Digital Transformation: The Professional Services Opportunity
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IDC's Digital Transformation: The Professional Services Opportunity provides IT buyers and IT vendors with analysis on digital transformation initiatives. Coverage includes strategy and implementations of cloud services and the intersection of cloud with business analytics, enterprise mobility, and enterprise social technology. The people and business process changes required to enable digital transformation are also covered. Professional services opportunities related to the Internet of Things and cognitive systems are explored, including analysis of industrial organizations (i.e., non-traditional IT vendors) that compete to provide related IT professional services.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Professional service offerings for business and IT cloud services, business analytics, enterprise mobility, and social technologies
  • Emerging professional services opportunities related to the Internet of Things and cognitive systems
  • Competitive profiles of service firms offering digital transformation professional services
  • Case studies of major digital transformation services initiatives to examine ROI and organizational, cultural, and people challenges
  • End-user surveys describing adoption trends, spending intentions, and market drivers and inhibitors related to implementing any combination of the four pillars of IDC's 3rd Platform

Core Research

  • Worldwide and U.S. Digital Transformation Professional Services Forecast and Analysis
  • Worldwide Digital Transformation Professional Services Vendor Competitive Analysis
  • Adoption Patterns for Digital Transformation Professional Services and Spending Intentions for Consulting and Professional Services
  • Case Studies and Vendor Profiles of Digital Transformation Implementation Initiatives

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

  1. What are the emerging market trends with respect to professional service offerings for the digital transformation?
  2. What strategies are service firms adopting, and how are they adjusting their portfolios to respond to new market needs?
  3. Which service firms can best leverage the increasing market demand for digital transformation services?
  4. How do organizations drive digital transformation using elements of the four pillars?
  5. How can organizations evaluate which professional services providers to consider when implementing digital transformation?

Meet the Experts
Gard Little
Research Director, Digital Transformation Professional Services Research
Rebecca Segal
VP, Global Services Markets and Trends
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