IDC Research Types
Lists the analyst members of a topical team. Outlines general areas of coverage and any specialties.
Provides brief overview coverage of what is happening in a market.
IDC MaturityScape Benchmark
- Financial announcements
- Product announcements
- Mergers and acquisitions or divestitures
- Response to news
Methods and Practices
Top 10 Predictions
IDC Survey Spotlight
Market Analysis Perspective
Customer Needs and Strategies
Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
Industry Developments and Models
Provides a study and interpretation of the results of a demand- or supply-side survey.
Vendor Needs and Strategies
This IDC PeerScape puts forth best practices and guidance that digital commerce professionals can implement to reshape commerce experiences by blending digital and physical, to increase customer satisfaction and improve brand experiences. ...
This IDC Perspective defines the platform-driven business model that is increasingly in use in the IT industry today, and it provides six key criteria that are necessary for the establishment of a platform-based ecosystem that delivers high ...
This IDC study provides an assessment of the capabilities and business strategies of 11 vendors in the worldwide UC&C market for 2017.
"Organizations have a variety of deployment options to choose from today, but also the challenge ...
This study explores — through practical examples from the University of Hull, Cambridge University Press, and the Helix Nebula Science Cloud — how those practices should be applied.
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the current worldwide IoT platforms market through the IDC MarketScape model. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success ...
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the cloud ERP implementation services ecosystem through the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in the ecosystem. ...
This IDC Perspective discusses software-defined operational technology (SD-OT) and IT–OT convergence in the context of IoT Edge.
"Embracing SD-OT and IT–OT convergence with converged Edge systems as a part of an intelligent Edge strategy ...
This IDC Perspective provides recommendations on strategies that AWS users can employ to manage services costs.
According to Laura DuBois, GVP, Enterprise Storage, Servers, and Infrastructure Software at IDC, "the best practices included ...
This IDC study provides a systematic assessment of technologies related to worldwide mobile app development platforms. The IDC TechScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters that assess vendors relative ...
This IDC Perspective discusses requirements and considerations and offers criteria in choosing an identity and access management (IAM) vendor.
"Choosing an IAM vendor should not be that much different than any other system or technology ...
This IDC study presents a vendor assessment of finance and accounting BPO services through the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in the ecosystem. This ...
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the IT service and incident management software space using the IDC MarketScape model. Disruptive trends in mobility and cloud computing are driving increasingly heterogeneous IT environments ...
This IDC study provides an assessment of where the industry collaborative cloud market is headed, how the major professional services firms servicing the space compare with each other, and what criteria are most important for companies to ...
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of several providers participating in the worldwide network consulting services market. The IDC MarketScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive framework and a ...
This IDC study provides senior IT managers with the tools to create efficiencies in mobile budget planning that allows for meaningful technology improvement while allowing savings that can be harvested and repositioned in other critical ...
This IDC Perspective helps CIOs and IT technical directors, and their reports, understand the intricacies of the deployment scenarios to transition the enterprise from the traditional on-premises email solution to Microsoft Exchange ...
The IDC study is designed for technology professionals in the IT buyer organization. The audience includes CIOs, IT directors, IT managers, IT architects, and IT buyers from within business lines and functions. It offers guidance on why ...