idcpressreleases http://www.idc.com/rss/2672.do IDC RSS alerts New IDC Tech Marketing Barometer Study Finds Marketers Are Optimistic About Budget Growth – Led by 3rd Platform Companies http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24815714 IDC's CMO Advisory Service found that two-thirds of senior marketers at technology companies are expecting budget increases for 2014, with marketing budgets forecast to increase 1.5-2.5% overall. Research Press Release Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Energy Retailers Scaling Up Growth and Innovation in Their IT Budgets for Successful Customer Operations, Says IDC Energy Insights http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prIT24815214 MILAN, April 22, 2014 — IDC Energy Insights' latest survey of global utilities reveals that competition is driving utility retailers to invest in better-performing customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions, additional analytic capabilities, modern IT platforms, and more agile data storage facilities. Research Press Release Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT The Asia/Pacific PC Market Declined Year-on-Year For The Eighth Consecutive Quarter in Q1 2014, Reports IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prSG24814614 Tracker Press Release Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT IDC Financial Insights Unveils Results from 2014 Consumer Payments Survey http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24809314 IDC Financial Insights today announced a new report, “Business Strategy: Results from the 2014 Consumer Payments Survey,” (Document # FI247805) which polled U.S. consumers in regard to emerging payment methods and technologies. Research Press Release Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT PC Shipments in EMEA Stabilized During the First Quarter of 2014, Says IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUK24808714 According to IDC, PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 21.8 million units in the first quarter of 2014, which resulted in a decline of 1.1% in comparison with the same quarter last year. Tracker Press Release Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT New IDC Maturity Model Examines Big Data and Analytics in Financial Services http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24808014 – IDC Financial Insights today announced the availability of a new report, “Best Practices: IDC Maturity Model Benchmark – Big Data and Analytics in Financial Services,” (Document # FI247837) designed to help institutions assess their level of maturity in big data and analytics (BDA) against market and industry benchmarks. Research Press Release Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Major Cloud Service Providers Slash Prices; Threaten Smaller Players’ Existence: IDC Warns http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prSG24806914 Research Press Release Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT Shift of Market Focus for Thailand UC&C Vendors in 2014: IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prTH24810214 Despite political crisis and economic recession in the country in late 2013, Thailand unified communications & collaboration (UC&C) market grew in terms of revenues around 13.3% in the second half of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, and increased over the first half of 2013 by 12.8%. Tracker Press Release Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT IDC Health Insights Predicts WE Investments in Clinical Mobility Will Reach $2.4 Billion in 2014 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUK24805514 London, April 15, 2014 — IDC Health Insights recently revealed Western European healthcare providers' 2014 clinical mobility trends and investments in a report, How European Healthcare Providers Progress Along the 4Cs of Clinical Mobility (IDCHI #HIOH02W, March 2014). Based on the results of a survey of 179 healthcare IT and non-IT executives in Western Europe, this study analyzes the readiness of Western European providers for mobile, looking at their current adoption and investment plans in key technologies that will enable a comprehensive clinical mobility strategy. Research Press Release Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT IDC Health Insights Evaluates U.S. Population Health Management in New IDC MarketScape http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24805214 IDC Health Insights announced today the availability of a new IDC MarketScape, “IDC Marketscape: U.S. Population Health Management,” (Document # HI247880), designed to help healthcare executives define the emerging and often confusing population health management market. Research Press Release Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:00:00 GMT