rssconsumer IDC RSS alerts IDC Market Glance: Digital Automotive and Transportation Strategies, 1Q22 <P>This IDC Market Glance provides an overview of and definitions for the digital automotive and transportation strategies ecosystem as well as listing the sample participants in the space. This document is an update to the prior published version from 1Q21.</P> Market Presentation Sun, 23 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Ruthbea Yesner, Matt Arcaro 中国智能网联汽车市场趋势预测,2021-2025 <P>智能网联汽车将搭载越来越丰富的应用程序和服务,在增加产品附加值的同时也将成为主机厂收集汽车本身和车内外环境等数据的一种途径。数据量的增加对数据计算和分析能力提出了更高要求,而移动边缘计算能够有效增强智能网联汽车的数据处理和分析能力,并且具有延时低、分布广、灵活度高、实时性强等特点,能够支持智能网联系统的升级。因此IDC预测,智能汽车时代汽车厂商将在新车中广泛启用移动边缘计算,将之融入智能网联汽车平台,以支持智能网联汽车在应用程序、服务、操作等方面的升级。</P><P>并且,随着软件定义汽车的趋势不断发展,汽车将从围绕硬件开发的传统模式转向以软件为中心的开发模式。软件的占比将逐渐提升,软硬件集成的复杂度也将大幅增加。而开源的基础软件平台便于开发者快速进行软件研发,从而加速智能网联系统及应用程序的开发,增加拓展功能与服务的丰富性。因此,越来越多的汽车厂商将与开源软件供应商合作,加速智能网联功能与服务的应用、更新和规模化。</P><P>“到2024年,中国下线的新车中超过八成将搭载智能网联系统,市场将趋于成熟,后期增长将有所放缓。与全球市场相比,中国经济环境较为有利,国家政策支持智能汽车产业创新,5G技术和智能网联技术推广迅速,消费者对汽车智能化的接受度更高,预计中国智能网联汽车市场在未来5年将有更广阔的发展空间。”——IDC中国智能汽车研究总监李连风表示。</P> Market Forecast Sun, 23 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Bull Wang, Matt Arcaro, Cynthia Li IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2022 Predictions — Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Implications <P>Several manufacturing organizations in Asia/Pacific have been on a recovery path in 2021 and were able to record appreciable revenue growth primarily because of rebound in customer spending and relaxation in lockdown norms. The focus for organizations both from technology investment and process improvement points of view has been around enabling remote collaboration and visibility. Enabling data transparency to address the productivity challenges while identifying new revenue streams and options continues to be a major priority for regional manufacturers. </P><P>This IDC FutureScape covers the manufacturing industry's global and regional outlook and the top 10 predictions for 2022, which attempt to explain technologies as viable enablers. Each prediction is presented based on timeline projection, complexity assessment, and organizational impact in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ). This presentation also includes insights into regional use cases and examples, as well as the regional outlook for manufacturing over the next five years.</P> Tech Buyer Presentation Thu, 20 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Sampath Kumar Venkataswamy, Wai Yee Lee, Yanze Du, Rakesh Patni, Stephanie Krishnan IDC Predicts Digital Convergence Across Consumer Demographics in Asia/Pacific* 60% of Silver-Generation Consumers who Used Digital During COVID-19 will Remain in Digital Research Press Release Thu, 20 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT U.S. Smart Office Survey Insights: Examining Adoption Rates and Device Types <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights key results from IDC's 2021 <I>Commercial Smartphone, Wearable</I><I>,</I><I> and Smart Office Survey</I> with a focus on examining enterprise deployment rates of smart office devices. The survey was fielded in December 2021 and includes 450 respondents from organizations across the United States. This document examines the extent to which small, medium-sized, and large organizations are deploying smart office devices in the United States.</P><P>"The smart office market is still in its early days," said Adam Wright, senior research analyst for IDC's Smart Home and Office Devices program. "But opportunities are increasing for vendors as more organizations are becoming aware of the benefits of smart office devices — such as delivering operational efficiencies and enhancing workers' productivity — especially as workforces embrace new work-from-home initiatives driven by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic."</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Thu, 20 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Adam Wright Building the "Digital Factory of the Future" at Toyota Financial Services: An IDC Case Study <P>This IDC Perspective analyzed the creation of a "software factory" at Toyota Financial Services to underpin its broader transformation to a digital business model. More specifically, it looks at the role of the CIO to orchestrate this transformation by driving the organizational change to fit the underlying technology evolution that is required. </P><P>"As the CIO of Toyota Financial Services, Vipin Gupta represents the type of technology leader required to ensure an organization is set up to deliver value in the digital-first world that we find ourselves in today," said Philip Carter, group vice president, IDC C-Suite Tech Research. "He is orchestrating the digital transformation of TFS in parallel to the industry transformation of both the automotive and financial services sectors happening — no small task at all. However, with a pioneering approach to driving organizational change showcases what can be done — and represents a leading example of how the CIO can help turn the C-suite into the digital dream team!"</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Philip Carter IDC Retail Insights' European Retail Trends, 2022 <P>This IDC Perspective examines key technology trends that emerged in retail during 2021 — namely autonomous stores and contactless, inventory forecasting, and the metaverse — and are expected to develop further in 2022. We will see how these trends are likely to develop in 2022, with examples from leading European retailers. It also examines how technology providers can help retailers to capitalize on opportunities from the examined trends. </P><P>"2021 was an eventful year for retailers in Europe. Customer behavior was transformed, and retailers able to quickly respond succeeded. We expect further acceleration of the trends we saw in the past year in 2022, providing great opportunities for technology suppliers to collaborate with retailers to help them thrive," said Filippo Battaini, research manager, IDC Retail Insights Europe.</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Filippo Battaini, Ornella Urso Supply Chain Technology Adoption Accelerates to Increase Visibility And Support Sustainability According to Latest Report IDC unveils its Asia/Pacific Top Predictions for Supply Chain in 2022 and beyond Research Press Release Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT U.S. Wearable Computing Device Forecast, 2022–2026: CY 1Q22 <P>This IDC study presents the U.S. wearable computing device forecast for the 2022–2026 period.</P><P>"The appetite for wearables in the United States will hold steady in the coming years," says Ramon T. Llamas, research director for IDC's Wearables team. "Even as the market transitions from mostly first-time users to replacement opportunities, vendors have found an eager audience not only with traditional smartwatches and earwear but also with emerging form factors such as smart glasses. And with more vendors entering the market, end users will be treated to wider selections in feature sets and price points."</P> Market Forecast Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Ramon T. Llamas Unify Dots: Connecting the Dots to Drive Value from Microsoft Dynamics 365 <P>This IDC Market Note discusses the key takeaways from a strategy update provided by Unify Dots, a specialized Microsoft Dynamics 365 implementation services partner operating in multiple geographies. The update also includes an introduction to its key offering called Accelerate for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the key differentiation Unify Dots brings to the Asia/Pacific Dynamics 365 services market. </P> Market Note Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMT Rijo George Thomas