This document presents the top 10 predictions for Thailand's ICT sector. Each prediction is shaped by a common set of key drivers that provides a planning tool for technology leaders and their line-of-business counterparts to use in their IT strategic planning efforts. Thailand's ICT sector is challenged to survive the weak macroeconomic market, the opportunities presented by the 3rd Platform, and the realignment of vendor incumbencies this brings about.
"In 2016, Thailand's Digital Economy Master Plan can now be credibly supported by the country's ICT industry. We are now witnessing the transition to the digital transformation (DX) era, wherein enterprises will intensify their efforts in DX. At the same time, they will invest heavily in 3rd Platform technologies to remain competitive," says Michael Araneta, country manager, IDC Thailand. "This report calls for true leadership of CIOs to ensure that their enterprise can change quickly enough. The CIO must transform the IT organization into a true business transformation engine," he further said.
Advanced authentication, Application development services, Big Data analytics and discovery, Cloud-based partners, Customer relationship management applications, Digital transformation, Financial resource management, Global IT and economic markets, Governance, risk and compliance infrastructure, Hybrid clouds, Infrastructure and platform clouds, Internet of things, Multifunction peripherals