rsssoftware IDC RSS alerts Channeliser Looks to Connect Partners as Partner-to-Partner Collaboration Accelerates in the Channel <P>In this Vendor Profile, IDC provides details on Channeliser's market proposition and analyzes its place in the channel. Special focus is placed on how Channeliser ties in with a much wider collaborative trend within the channel. Information for this profile was gathered from an in-depth interview with Channeliser founders Jacqui Rand and Anne Lambton, who founded the business in 2014 after meeting during their 10-year tenure at Microsoft.</P> Vendor Profile Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Hannah Breeze Data as a Service: Adoption Trends <P>This IDC Survey provides a review of IDC's 2017 <I>Data as a Service </I><I>S</I><I>urvey</I> and highlights potential of the market, information about buyers, integration with systems, and barriers to adoption. It provides analysis of the survey responses as well as recommendations.</P><P>"Data as a service is a growing area, and there is a lot that buyers and sellers need to figure out in order to make this service a success," said Lynne Schneider, research director, Data as a Service. "The findings of IDC's recent survey point to a change in the profile of DaaS buyers over the next 24 months and many business processes that would benefit from DaaS offerings."</P> IDC Survey Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Lynne Schneider IDC FutureScape: Worldwide SMB 2018 Predictions - Japan Implications <P>本プレゼンテーションは、米国にて発行された『<I>IDC </I><I>FutureScape</I><I>: Worldwide SMB </I><I>20</I><I>18</I> <I>Predictions</I>(IDC #、2017年12月発行)』の内容を基に、国内SMB(Small and Medium Business:中堅中小企業、従業員規模999人以下の企業) IT市場について、ユーザー企業/ITバイヤーが留意すべき、2018年~2021年の予測(Predictions)をまとめたものである。本プレゼンテーションでは、ITバイヤーに対する指針と新しいITソリューションの市場への影響度などを提供している。各Predictionの項目では、ITへのインパクト、IDCの提言を提供している。</P><P>なお、本プレゼンテーション内の数値は断りなく使用されている場合は世界市場の数値を示しており、国内市場の数値には国内市場であることを明記している。</P><P>2018年の国内SMB IT市場は、前年比成長率1.4%とプラス成長を予測している。円安傾向が継続していることから、輸出産業を中心に業績が好調なほか、東京オリンピック/パラリンピック開催を控えて積極的な設備投資が行われていることから、SMBの多くで業績が回復している。さらに、2018年からPC更新需要、および「消費税増税」対応が本格化することが見込まれることから、2018年~2019年のSMBのIT支出はプラス成長を予測している。国内SMB IT市場においても、大都市圏の企業を中心に第3のプラットフォームを活用しての業務効率化、収益拡大を図る取り組みが増えており、モバイルを中心にクラウド、データアナリティクスの活用事例も増えている。さらに製造業を中心にIoTなどイノベーションアクセラレーターの採用も開始されている。今後、これらソリューションの導入が進む一方で、SMBにおいてもデジタルトランスフォーメーション(DX)を模索する企業の増加も見込まれる。「国内SMBにおいても、既存システム刷新を中心とする従来の支出から、新しい製品/ソリューションを活用した戦略分野での支出へと拡大が見込まれる。ITサプライヤーは、SMB向けに産業特化型と合わせてさまざまな製品/ソリューションを提供することで、新たなビジネスにつながるとみている」とIDC Japan ITスペンディンググループのリサーチマネージャーである市村 仁は述べている。</P> Tech Buyer Presentation Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Hitoshi Ichimura IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Security 2018 Predictions — Implications for CEE <P>This IDC FutureScape Presentation looks at IDC's worldwide security predictions in the context of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). </P><P>"Although CEE includes many countries that must be considered 'emerging' markets, it also has some mature and security-savvy nations, such as the Czech Republic and Poland, which would rank close to Western nations in terms of advanced security adoption. Furthermore, CEE is home to subsidiaries of hundreds of global companies, and so the rollout of next-generation security solutions is often very closely aligned to the global rollout. Finally, like globalization, cloud represents a leveling factor, with security solutions and services rendered instantly available across far more geographies than was previously possible." — CEE Security Practice Lead Mark Child, Software & Enterprise Applications, IDC CEMA</P> Market Presentation Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Mark Child, Wiktor Markiewicz, Jozsef Bakk, Mohamed Hefny Telecom Data Monetization Opportunities <P>This IDC Market Perspective reviews the efforts of communications SPs in monetizing their internal data. Telecoms networks generate a huge amount of data, potentially valuable to outside organizations. This presents a potential opportunity for data monetization, which has long been considered as huge but has been proven difficult to realize. Some operators are starting to show tangible results from efforts to monetize data.