TECH BUYER Oct 2020 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US46942020
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2021 Predictions
By: Rick VillarsGroup Vice President Worldwide Research, Holly MuscolinoResearch Vice President, Content Strategies and the Future of Work, Wayne KurtzmanResearch Director, Social and Collaboration, Serge FindlingVice President of Research, Digital Transformation, Ritu JyotiGroup Vice President, Worldwide Artificial Intelligence and Automation Research Practice Global AI Research Lead, Dan VessetGroup Vice President, Analytics and Information Management, Mario MoralesGroup Vice President, Enabling Technologies and Semiconductors, Jennifer CookeResearch Director, Edge Strategies, Deepak Mohan, Jonathan LangResearch Manager, Worldwide IT/OT Convergence Strategies, Al GillenGroup Vice President, Software Development and Open Source, Mickey North RizzaProgram Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce, Carrie MacGillivrayGroup Vice President & General Manager, WW Telecom, Mobility & IoT Research, Ashish NadkarniGroup Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group
This IDC study presents the top 10 predictions and key drivers for the IT industry for the next five years. It highlights the midterm and long-term challenges that enterprise IT teams face as they navigate their ongoing response to the business disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and seek to gain competitive advantage in the next normal.
According to Rick Villars, group vice president, Worldwide Research, IDC, "The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted that the ability to rapidly adapt and respond to unplanned/unforeseen business disruptions will be a clearer determiner of success in our increasingly digitalized economy. A large percentage of a future enterprise's revenue depends upon the responsiveness, scalability, and resiliency of its infrastructure, applications, and data resources."
Artificial Intelligence Software and Strategies , Business Analytics and Decisioning Software , CIO and Technology Professionals Agenda , Cloud to Edge Datacenter Trends , Collaboration, Communities and Conferencing , Core and Edge Computing Platforms , Enabling Technologies: DRAM and NAND Memory , Enabling Technologies: Networking and Communications Infrastructure , Enabling Technologies: Processors and Architectures , Enterprise Applications , Enterprise Applications and Strategies , Executive Information , Future of Digital Innovation - Agenda , Future of Work - Agenda , IDC Telecommunications Insights: Technology Priorities and Strategies , Infrastructure as a Service Strategies , Whole Cloud Strategies , Worldwide IT/OT Convergence Strategies