IDC's Application Development, Testing and Management Services research examines the life cycle of application services from application development to testing and management in traditional project, outsourcing, and newer hosted cloud and mobile models. This service identifies the optimum market opportunities and sales strategies for different types of service providers and their partners, along with success characteristics for go-to-market and management strategies. Also covered are the evolving business models and technology shifts in support of mobile and cloud-based application development, testing, and management services.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Application outsourcing — packaged and custom management
Custom application development — application factory models
Testing service portfolios across traditional and cloud providers
Value propositions of application life-cycle services
Mobile enterprise application life-cycle service trends
Global spending for traditional AM, hosted AM, application development, and testing services
The impact of cloud, mobility, componentization, and collaboration on the AD and AM markets
Emergence of online development models (PaaS) and impacts on traditional ADM
Worldwide Application Management Forecast and Analysis
Top 10 Application Outsourcers
Worldwide Hosted AM Forecast and Analysis
Worldwide Testing Services Forecast and Analysis
Custom and Modular Application Development: Evolution of Delivery Models
Mobile Enterprise Application Development and Testing Services
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Project and Outsourced Testing Services
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
How are disruptive forces like cloud, mobility, and agile frameworks changing how enterprises adopt application life-cycle services and address enterprise portfolio transformation?
How will service providers bridge traditional models with cloud extensions to social media and mobile enablement, addressing the cost, scalability, and performance needs of the enterprise?
How are customers seeking to adapt contract commitments in traditional ADM models with cloud models as application portfolios evolve?
How is the application value chain of services changing as traditional models coexist with private or public cloud-based hosted models and mobile requirements?
Life-Cycle Value Chain Across Application Development, Testing, and Management Services
IDC's Application Development, Testing and Management Services research examines how service providers are positioning themselves to compete in the traditional and newer hosted cloud and mobile application development, testing, and management markets. This service reviews the strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the application services markets, including:
Accenture, Amazon, AT&T, Atos , British Telecom, Capgemini, CGI, Cognizant, Compuware (Gomez), CSC, Dell, Deloitte, Fujitsu, Google, HCL, HP, IBM Global Services, Infosys, Mahindra IT and Business Services, Microsoft, Oracle, Orange Business Services, Salesforce.com, SAP, Skytap, Soasta, Sonata Software,Sprint, Symphony, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Unisys, Verizon, Wipro, and Xerox (ACS).
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Unparalleled Coverage of End-User Requirements Across Vertical Industries
Whether you are a technology buyer or provider, IDC Insights' research translates today's global end-user requirements and trends into business opportunities for your organization. With dedicated businesses targeting energy, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail, IDC provides unmatched integration of global technology and vertical industry expertise to deliver industry-specific customer intelligence that gives clients a powerful business advantage.