IDC Directions Benelux

DIGITAL FORUM | January 26, 2021



2021: Year of recovery?

Everything changed during 2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic, digital has been a significant driver for business in the form of remote work, trade and innovation. Due to urgency, many initiatives have not been fully integrated with the existing IT environment or aligned with the set digital strategy. Next year, organisations need to better integrate both technologies and processes, as well as scale the new digital solutions for the entire organisation to benefit. Digitally mature Benelux organisations seem ready to utilize digital services and technology to make 2021 a year of recovery.

IDC Directions 2021 will provide an analysis on the effects for the Benelux IT industry and  give insights to:

  • Recovery 2021 and beyond
  • The future of tech customer engagements
  • The future of IT services 

Join Philip Carter, Chief Analyst and Group Vice President European Research,, Martin Canning, Group Vice President European Consulting and Jan Horsager, Research Director




Presentations Slides & Recordings



Time Event & Speakers

Welcome by IDC

Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen

Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Nordic & Benelux

IDC Directions 2021

Philip Carter

Group Vice President, Chief Research Officer, European Research, IDC

2021 the year of recovery

Jan Horsager

Research Director, IDC

A View from the Frontline – Understanding The CIO/Digital Leader Mindset

Martin Canning

Group Vice President, Consulting, European Region, IDC

Thank you

Charlotte Thygesen Poulsen

Vice President, Events and GMS, IDC Nordic & Benelux


General Information


January 26, 2021


14:30 - 16:00 CET

IDC European Digital Forums Platform

The IDC European Digital Industry Forums will be run on an all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world.



We will welcome you at our Digital Reception area where we will showcase the event schedule and our partners. We will guide you for a great time & a lot of exiting digital touch points.



You will get inspired by the professional stories shared by industry pioneers and IDC analysts. Our keynotes experts will answer questions, propose provoking online polls, take part in the chat and comment on what is happening. Everything is done live.



Learn about proven best practices through real-life case studies in moderated digital breakout sessions. This intimate experience is an opportunity to gain a clearer understanding of current organizations challenges.



Meet with peers to discuss common challenges and share concrete experiences thanks to our Networking feature using your webcam for up to 3 minutes.



Visit interactive booths leveraging digital content allowing you to explore key trends or discover more about innovative products.

Why Attend


Get a head start on the market with insights from our leading analysts


Get inspired by visionary speakers with locally based cases


Maximize your time with insights and solutions to grow your business thanks to 1-2-1 match-made agreements with leading suppliers


Be surprised by unique network opportunities with other IT leaders

Contact Us

Jakob Jantzen

Conference Manager

+45 22 16 16 33

Magdalena Matuszewska

Business Development Manager, European Event & IMP

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