IDC Research Types
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- Financial announcements
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- Mergers and acquisitions or divestitures
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Methods and Practices
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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
Provides a study and interpretation of the results of a demand- or supply-side survey.
Vendor Needs and Strategies
This IDC Perspective discusses the necessity to have an ongoing IT reengineering evaluation process. The document highlights the need for an assessment process to go beyond IT technology, operational, and support aspects to include all business ...
This IDC Perspective discusses the ways that strategic architecture planning can be used to categorize, prioritize, sequence, and evaluate use cases to achieve strategic business priorities. There are many trade-offs, options, and opportunities, ...
This IDC Perspective details three IT skill development use cases and the usage of Pluralsight to solve these use cases. To unlock value, organizations often turn to the L&D function to help properly skill the IT organization. And a ...
This IDC Perspective examines the current state of tying executive compensation plans to ESG performance goals and purpose-driven strategic objectives. At the current time, the majority of global enterprises continue to link executive compensation ...
This IDC Perspective reviews the findings of IDC's 2020 Worldwide Industry CloudPath Survey specifically for the banking industry. Cloud services, once limited as a deployment vehicle for software providers ...
Banks and other financial institutions across the world have long identified data as being the key to unlock their hidden potential, which can lead to improvements in revenue, capabilities, and performance. However, a significant number ...
This IDC study describes the pursuit of lending excellence by Asia/Pacific banks and lending institutions through broadening and deepening their capabilities throughout various points of the lending life cycle. Lending excellence ensures ...
This IDC Perspective highlights the business model shift occurring in manufacturing whereby service has become a key driver of customer value. A servitization model that delivers product as a service is transforming the customer, technician, ...
This IDC Perspective is a guide to the future of digital infrastructure. It provides a foundation for making decisions about more cloud-centric technologies, ubiquitous deployment options, and automated IT operations. This transition depends ...
This IDC Perspective discusses what factors should go into the total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis of secondary storage all-flash arrays (AFAs) based on quad-level cell (QLC) media. Secondary storage all-flash arrays based on quad-level ...
This IDC Perspective brings together IDC's horizontal Future of Customers and Consumers (FoCC) research and applies an Asia/Pacific retail lens. Retailers can take this framework to retail transformation use cases and apply this to their ...
This IDC Perspective examines the Future of Trust from the perspective of European CISOs. Trust is a top priority for European enterprises from the CEO-level downward — particularly in terms of ensuring the success of DX initiatives, which ...
This IDC eBook provides an exclusive look at IDC's new Future of Connectedness research. It recognizes connectivity as a strategic element in maintaining, sustaining, and growing business operations. As organizations digitally transform ...
This IDC eBook, an exclusive look at IDC's new Future of Digital Infrastructure research, explains how the emerging digital infrastructure ecosystem will be built on a cloud foundation and take better advantage of flexible consumption and ...
This IDC Perspective looks at the deconstruction of enterprise applications and the movement toward more modern, modular, and transformational enterprise applications. Organizations are moving away from monolithic legacy enterprise applications ...
This IDC Perspective discusses key takeaways from the IDC European Retail Executive Digital Forum 2020, an online event that took place on October 20, 2020.
The next normal offers great opportunities for retailers that fully embrace ...
This IDC Perspective describes the future role of ERP applications in digital business ecosystems and the drivers for the need to transform ERP applications toward ecosystem-enabling ERP applications.
"Optimizing B2B operations and ...
This IDC Perspective summarizes key takeaways from Oracle Live: Cloud Applications, held September 29, and Oracle Virtual Analyst Summit: Oracle Cloud CX, held October 1. Both events focused on upcoming product releases, future product road ...
This IDC Perspective takes a long look at how and why organizations are engaging in secure DevOps (DevSecOps) practices to improve software development efficiency and business agility. The research examines trends and policies, and it presents ...
This IDC Perspective looks at the role of profitable proximity sourcing as an input to evolving supply chain orchestration and overall strategy.
"The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted concerns and priorities for many companies. While ...