IDC's European Application Life-Cycle Services research provides clients with a comprehensive view of the investment strategies and decisions of European enterprises around application development, implementation, management, and testing engagements. The service further examines the impact of new delivery and sourcing models, such as offshoring and cloud services, on the application environment, as well as charting the competitive landscape for these services.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Application management market — discrete and embedded AM
Packaged, customer, and legacy application management
Custom application development, application consulting and implementation, and synergies with application management
Third-party testing services portfolios and value propositions
Application development and implementation
Adoption and evolution of application outsourcing models: traditional, offshore, hosted, cloud
Emergence of online development models (PaaS) in Europe and the impact on traditional application development and maintenance
Testing services adoption trends and market evolution
European Application Life-Cycle Services Market Forecast and Analysis, 2013–2017
European Testing Services Market Forecast and Analysis, 2013–2017
IDC European Enterprise Services Survey: Attitudes to Application Life-Cycle Services
European Application Life-Cycle Services Competitive Positioning - Vendor shares 2012 and Leadership Grid
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
What are the top investment priorities for European enterprises around the application environment?
Which segments of the application services market offer the best growth opportunities, and what is required of vendors to succeed in the market?
What is the competitive positioning of the major players?
What impact will new delivery and sourcing models, such as offshoring and cloud services, have on the application services marketplace?
What are the key decision criteria that enterprises employ to choose — and stay with — their application service supplier?
Application Life-Cycle Services
This service reviews strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the application services market, including:
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