rssservices IDC RSS alerts Australia Hardware State of the Nation, 2021 <P>This IDC Market Presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the entire Australia ICT market, specifically focusing on shifting business attitudes, vertical growth breakdowns, and COVID-19 pandemic business recovery. Australian organisations continue their digital transformation (DX) journey to enable the future enterprise as well as build up digital resiliency, which was reflected in the shifting buyer trends and patterns in 2020.</P><P>This study gives an overview of the major spending activity and trends in the following areas:</P><UL><LI>Australia's macroeconomic and ICT decision-making trends</LI><LI>The COVID-19 pandemic's impact on ICT investment and planning</LI><LI>Australia's market outlook for ICT, which includes the total addressable market, market category breakdown by vendor, vertical growth trends, and market forecast up to 2025 in various areas, such as IT services, software market, telecommunications, public cloud, and hardware</LI></UL> Market Presentation Thu, 29 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Anastasia Antonova, Emily Lynch, John Feng, Ahmar Karimullah, Jimmy Ersheng Li, Reynard Lowell, Neha Ralhan, John Emanuel Riga Worldwide DevSecOps Software Tools Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC study provides an updated market forecast for 2021–2025 based on June 2021 conditions as described in IDC's Black Book Live Edition: June 2021. It also reflects updates made to the IDC Software Tracker in spring 2021. </P><P>"The use of software tools that support the adoption of DevSecOps practices are a hot commodity today, and we are seeing considerable interest in the market today," said Jim Mercer, research director, DevOps and DevSecOps, IDC. "With 23% growth in spending on DevSecOps software tools in 2020, there was effectively no pandemic downturn, and looking forward, we project the DevSecOps competitive market to grow from $2.6 billion in spending in 2020 to $7.5 billion in 2025. We anticipate that this competitive market to be an active segment through our forecast period."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 29 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Jim Mercer, Al Gillen IDC PlanScape: Continuous Learning Environment for Public Sector Technical Talent <P>This IDC study provides a blueprint for establishing and maintaining a continuous learning environment in a government IT organization. It provides guidance that will enable IT organizations to cultivate a learning culture that positions them to strategically develop their own IT talent with the right technical and leadership competencies (i.e., grow strategy) instead of depending on successfully acquiring technical talent (i.e., buy strategy).</P><P>"As government agencies rethink workforce strategies in a post-COVID-19 world, their IT organizations have the opportunity to rebrand themselves and implement strategic human capital programs that will attract and retain highly skilled employees," according to Thom Rubel, adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP). "A comprehensive continuous learning environment is a key component of this approach."</P> IDC PlanScape Wed, 28 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Thom Rubel, Damon Carter Worldwide and U.S. Managed Print and Document Services and Basic Print Services Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC study covers the worldwide and U.S. managed print and document services and basic print services markets for 2021–2025.</P><P>"The transition to a hybrid workforce creates new opportunities in the market for contractual print and document services," says Robert Palmer, research vice president, IDC's Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions. "The greatest challenge facing hardcopy OEMs is the ability to scale channel programs to effectively serve the SMB customer while maintaining enterprise revenue through service excellence and additive services."</P> Market Forecast Wed, 28 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Robert Palmer Cisco Meraki and Kloudspot Partner to Improve Employee Safety and Security while Enabling Business Process Improvement <P>Cisco Meraki announced a partnership with Kloudspot, Inc. to deliver a workspace safety solution based on Cisco Meraki video analytics and Kloudspot location intelligence and flexible, hybrid workspace applications. The solution, incorporating the Meraki , cloud based, video management and analytics platform and the Kloudspot Platform and Kloudvision<SUP> </SUP>solution, enables enterprises to combine video with real time location sensing to monitor such things as facility utilization and personnel concentration and occupancy. IDC believes that innovative solutions like this will enable traditional video surveillance approaches to break free of the safety and security market, delivering real business value through intelligence gathering.</P> IDC Link Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mike Jude Future IT Leadership Strategies: Building a Common Skills Strategy for IT and the Business <P>This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation provides detailed survey data and analysis for senior IT executives who are working within their enterprises to build a comprehensive skills strategy for IT and lines of business (LOB). An understanding of shared and divergent IT-LOB priorities enables CIOs and senior IT leaders to more effectively collaborate with their LOB peers to support business outcomes.</P><P>"IDC data demonstrates that customer retention, profit growth, and operational efficiency are all taking a hit because of insufficient skills," notes Martha Rounds, research director with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP). "Leaders need to make sure that teams focus on business outcomes which, for them, include operational efficiency; in addition, team members must have access to the training they need to ensure business success."</P> Tech Buyer Presentation Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Serge Findling, Martha Rounds Worldwide Public Cloud IaaS and PaaS Workloads Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC forecast presents the worldwide public cloud IaaS and PaaS workloads market revenue for 2021–2025. </P><P>"Enterprise spending on public cloud infrastructure continues to grow faster than traditional IT infrastructure segments," said Andrew Smith, research manager Cloud Infrastructure Service at IDC. "We expect all workload segments to grow in the double digits — some slightly faster than others — as enterprises emerge from 2020 and continue to prioritize workload migration and modernization using public cloud infrastructure."</P> Market Forecast Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Andrew Smith, Natalya Yezhkova, Dave McCarthy, Larry Carvalho, Kuba Stolarski, Lara Greden Worldwide and U.S. Employee Experience Software and Services Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC study provides a sizing of the employee experience software and services markets in the areas of survey feedback/measurement and recognition and well-being (including mental, physical, and financial well-being) in 2020 and a 2021–2025 forecast.</P><P>"In the past year, we have seen dramatic change in the area of employee experience. With the maturing in this space and to create the most business impact, organizations should focus on combining both technology and business processes to ensure the most mature employee experience programs to drive better business outcomes. To truly effect change and develop the most mature EX programs, organizations can make work more human by bringing data, processes, and people together," says Laura Becker, research manager, Employee Experience. "The combination of technology with a strong emphasis on services to ensure the proper organizational processes, implementation and design to maximize technology platforms' ability to drive action to focus on the workforce will build organizational culture, identify gaps, and create better dialogue and collaboration and action plans to create organizational resilience."</P> Market Forecast Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Laura Becker IBM FY Q2 2021 Earnings: On Track at the Right Time? <P>Success will be defined by growth that outpaces the overall rate for the target addressable markets while minimizing the impact of legacy offerings and business models. Keeping investors happy will also require an eye on margins, but preferably achieved through operational efficiencies rather than price increases. So how is IBM doing in this first bellwether quarter?</P> IDC Link Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Robert Parker, Dan Vesset, Rebecca Segal, Ritu Jyoti, Dave McCarthy IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2021 Vendor Assessment <P>This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the learning management and development capabilities offered as part of an integrated talent management solution through the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in this market. The evaluation is based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses vendors relative to the criteria and to one another, and it highlights the factors expected to be the most influential for success in the market, in both the short term and the long term.</P><P>"Learning has become a key tool in preparing the workforce to take on new challenges and adopt new technologies," says Lisa Rowan, research vice president, Modern HR Strategies and Opportunities for IDC. "Having the right technology and the right content at the right time has become ever more critical as work transforms to meet the future."</P> IDC MarketScape Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Lisa Rowan