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At IDC we increasingly see intelligent process automation (IPA) products and services being critical for enterprise resilience — triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, but actually driving a new imperative into the boardroom for business continuity ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines the print opportunities and challenges presented by COVID-19. Printed pages in the office are subsiding in favor of digital communication, and luxury, publishing, and graphics print jobs are either drying ...
Everyone has heard that the future is mobile. However, in retail, this notion even has a larger significance with most customers living their lives on their smartphones while also ordering, posting on social media, and interacting with a ...
Cognitive empathy is the ability to understand what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference. To be successful in the future, empathetic relationships between customers and brands must be built upon what the customer ...
The notion of pairing low andno code development tools with a larger suite of applications or services was made popular by Salesforce with the Force.com offering and has grown in popularity with several companies like ServiceNow offering ...
This IDC Market Perspective explores the factors impacting and fueling organizations' digital transformation initiatives including changes due to COVID-19 and the growing adoption of workflow and mobile technology.
"Business agility ...
Atos, a global provider of IT security services, announced an agreement to acquire Paladion, a U.S. based global provider of Managed Security Services (MSS). Paladion, founded in 2000, includes a proprietary Managed Detection and Response ...
This IDC Market Note discusses OVHcloud Healthcare's launch of its hosted private cloud solution in the U.K., Italy, and Poland. OVHcloud Healthcare started out in France in 2016 and can now host data from Germany, Italy, Poland, and the ...
Last October, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) CEO Antonio Neri laid out his vision for the company which involved transitioning the company into an "edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company." At the time, he characterized FY20 and beyond ...
This IDC Perspective highlights the importance of cloud as the preferred organization deployment model for enterprise applications. The pandemic has put the world into an altered state of commerce, as more business is conducted virtually. ...
This IDC Perspective addresses a fundamental challenge in retail that is often ignored. Marketing investments are some of the largest poorly analyzed investments in a retail organization. The true commercial impact of marketing spend is ...
This IDC Perspective looks at the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on European manufacturing supply chains in the context of technology consumption. With ERP standing out as providing more end-to-end visibility than any other key technology ...
This IDC Market Perspective is part of a series of IDC documents that discuss the best practices of vendors applying technology, innovative solutions, and business models for sustainable development. This document examines the approach of ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses the five-phase journey to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it influences customer business outcomes, IT project priorities, and software buying criteria. IDC's worldwide May 2020 COVID-19 ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on paper-to-digital transformation for both organizations struggling to support overwhelming demand and organizations facing a severe market slowdown.
"The requirement ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses key digital services launched by the telecom industry in South Africa. It describes digital services introduced by operators as they have embarked on digital transformation journeys. It provides recommendations ...
On June 22nd Apple kicked off its first-ever, digital-only Worldwide Developers Conference with a set of pre-recorded keynote videos that walked attendees through a dizzying array up operating system updates, new tools for developers, ...
Investments in the development of a software translation and optimization platform should be a key element of any accelerated computing silicon vendor's strategy. As leaders like NVIDIA have demonstrated with CUDA, it enables vendors to ...
This IDC Market Note provides a recap of Xeikon's product announcements in June, during a virtual call with press and analysts, in light of the postponement of the drupa 2020 trade show to April 2021.
"Seeing huge growth opportunity ...
This IDC Perspective discusses the context for critical sourcing actions needed by government IT organizations to adapt to the pandemic-induced changes. In a short period of time, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the global economy and ...
This IDC Perspective explores the travel and expense management software market as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, this document reveals the issues most relevant to travel managers during the current pandemic and after ...
This IDC TechBrief discusses the value and benefits of using an in-memory database (IMDB) that supports persistent memory (PMEM). It indicates the benefits, risks, current adoption, and critical success factors associated with this technology ...