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This IDC Market Note discusses observations from Skillsoft on the uptake of its learning offer amid COVID-19 lockdowns across the world.
This IDC Market Perspective explores strategies and tactics for selling software virtually now that it is the primary purchasing method due to the COVID-19 pandemic. IDC's sixth and seventh COVID-19 Impact on IT Spending Surveys ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides a snapshot of the types of services and capabilities that managed service providers (SPs) and outsourcers are deploying in response to COVID-19 to support enterprises as they look to navigate a very difficult ...
This IDC Market Perspective analyzes worldwide smart customer operations in the energy sector and outlines customer care and billing; customer engagement, smart metering, digital transformation, and emobility developments; and smart city ...
Six months since the onset of COVID-19 on the global stage, many employees still work from home, planes sit idle in storage facilities, and airport terminals are ghost towns. In contrast, the digital world hums with activity, as video, audio, ...
This Market Note provides a quick overview of key announcements and IDC's opinions thereon from TCS' 2020 Asia/Pacific (APAC) Analyst Forum, titled "Purpose-Driven, Resilient, Adaptable: Lead in the Post-COVID World with Business 4.0," held ...
This IDC Market Note provides highlights of the SAP SAPPHIRE NOW Reimagined conference, including highlights of the key announcements, with an emphasis on the customer experience successes discussed during the conference.
"SAP continues ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses ecosystem business models and its potential impact on how organizations approach partnerships. The shift to ecosystem business models will significantly impact how technology providers think about partnerships. ...
This IDC Market Note provides analysis on the impacts of the announced Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA partnership on the future of autonomous driving as it relates to automotive manufacturers and suppliers. It includes a review of several noteworthy ...
This IDC Market Note provides highlights of the IBM Think Digital 2020 conference, including highlights of the key announcements along with an emphasis on AI innovation from IBM customers featured during the conference.
"IBM has fully ...
New Zealand’s government response to COVID-19 has been viewed as strong and policy heavy, largely and partly because of its successful control of the pandemic's spread. Additionally, this has provided the government a head start in building ...
This IDC Market Note examines the current dynamics and potential future impacts of artificial intelligence adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa. In a world increasingly reliant on connectivity, where data is both increasingly pervasive and valuable, ...
This IDC Market Perspective analyzes the underlying trends, drivers, and inhibitors of workplace transformation and process automation. The crisis of 2020 will have lasting effects on the workplace and on the pace of automation, but to succeed, ...
This IDC Market Note reviews the key takeaways from NetApp's annual analyst summit held June 10, 2020, discussing the importance of both NetApp and the enterprise infrastructure and cloud services markets. At the summit, NetApp reinforced ...
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 ...
This IDC Market Perspective highlights the challenges of data ownership, governance, and security as products and equipment are embedded with more intelligence and software. This document explores the limitations of OEMs to offer value-added ...
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 ...
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 Vendor Profile focuses on U.K.-headquartered Re:infer, a 2015 spin-out from University College London's AI research group that provides an advanced communications intelligence platform to help organizations mine their digital communications ...
The shock of the severity and rapid transmission of COVID-19 across the globe has made stakeholders and policy makers realize that Internet of Things (IoT) technology has an important role to play in tracking hospital equipment, such as ...
This IDC Market Perspective outlines IDC’s new crisis-to-recovery framework. In the last four to six weeks, an increasing pool of organizations in Asia/Pacific have begun their recovery journeys. The move from response to recovery presents ...