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This IDC Survey shares data on the global adoption of digital freight booking/forwarding platforms, which are defined as involving a combination of technologies like cloud (e.g., Amazon, Azure) or SaaS applications to support the delivery ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides an assessment of the current market momentum seen across the leading U.S. over-the-top (OTT) streaming video service providers. Services include on-demand OTT offerings and virtual pay TV services known ...
This IDC Market Presentation discusses results from the Industry Cloud Council 2020 Survey, which polled 115 organizations across 8 industries (financial services, government, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, oil and gas, ...
This IDC Market Perspective tracks how collaborative industry clouds (ICs) are responding and generating efficiencies in the COVID-19 crisis. Organizations are building ICs that directly aid in combating the crisis, while existing industry ...
This IDC Market Glance examines the consumer digital life protection market. Differences between physical and digital societies have contributed to the creation of the consumer digital life protection market. In a physical society, governmental ...
This IDC study discusses the U.S. smart home device market shares for 2019.
"The underlying driving force of the market is services," says Adam Wright, senior research analyst, IDC's Smart Home research program. "While device elements ...
This IDC study discusses the U.S. digital media adapter market shares for 2019.
"Digital media adapters remain popular as competition forces prices down, services are expanding and maturing, and they provide an economical alternative ...
This IDC study reviews the worldwide digital media adapter vendor market shares for 2019.
"Digital media adapters remain popular as competition forces prices down, services are expanding and maturing, and they provide an economical ...
This IDC study discusses the U.S. smart speaker market shares for 2019.
"The smart speaker market continues to advance at a rapid pace in terms of both the number and types of products entering the market and the rising levels of consumer ...
This IDC study discusses the worldwide smart speaker market shares for 2019.
"With rapidly rising consumer awareness coupled with the introduction of a multitude of new speakers and services, 2019 saw the worldwide smart speaker market ...
This IDC Market Glance provides a glance at the current makeup of the digital commerce software market landscape, illustrates the participating vendors, and depicts the segments and structure of the market.
This IDC Market Glance provides an overview of the participants in the next-generation automotive and transportation strategies ecosystems. This document is an update of the prior published version from 1Q19.
These event proceedings were presented at IDC Directions in March 2020.
Customers are the catalyst for change by adopting technologies that are rewriting how they engage, what channels they use, and what experience they want. Companies ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses buyer needs for managed multicloud services to deliver multicloud management capabilities. Expanding enterprise use of multiple types of clouds (private, public, hybrid) involving multiple types of service ...
This IDC Perspective covers AI/ML business risks and potential negative business impact if not mitigated appropriately. It provides an AI governance framework for building and deploying trustworthy and ethical AI. The document reviews the ...
This IDC Perspective summarizes the key elements necessary for launching a drone delivery service. Specifically, this document outlines some of the problems facing delivery companies and outlines how drones can decrease the risk when delivering ...
This IDC Market Glance provides a glance at the current makeup of vendors offering monetization products and services that are logically between CRM/eCommerce and ERP/accounting applications.
This IDC Perspective investigates global Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellations to extend high-speed broadband internet and wireless to unserved areas.
"Renewed interest in Low Earth Orbit satellite constellations has resulted ...
This IDC Survey provides an overview of the results from a U.S. survey of enterprises involving their use of managed services for workplace technologies. The survey involved 400 respondents from U.S. firms with 1,000+ employees. This survey ...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective provides detailed information on Canadian customer adoption and spending on managed cloud services. IDC views managed cloud services as an extraction view of IDC's technology outsourcing services markets ...
This IDC study presents the worldwide education 2020 top 10 predictions.
"Education institutions today are constantly being confronted to rethink their future digital transformation strategies. online education competition, high-profile ...
This IDC study discusses the worldwide security and trust top 10 predictions for 2020.
"Transformation in security and trust will affect every business in every industry; no one will be spared," said Michael Suby, research vice president, ...
This IDC study provides our top 10 predictions for the worldwide next-generation automotive market. These predictions reflect IDC's vision for the 10 most important trends in this market over the next 60 months (through 2025). Technology ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for manufacturing product and service innovation for 2020 and beyond.
"In the 2020 IDC FutureScape for product and service innovation, innovation augmentation is a major theme throughout. ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for enterprise network infrastructure for 2020 and beyond.
"Digital transformation has simultaneously created pressure on enterprise networks to evolve to meet the increasing demands ...
This IDC FutureScape provides the outlook of IDC Energy Insights' analyst team for the worldwide utility industry for 2020, as well as the planning horizon for the next five years.
"It is not easy, but utilities must maintain the ...
This IDC study provides manufacturers and retailers with the top 10 predictions and underlying drivers that we expect to impact IT investments in the supply chain in 2020 and beyond. Technology leaders and their counterparts in the line-of-business ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for digital transformation for 2020.
"Direct digital transformation (DX) investment is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5% from 2020 to 2023 and is expected to approach ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights key results from IDC's 2019 Consumer Internet of Things Survey, with a focus on examining consumer usage patterns of smart assistants. The survey includes 1,502 respondents ...
On September 25, Amazon announced a myriad of new smart home devices, services, and wearable devices that significantly enhance the company's footprint across the consumer IoT ecosystem. Taken together, these announcements represent Amazon's ...
This IDC study presents the IT services industry in South Africa in 2018 and forecasts expenditure on IT services through 2023. The study contains market size and distribution by both foundation markets and vertical markets. The study also ...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) looks at the worldwide tablet market. It reviews recent market performance, assesses the competitive landscape, examines key trends, and provides survey results and forecasts. Essential guidance ...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) presents an update on the U.S. multiscreen video market. The MAP is designed to provide clients the opportunity to engage with IDC on the key issues and trends impacting the multiscreen video market. ...
This IDC Market Note reviews two recent announcements: UPS' announcement of seven-day delivery and My Choice for Business Platform for SMBs and Alibaba's announcement of the company's online marketplace being made available to U.S. SMBs....
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective provides a snapshot of the U.S. and worldwide market for smart home solutions and looks at the key factors shaping this emerging category.
"Although in its relative infancy, the smart home market ...
This IDC Perspective offers insights into the Amazon re:MARS event that took place June 4–7 at the Aria, in Las Vegas. The event felt like a cross between a TED conference and a technology event. Initial keynotes focused on MARS (machine ...
The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2019 gathered over 8,000 developers in San Jose, California, on June 3–7, 2019, to present Apple's latest developments in its platforms and development tools. This year, Apple showed that it is ready ...
This IDC Market Note discusses Amazon's April 2019 announcement of its freight brokerage platform.