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IDC Sourcing Advisory Service Team

Brian E. Clarke

Group Vice President, Pricing Evaluation and Sourcing Advisory Services

Chris Murphy

Program Vice President, Sourcing Advisory Services

Eileen Smith

Program Director, Customer Insights & Analysis

Meredith Whalen

Senior Vice President, IT Executive, Software, Services and Industry Research

Teodora Tafrova

Senior Research Analyst, Pricing Evaluation Services

Aaron Polikaitis

Vice President of Research, Vendor Sourcing and Management

Terry Culbreth

Adjunct Research Advisor, Pricing Evaluation Service

Thomas Talasch

Adjunct Research Advisor, Sourcing Advisory Service

Eugene Talasch

Adjunct Research Advisor, Sourcing Advisory Service

New Research

This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide dat...
This IDC Perspective discusses the challenges related to rationalizing complex outsourced IT in enterprises that are moving to a digital business model. Digital transformation requires the evaluation and streamlining of vendor-managed techn...
This IDC Perspective highlights some potential risks related to cloud sprawl and offers advice on key actions that may be taken to assess and mitigate such risks. Cloud-based technologies have changed the way the world manages IT. Applicati...
U.S. IT Budget Allocation, 2017

Dec 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43276717

by: Suya XiongEileen Smith

This IDC Perspective provides a data-driven overview of the current trends of IT spending across industry sectors. It is intended to assist CIOs, IT executives, and line-of-business technology professionals in identifying high-level spendin...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spendi...
How to Break Through the Digital Transformation Deadlock

Nov 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43170917

by: Meredith Whalen

This IDC Perspective discusses how to break through the digital transformation deadlock. To assist organizations in digitally transforming, IDC has created a leadership framework, Accelerated Pathways to Digital Transformation, designed to ...
This IDC Perspective highlights some potential risks related to the "indirect use" of software that many enterprises are not aware of and offers advice on key actions that may be taken to assess and mitigate such risks. The document explore...
This IDC Survey provides the results from a survey conducted by IDC's Customer Insights and Analysis Group to understand current and future IT spending and adoption plans. Cloud prioritization, adoption, and investment plans were explored i...
This IDC Perspective provides an overarching vision for the technology architecture that organizations need to strive toward to scale digital transformation (DX) initiatives across the enterprise. It will form the basis for a series of foll...
For Digital Transformation Manage Business Not Categories

Sep 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43047317

by: Aaron Polikaitis

This IDC Perspective discusses how DX requires focus on business not categories.Category management is a practice that has been successfully leveraged to drive savings from the rationalization of technology categories used across enterprise...