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Filtering Search Results

Filters are an excellent way to refine your search if you have a lot of results. You will learn to use Quick Filters and Advanced Filters to reduce your results to only what you need.

Accessing Planned Research

The planned research section lets you look ahead to upcoming research. You will learn the various ways you can access planned research as well as how to filter and export your results.

Getting the Best Out of myIDC

The myIDC section gives you easy access to view only your research, set up preferences and customize your experience. You will learn to navigate through the available options, as well as other functions you may find useful, such as creating Alert notifications and using your bookcase.

How to Utilize the IDC Dashboard

The new personalized IDC Dashboard offers a consolidated view and easy customization of the following: custom alerts, curated must-read research by theme, research folders, and key analyst you wish to follow.

Overview

The IDC Spending Guide Query Tool is a powerful, user friendly analytical platform that allows you to interact with your data. You will use a visual interface to uncover the trends in evolving technology markets.

Info

View Only tab for Black Book or Spending Guide data that provides key product data including: product release updates, product market overviews, Press Releases, Query Tool enhancements, Downloads, Subscription Details, Delivery Schedules, Taxonomy Documents, Exchange Rates, and more.

View

To assist you in displaying Black Book or Spending Guide data visually. It allows clients to use the View tab to create interactive charts, graphs and dashboards while filtering on dataset, data attributes, timeframe and measures.

Query

Clients leverage the Query tab as a way to create, save and share custom-built Black Book or Spending Guide queries. You may analyze datasets by applying filters, measures, multiple currencies, sorting, ranking and exporting tables (all specific to the dimensions in the clients contract).

Export

Utilize the export tab when clients need to create, save, share and export larger Black Book or Spending Guide data sets to download and open on your desktop use the Export tab. This allows you the ability to filter and select needed data attributes, measures and currencies.

Overview

The IDC Tracker Query Tool is a powerful, user friendly analytical platform that allows you to interact with your data. You will use a visual interface to uncover the trends in evolving technology markets.

Info

You will find product market overviews all in one place on the Info tab including Tracker Updates, Press Releases, Downloads, Subscription Details, Delivery Schedules, Taxonomy Documents, Exchange Rates, and more.

View

To assist you in displaying Tracker data visually you can use the View tab to create interactive charts, graphs and dashboards while filtering on dataset, data attributes, timeframe and measures.

Query

You can use the Query tab as a way to create, save and share custom-built Tracker queries. You may analyze datasets by applying filters, measures, multiple currencies, sorting, ranking and exporting tables.

Export

When you need to create, save, share and export larger Tracker data sets to download and open on your desktop use the Export tab. This allows you the ability to filter and select needed data attributes, measures and currencies.