Get the Guidance You Need to Become a "Future Enterprise"

Let IDC’s guides help you lead your digital transformation journey, outlining key stages, requirements and goals for IT leaders.

Where do I start?

Simply choose a Future Enterprise topic from below to see related Guides, or learn more about Future IT and your organization’s maturity.

  • Future IT Self-Assessment

    Take the IDC Future IT Maturity Assessment, to see how you compare with peers.

  • Future Enterprise Planning Guides

    Select Planning Guides that most benefit you from topics from Ops to Innovation.

  • Future IT Maturity Assessment

    Organizations can’t transform to a Future Enterprise without the foundation of Future IT.

Digital Enterprise Research

Digital Enterprise

CIOs set the IT organization on the right course and enable their Future Enterprise to build resiliency and thrive in the next normal.

  • Connectedness

    Create Pervasive Experiences

  • Operations

    Pivot Operations from throughput and Efficiency to Market-Responsive

  • Customer Experience

    Create Empathy with Customers at Scale

  • Industry Ecosystems

    Define the New Value in the Digital Economy

  • Trust

    Engender Trust with Customers

  • Digital Infrastructure

    Ensure Reliable Digital Services and Experiences

  • Intelligence

    Develop into an Intelligent Organization

  • Work

    Create a Dynamic Work Model

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DX Taxonomy & Use Cases

IDC has developed hundreds of use cases for digital programs in over 15 industries. The cases outline specific projects, goals, business outcomes and key technologies. Chose strategic priorities, zero in on programs, and get a long-term plan to achieve your strategic priorities.

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