rssconsumer IDC RSS alerts 2021年 国内ビジネスコンサルティング市場 主要事業者のビジネス動向分析 <P>本調査レポートは国内ビジネスコンサルティング(BC)市場における事業者のビジネス動向について定性的に分析した結果をまとめたものである。また、同市場における主要事業者のビジネス動向や成長戦略をプロフィールとして掲載している。</P><P>2020年の国内ビジネスコンサルティング(BC)市場は、4月~9月期に新型コロナウイルス感染症(COVID-19)によるマイナスの影響を強く受けたものの、それ以降は顕著に需要が回復し、2021年以降は高成長軌道を回復していくとみられる。主要事業者は活発化するデジタルトランスフォーメーション(DX)の支援需要への対応を進めている。「国内BC市場では、企業全体の変革や社会課題解決などへと拡大するDX支援のスコープに対して、急速に拡張するケイパビリティを適切なタイミングで用いて、顧客のDXジャーニーを円滑に進めていく『総合的な支援能力』を軸とする競争が進行していくであろう」とIDC Japan ITサービスのグループマネージャーである植村 卓弥は述べている。</P> Market Perspective Thu, 13 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Takuya Uemura Nine Categories of Fintech and Digital Banks to Watch <P>This IDC report reveals 100 fintechs and digital banks across 9 different categories that are set to drive innovative use cases of technology in financial services across Europe, Asia/Pacific, and China. From ewallets to digital lending, alternative data, and account origination solutions, Asia/Pacific, China, and Europe have adopted innovative digital financial service solutions that coexist within ecosystems, such as ecommerce apps, and with other financial services industry players. The regions in scope have also experienced accelerated developments in financial technology coupled with a boom in digital banks.</P> Market Presentation Thu, 13 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Michael Araneta, Darshiniy Selvaratnam, Eric Gao, Thomas Zink The Digital Journey to Manufacturing's Industry 4.0 <P>This IDC Web Conference presents an analysis by IDC's Kevin Prouty on the five points of Industry 4.0 and how to build the road map to the new digital manufacturing world. The digital future of the manufacturing industry is built on the foundation of Industry 4.0. The journey to Industry 4.0 takes you through five key actions of transformation: digitize, monitor, diagnose, control, and automate. </P> Web Conference Proceeding: Tech Buyer Thu, 13 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Kevin Prouty Adobe Helps Turbo Charge Digital Economy Through Customer Experience Drive <P>At Adobe Summit 2021, Adobe made announcements of product innovations and enhancements related to Adobe Experience Cloud that enables its customers to deliver more personalized digital experience at scale in real-time. The announcements showcase Adobe's vision of driving digital economy by providing engaging digital experience throughout the customer journey.</P> IDC Link Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT John Feng BT Exploring Sale of BT Sport <P>Selling a stake in BT Sport is a sensible move for BT, as the sports content service has lost the earlier clarity of its strategic role for the company and requires significant continued investment in broadcasting rights. BT is refocusing investment on its core business as it builds out 5G and fiber to the premises.</P> IDC Link Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Rosalind Craven Canadian Consumer Wireless, Internet, and Wireline Voice Services Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC study examines consumer wireless voice and data, residential dial-up and high-speed internet, and residential wireline voice services and addresses the current state of these markets in Canada. It provides forecasts for both subscriptions and revenue as well as the key drivers and inhibitors behind the forecast.</P><P>"After a year <I>fit</I> <I>for fiction</I> in which Canadians continue to adapt to their new reality, COVID-19 and its variants of concern threaten to prolong instability. However, among this unpredictability, the communications market, although shaken, demonstrates its resilience," says author Manish Nargas, research manager, IDC's Consumer Services and Mobile research. "Having navigated arguably the worst of the storm, vendors and service providers are encouraged to look to a brighter future and to build on the new (resettled) foundations, wherever they may lay."</P> Market Forecast Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Manish Nargas, Lawrence Surtees, Meng Cong Fast-Tracking Digital Financial Services <P>As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a firm grip on much of the world, lifestyles continue to adapt to the distanced and digital lives, with which most of us are now familiar. These lifestyle changes have spurred new ways of doing things, including those related to working, shopping, and handling money. This IDC Market Presentation reveals how digital financial services are set to make great strides in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, which are regions that present significant opportunities at the intersection of financial services and show high affinity toward technology use. From mobile wallets to digital lending, insurtech, and digital wealth management, both Southeast Asia and Taiwan have adopted innovative digital financial service solutions that coexist within ecosystems, such as ecommerce apps, and with other industry players, including banks and insurers.</P> Market Presentation Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Darshiniy Selvaratnam U.S. Gaming Consoles — Brand Affinity and Satisfaction <P>This IDC Survey uses data collected from >2,500 U.S. console gamers in late September and early October last year to assess the relative satisfaction and affinity that gamers have for the Nintendo, PlayStation, and Xbox brands. Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 Pro, and Xbox One X are examined in particular depth as it relates to their users' demographics and spending profiles, brand trust and opinions, and overarching brand perceptions and satisfaction levels.</P><P>"On the cusp of the debut of the Xbox Series X/S and PS5 consoles, it's clear from these results that the PlayStation brand was relatively well positioned. We did find some very interesting differences between the big three console brands, though, and the results showed where Xbox and Switch had clear room for improvement relative to PlayStation." — Lewis Ward, IDC's director of Gaming and VR/AR</P> IDC Survey Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT David Myhrer, Lewis Ward Worldwide Hearables Forecast, 2021–2025: CY 2Q21 <P>This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the worldwide hearables market.</P><P>"Hearables took center stage during the pandemic-ravaged 2020 as consumers — relegated to working and living from home — sought these devices to maintain some semblance of privacy and connection when needed," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Wearables team. "Vendors were only more than willing to provide them. Note what this does next: this sets up a virtuous cycle of replacements going forward and will attract others to the category who haven't purchased one yet. This puts pressure on vendors to differentiate themselves in a highly competitive and commodity-driven market."</P> Market Forecast Wed, 12 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Ramon T. Llamas Apptopia Downloads $20M Series C Funding as Investments Grow in Data-as-a-Service <P>Apptopia, a provider of real-time competitive intelligence data from connected devices, announced the closing on May 11 of a $20 million financing round led by ABS Capital Partners with participation from existing investors, including Blossom Street Ventures. Founded in 2011, Apptopia enables brands to analyze critical signals across mobile apps and connected devices. Apptopia's specialty is providing visibility into consumer behavior across “apps” on any device in the household. The company reports being profitable for the past year and has a track record of growing their revenues and client list over the past several years.</P><P>The financial announcement also discloses several changes in company leadership. Apptopia co-founder and CEO Eliran Sapir is transitioning to chairman of the board and co-founder and COO Jonathan Kay will take his place as CEO. As part of the transaction, Mike Avon and Paul Mariani from ABS Capital are joining Apptopia’s Board of Directors.</P> IDC Link Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 GMT Lynne Schneider