rssbigdata IDC RSS alerts Accelerated Computing Is Quickly Gaining Traction as Enterprises Seek to Manage Cognitive Workloads, According to IDC In a recent survey, IDC found that accelerated computing is quickly gaining traction in the enterprise as businesses embrace these technologies to overcome the limitations of CPUs. Research Press Release Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT 2017年 国内企業の人材戦略と人事給与ソフトウェア市場 動向調査:業務の自動化など働き方改革の取り組みが始動 <P>国内企業の働き方改革は、多くの企業が労務管理の体制強化を目指す段階にあるが、先進的な企業では社員間のシナジーを生むコミュニケーションの高度化で生産性を向上し、継続的な事業拡大を担う人材活用に向けて動き出している。</P><P>「国内企業は人事領域におけるICT活用で、これまで培ってきた組織対応の強さに加え、個々の従業員の個性や専門性を事業に生かすべきである。ICTを働き方改革に活用することで、取り組みの可視化、効果測定、新規プロジェクトへの最適な人材配置の実現を早期化する。今後の働き方改革の成熟度に合わせ、コグニティブ/AIシステムを軸にした国内のHR Techが活性化する」とIDC Japan ソフトウェア&セキュリティのシニアマーケットアナリストである、もたい 洋子は述べている。</P> Industry Development and Models Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Yoko Motai Worldwide Dynamic Data Management Systems Forecast, 2017–2021 <P>This IDC study forecasts the dynamic data management systems market for 2017–2021. It includes forecast assumptions, advice for technology suppliers, significant market developments, and a comparison of this forecast's historical trend context, viewed in light of five years of history both in actual U.S. dollars and in constant currency. </P><P>"Although DDMS products are expanding their range of functionality, each remains grounded in a specific area of maximum value," said Carl Olofson, research vice president for Data Management Systems software market research at IDC. "It is important always to stress that value proposition. DDMS products are excellent candidates for public cloud deployment, since they all tend to emphasize dynamic scalability and adaptability, both of which are characteristics well supported in the public cloud."</P> Market Forecast Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Carl W. Olofson 国内BDAテクノロジー/サービス市場予測、 2017年~2021年 <P>本調査レポートは国内BDAテクノロジー/サービス市場の2016年の実績と2017年~2021年の予測を提供している。実績、予測共に、インフラストラクチャ、サービス、ソフトウェアの3つの市場セグメントに分けて分析を行った。また、BDAテクノロジー/サービス市場のサブセットであるビッグデータテクノロジー/サービス市場についても分析を行っている。</P><P>IDC Japan ソフトウェア&セキュリティのマーケットアナリストである草地 慎太郎は、「国内市場ではユーザー企業においてBDAテクノロジーを活用するためのデベロッパーやエンジニアのリソースが不足する傾向にあり、従来のシステムインテグレーション同様にITサプライヤーに依存する傾向が継続すると予測している。国内企業のDXへの取り組みを十分に支援するためにBDAサービスに対応したサービスの開発やデリバリーへのリソース投入が求められる」と分析している。</P> Market Forecast Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Shintaro Kusachi Driving Digital Transformation in the Retail Ecosystem <P>This IDC Survey includes comprehensive insights into the market dynamics currently shaping the IT services landscape of the retail industry in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) based on the findings of IDC's 2017 Annual Business and IT Services Survey. This study analyzes the spending intentions of IT and line-of-business buyers in the retail industry engaging with external SPs to build or implement innovation initiatives using digital transformation (DX). This report highlights a retail organization's digital transformation adoption patterns and its focus on DX initiatives.</P><P>The survey was conducted between December 2016 and January 2017, and 1,302 business and IT services decision makers across industries were interviewed among 13 APEJ markets.</P><P>"The retail industry in Asia/Pacific is at the forefront of digital transformation, with investments in DX technologies expected to double by 2019. Reinforcing this trend, we see retailers across Asia/Pacific clearly prioritizing the improvement of their networks, cybersecurity, and datacenters to build foundational capabilities that further expand digital initiatives across their business ecosystems. Service providers and vendors need to adapt their offerings, integrating 3rd Platform technologies with core retail functions to help retailers in the journey to converge their digital and physical channels," says Rijo George Thomas, senior market analyst, IDC's Asia/Pacific Business and IT Services Research.</P> IDC Survey Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Rijo George Thomas, Cathy Huang Worldwide Competitive Public Cloud Platform as a Service Forecast, 2017–2021 <P>This IDC study presents a view of PaaS revenue from the historical year 2016 through the 2017–2021 forecast period. It includes high-level breakdowns of PaaS submarkets and geographic regions and offers analysis of key trends, including revenue growth drivers and inhibitors.