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 provides an overview of the recent electric vehicle (EV) market evolution from the point of view of utilities. Focusing on battery EVs (BEVs), this document identifies three main domains promising growth for utilities: ...
To engage with the future customer successfully will require organizations to provide empathy at scale. The use of digital technologies has changed consumer behaviors and their expectations about how organizations should interact with them. ...
This IDC study discusses how technologies in the AI family have or will become a catalyst to make the future workspace more secure, flexible, collaborative, and productive. According to Jessie Cai Danqing, senior analyst in Big Data & ...
This IDC Perspective demonstrates that despite the perception that IoT solutions are often complex and difficult to implement, organizations such as Rolls-Royce Power Systems have already deployed low-cost, simple, and easy-to-implement ...
This IDC Perspective provides an overview of NTT Czech Republic's concept of the intelligent workplace. The paper discusses NTT's go-to-market strategy, the solutions and services the company offers to transform the traditional workplace, ...
This IDC Perspective discusses what sports can teach business about using data and analytics. The marketplace is in the midst of a shift from gut and judgement to insight and facts, and sports is no different than any other industry. And, ...
This IDC Perspective evaluates the ongoing shift amongst software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers toward customer success methodologies in both intent and strategy. Customer success focuses on helping customers achieve specific outcomes that ...
This IDC Perspective addresses the role of friction in building business opportunity; how retailers, such as Stitch Fix and Kohl's, are using friction to their advantage; and how it is important to rethink the role of friction across the ...
This IDC Perspective discusses how NetApp — a technology provider — has transformed its own IT organization and, in the process, gained the respect of its customers undergoing this transformation themselves.
Technology providers are ...
This IDC Perspective explores the whys and wherefores of open insurance or connected-ecosystem-driven insurance business and provides an initial view of this emerging business model. It covers stories of some of the early movers as well ...
This IDC Perspective covers AI/ML business risks and potential negative business impact if not mitigated appropriately. It provides an AI governance framework for building and deploying trustworthy and ethical AI. The document reviews the ...
This IDC Perspective discusses the role of EPP and EDR as endpoint protection techniques.
PC-era signature-based endpoint protection techniques were rendered helpless due to the "patient zero" effect. Ultimately, the reactive signature ...
This IDC Perspective discusses how new technologies can remove supply chain barriers and solve the last-mile delivery problem to achieve a frictionless supply chain.
Consumers are increasingly making purchasing decisions based on what ...
This IDC Perspective introduces the future of digital innovation and the digital innovation supply chain. Software is becoming a bigger piece of how every enterprise competes. The enterprise is shifting from a pure software consumer of applications ...
This IDC Perspective explores the evolution of the Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) technology and services market. IPA is a strategic business imperative for enterprises to accelerate digital transformation by focusing on business process ...
This IDC Perspective considers the changing nature of development and the transitions of organizations from a role of software consumer, adding the roles of software development and software distribution to their historical role of sourcing ...
This IDC Perspective discusses the concept of the future of intelligence as expanded by a global team of IDC analysts. We highlight the capabilities that enable enterprises to achieve economies of intelligence and reap benefits such as productivity ...