Understand Business Requirements and Technology Options
Shape your future planning with research and analysis that helps technology executives identify new technologies and their impact in the near future.
See more of IDC's tools for technology exploration below.
What it is
Ten Predictions from IDC for the next 5 years to help you identify issues in a three-year planning cycle.
Succinct descriptions of the timeframe and magnitude of technology change deliver a framework to evaluate IT initiatives’ value to business strategy.
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Future of Connectedness 2022 Predictions — Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Implications
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Chief Marketing Officer 2022 Predictions
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Future of Intelligence 2022 Predictions
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Connected Devices 2022 Predictions
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2022 Predictions
What it is
Classifications of emerging technologies by their impact and peak adoption timeframe.
IDC TechScapes help you mitigate risk in new technologies adoption by helping you align strategy and risk tolerance.
- IDC TechScape: China Data Security Technologies Roadmap, 2022
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Technology Innovation in the Railways Industry, 2022
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Future of Industry Ecosystems Enabling Technologies, 2022
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Corporate Legal Technology, 2022
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Cloud Security Enabling Technologies, 2022
What it is
Outlines of new technologies that provide analysis of benefit, risk, adoption rate and costs.
IDC TechBriefs quickly bring you up to speed on new technologies.
- IDC TechBrief: Leveraging Ecosystems for a Holistic Human Services Approach to Advance Equity
- IDC TechBrief: Future of Digital Infrastructure — Dedicated Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
- IDC TechBrief: Future of Operations — Digital Engineering and OT Services
- IDC TechBrief: AI/ML Focus in M&E — Production, Distribution, and Monetization
- IDC TechBrief: Operational Data Intelligence Software