rssmobility IDC RSS alerts Digital Ecosystems — Sizing the Impact and Opportunity <P>This IDC Web Conference discusses how digital transformation is having a significant and lasting impact on the global economy. As investment strategies shift from defensive approaches to counteract disruptors to offensive ones to ensure successful competitive positions in digital markets, it is critical for companies to understand the impact and their specific opportunity. In this IDC Web Conference, you will learn the forecast of the economic impact and the opportunity in specific ecosystems. Insights shared in this web conference come from the Worldwide Digital Economy and Markets Spending Guide.</P><P>Attendees will come away with:</P><UL><LI>How digital transformation is reshaping traditional industry constructs into ecosystem economies</LI><LI>The impact that digital has and will have on the global economy</LI><LI>Forecasts for three ecosystems — the passenger, open banking, and digital grid economies</LI></UL> Web Conference Proceeding: Tech Supplier Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Jeffrey Hojlo, Stephen Minton, Robert Parker, John Villali IFFCO Tokio General Insurance wins 2019 Digital Transformer at the 3rd Annual 2019 IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) India IFFCO Tokio General Insurance wins 2019 Digital Transformer at the 3rd Annual 2019 IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) India INDIA, August 16th, 2019 – IDC announced India winners of the third IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) 2019 and named IFFCO Tokio General Insurance, the 2019 Digital Transformer for India last weekend. Now on its third year, IDC’s DX Awards honors the achievements of organizations that have successfully digitalized one or multiple areas of their business through the application of digital and disruptive technologies. Other winners include: Cairn Oil & Gas, Escorts Ltd., L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited, ReArk Digital Preservations Pvt. Ltd., Tata SIA Airlines Limited and The Federal Bank Ltd, who all distinguished themselves for their discernible and measurable excellence in their digital transformation (DX) efforts across the five DX masteries and significant efforts to transform or disrupt the market. Corporate Press Release Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Lenovo FY 1Q20: Strong PC Shipments Offset Challenges in Mobile and Data Center, and Software and Services Growth Continues <P>On August 15, Lenovo announced results from its fiscal 1Q20 ending May 31, with revenue reaching $12.5 billion, up 5% year over year (YoY), resulting in a net income increase to $162 million. Once again the company's Intelligent Devices Group (IDG) led the way, with its PC and Smart Devices (PCSD) group driving significant revenue growth, with pre-tax income increasing by $98 million to $524 million. The Mobile Business Group (MBG), also part of IDG, was profitable for the fourth consecutive quarter, with pretax income improving by $100 million. Finally, the company's Data Center Group (DCG) navigated challenging market waters to grow for the eighth quarter in a row, narrowing losses by $11 million year-to-date. Also of note: Lenovo Executives noted the company is finding success with its Device as Service business, and its Software and Services revenue increased by 23% YoY to $732 Million.</P> IDC Link Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Tom Mainelli MENA ICT Key Market Developments Update, July 19 <P>This IDC Market Note provides a summary of select ICT market developments that occurred across the Middle East and North Africa in July 2019 and assesses the potential impact that these developments could have on related markets.</P><P>"The availability of AWS datacenters in Bahrain will strengthen the cloud services landscape in the Middle East and will play a pivotal role in driving innovation and digital transformation across sectors." — Program Manager Manish Ranjan, IDC MEA</P> Market Note Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Manish Ranjan, Jebin George, Eric Samuel, Akash Balachandran, Nabila Popal Transformation of European Banking — Part 3: What Are the Technology Accelerators of European Banking? <P>This IDC Presentation examines the results from the IDC European Vertical Market Survey, 2018-2019, which focused on European banking. This study provides an overview of how the European banking industry is evolving across countries and segments.</P><P>The survey covered 2,759 European organizations, of which 135 operate in the banking sector. The countries covered are the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Russia, the Czech Republic, and Poland. </P><P>Technology accelerators (cloud, big data, social, IoT, AI, machine learning, blockchain, etc.) are supporting financial institutions on their digital transformation journey. Technology accelerators help banks to build digital platforms and exchange information in their partner ecosystems. They are enablers of operations automation and the digitalization of sales and customer relationship management. They allow banks to offer personalized services to a wide range of customers. </P><P>This presentation addresses the following questions: </P><UL><LI>Which solutions are or will be deployed in public cloud? </LI><LI>Which communication channels are used to increase customer awareness and engagement?