TECH BUYER Oct 2019 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US45578619

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2020 Predictions

By: Serge FindlingVice President of Research, Digital Transformation, Marc StrohleinAdjunct Research Advisor, Joseph C. PucciarelliGroup Vice President & IT Executive Advisor

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IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2020 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2024, the IT Strategy for 80% of Digitally Advanced Organizations Will Evolve to a Broad, Flexible, Self-Service Mashup of Digital Tools to Replace the "Walled Garden" IT-as-an-Enabler Model

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Prediction 2: By 2023, 65% of CIOs Will Be Entrepreneurial Leaders Who Evolve Their Organizations into Centers of Excellence That Engineer Enterprisewide Collaboration and Innovation

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Prediction 3: Driven Both by Escalating Cyberthreats and Needed New Functionality, 65% of Enterprises Will Aggressively Modernize Legacy Systems with Extensive New Technology Platform Investments Through 2023

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Prediction 4: By 2023, as a Pillar of Their IT Multicloud Approach, 70% of IT Organizations Will Implement a Strategic Container/Abstraction/API Playbook to Enhance Application Portability and Hosting Flexibility

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Prediction 5: By 2022, 70% of IT Organizations Will Have Transitioned from Builders and Operators to Designers and Integrators of Digital Solutions That Come to Define Every Product, Service, or Process

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Prediction 6: Through 2023, 80% of IT Organizations Will Accelerate Software Development to Enable Them to Deploy at Least Weekly Code Updates/Revisions and Business Value Delivery

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Prediction 7: By 2022, as Innovation Becomes Synonymous with Disruption, 40% of CIOs Will Co-Lead Innovation, Articulating Digital Visions and Infusing Intelligence Enterprisewide

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Prediction 8: Through 2022, Deployment of Artificial Intelligence to Augment, Streamline, and Accelerate IT Operations Will Be a Principal IT Transformation Initiative for 60% of Enterprise IT Organizations

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Prediction 9: Through 2024, 75% of CIOs Will Reshape All IT Resources, Including Budgets, Assets, and Talent, to Support Real-Time Resource Allocation and Enterprise Agility, Dramatically Reducing Fixed Costs

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Prediction 10: By 2023, Driven by the Mandate to Deliver Engaging, Agile, Continuous Learning-Fueled Workspaces, 60% of CIOs Will Implement Formal Employee Experience Programs

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Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

The Age of Innovation: Driving the Future Enterprise

Accelerated Disruption: Navigating Business Challenges as Volatility Intensifies

The Platform Economy: Competing at Hyperscale

Sense, Compute, Act: Maximizing Data Value

Crisis of Digital Trust: Escalating Threats Mandate Strategic Responses

Intelligence Everywhere: AI's Opportunity and Implications

The Future of Work: Agile, Augmented, Borderless, and Reconfigurable

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