IDC Research Types
Provides complete background information on an IDC analyst. Each profile provides a biography, a notable quotation, a frequently asked question relevant to the particular analyst's focus, and a list of research authored by that analyst.
Lists the analyst members of a topical team. Outlines general areas of coverage and any specialties.
Provides rapid IDC insight and analysis about a significant industry event or conference, merger or acquisition, product announcement, or other fast-breaking news affecting the IT market.
Provides a short, quick look at an updated forecast and the changed assumptions behind the update. It updates a market forecast published in the same calendar year, identifies changed and key forecast assumptions, and highlights actions for participants to consider in light of the changes.
Provides coverage and analysis of an industry event, new product or service, or a company announcement or development.
Provides brief overview coverage of what is happening in a market.
Provides a concise, hard-hitting profile of an emerging vendor. A profile will highlight new players and technologies and the potential paradigm shifts or disruptions a vendor represents.
Illustrates IDC's keen analysis of major market trends in downloadable PowerPoints. Available as a free download the day it appears, an IDC Daily Graphic provides valuable material for speeches and strategic planning.
Provides published slides, audio, and other materials from IDC and Insights Web conferences, briefings, forums, or other events.
Delivers dependable, relevant, and high-impact data and insight to help organizations make sound business and technology decisions. eBusiness executives, IT professionals, IT suppliers, and services suppliers benefit from the strategic insight and networking opportunities IDC conferences offer. Generally, all presentation slides are available online, and for most conferences, streaming audio of key discussions is available as well.
Focuses on significant trends and paradigm shifts. Each Web conference will provide attendees with leading-edge market information that will enable them to make smart business decisions. For those unable to attend in person or those wishing to review the content presented, these synchronized multimedia presentations are available online.
Serves as a framework for IT/tech professionals' IT strategy and planning for the next one to three years. It lists IDC's top 10 worldwide technology trends for the coming one to three years in a given research area and includes related drivers, projected IT/business strategy impact, and guidance.
Helps IT/tech professionals develop a short list of suitable suppliers when selecting a vendor. Provides an unbiased assessment of tech suppliers in terms of offerings, strategy, capabilities, and other important factors in a given technology area.
Describes five stages of "maturity" or capability for a particular technology area, helps IT/tech professionals understand where their organizations fit within those stages, and provides guidance on key components for planning successful improvements to a tech initiative.
IDC MaturityScape Benchmark
Helps IT/tech professionals to benchmark their maturity against peers, develop a business case for a tech initiative, and build consensus about where critical IT investments should be made. Presents quantitative research results that show the market distribution for a given tech initiative across the five stages of maturity presented in the related IDC MaturityScape. Shows the results and components of particularly successful initiatives.
Gives IT/tech professionals insight into best practices (and practices to avoid) by providing specific use case examples implemented by peers. Identifies practices that have the most impact on the success of a tech or business initiative, and provides actionable guidance for each practice.
Helps IT/tech professionals to justify and plan a business and/or technology investment or opportunity by exploring why, what, who, and how (these are also the main section headings). Presents key players, critical success factors, risks, and actions to consider for a designated technology and/or business management area.
Helps IT/tech professionals with developing IT strategic plans and evaluating emerging technologies in terms of their risk to the business. Shows the adoption curve and risk levels over time for a specific emerging technology. Sorts technologies into three "adoption model" categories (transformational, incremental, opportunistic) to help tech leaders determine the potential impact for their organization.
Provides timely context and insight around important market trends and events in a short opinion piece. IDC Links provide IDC's point of view on:
- Financial announcements
- Product announcements
- Mergers and acquisitions or divestitures
- Response to news
Correlates the use of specific practices and superior performance as indicated by an analysis of the benchmarking database. Highlights any significant differences between industries. Conclusions provide a set of process priorities for improving a business case and advice on how to overcome change management issues.
Helps buyers to assess their business strategies and/or associated business processes, especially as they relate to the use of technology.
Methods and Practices
Provides a step-by-step description of a method or methods that can be applied. As appropriate, the report may compare the benefits and drawbacks of several methods.
Presents an article written by an Insights analyst on a topic of special interest to a target audience. This information has generally already appeared in an industry publication and is repackaged for display on the Insights Web site.
Helps buyers select the right IT supplier. The report helps buyers understand the various providers of a technology by providing analysis on market landscape, vendor profiles, vendor market share, and vendor assessments.
Presents an interactive spreadsheet tool for analyzing trends and activities in a specific market segment. These tables are available only through an annual subscription service.
Top 10 Predictions
Provides bold, well-conceived market predictions grounded in solid methodologies, primary research, and analyst experience. Lays out a clear road map to understanding major market opportunities and trends.
Provides the latest, select CIS forecast data, primary research survey findings, and critical IDC analyst opinion in a succinct, easy-to-digest PowerPoint format.
Presents a hypothesis about what is happening in the market backed by the results of a demand-side or supply-side survey. The focus is on interpreting and analyzing the survey results and providing a strong point of view along with actionable advice.
