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 study provides manufacturers with the top 10 predictions and underlying drivers that we expect to impact manufacturers' IT investments in 2018 and beyond. Technology leaders and their counterparts in the line-of-business (LOB) operations ...
This IDC study presents the IDC Worldwide Robotics team's analysis of key drivers relating to robotics, and how these drivers are likely to shape the development of robotics in the planning horizon of 2018 through 2021. The development and ...
This IDC study explores how the different drivers will impact technology in the health industry and offers guidance on actions to consider. Healthcare and life science organizations are more pressed than ever to respond to a wide range of ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for mining industry for 2018.
"The mining sector is on the move. Enormous variation in maturity exists, and the gap is increasing — leading companies will success through a focus on ...
This IDC study presents IDC's developer-related top 10 predictions for 2018.
"Digital transformation has a profound and direct impact on developers and DevOps professionals, forcing them to make hard decisions and embrace still-emerging ...
This IDC study explores the mandate for adaptive retail — platforms, composable microservices-based applications, and integrated AI-enabled, augmented and connected experiences — for consumers in their stream of life and for associates in ...
This IDC study for the 2018 mobility market provides our global team's view on some of the key topics we expect to affect businesses over the next few years. Some of the topics we raise in this year's IDC FutureScape are:
- Unified ...
This IDC study explores the further impact that technology will have on customer experience including customer data privacy, analytics-driven business processes, and artificial intelligence (AI). We also look as the early impact emerging ...
This IDC study provides manufacturers and retailers with the top 10 predictions and underlying drivers that we expect to impact manufacturers' IT investments in the supply chain in 2018 and beyond. Technology leaders and their counterparts ...
This IDC Energy Insights study presents the IDC Energy Insights analyst team's outlook for 2018, and the 24-months-and-beyond planning horizon, through the lens of the 10 predictions that make up, in IDC Energy Insights' view, the framework ...
This IDC Financial Insights study presents the top 10 predictions for the worldwide payment market. Each prediction is shaped by a common set of key drivers that provides a planning tool for technology leaders and their line-of-business ...
This IDC study presents our worldwide social media team of analysts' view of key drivers and outcomes relating to the evolution of social media.
"Social media is the new telephone," according to Wayne Kurtzman, IDC's research director ...
This IDC study discusses worldwide consumer technology 2018 predictions.
"Consumer digital transformation (DX) continues to drive new devices, services, technologies, and experiences," says Greg Ireland, research director with IDC's ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for the enterprise networking business transformation in 2018. It is designed to provide CIOs with an understanding of the external drivers, which will change the networking environment over ...
This IDC Financial Insights study presents the top 10 predictions for the financial services industries. Each prediction is shaped by a common set of key drivers that provides a planning tool for technology leaders and their line-of-business ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for digital transformation for 2017.
According to Shawn Fitzgerald, research director, Worldwide Digital Transformation Strategies, "This year's DX predictions represent the latest thinking ...
This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 predictions for imaging, printing, and document solutions for 2018.
According to Keith Kmetz, program vice president, IDC's Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions research, "Print remains a ...
This IDC study provides the top 10 predictions for the 3D printing market for 2018 with analysis that covers a four-year time period. The predictions are designed to provide organizational decision makers with a call-to-action plan with ...
This IDC study presents IDC's enterprise infrastructure top 10 predictions for 2018.
"Digital transformation has given rise to new IT imperatives, which span modernizing enterprise infrastructure, developing data-centric strategies ...
This IDC study discusses our predictions that once again present a strategic blueprint for enterprises on their digital transformation (DX) journey, focusing on 10 key ingredients for becoming a digital-native enterprise. Six of these themes ...
This IDC study provides details about building a security operations center.
"The security operations center serves as the nerve center of an organization's cybersecurity program," says Mike Chapple, adjunct analyst with IDC's IT Executive ...