</P><P>Rosalind Craven, research manager, IDC EMEA Telecommunication and Networking, says, "Some initiatives are showing that it is possible to monetize telco data while remaining respectful of telco users' privacy. It is essential to not only create a product that effectively serves a market need but also consider the best way to reach that market."</P> Market Perspective Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Rosalind Craven The Quest for Value: Key Trends in European Healthcare Digital Transformation <P>This IDC Perspective analyzes the key trends that will drive technology investments in the European healthcare and life sciences industries in the next year. This study will guide health and life sciences digital leaders to identify, evaluate, and choose the best strategies to improve their market value and stay on top of major industry trends. </P><P>" European healthcare systems are seeking to get more out of their budgets, balancing the promise of increased access to the most cutting-edge treatments for patients with ever-increasing expectations of quality care from patients," said Adriana Allocato, senior research analyst, IDC Health Insights EMEA. "To achieve VBHC objectives, healthcare organizations need to use better real-world evidence, EHR national registries, and patient-generated data as well as to develop better analytical and predictive capabilities."</P> IDC Perspective Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Adriana Allocato, Silvia Piai, Jonas Knudsen Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $160 Billion This Year, According to IDC Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $160 billion in 2018, an increase of 23.2% over 2017, according to the latest update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide. Research Press Release Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Cloud Systems Management Software Market Share, 2016 <P>"The cloud systems management software market will see greater adoption in the region coming in from the next level of tools that will be mainly used to manage multicloud environments, enhancing user experience and the integration of API tools, giving better visibility and cost effectiveness to infrastructure and application. Managing with stringent IT budget and meeting better service-level expectation will be key to adopt a cloud systems management solution," says Shahnawas Latiff, senior market analyst, Software Research for IDC Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan).</P> Market Share Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Shahnawas Latiff, Daphne Chung Human Trafficking: It Takes a Business Community to Drive Business with a Purpose <P>Last week, SAP Ariba held a human trafficking roundtable event at its SAP Hudson Yards New York City offices. The roundtable focused on the United Nations Global Compact that adopted 17 sustainable development goals for its 2030 agenda two years ago. While most individuals and businesses believe slavery was abolished years ago, there are currently over 40 million forced laborers worldwide. The United Nations Global Compact initiative is assisting in highlighting the problem of modern slavery, forced labor, and noncompliance with human rights. And this initiative lines up quite well with procurement and global supply chains. </P><P>This roundtable discussed the opportunity to bring awareness of human trafficking to businesses. It focused on what is currently available to help businesses uncover the problems within their supply chains. Along with the United Nations Global Compact, Nielsen, Made In A Free World, and SAP Ariba discussed the opportunities to bring about change within global supply chains. </P> IDC Link Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Mickey North Rizza IBM Partners with KPJ Healthcare to Offer Watson Solution for Oncology <P>This IDC Market Note highlights the announcement made by IBM regarding its partnership with KPJ Healthcare, which took place on November 27, 2017, to deploy IBM Watson for Oncology to help doctors deliver evidence-based cancer treatment options for patients. </P> Market Note Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT Sherrel Roche, Quan Xiong Ng