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This IDC study presents assessment of eight CDN vendors that provide commercial CDN services on a global basis. The assessment is based on their current capabilities and future strategies for delivering CDN services. This is the first comprehensive ...
This IDC Perspective presents an overview of key takeaways from SAP Industry Analyst Base Camp (IABC) in SAP's Newtown Square headquarters, with a focus on SAP's retail vision. During the event, SAP executives presented the company's mission ...
This IDC Perspective provides a data-driven overview of the current spending trends of line-of-business technology professionals. This document is aimed to help business and IT decision makers better understand the scope and direction of ...
This IDC PeerScape explores Connected Collaboration initiatives that are created by banks to transform traditional models into an open environment. The document describes five practices that are at the heart of an open banking institution, ...
This IDC study provides a detailed analysis of how AI is being used for the management of government datacenters and some of the paths government agencies can explore if they are looking to leverage AI for this purpose, especially if they ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation provides IDC's view on customer consent — one of the key tenets of IDC's Hierarchy of Customer Expectations. The presentation highlights how customer consent becomes a critical point in implementing customer ...
This IDC PeerScape explores the enterprise cybersecurity budgeting process and the approaches taken by four CIOs across the airport, construction, hospitality, and commercial real estate industries. As this study shows, CIOs are increasingly ...
Digitally determined organizations are racing to achieve DX at scale. These organizations are becoming what IDC terms as the Future Enterprise. However, to become one, organizations must use DX to transform markets and customers by ...
This IDC Perspective provides guidance for cities and transit agencies when contemplating partnerships or contracts with a ride-hailing or ride-sharing firm. The movement of passengers away from public transit systems to ride-hailing/ride-sharing ...
This IDC Perspective summarizes the key takeaways and insights IDC learned from the Philips Global Analyst Day held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 29, 2019. Takeaways include the realization of a digital platform in the HealthSuite ...
This IDC Perspective provides a review of major Chinese internet companies' views on AI and their corresponding strategies and actions. The study also provides a guidance for AI technology buyers based on IDC's assessment of the market and ...
This IDC Perspective looks at initiatives and major deals in the education sector in Europe in H1 2019. It briefly describes the notable policies of national governments, as well as initiatives and programs currently being deployed. It further ...
This IDC TechBrief provides IT and business executives with an executive snapshot of intelligent virtual assistants specifically in the delivery of customer service and support in manufacturing.
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This IDC Perspective summarizes how BigCommerce, a global leader in digital commerce solutions, made the critical decision to replace its previous cloud service provider with Google Cloud Platform to improve security and support the company's ...
This IDC Perspective provides an overview of municipalities' changing use cases for wireless access services in public spaces and provides recommendations for technology buyers on the challenges of building a sustainable approach.
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation, Artificial Intelligence: Applications and Maturity in Transportation, presents the five levels of artificial intelligence (AI)-based automation, sample use cases of new implementations ...
This IDC TechScape discusses technologies that are essential to enable innovation through a retail commerce platform and to execute commerce everywhere business models efficiently and effectively. The study aims to help senior executives ...
This IDC MarketScape assesses the capabilities and strategies of leading service vendors to support electricity companies in transforming and optimizing their grids (high, medium, and low voltage). IDC Energy Insights believes grid digital ...
This IDC Perspective provides IDC's observations and analysis of the recent 2019 Dassault Systèmes (3DS) 3DEXPERIENCE Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States. IDC's team attended the event to hear about the latest strategy, customer, ...
This IDC Perspective highlights technology investment priorities that can help providers of virtual pay TV services differentiate and grow services in ways other than through typical price and content choice means. We believe that adopting ...