rsssoftware IDC RSS alerts AMD Ends 2022 with Positive Results for the Fourth Quarter and Strong Growth for the Year <P>On January 31, 2023, AMD reported 4Q22 and full-year 2022 results with non-GAAP revenue reaching $5.6 billion (+16% year over year) for the quarter and $23.6 billion (+44% year over year) for the year. AMD's Embedded, Data Center, and Gaming segments grew, while the Client (PC) segment declined. With the combination of AMD and Xilinx, the 2022 pro forma revenue was $24.1 billion, up 20% compared with $20.1 billion in 2021.</P> IDC Link Tue, 07 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Nina Turner, Shane Rau, Linn Huang IDC Forecasts Double-Digit Revenue Growth for SMB Marketing Campaign Management Software According to a recent IDC forecast, worldwide revenue for small and midmarket business (SMB) marketing campaign management (MCM) software is expected to reach $14.9 billion in 2026 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.9%. Research Press Release Tue, 07 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT IDC MarketScape: European Professional Services for Data-Driven Government 2022 Vendor Assessment <P>This IDC MarketScape analyzed the solution offerings and go-to-market strategies of 12 professional services firms that help European governments become data-driven organizations.</P><P>"EU and member states' digital transformation programs assign a strategic role to data. Senior government leaders must partner with professional service firms that can help them design, configure, implement, and operate data-driven capabilities; complement that with organizational change; and align with evolving EU policy requirements, such as digital sovereignty and ethical use of data and AI," said Massimiliano Claps, research director, IDC Government Insights.</P> IDC MarketScape Tue, 07 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Massimiliano Claps Microsoft's Bet on Generative AI Bolstered by Announcement of New GPT Seller Experience in Viva Sales <P>For sales organizations, 2023 will be the year of efficiency. With economic uncertainty looming, sellers need to focus their time on creating and maintaining customer relationships, not logging administrative tasks. Being able to leverage innovative AI technology, like the new generative AI-powered experience in Microsoft Viva Sales, means sales teams can recapture valuable time and concentrate on creating and closing more pipeline.</P> IDC Link Mon, 06 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Michelle Morgan Post-Pandemic Industries Embrace a New Era of Industrial Automation <P>This IDC Perspective document investigates the adoption of automation at various levels in industries post-pandemic and how it is helping for industry 4.0 revolution. The COVID-19 epidemic has brought attention to the necessity for corporations to react quickly, nimbly, and precisely. The chance to adopt intelligent automation and digital transformation is being brought by the post-pandemic era. Intelligent automation transforms the relationship between people and technology by combining technological advances, such as artificial intelligence, robotic process automation (RPA), and machine learning, which enable a new level of collaboration and accelerate the levels of creativity and value within the enterprise. </P><P>After the pandemic, automation usage rose globally, and nearly half of all enterprises in Asia/Pacific plan to increase their use of RPA in the next five years. According to IDC's <I>2022 </I><I>Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) </I><I>Internet of Things Survey</I>, 50.8% of the organizations in the region are currently using digital processes for inventory management. The retail and wholesale industry has the maximum share of 72.4% for managing inventories digitally. Approximately two-thirds of employees in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) already collaborate with a bot for their tasks, and 60% are likely to automate their work using low-code platforms, according to the results of IDC's <I>2022 </I><I>APEJ</I><I> Future of Work Employee Perspectives Survey</I>.</P><P>"Manufacturing and industrial organizations entered a new age of technology adoption after the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic increased supply chain unpredictability, and in view of that, many organizations used reshoring, nearshoring, inventory buffering, and other supply chain diversification strategies to increase their agility and prevent an overall production downtime. This, in turn, has pushed the use of cloud-based technologies for remote collaboration and line and supply chain management," says Piyush Singh, senior market analyst, IDC Asia/Pacific Internet of Things Insights Team.</P> IDC Perspective Mon, 06 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Piyush Singh Application Modernization Standardization — Worldwide, 2023 <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight provides a worldwide view on enterprise sentiments for application modernization using standardized and modularized approaches. The document contains data from IDC's <I>Application Services Survey,</I> which was completed in November 2022. IDC's Worldwide Intelligent Application Services practice conducted this survey to understand enterprise preferences for application modernization and other application services. The overall goal of the survey was to identify how organizations' preferences around application development and life-cycle management are evolving and how application service providers can align their services offerings to address varied customer needs. </P><P>"Application services providers should understand how buyer organizations are approaching application modernization to better support evolving customer needs as well as maintain deeper customer relationships in an increasingly competitive environment," explained Pete Marston, research director, Worldwide Intelligent Application Services at IDC.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Peter Marston Complying with Document Digital Accessibility Guidelines <P>This IDC Survey examines document accessibility compliance.</P><P>As organizations navigate the new realities of hybrid work models and a focus on employee experience, IDC is researching how different geographies are addressing document accessibility compliance. This IDC Survey explores organizational awareness, readiness, and compliance with digital accessibility standards for business documents. It is based on a survey of enterprises in North America and Western Europe with at least 100 employees who are aware of accessibility standards, involved with maintaining accessibility within the organization, and have implemented or are planning an accessibility project. The survey indicates that the majority of organizations are aware of digital accessibility standards; however, there is more work to be done to be fully prepared to meet both local laws and global guidelines.</P> IDC Survey Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Marci Maddox, Holly Muscolino European Intelligent Process Automation Market Events, 2H22 <P>This IDC Market Note details key moves in the intelligent process automation market in Europe between July and December 2022, with a particular focus on technology vendor investments, mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.</P> Market Note Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Neil Ward-Dutton IBM 4Q22 Earnings: Ensuring IBM Is Part of the Long-Term Solution in Disruptive Times <P>IBM's earning release for 4Q22 reported revenue of $16.7 billion, up 6.3% y/y in constant currency and flat y/y as reported. This growth data in this document will be presented in terms of constant currency, unless otherwise noted. 4Q22 also marked the end of the first full year since the Kyndryl separation, with the "new" IBM achieving $60.5 billion in full-year revenue (up 12% y/y), driven by continued client interest in our hybrid cloud software and consulting services. Free cash flow for the full year was $9.3 billion. Like all other technology providers, IBM faces questions about its 2023 outlook. The company stated that it expects to grow revenue that is consistent with the previous mid-single-digit growth guidance in constant currency, generating about $10.5 billion in free cash flow.</P><P>CEO and Chairman Arvind Krishna reemphasized that hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) are the foundation of IBM's ongoing business strategy. In 2023, the company will ensure that its Software, Consulting, and Infrastructure units focus on helping enterprises make more efficient and effective use of technology and data assets to navigate potential disruptions and establish a trusted foundation for long-term digital business operations.</P> IDC Link Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Rick Villars, Robert Parker, Ritu Jyoti, Gard Little, Matthew Eastwood ICT and Canadian Healthcare, 2023 <P>This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation provides a detailed review of the Canadian healthcare market. Background and insights are provided on the market size, structure (e.g., provincial, private, senior care), and trends.</P> Market Presentation Fri, 03 Feb 2023 05:00:00 GMT Mark Schrutt, Nigel Wallis