</P><P>"Digital disruption of multiple industries continues to grow with start-ups leveraging new information sources and automating traditional business processes," says Larry Carvalho, research manager, IDC's Platform as a Service. "Traditional enterprises have to initiate new business initiatives leveraging new platform technologies while migrating and refactoring their current IT environment. With the increase in data and the need for analytics harvested using information from a variety of sources, applications that are needed to leverage value from data will continue to grow PaaS revenue over the next few years."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Larry Carvalho Amazon: AWS Platform Expansions and Their Impact on XaaS Markets in South Africa <P>Amazon and its expanding AWS portfolio is well positioned to target South African and African enterprise customers. Innovations based around databases and data management (e.g., Redshift Spectrum, AuroraDB, DynamoDB Accelerator), security, development, and machine learning offer immediate benefits and present opportunities for strategic alignments in the future. While the complexity of the AWS platform may be a concern, it nevertheless provides niches for local partners to offer additional value. The moves by international top-tier providers (notably Microsoft) to offer locally-based cloud solutions may increase pressure on Amazon to follow suit in the near future.</P> Market Note Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Jonathan Tullett, Mervin Miemoukanda How Are Pharmaceutical Companies Using Big Data and Analytics Within Their Organizations? <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight looks at pharmaceutical industry sentiment and spending on big data and analytics initiatives — including discussion of key drivers influencing investment and expectations for the future.</P><P>This Survey Spotlight is based on IDC's <I>201</I><I>7</I> <I>Industry </I><I>IT </I><I>and</I> <I>Communications Survey, </I>carried out in April 2017 across multiple industries.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Alan S. Louie, Ph.D., Michael Townsend Influence of Cloud and AWS in the Australian Energy Market <P>IDC Energy Insights attended the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit Sydney held from April 4 to 6, 2017. This document highlights the key themes and announcements made at the event that will impact the Australian energy industry. The summit showcased customer success stories from companies across a range of different industries with operations spread across the globe. This IDC Perspective focuses on how AWS is helping oil and gas and utility companies deliver their business visions. "It is essential that companies find their own journeys into the cloud and steer away from being a follower in the herd," says Sparshy Saxena, senior market analyst, IDC Energy Insights.</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Sparshy Rajeev Saxena, Emilie Ditton Open Source Technologies for Upstream Oil and Gas <P>This IDC Perspective examines what chief information officers (CIOs) are doing with regard to leveraging open systems in upstream oil and gas. The document is specifically geared toward the offices of chief information officers and their direct reports in the oil and gas (O&G) businesses. Readers will be able to make comparisons with peers in the industry on metrics such as IT objectives and spending priorities. The main focus of this document is on the key enabling open systems technologies and approaches for reducing costs and improving upstream efficiencies.</P><P>According to Chris Niven, research director, IDC Energy Insights, "Oil and gas companies are faced with challenges for managing the continuous growth and magnitude of new and various data types in upstream to realize value from all this data. Companies are evaluating build versus buy for analytics solutions, and some companies are leveraging open systems to manage data and run analytics applications."</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Chris Niven