IDC Survey Spotlight
Answers a timely question and provides a strong opinion backed by IDC survey data. This is a quick nugget of information that is presented in two concise PowerPoint slides.
Provides an easy-to-use format to post on the Web presentations that were previously delivered at public forums (such as conferences and events) or for internal client meetings and client presentations. It may not come as part of a consulting/custom engagement.
Market Analysis Perspective
Delivers a concise current state view of a market and insight into the impact of future trends. Business executives, product managers, and MI/AR professionals can use this information when looking to understand buyers' perspectives and market impacts.
Announces significant corporate news, such as key hirings or promotions, performance milestones, event highlights, or speaking engagements.
Describes a research product. Usually details the major areas of coverage and deliverables, and outlines key questions and competitive market conditions that the research will address. Includes links to all published research for a research product.
Provides a detailed accounting and review of a vendor's programs, processes, products, service, satisfaction, and/or strategy in a target market. This knowledge helps clients reduce their risk of losing market share or enhance their position over the competition.
Customer Needs and Strategies
Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
Industry Developments and Models
Provides a detailed assessment of a specific target market's expansion pattern. This analysis helps clients develop and deploy the right mix of value-add products, programs, or services to support their sales and/or partnering efforts.
Provides an in-depth examination of the dynamics and future of a single market or a group of related markets. The Market Analysis is where we will typically present our forecasts and assumptions, using a key forecast assumptions table.
Provides the future of a single market or a group of related markets. It presents a new or updated market forecast, including key drivers and assumptions used in the forecast.
Provides data on market size, regional allocations, and platform splits as well as a summary of vendor shares for the most recently completed period (year, quarter).
Provides a onetime study produced by a research group that is not published as a deliverable under a subscription service.
Provides a study and interpretation of the results of a demand- or supply-side survey.
Highlights and emphasizes how IDC tracks the market while also making it easier for customers to find and identify IDC Taxonomy documents.
Provides an analysis of the intricacies of an emerging or established technology or the technologies contained within a specific product.
Vendor Needs and Strategies
Provides an in-depth analysis of a company, a small group of companies, a division of a company focused on a particular market, or a best practice that the company exemplifies.
This IDC Perspective looks at how the Belgian government harnessed the expertise of integrator DXC and PDF technology company iText to completely overhaul its records management system.
"The public sector is grappling with antiquated ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Mutaz Shegewi on the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide healthcare industry over the next one to five years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business ...
This IDC Perspective summarizes key takeaways from IDC's European Manufacturing Executive Digital Forum 2020, which took place on November 24, 2020. It summarizes the highlights of our partner and CXO community presentations from the perspective ...
This IDC Perspective looks at data in action in the Canadian marketplace. The initial focus of this study was to assess the role that data plays in industry disruption. What we found is that Big Data and analytics, on its own, does not drive ...
This IDC Perspective provides a view into how manufacturers have adapted to the challenges imposed by COVID-19, the investments still needed, and why the industry needs to embrace the future of work to succeed in the short term and long ...
For companies planning on digital patient engagement initiatives, it is important to closely examine the whole spectrum of use cases to spot the opportunities and the key benefits therein. This IDC PlanScape offers a comprehensive framework ...
本IDC 陈述报告描述了中国制造行业IT 2021年十大预测。报告为制造企业的高管提供了在未来的60 个月内制造业IT 及其IT 所支持的业务发展趋势，报告标识了这些预测发生作用的未来时间和受影响的业务领域，以及相对的复杂性和成本。每个预测包括IT 对业务的影响和对于制造企业的行动指南。
This IDC Perspective summarizes several of the top considerations that merchants should have when evaluating digital commerce application providers, as there are many different ways to approach the digital commerce application evaluation ...
This IDC PlanScape provides a road map for hospitality and travel companies to leverage digital transformation strategies to drive seamless, augmented experiences in the appropriate and desired settings, where physical contact with a human ...
This IDC Perspective provides analyst insights on the growing importance of eCOAs, especially in the post-COVID-19 world. Despite the world being hit by a horrific pandemic, the pharma and biotech industry has risen to the occasion and leveraged ...
IDC research has found that modernizing enterprise applications, especially those that support core business processes, is a top priority for enterprises in Asia/Pacific. This IDC Perspective discusses the motivation behind enterprises to ...
This IDC Perspective video series episode reviews the impact COVID-19 had on industry's focus on digital transformation and ongoing recovery efforts and areas of focus. Watch as IDC President, Crawford Del Prete; Chief Research Officer, ...
This IDC Perspective video series episode explores how students and their families are adjusting to the new normal of hybrid, remote, and increased virtual education options in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch as IDC President, Crawford ...
This IDC Perspective video series episode explores how retailers can close their digital transformation gaps and capitalize on changing customer expectations as the major holiday shopping season approaches. Watch as IDC President, Crawford ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Shawn McCarthy and Adelaide O'Brien offering relevant predictions that will impact national government agencies from now through 2024. Agency CIOs, program managers, and line-of-business ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Worldwide Utilities team on the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide utility industry over the next one to five years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business ...
