rssbigdata IDC RSS alerts How are European Utilities Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate their Digital Transformation in 2019? <P>This IDC Survey analyzes a portion of the <I>IDC Energy Insights Annual Survey</I> for the European utilities sector. The survey was carried out between July and October 2018, and targeted managers with IT responsibilities. The survey analyzes data for 220 European companies across 13 countries (France, Germany, the U.K., Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Poland, and the Czech Republic) from electric, gas, and water utilities.</P><P>This presentation focuses on:</P><UL><LI>Current adoption and future deployment plans for the four pillars of IDC's 3rd Platform — cloud (public and private), mobile solutions, social media for business, and Big Data and analytics (BDA)</LI><LI>Current adoption and future deployment plans for IDC's Innovation Accelerators (including Internet of Things or IoT, artificial intelligence or AI, robotics, 3D printing, and augmented/virtual reality or AR/VR) </LI><LI>Familiarity, current adoption, and future deployment of blockchain</LI></UL> IDC Survey Tue, 16 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Gaia Gallotti, Luiza Semernya Market Perspective: Latin America Digital Transformation in the Mining Sector <P>"The impact of the implementation of digital transformation strategies on the industry is enormous, for example, it is estimated that the potential global impact of implementing a remote operations center is US$77 billion dollars between 2016 and 2025 only for the industry, " says Patricio Soto, consulting manager, IDC Chile.</P> Market Perspective Fri, 12 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Patricio Soto Market Analysis Perspective: European Big Data 2018 <P>This Market Analysis Perspective gives an overview of the major players and technologies shaping the Big Data and analytics market in Western Europe. Technology and buyer trends are also covered.</P><P>"The European Big Data market is maturing steadily. The mix of technologies now deployed confirms that. Larger companies have led the way thus far, but smaller companies and organizations are benefiting from best practices learned. The market is expected to continue to grow at a strong rate as more companies launch Big Data initiatives." — Associate Vice President Thomas Vavra, IDC EMEA</P> Market Analysis Perspective Thu, 11 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Thomas Vavra Managing Server and Storage Availability in Enterprise Infrastructure <P>This IDC Presentation examines the survey results on managing server and storage availability in enterprise infrastructure. In December 2018, IDC completed primary research in North America on end-user customer perceptions around availability concerns and issues for both server and storage infrastructure. This document provides all the raw survey results for this project, including information such as how customers define mission critical and business critical, what percentage of their workloads fit into each category, how they measure availability, what methods they use to achieve availability for their server and storage infrastructure, what the causes and costs of downtime are, and how enterprises are performing in achieving their established availability goals.</P> Market Presentation Fri, 05 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Eric Burgener, Peter Rutten IDC Forecasts Revenues for Big Data and Business Analytics Solutions Will Reach $189.1 Billion This Year with Double-Digit Annual Growth Through 2022 Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions are forecast to reach $189.1 billion this year, an increase of 12.0% over 2018, according to a new update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide. Research Press Release Thu, 04 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT 《IDC Market Perspective:中国大数据市场生态体系研究,2019》报告正式发布 北京,2019年4月3日——大数据在中国发展至今已有10年时间,技术趋于成熟,已经走过了概念推广、技术创新,来到了应用落地的阶段。IDC预测,中国大数据解决方案市场2018-2023年复合增长率达17.3%。从子市场角度来看,关系型数据库管理软件工具和BI软件占有较大市场份额。基础工具市场格局已经基本形成,越来越多的企业开始提供整体行业解决方案,2018年新成立的大数据公司中超过70%的公司是面向垂直行业提供大数据解决方案的厂商,垂直行业仍有加大发展空间。 Research Press Release Tue, 02 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT IDC TechScape: Worldwide Next-Generation Infrastructure in Retail, 2019 <P>This IDC study — a collaboration of IDC and IDC Retail Insights teams — provides an assessment of the next-generation infrastructure components that enterprises need to use as the foundation for a more successful and future-proofed digital transformation (DX) initiative. This IDC TechScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters that assess vendors relative to one another and to those factors expected to be most conducive to success in a given market during the short term and the long term. This IDC TechScape can be used together with <I>IDC</I><I>'</I><I>s Worldwide Digital Transformation Use Case Taxonomy, 2018: Experiential Retail </I>(IDC #<B><A href="/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US44092118">US44092118</A></B>, July 2018) to generate a more holistic experiential retail technology strategy.</P><P>"DX is playing an increasingly important role in the business and technology strategies of the most successful retailers. Enterprises are finding themselves either embracing and driving digital transformation for greater innovation or letting digital transformation happen to them. Now that we have created the DX use case taxonomy for retail, we are defining the infrastructure that serves as the foundation for greater DX engagement and success," said Robert Eastman, research manager, IDC Retail Insights' Worldwide Retail Technology Strategies service.</P> IDC TechScape Mon, 01 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Robert Eastman, Brad Casemore, Ritu Jyoti, Ashish Nadkarni, Richard L. Villars Digitally Transforming Enterprises Are Managing to Higher Levels of Storage and Data Availability <P>This IDC Perspective reviews how storage and data availability requirements are on the rise, focusing in particular on what this has meant for availability targets set by enterprises and how well organizations are performing in meeting those targets. Survey results collected in December 2018 are used to shed light on how enterprises define and measure availability, what methods they're using to protect their applications and data, and also any location dependencies associated with defined availability tiers (noncloud, private cloud, public cloud).</P><P>"As enterprises evolve to new, more data-centric business models where data is a key strategic resource, data availability requirements are on the rise," said Eric Burgener, research vice president, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group. "More workloads are deemed mission-critical than in the past, and more stringent recovery point and recovery time objectives are being established to help organizations manage to the higher levels of availability required."</P> IDC Perspective Fri, 29 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT Eric Burgener Data Literacy: A Foundation for Succeeding in a Data-Driven World <P>This IDC Perspective highlights the commonly understood definition of data literacy, provides metrics from IDC's market research exposing the current level of data literacy (that can be used to benchmark your enterprise), and recommends investment areas for raising data literacy. </P><P>"Data literacy is more than only the ability to effectively use latest business intelligence, analytics, or artificial intelligence tools. It is a capability that can and should be developed at the level of an individual and for the enterprise as a whole," said Dan Vesset, group VP, Analytics and Information Management. </P> IDC Perspective Thu, 28 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT Dan Vesset, Stewart Bond, Chandana Gopal Five Open Source Software Projects to Watch Carefully <P>This IDC Perspective looks at five open source software project areas that have the potential to impact the industry broadly: thin virtualization, Istio and service mesh, deep learning, edge-enabling infrastructure, and enabling technology for serverless computing. </P><P>"Open source software is or will be an essential part of every organization's IT strategy going forward," said Al Gillen, GVP, Software Development and Open Source, IDC. "These five project areas are subjects that you should be familiar with — and should be following so you can take advantage of products and services built around these important solutions in the near future."</P> IDC Perspective Thu, 28 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT Al Gillen, Brad Casemore, Gary Chen, Stacy Crook, Maureen Fleming, David Schubmehl