consumers in their O2O journeys.
"Blending digital and physical experiences involves mastery ...
This IDC Perspective reveals what to consider when evaluating third-party support providers for enterprise software.
"While most enterprises are devoting significant resources to digital transformation initiatives, replacing existing ...
This IDC study describes the IDC MaturityScape for curated merchandise orchestration (CMO).
"Traditional retail planning has run its course, overstaying its welcome," said Greg Girard, program director for Intelligent Product Merchandising ...
This IDC PeerScape explores how CIOs in the healthcare, education, and food industries are homing in on customer focus as a key part of digital transformation programs. It explores the steps these CIOs are taking to get their IT organizations ...
IDC Financial Insights characterizes a payment processing hub as a platform that processes all incoming and outgoing payment types at a bank. With this definition, each payment hub would be unique, depending on the types of payment a bank ...
This IDC study discusses building new KPIs for assessing digital transformation initiatives.
"KPIs, by themselves, do not create value," stated Bill Keyworth, VP of Research at IDC. "Rather, they point to management actions and decisions. ...
This IDC PeerScape study provides examples of best practices where hospital construction and digital innovation has succeeded.
"With a major hospital construction project comes the opportunity to build new IT and set the digital transformation ...