IDC Research Types
Lists the analyst members of a topical team. Outlines general areas of coverage and any specialties.
Provides brief overview coverage of what is happening in a market.
IDC MaturityScape Benchmark
- Financial announcements
- Product announcements
- Mergers and acquisitions or divestitures
- Response to news
Methods and Practices
Top 10 Predictions
IDC Survey Spotlight
Market Analysis Perspective
Customer Needs and Strategies
Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
Industry Developments and Models
Provides a study and interpretation of the results of a demand- or supply-side survey.
Vendor Needs and Strategies
This IDC study provides an assessment of the leading SaaS and cloud-enabled finance and accounting software solutions and discusses what criteria are most important for companies to consider when selecting a system.
"The ground underneath ...
This IDC study describes how five different manufacturers tackled transformation within their businesses and empowered or engaged the field service organization to achieve companywide goals for success. Innovation isn't a concept that can ...
This IDC study discusses building a successful and sustainable data-driven culture in your organization.
"When building a data-driven culture in your organization, whether it's to use data science and machine learning or even AI-enabled ...
This IDC study provides a container forecast that represents the installed base of container hosts and container instances in IT environments for the 2018–2023 period.
"Containers allow for agile and automated deployment of modern ...
This IDC study is one deliverable in a three-part series titled, "Container Infrastructure Software Market Assessment."
"Containers are still an emerging technology for the enterprise. This IDC study based on in-depth interviews with ...
This IDC MarketScape evaluates leading digital transformation service providers by qualitatively and quantitatively assessing their capabilities and strategies regarding their offerings across all value chain segments of the oil and gas ...
This IDC Special Study is one deliverable in a three-part series titled "Container Infrastructure Software Market Assessment." This document includes IDC's analysis on container infrastructure deployment and user challenges based on a survey ...
This IDC study explores the technology elements necessary for manufacturers across the industry to digitally transform the new product development and introduction (NPDI) process.
"A big reason for a digital platform approach to NPDI ...
This IDC study describes the five stages of maturity for technology skill development. IT organizations that can effectively balance IT professionals' aspirations with both near-term and long-term strategic objectives will be increasingly ...
This IDC Market Forecast examines the Western European digital label and packaging printer market. A long-term forecast is provided for units shipped as well as their for 16 countries. IDC also identifies the factors accelerating and inhibiting ...
This IDC Market Forecast study provides LFP data collected directly from vendors, which forms the basis for this study's 2019 market sizing and forecast (2020–2024). Western Europe comprises Germany, France, the U.K., Italy, the Netherlands, ...
This IDC study examines the growing impact of digital transformation (3rd Platform and innovation accelerators) on IT and business services markets. 3rd Platform technologies, the combination of pillar (cloud, big data/analytics, mobility, ...
This study analyzes the equipment capex and total CAPEX in the region for both fixed-line and mobile networks. Mobile network spending represents roughly 66–72% of the total equipment CAPEX in the region.
"The proliferation of LTE ...
This IDC PeerScape explores a critical component of building a DX learning strategy: guiding principles of effective learning strategy. While the operating model, content, technology, and measurement practices are obviously important, the ...
This IDC study provides a blueprint for establishing and maintaining a continuous learning environment in the IT organization. It enables IT organizations to cultivate a learning culture that positions them to strategically develop their ...
This IDC PlanScape discusses the constructive role that an emerging technologies team can play in software asset management (SAM). The emerging technologies team delivers capabilities that augment and enhance software asset management, turning ...
This IDC Financial Insights study provides a functional structure of the global banking industry. It focuses on the business lines and functions within banking that drive technology spending and provides the fundamental organization behind ...
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of strategic consultant and systems integrator vendors participating in the North American 2020 DERMS market. This IDC MarketScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive ...
This IDC PlanScape provides insight into how an IT security program can be more effectively managed by better aligning the IT security services into functional activities supported by people, processes, and technology and applying activity-based ...
This IDC PlanScape addresses the need to assess retail infrastructure as a foundation for digital transformation (DX).
"Retailers are trying to make sense of their infrastructure needs to ensure that they have a sound foundation for ...
This IDC study sizes and forecasts the ICT spend by Canadian cannabis companies and looks at its market impact. It addresses a variety of key questions, including the following: What 2nd and 3rd Platform technologies will companies purchase ...
This IDC Special Study sizes and forecasts Canadian ICT spending by companies in the cannabis industry. The study looks at the impact of ICT spending by Canadian cannabis companies. What 2nd and 3rd Platform technologies will they purchase ...