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Siemens held its annual analyst and media conference at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on September 4–6, 2019. Based on the theme "Xcelerate Your Digital Future," Siemens presented its strategies around Mendix, MindSphere, ...
On October 25, 2019, Verizon released its 3Q19 earnings, which beat Wall Street's expectations. The results were primarily driven by solid growth in its wireless business. The company reported total revenue of $32.9 billion, a marginal increase ...
In IDC's annual FutureScape predictions (see IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2020 Predictions, IDC #US45599219, October 2019), we predicted that there will ...
IDC surveyed 900 CIOs and line-of-business (LOB) decision makers in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) as to their priorities, trends, preferences, and challenges relating to agile development, DevOps adoption, open source software, microservices, ...
SAP has been in the news quite a bit the last few weeks with several changes in executive leadership. The SAP 3Q19 earnings announcement makes the transition easier as the company reported substantial operating margin expansion and increased ...
On the afternoon of October 24th, the Central Politburo of the Communist Party of China held its 18th group study on the current situation and trends in blockchain technology development. The meeting highlighted blockchain as an important ...
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 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 study discusses the worldwide blockchain top 10 predictions for 2020.
"Blockchain has been attracting all types of attention in the past few years," said James Wester, research director, Worldwide Blockchain Strategies at ...
This IDC study presents the 2020 top 10 predictions for the worldwide enterprise infrastructure market.
"In the age of innovation, CIOs must have a keen understanding of trends in technologies to pursue the optimal digital transformation ...
This IDC study provides IDC's 2020 top 10 predictions for data, integration, and analytics technology trends.
"Predictions highlighted in this IDC FutureScape outline some of the key requirements for the future of intelligence, which ...
This IDC study focuses on intelligent enterprise applications and ERP and its use within enterprises worldwide.
"Competitive differentiation requires digital transformation initiatives and modernized and innovative technology. Intelligent ...
This IDC study provides IDC's 2020 top 10 predictions for artificial intelligence (AI).
"Artificial Intelligence is poised to be more prolific and span every aspect of our lives and business. AI disrupters will enjoy a differentiated ...
This IDC study provides a size and forecast for the worldwide hyperscale infrastructure market for 2018–2023. IDC estimates this market, which consists of compute and storage platforms (including software-defined storage [SDS] and compute), ...
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 discusses the health industry top 10 predictions for 2020.
"The 2020 worldwide health industry predictions highlight the evolution of healthcare and life science organizations in the race to becoming future enterprises," ...
This IDC study explores how hospitality, dining, and travel organizations are responding to the drivers of business and offers guidance on actions to consider. Hospitality organizations, in the new digital era, are responding to a wide range ...
This IDC study contains the outlook of IDC Energy Insights' analyst team for the worldwide mining industry for 2020–2025. The outlook is presented through the lens of the 10 predictions that make up, in IDC Energy Insights' view, the framework ...
This IDC study explores the impact that technology will have on customer experience.
According to Alan Webber, program vice president for Customer Experience at IDC, "The customer experience space is in a period of significant shift ...
This IDC study provides the outlook of IDC Energy Insights' analyst team for the worldwide oil and gas industry for 2020, as well as the planning horizon for the next five years.
"Even in a depressed market, oil and gas companies are ...