This IDC study presents the IDC Energy Insights outlook for 2016 and the planning horizon for 24 months beyond, through the lens of the 10 predictions. These predictions make up, in our view, the framework for the planning and execution of technology-related initiatives of the IT and line-of-business (LOB) decision makers and influencers in the year ahead.
"Mining companies are seriously challenged and seeking to survive, but now is also the time for renewal and preparation," said Emilie Ditton, head, A/P Energy Insights. "Mining companies have not stopped spending. In fact, while cautious, they are looking to technology across automation, big data and analytics, and the cloud to find new sources of sustainable productivity and cost savings."