Busy executives rely on IDC's Global IT Advisor service for its flexible, cross-disciplinary research coverage, granularity in market information and analysis, and timely delivery. Company profiles, technology forecasts, market trends, and competitive and international market analyses are critical to helping you stay apprised of the IT marketplace. Many IT decision makers rely on this service for strategic IT planning support and vendor validation as well as vendor road maps and product insights. IDC's Global IT Advisor service is designed for a select client base whose needs vary across a range of technology areas, including IT, consulting, industrial, advertising/public relations, publishing/media, and retail.
Our global market intelligence addresses issues that are critical to your success:
- Identify and evaluate business development opportunities around the world
- Assess and select the best technologies, IT suppliers, and products
- Support and maximize the value of your recommendations
- Capitalize on market change
- Enhance your IT knowledge
Through the dedicated Analyst-Account Manager, clients have access to the global expertise of more than 1,000 industry and market experts. IDC analysts can help you extend your in-house planning and intelligence; obtain strategic and tactical advice on specific markets, companies, technologies, and products; and provide third-party validation.
Clients receive a pool of inquiry hours. These hours may be applied toward inquiry time with IDC analysts, consulting engagements, onsite analyst presentations, custom telebriefings, event registrations, and/or the purchase of additional IDC products.
IDC's personalized Internet site allows instant access to the most up-to-date information and analysis anytime, anywhere.
IDC events cover the hottest trends shaping the IT and communications industries. IDC clients receive invitations to participate in conferences, breakfast briefings, telebriefings, Web conferences, and other IDC events held throughout the year.
IDC's research activities span a wide range of topics, including the following:
- Computer systems
- Contract manufacturing
- Infrastructure software
- IT services
- IT support and integration
- Small business
- Software application development and deployment
- Software application and information access
IDC's Custom Research and Go-to-Market Solutions harness the power of global research, thought leadership, and innovative best practices to drive your business forward. With proven approaches and research-backed methodologies, IDC helps you:
IDC Custom Solutions develops and delivers programs designed around your specific business goals using a foundation of research and insights across technologies, geographies, and industries as well as expertise across practice areas that span strategy, sales and marketing, and business measurement and management. Go here to view our overview video.
Whether you are a technology buyer or provider, IDC Insights' research translates today's global IT professional 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.
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