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Below are some of our popular topics and verticals, but these are only a fraction of what IDC analysts explore. If you don't see what you're looking for, you can search the IDC research library for more.


Artificial Intelligence

Organizations need to plan for the next generation of intelligent applications based on cognitive/AI.

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Blockchain

Beyond cyptocurrency, blockchain is affecting everything from financial data to patient records and vote tabulation.

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Cloud

From security to APIs and data management, get research to plan your cloud strategies and priorities.

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Digital Transformation

IDC is dedicated to providing strategic insights for the digital transformation (DX) of organizations.

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Internet of Things

Connectivity management, analytics, security, blockchain, and data are only AI technology implementations.

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Security

The dynamic threat landscape, regulatory pressure, and architectural changes are expanding security spending.

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Energy

Leverage data and technology to improve operational excellence and create new information-based commodities.

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Financial

Secure yet agile infrastructure, and dynamic omni-channel customer experiences require expanding technologies.

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Government

Smart city and other technology initiatives are transforming the delivery of government services.

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Healthcare

Expanding technology changes are opening the door to value-based healthcare and knowledge-based medicine.

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Manufacturing

Manufacturers are accelerating the delivery of innovation through integrated products and services.

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Retail

Retail technology is blending online and personal experiences to engage customers in a frictionless manner.

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