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Mar 2016 - IDC Survey - Doc # EMEA41060416

How European Healthcare Providers Are Planning and Deploying Their Mobile Strategies

Authors: Adriana Allocato, Silvia Piai
On-line Presentation

This IDC Survey analyzes the results of the IDC European Vertical Markets Survey concerning mobile strategies in the Western European healthcare sector. In particular, it shows:

  • How healthcare providers are implementing their clinical mobile strategies through the choice of software deployment models and mobile operating environments
  • The list of corporate apps that are accessible or planned to be accessible through mobile

The IDC European Vertical Markets Survey is a landmark study of IT solutions, investment priorities, and emerging technologies in over 80% of the Western European economy. It covers areas such as:

  • Key business priorities, the role of line-of-business (LOB) managers in IT decisions, IT budget direction, channel selection, and an assessment of the major technology suppliers supporting digital transformation.
  • Short-term investment plans for traditional technologies spanning hardware, software, IT and business services, and telecom services, as well as security priorities and a wide range of industry-specific solutions.
  • Current adoption and future deployment plans for the four pillars of IDC's 3rd Platform — cloud, mobile solutions, social, and Big Data.
  • A detailed analysis of implementation plans and use cases for the Internet of Things (IoT).
  • An initial assessment of the major enablers of digital transformation, including familiarity, adoption, and future deployment plans for a range of Innovation Accelerators, including the IoT, cognitive systems, robotics, 3D printing, and natural interface.