rssservices IDC RSS alerts HCL Technologies: ICT Opportunities in South Australia <P>This Market Note presents a summary of the HCL Technologies (HCL) analyst and advisor forum held in June 2019 in Adelaide, South Australia. It includes global and Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) updates of HCL.</P><P>The document highlights the opportunities in the South Australian (SA) ICT market. It also identifies four areas that IT service providers should strive to improve to be successful in SA and beyond, and finally, it summarises how HCL is addressing each of these four areas. </P><P>It is essential that IT service providers can attract and retain talent. However, IDC research finds that only a few ANZ organisations believe they are better than their peers when it comes to attracting and retaining talent and developing digital skills. Therefore, organisations, including IT service providers, are expected to place significant focus on improving their talent attraction and retention strategies. "The most successful talent attraction and retention strategies will provide opportunities for both new and existing employees," says Chayse Gorton, ANZ IT Services market analyst.</P> Market Note Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Chayse Gorton, Louise Francis IDC PlanScape: Building IT's Emerging Technology Team <P>This IDC PlanScape provides the CIO and senior IT leaders with a cohesive planning process for successfully introducing and implementing an emerging technology function within their organizations. This ensures that emerging technologies are identified, tested, selected, and implemented to achieve the greatest value and return while managing through the change without disrupting the business.</P><P>"To solve an organization's emerging technology challenges, a team is required to direct emerging technology decisions that are measurable and accountable to the business," says David Williams, adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP). "The IT emerging technology team, spanning technical and business functions, has ownership of what, how, and when emerging technology is adopted and measured against cost, risk, organizational impact, and business values. It eliminates the risk of premature or inappropriate emerging technology adoption and looks further into the future than other parts of the enterprise constantly seeking to understand technology innovation and directions before they become mainstream."</P> IDC PlanScape Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT David Williams IDC PlanScape: Implementing Predictive Maintenance for Manufacturing Shop-Floor Assets in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) <P>"The number of technology touch points have increased considerably in the past few years, which provides an ideal construct for running data analytics to understand\ the most fundamental operations of an asset. And these insights have constantly evolved by bringing in additional variables along with a sense of cognition on potential failure points and modes," says Sampath Kumar Venkataswamy, research manager, IDC Asia/Pacific Manufacturing Insights. </P> IDC PlanScape Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Sampath Kumar Venkataswamy Saudi Arabia Hardcopy Peripherals Market Analysis and Vendor Profiles, 2019 <P>This IDC Technology Segment study covers Saudi Arabia and provides HCP market unit, value ($M), and share (%) data for the 2013–2017 period. It also presents in-depth and up-to-date profiles of the top performing vendors, covering local presence and structure, 2017 revenue breakdowns by line of business, distribution-channel structure, major contracts and projects won during the year, marketing campaigns and promotions conducted, services and document solutions offered, and channel partner programs.</P><P>"The Saudi Arabia HCP market appears to have stabilized in 2018, and while overall shipments decreased, the market grew in value terms year on year. The growth trends in certain technology segments, such as the ink-tank segment, are likely to persist going forward. However, without distributor support in getting such devices to the end user, growth is likely to be constrained." – Senior Research Manager Roberto Alunni, IDC MEA</P> Technology Segment Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Roberto Alunni The Benefits of Trading Partner Integration While Implementing or Upgrading Your ERP <P>This IDC Perspective provides insight into the benefits of integrating the supply chain during ERP implementation. Every year, manufacturers upgrade their ERP systems; trading partners are often not considered during this project, which results in more problems down the line. This IDC Perspective highlights the importance of a holistic view in integrating those partners into the system.</P><P>"IDC believes the incorporation of inter-business processes will continue to be an opportunity for improvement among manufacturers. Those companies that take a holistic view from the start of an ERP implementation/upgrade will save themselves a lot of time and effort down the line." — Reid Paquin, research director, IT Priorities and Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights</P> IDC Perspective Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Reid Paquin, Kevin Prouty Where is Quantum Computing in the Buyer Wish List of New Technology Capabilities Required from Managed Cloud Service Providers? <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight examines buyer interest around quantum computing expertise required from their managed cloud service providers. This presentation analyzes data from IDC's 2018 <I>EMEA</I><I> Managed </I><I>CloudView</I><I> Survey</I>, which collected responses from 400 European organizations across the U.K. and Germany.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Francesca Ciarletta Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Forecast, 2019–2023 <P>This IDC study presents a view of AI market revenue from the historical year 2018 through to the five forecast years of 2019–2023.</P><P>"The AI market continued to grow at a steady rate in 2018, and we expect this momentum to carry forward over the forecast period. IDC forecasts the overall market to maintain a steady growth rate annually through 2023, approaching $98.4 billion in revenue at a CAGR of 28.5%," says Ritu Jyoti, program vice president, IDC's Artificial Intelligence Strategies. "The role of AI in enterprises is rapidly evolving. It is changing how your customers buy, your suppliers deliver, and your competitors compete. AI services continue to be integral to digital transformation (DX) initiatives, and AI maturity will impact a winning corporate strategy."</P> Market Forecast Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Ritu Jyoti Worldwide and U.S. Application Management Services Market Shares, 2018: IDC's Top 10 Vendors <P>This IDC study provides a review of the top 10 application management services vendors.</P><P>"The top 10 AM service providers control the AM services markets," says Pete Marston, research director, Application Development, Testing, and Management Services, IDC. "Services growth continues to persevere as providers improve and innovate their services and delivery capabilities to meet evolving customer needs."</P> Market Share Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Peter Marston IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Small and Medium Business Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2019 <P>This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's worldwide company size methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Small and Medium Business Spending Guide and all of IDC's worldwide company size and SMB research.</P><P>"IDC's worldwide industry and company size taxonomy is an essential companion to IDC's Small and Medium Business Spending Guide forecasts," said Serena Da Rold, program manager, IDC's Customer Insights and Analysis group. "It presents a comprehensive and standardized view of the technology marketplace, helping vendors understand and navigate IDC's data effectively and better target small and medium business market segments."</P> Taxonomy Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Serena Da Rold, Jessica Goepfert, Ivana Slaharova, Angela Vacca, Nikhil Anand, Ashutosh Bisht, Akira Muranishi, Jonathan Leung, Roberto Membrila, Jebin George United Arab Emirates Hardcopy Peripherals Market 2018 Analysis and Vendor Profiles <P>"The UAE HCP market rebounded in 2018 on the back of relatively high and stable oil prices, which supported economic growth and investment. Vendors that focused on technologies such as business inkjets were rewarded with strong growth in 2018." — Senior Research Manager Roberto Alunni, IDC MEA</P> Technology Segment Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Roberto Alunni