Published Research Results: Asia/Pacific Agile Software and Sourcing Strategies
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This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights and analyses the factors driving agile and DevOps in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) organizations.
The survey results are tabulated from IDC's annual 2018 Asia/Pacific Software Survey. ...
This Market Note includes analyst opinion from the Qlik Asia Pacific Analyst Summit held on June 13, 2019 in Singapore.
What Are the Key Focus Areas for Improvement of Customer Experience for Indian Organizations?
The awareness about customer experience (CX) among Indian organizations is growing. The ground reality, however, is that they still face multiple challenges during their CX journey, which lead them to have an inaccurate view of customer ...
What are the Hottest Areas for Automation in Application Lifecycle Activities in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan)?
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights and analyzes the degree to which major application life-cycle tasks are automated in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) organizations.
The survey results are tabulated from the annual IDC's 2018 ...
Low-Code and No-Code Practices for the Modern Developer Experience in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Software development is beginning to adopt low-code and no-code practices in response to the pace and pressures of ubiquitous digital transformation. Low-code and no-code practices and platforms, which simplify or entirely remove manual ...
Business model innovation is one of business leaders' top concerns. Driven by price erosion and competitive pressure, organizations are responding with platform thinking in evolving their business models. Platform thinking is a fundamental ...
DevOps has been, in the recent past, a hotbed of interest among Indian IT end users and vendors alike. This Survey Spotlight attempts to highlight the key drivers behind the adoption of DevOps methodologies, frameworks, and tools among enterprises ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights the top areas that Indian organizations want their current and future ERP systems to improve. Through this study, ERP vendors can identify the immediate focus areas to drive customer adoption, which will ...
This IDC study provides a five-year forecast for the APEJ security software market.
"In an 'application economy' where software architectures such as microservices and efficient business processes such as Agile and DevOps can create ...
IDC Survey Spotlight: What Are the Most Popular Programming Languages Used by Enterprise Developers in APEJ?
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights and analyzes some of the most popular programming languages used by enterprise developers and identifies where the trend is heading toward in the next 12 months.
The survey results are tabulated ...
This IDC Survey highlights results from the IDC Health Insights Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) Survey conducted in December 2018, with a major focus on hospitals, followed by telehealth services, virtual care services, and aged care ...
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Customer Experience 2019 Predictions — Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Implications
This IDC Presentation discusses the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) regionalization of IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Customer Experience 2019 Predictions (IDC #US43484818, ...
This IDC Presentation discusses the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) regionalization of the IDC FutureScape: Developer and DevOps 2019 Predictions (IDC #US43390318, October ...
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Analytics and Artificial Intelligence 2019 Predictions — Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Implications
This IDC FutureScape study covers global and regional perspectives of the analytics and artificial intelligence (AAI) industry along with the top 10 predictions for 2019. Each prediction is presented based on the timeline projection, complexity ...
SAP TechEd 2018 Barcelona — Extensions, Interactions, and Intelligence to Sustain the Digital Core
This IDC Market Note examines the key highlights of SAP's annual technology conference, SAP TechEd, which took place in Barcelona, Spain, from October 23 to 25, 2018. It also highlights some key announcements and analysis of strategy on ...
This survey spotlight looks at modernization strategies for legacy applications in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ). "There is an appetite to modernize selective functions to newer applications/application platforms," according to Linus ...
This IDC study presents IDC's developer- and DevOps-related top 10 predictions for 2019.
"Never before have there been more changes to tools, processes, and deployment environments happening in parallel. If the shift from on-premises ...
This IDC study provides market sizing and forecast by key deployment types and subregions for the Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) DevOps software market as of June 2018. IDC defines DevOps software as being made up of selected portions ...
This IDC Presentation provides a detailed analysis of the market and competitive landscape in the enterprise resource management (ERM) market in Malaysia from July to December 2017. It covers ERM market performance, forecast changes, segmentation ...
IDC Perspective: Customer Relationship Management Applications: The State in Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan)
This IDC Perspective discusses the state of customer relationship management (CRM) applications in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ). It also aims to advise technology buyers that are thinking of embarking on a digital transformation ...
This IDC Market Note analyzes the key takeaways from Symantec's Security Operations Center (SOC) launch event, held in Chennai, India on July 31, 2018.
This IDC presentation provides a detailed analysis of the market and competitive landscape in the enterprise resource management (ERM) market in Hong Kong from July to December 2017. This presentation covers the ERM market performance, forecast ...
This IDC presentation provides a detailed analysis of the market and competitive landscape in the enterprise resource management (ERM) market in India from July to December 2017. This presentation covers the ERM market performance, forecast ...