</LI><LI>For which use cases do banking organizations use or plan to use big data and analytics? </LI><LI>In which of the following areas do banking organizations use or plan to use IoT?</LI><LI>For which purposes do banking organizations use or plan to use blockchain?</LI><LI>In which of the following areas do banking organizations use or plan to use augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR)?</LI></UL><P>For the full description of the survey methodology, please refer to <I>IDC European Vertical Markets Survey Methodology, 2018-2019 </I>(IDC #<B><A href="/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EMEA44505218">EMEA44505218</A></B>).</P> Market Presentation Thu, 15 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Martin Stiller The State of Automotive V2X <P>This IDC Market Perspective reviews the state of the automotive vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology market. This document includes analyzing V2X pathways (i.e., V2V, V2N, V2P, and V2I), communication protocols (i.e., DSRC and C-V2X), as well as the state of market readiness, testing, and deployments/trial. This document also provides recommendations for technology suppliers and automotive manufacturers looking to invest or differentiate their V2X products and services.</P><P>"Although automotive V2X has been envisioned, debated, developed, and tested for more than 20 years, the industry continues to spend considerable effort to understand where, when, and how it should be deployed," says Matt Arcaro, research manager, Next-Generation Automotive at IDC. "Few debate the merits and promise of V2X, but without sufficient vehicle scale, the industry will never realize the potential of proposed safety and efficiency benefits."</P> Market Perspective Wed, 14 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Matt Arcaro, Jason Leigh 国内働き方改革ICT市場予測、2019年~2023年:ハードウェア、ソフトウェア、ITサービス/ビジネスサービス、通信サービス別 <P>本調査レポートは、ICT市場全体から働き方改革を牽引する市場を切り出し、その市場規模と市場動向に関し調査、分析を行ったものである。IDCが保有する市場規模データを基に、国内企業に対するアンケートや取材結果を参考に規模を推定し、動向をまとめている。3年ほど前に始まった政府の働き方改革は、働き方改革関連法の施行も開始され、当初問題視されていた労務状況とその管理の改善にある程度の目処が付いた。しかし、安倍政権の働き方改革の本丸ともいうべき労働生産性の向上については課題が山積しており、今後ますますICTの利活用への期待が高まるであろう。</P><P>IDC Japan PC、携帯端末&クライアントソリューションのグループマネージャーである市川 和子は、「働き方改革を支援するテクノロジーとして、モビリティデバイス、コラボレーションツールやRPAソリューションが取り上げられることが多いが、個別のテクノロジーの話に終始してよいのであろうか。ITサプライヤーは、ICTが牽引する働き方に関するビジョンを示すべきである」と述べている。</P> Market Forecast Wed, 14 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Kazuko Ichikawa ConsumerScape 360, 2019: Worldwide Device Refresh Rate YoY Dashboard with Brands <P>This IDC Pivot Table is a unique deliverable for ConsumerScape 360 presenting results in a user-friendly pivot table. This executive dashboard includes refresh rates (device life cycle or replacement rate) for PCs, tablets, and smartphones. It also includes the following slicers:</P><UL><LI><B>Survey </B><B>y</B><B>ear</B><B>:</B> 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019</LI><LI><B>D</B><B>evice type</B><B>:</B> Desktop tower PC, all-in-one PC, portable PC, slate tablet, detachable tablet, and smartphone</LI><LI><B>R</B><B>egion</B><B>:</B> North America, LATAM, Western Europe, CEMA, and APAC</LI><LI><B>Country</B><B>:</B> United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, India, China, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Poland, Turkey, South Africa, and Russia</LI><LI><B>Demographics</B><B>:</B> Age, gender, household income, and households with kids</LI><LI><B>Brands</B><B>:</B> 80+ brands across all countries</LI></UL> Pivot Table Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Tom Mainelli, Archana Ramachandra India Smartphone Market Registers Highest Second-Quarter Shipments in 2Q19, IDC India Reports NEW DELHI, August 13th 2019- According to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , India smartphone market saw highest ever second quarter shipment of 36.9 million in 2Q19, with a 9.9% year-on-year (YoY) and 14.8% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth. A total of 69.3 million mobile phones were shipped to India in 2Q19, which was up 7.6% over the previous quarter. Tracker Press Release Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Smart Assistants in Automotive: Five Considerations to Spur Growth and Adoption <P>This IDC Market Perspective examines five key considerations to help accelerate the adoption and use smart assistants within automotive. In particular, this document examines channels for smart assistant deployment and development, consumer's demand for smart assistant choice, buy versus build considerations for manufacturers and suppliers, the importance of offline use case support, and the impact on vehicle data monetization opportunities.</P><P>"The scope and influence of smart assistants has quickly expanded beyond the home into automotive," says Matt Arcaro, research manager, Next-Generation Automotive Research at IDC. "And as consumers become increasingly aware of these capabilities, automotive ecosystem participants are targeting additional revenue opportunities and customer engagement."</P> Market Perspective Tue, 13 Aug 2019 04:00:00 GMT Matt Arcaro, Adam Wright