target audience: TECH BUYER Publication date: Oct 2020 - Document type: IDC FutureScape - Doc Document number: # US46942020
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2021 Predictions
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."