TECH BUYER Oct 2021 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US47148621

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Future of Digital Innovation 2022 Predictions

By:

Nancy Gohring
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Al Gillen
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Mickey North Rizza
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Gina Smith, PhD
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Kevin Permenter
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John O'Brien
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George Mironescu
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Jim Mercer
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Peter Marston
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Gard Little
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Chris Zhang
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Linus Lai
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Lara Greden
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Arnal Dayaratna
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Gary Chen
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, Juliana Beauvais,
Melinda-Carol Ballou
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Lizzie Li
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Jennifer Thomson
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Mark Thomason
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Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Future of Digital Innovation 2022 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2026, Enterprises that Successfully Generate Digital Innovation Will Derive Over 25% of Revenue from Digital Products, Services, and/or Experiences

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Prediction 2: By 2022, Organizations that Allocate 50%+ of Their Software Development Projects to Customer-Facing Initiatives Will See Revenue Grow 15% Faster Compared with Those That Focus More on Internal Projects

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Prediction 3: To Help Alleviate the Developer Skills Shortage, 55% of Organizations Will Use Cloud Marketplaces and Tech Start-Up Acquisitions as Their Most Important Approaches to Software Sourcing by 2024

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Prediction 4: By 2024, Companies That Have Already Invested in Building a Developer Ecosystem Will Expand Their Customer Base by 25%

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Prediction 5: Securing the Software Supply Chain Will Be a Core Competency Embraced by 75% of Large Digital Innovators by 2023

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Prediction 6: By 2023, Traditional Distribution Models Crumble as 20% of Businesses in Some Sectors Use Technology to Go Direct to Customers, Seeking to Improve Customer Satisfaction and Product Development

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Prediction 7: By 2026, 30% of Software Development Teams Will Be Focused on Turning Traditional Products into Outcomes as a Service

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Prediction 8: Half of the Global 500 Will Have Insourced Software Development Significantly by 2025, Exacerbating the Software Engineering Skills Shortage and Fueling Interest in Software Development Efficiencies

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Prediction 9: By 2024, 55% of Successful Digitally Innovative Products Will Be Built by Teams That Include People with Creative, Critical Thinking, Analysis, and Automation Skills as Well as Software Engineers

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Prediction 10: By 2025, 75% of Newly Developed Applications Will Include Some Automatically Generated Code, Freeing up Humans to Focus on Development Tasks That Are Not Easily Automated

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Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

Pervasive Disruption Continues — Volatility, Opportunity, and Resilience

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

Digital Ecosystem — Thriving in a Multiplatform World

Workforce Outlook — Redefining Teams, Reinventing Models, and Rethinking Leadership

Engagement Reimagined — From Responsive to Anticipatory

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