TECH BUYER Oct 2021 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US47131521

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT/OT Convergence 2022 Predictions

By:

Jonathan Lang
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Jan Burian
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Jennifer Cooke
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, Stacy Crook,
Mukesh Dialani
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Leif Eriksen
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Patrick Filkins
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Pete Finalle
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Stephanie Krishnan
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Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT/OT Convergence 2022 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: 40% of Organizations Will Utilize Vision Analytics in Operations by 2027, Moving Beyond Quality Inspection and Security Use Cases to Those Focused on Performance, Experience, and Safety

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 2: From 2021 to 2027, the Number of New Physical Assets and Processes That Are Modeled as Digital Twins Will Increase from 5% to 60%, Resulting in Operational Performance Optimizations

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Business Impact

Guidance

Prediction 3: By 2025, 40% of G2000 Firms Will Use AI, Data Governance, and a Transformed Organization to Develop a Resilient and Distributed Operational Decision-Making Framework That Drives 25% Faster Change Execution

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 4: By 2024, 30% of Industrial Organizations Will Incorporate Centralized Security Management Tools as a Foundational Component for Bridging the IT/OT Gap to Facilitate Contextualized OT Security

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 5: By 2024, 75% of New Operational Applications Deployed at the Edge Will Leverage Containerization to Enable a More Open and Composable Architecture Necessary for Resilient Operations

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 6: By 2024, 70% of G2000 Customers That Have IT/OT Initiatives Will Embark on New Programs or Double Their Spending with Service Partners as They Race to Infuse Digital Resiliency into Their Operations

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Business Impact

Guidance

Prediction 7: By 2026, over 35% of Industrial Organizations Globally Will Have Installed Private 5G Infrastructure to Accelerate Process Automation

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 8: By 2025, 30% of G2000 Manufacturers Will Embed Connected Technologies to Increase Product Reliability Using Operational Insights That Ensure Uptime and Support an Optimized Maintenance Supply Chain

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 9: By 2026, 70% of Lean Initiatives Will Apply IT and OT Converged Data to These Initiatives, Resulting in 10% Productivity Gains Compared with Nondigital Lean Initiatives

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 10: By 2023, 50% of Industrial Organizations Will Have Developed an Architecture for a Unified Data Management Strategy That Securely Prepares Operational Data for Broader Use Across the Enterprise

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Cybersecurity and Risk — The Threat Environment Just Keeps Scaling

The Future Enterprise — Thriving in a Jungle of Agile Innovation

Embracing Digital First — New Strategies for Complexity and Ubiquity

The Velocity of Connectedness — The Future Is Data in Motion

Intelligence on Demand — Navigating the Torrent of Data

Digital Ecosystem — Thriving in a Multiplatform World

Engagement Reimagined — From Responsive to Anticipatory

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