rssmobility IDC RSS alerts An Analysis of U.S. Consumer Sentiment About Streaming/Online Subscription Video Services <P>This IDC Survey discusses the U.S. consumer sentiment about streaming/online subscription video services. The inaugural <I>C</I><I>onsumerScape</I><I> 360 Subscription Services Survey</I> held relatively good news for providers of subscription-based online or streaming video in the United States. Of the consumers, 60% indicated high satisfaction with the value for money they get from their services. Elsewhere data shows less agreement with the idea that content is undifferentiated among providers, or that the market has too many options. </P><P>"Streaming and online subscription video service providers can find more reasons to be confident than cautious in our data," said John Jackson, IDC's research vice president for Consumer Technologies and Services. "To be sure," he continued, "there are some cautions, but the main takeaway is that, there is room for additional wallet share for online/streaming providers."</P> IDC Survey Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT John Jackson Executive Snapshot: DX Technology Impact by Sector, 2018 <P>This IDC Survey focuses on key buyer behavior data points to give vendors a quick look at DX market indicators such as:</P><UL><LI>IDC Pillar and Innovation Accelerator technologies driving DX initiatives by sector and company size</LI><LI>Specific technologies driving DX initiatives by sector and company size</LI><LI>DX use case references and insights</LI></UL><P>The information is intended to be "snackable" content to help vendors facilitate and shape forward-thinking discussions with clients and prospects.</P> IDC Survey Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Craig Simpson, Eileen Smith IDC's 2018 U.S. Commercial PCD Survey: Slate Tablet Results <P>This IDC Survey provides results and analysis for the tablet section of IDC's 2018 <I>U.S. Commercial PCD Survey.</I> Nearly a quarter of businesses in the United States currently deploy slate tablets to their employees. As interest shifts to new form factors and user experiences, slate tablets still play an important role across U.S. companies, with many planning deployment expansion in the next 18 months.</P> IDC Survey Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Lauren Guenveur Japan IT Market 2019 Top 10 Predictions:イノベーションの拡大に向けた自己変革の競争 <P>本調査レポートは、2019年に国内IT市場で起こると予測される変化を10項目にまとめ、ITサプライヤーがそれらの変化にどのように対処すべきかをまとめたものである。主に第3のプラットフォームおよびデジタルトランスフォーメーション(DX)を中心に記述している。</P><P>DXの実現は海外企業同様、国内の企業においても重要であるものの、その実現に苦慮する企業が多く見られる。また、その目的や実現体制も、企業によって異なり、多様化が始まっている。「ITサプライヤーは、多様化するDXの在り方に、アプローチや方法論の多様化をもって対応すると共に、自らDXのリーディング企業として社内で得られた知見や手法を顧客に移管することで、顧客の信頼を勝ち得る必要がある」と、IDC Japanのリサーチバイスプレジデントである寄藤 幸治は述べている。</P> Market Perspective Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Yukiharu Yorifuji Japan IT Market 2019 Top 10 Predictions:イノベーションの拡大に向けた自己変革の競争 (Presentation) <P>本プレゼンテーションは、2019年に国内IT市場で起こると予測される変化を10項目にまとめ、ITサプライヤーがそれらの変化にどのような対処すべきかを提言した、『<I>Japan IT Market 2019 Top 10 Predictions</I><I>:イノベーションの拡大に向けた自己変革の</I><I>競争</I>(IDC #<B><A href="/getdoc.jsp?containerId=JPJ44382618">JPJ44382618</A></B>、2018年12月発行)』をPowerPoint形式で再構成したものである。</P> Market Presentation Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Yukiharu Yorifuji Worldwide Tablet Forecast Update, 2018–2022: 3Q18 <P>This IDC study provides a five-year forecast for the tablet market for 2018–2022.</P><P>"The tablet market is projected to decline 8.9% in 2018, with both slate and detachable shipments considerably weaker than 2017," said Lauren Guenveur, senior research analyst, IDC's Devices and Displays. "Although launches by Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung will push the detachable category into growth for the fourth quarter, persistent declines in the first nine months of 2018 will result in an overall shipment decline for the category — the first time detachables have failed to see annual growth since the category's inception in 2012."</P> Market Forecast Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Lauren Guenveur Citizen First: Canadian Government Executive Perspectives and Priorities for 2019 <P>This IDC Perspective captures the trends and goals for Canadian government for 2019, along with guidance for public sector technology leaders. There is a realization within Canadian government that it needs to change. The ambition is to be faster, provide a better experience, and drive higher levels of satisfaction among citizens and businesses that deal with the government.</P><P>"To accomplish these objectives, government leaders IDC interviewed are focusing on improving the channels citizens use to interact with the government, the services provided, citizen involvement in the development of government services, and internal processes to drive efficiencies," says Mark Schrutt, strategic advisor, Innovation and Public Sector research, IDC Canada.</P> IDC Perspective Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Mark Schrutt, Jason Bremner North Africa Mobile Market Sees Strong Growth as Demand for Feature Phones Surges Cairo – The North Africa mobile phone market – comprising Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco – saw year-on-year shipment growth of 11.5% in Q3 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm's newly released Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows overall shipments for the quarter totaled 8.2 million units, with the growth primarily being driven by rising demand for feature phones across each of the region’s country markets. Research Press Release Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Telecom Internet of Things Readiness Index in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) <P>This IDC telecom Internet of Things (IoT) readiness index study offers a deep dive into countries in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) with respect to their preparedness for telco IoT solutions. The index is a comprehensive combination of technical metrics (such as IT and IoT spends), economic criteria (gross domestic product and ease of doing business), and specific telecom parameters (data connectivity, value-added services revenues, machine-to-machine spending, mobile broadband consumption, and so forth). This research offers a perspective on the adoption of IoT solutions across the region for telecom field services management, data management and analytics, and telecom basestation remote monitoring, among others.</P><P>"Internet of Things has the potential to automate and optimize many telco processes to improve customer experience, build loyalty, and increase mobile services consumption," says Shaily Shah, research manager, Internet of Things, IDC Asia/Pacific. "In the APEJ region, with trends such as 5G use case trials, LPWAN rollouts, and varied maturity of telecom infrastructure, intelligent IoT solutions have an interesting landscape to foray," she adds.</P> Market Perspective Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Shaily Shah, Hugh Ujhazy, Ravikant Sharma Worldwide Digital Transformation Professional Services Forecast, 2018–2022 <P>This IDC study examines the market for digital transformation professional services, which is forecast to grow rapidly, with a CAGR of 13.9%, and is expected to reach over $178 billion by 2022.</P><P>"Projected spending growth for digital transformation professional services remains among the highest in the services industry because of the omnipresence of digital transformation itself," says Gard Little, research vice president, Global Services, Markets, and Trends. "However, in 2018, IDC has improved its forecast methodology to eliminate the spending overlaps between cloud, analytics, mobile, and social technologies because this had overstated the absolute size of the spending opportunity. Even so, digital transformation will remain a central focus for virtually every organization in 2019."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT Gard Little