This IDC Perspective discusses how COVID-19 has driven investment in contract life-cycle management and the importance and benefits of implementing contract life-cycle management tools. This document also discusses the common implementation ...
This IDC Perspective outlines major workplace trends, provides representative software vendor offerings in response to COVID-19, and makes recommendations for organizations with respect to workplace management applications. Organizations ...
This IDC Perspective explores selecting digital focus areas, overcoming challenges to demonstrating digital business value, and introducing as well as using new digital metrics. IDC's COVID-19 Impact on IT Spending Survey, ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Gerry Murray on the key developments that will impact the skills, practices, and technology needs of chief marketing officers (CMOs) and their teams as they learn to thrive in the next ...
This IDC Perspective examines the evolving relationship between OEMs and industrial operators, the digital twin technologies and approaches that offer the opportunity to aid in mutual value creation, and strategic considerations for each ...
This IDC Perspective summarizes key takeaways from IDC's European Manufacturing Executive Digital Forum 2020, which took place on November 24, 2020. The key theme of the IDC European Manufacturing Executive Digital Forum 2020 was about the ...
This IDC study provides an assessment of 14 vendors participating in digital transformation of sales and marketing processes in the life science industry. Digital transformation is occurring at a rapid pace in life science companies, including ...
This IDC Perspective looks at the criteria that enterprises should consider when evaluating IT savings, and it provides guidance on the appropriate areas to consider when looking to make a change.
"Enterprise customers have made it ...
本Conference Proceeding: Tech BuyerはIDC Japan ソフトウェア＆セキュリティ グループマネージャーである入谷 光浩による講演の内容をプレゼンテーションスライドと音声ファイルによって提供するものである。
This IDC Perspective focuses on Spanish gas distribution system operator Madrileña Red de Gas and the successful cloud transformation it carried out as part of a wider strategy to become more efficient and customer centric. It highlights ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC Retail Insights on the 2021 top 10 technology predictions and the drivers of change for the global retail industry over the next five years. As retailers continue to manage through pandemic-driven ...
This IDC MarketScape assesses the capabilities and strategies of worldwide service providers (SPs) in supporting and collaborating with the retail industry in defining and executing co-innovation strategies. Therefore, we consider the shared ...
IDC Worldwide ResearchのグループバイスプレジデントであるRick ...
This IDC Perspective analyzes a recent digital transformation to illustrate key factors of success. Using Denmark-based Grundfos as a case study, both the technical and nontechnical aspects of the implementation are described.
本プレゼンテーションは、世界と国内において2021年から2026年にかけて起こる、IT市場に関する主要な10項目の予測（Predictions）について議論する。世界市場については『IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2021 Predictions (Japanese)（IDC #JPJ46951620、2020年12月発行）』において詳述しており、本プレゼンテーションでは、国内市場のPredictionsにおいて、世界市場からの変更点に焦点を合わせて論じている。
This IDC MarketScape identifies the key criteria European education-sector stakeholders need to successfully select a vendor to deliver collaboration applications for all key processes, including pedagogical procedures.
This IDC Perspective is the CIO's guide to the future of connectedness, which will be a source of exponential challenge as CIOs move from pandemic response to enabling a robust next normal that allows access to everything, everywhere, anytime, ...
This IDC study examines the key strategies and capabilities that point-of-sale (POS) software vendors are offering in solutions for the quick-service restaurant (QSR) and fast-casual restaurant segments of the restaurant industry. The research ...
This IDC Perspective discusses IDC's European Future of Work Summit, held on November 10, 2020, as a virtual event. It summarizes key takeaways from keynotes and breakout sessions during the event.
"The Future of Work is a paradigm ...
The 2020 New Zealand CIO Summit provided insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way businesses are leveraging their digital road maps to create opportunities for growth. Overarching themes of trust, empathy, organisational ...
This IDC Perspective discusses how COVID-19 gave urgency to the need to identify individuals at the highest risk of a poor outcome if infected. Blue Shield of California, in collaboration with the data-science-as-a-service provider Cogitativo, ...
This IDC Perspective details three IT skill development use cases and the usage of Coursera to solve these use cases. To unlock this value, organizations often turn to the L&D function to help properly skill the IT organization. And ...
This IDC Perspective outlines what device as a service (DaaS) means. It discusses two case studies that highlight the driving and inhibiting factors on whether now is the right time for wearables to be embraced under the DaaS model.
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by the members of IDC's Global Print analyst team on key predictions emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic that will reshape the trajectory of this industry. Past perceptions of enterprise printing ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Device and Consumer Research Group Vice President, Tom Mainelli, on top predictions impacting IT buyers focused on new types of commercial endpoints. Join to learn how COVID-19 is accelerating ...
This IDC Web Conference presents a discussion by IDC's Supply Chain team on key predictions that will impact business processes and technology adoption in both manufacturing and retail supply chains over the next five years. Senior line-of-business ...
- 预测3：到2024年，45%的重复工作任务将通过使用由 ...