TECH BUYER Oct 2020 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US46910220

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions and 3D Printing 2021 Predictions

By:

Tim Greene
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Jacqui Hendriks
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Mick Heys
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Eiji Ishida
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Keith Kmetz
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Amy Machado
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, Tomoko Mitani,
Robert Palmer
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Reid Paquin
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Maggie Tan
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, Kenneth Ken Ru Tham
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IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions and 3D Printing 2021 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2021, 35% of Large Global Enterprises Will Plan to Reduce Their Print Fleets by at Least Half Due to a New Style of Work Established Under COVID-19

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Prediction 2: By 2023, 45% of G2000 Companies Will Accelerate the Implementation of Zero-Paper Workflows, Resulting in a 75% Reduction of Paper-Based Processes

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Prediction 3: By 2023, 60% of Companies Will Adopt Cloud Print Management Across Their Organizations to Drive Operational Benefits and Accommodate the Growing Virtual Workforce

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Prediction 4: By 2022, 30% of Organizations Will Enter into Contractual Agreements That Span Home Printing Due to COVID-19

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Prediction 5: By 2024, 90% of Providers Must Have Sustainability Initiatives That Force Digital Transformation of Sourcing, Production, and Manufacturing of Printed Goods and Services

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Prediction 6: By 2022, Online Retailers Will Take Advantage of the eCommerce Boom and Use Customer Data for Personalized Packaging Print to Increase Total Sales Revenue by at Least 20%

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Prediction 7: By 2025, Over 50% of Global Garment and Décor Printing Will Be Driven by Industry 4.0 Information and Production Systems

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Prediction 8: By 2022, 60% of Global Firms Operating in Highly Regulated Industries Will Need to Source Print Infrastructure Locally to Meet Cybersecurity Law Requirements and Avoid Import Tariffs/Levies

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Prediction 9: By 2023, 40% of Manufacturers Will Utilize Manufacturing-as-a-Service Marketplaces That Combine Additive and Subtractive Processes to Improve Speed, Flexibility, Costs, Innovation, and Resiliency

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Prediction 10: By 2025, Healthcare Providers Worldwide Will Realize Operational Cost Savings of 5%, or Over $500 Billion, Based on Adoption and Utilization of 3D Printing

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Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Accelerated Disruption — Crisis, Resilience, and Opportunity

Strategic Innovation — Shaping the Future Enterprise Today

The Next Normal — Resilient Business and Operating Models

Intelligence Everywhere — Data Drives Action

Rethinking Globalization — Disruptions Challenge Resilience

Digital Platform — Ecosystems at Scale

Work Transformation — Redefining Teams, Skills, and Leadership

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