IDC Integrated Marketing Showcase
Information Discovery and Knowledge Discovery in the Era of Cognitive Applications

Information Discovery and Knowledge Discovery in the Era of Cognitive Applications

Released: July, 2017

This Vendor Spotlight examines how Sinequa leverages artificial intelligence and cognitive computing–based analytics to meet the immediate needs of companies that are looking to address complex problems with easy-to-use, powerful solutions featuring simplified interfaces that do not require subject matter experts and data scientists.

Client: Sinequa
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Digital Transformation Drives Supply Chain Restructuring Imperative

Digital Transformation Drives Supply Chain Restructuring Imperative

Released: July, 2017

This white paper explores the connection between enterprise digital transformation and the necessary restructuring that results in the supply chain.

Client: OpenText
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Manufacturing
IBM Watson at Coppell

IBM Watson at Coppell

Released: July, 2017

IBM Watson Education seeks to transform education worldwide through cognitive capabilities. The primary goal is to enable educators to personalize learning in their classrooms and ultimately improve learner outcomes for every type of student.
IBM contracted IDC to independently assess how its newest cognitive solutions are reshaping the classrooms and experiences at Coppell ISD in Texas. IDC will collect insights from Coppell ISD educators in two phases to document the transformation brought about by the use of IBM Watson Education solutions.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Education
Managing and Engaging External Talent in a Compliant Way

Managing and Engaging External Talent in a Compliant Way

Released: July, 2017

This Analyst Connection answers key questions related to total workforce management which is the practice of considering varied worker types (such as full- and part-time employees, workers on formal contracts for defined time periods or projects, freelance workers on no set timeline, workers assigned by third parties to support onsite facilities, employees of outsourcing service providers, and more) as part of an organization's total talent ecosystem.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Connection Papers
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Data as Public Resource: The Value of Analytics in Government

Data as Public Resource: The Value of Analytics in Government

Released: July, 2017

This infographic highlights how Government views data and analytics.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Government
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IDC Innovators: Talent Discovery, 2017

IDC Innovators: Talent Discovery, 2017

Released: June, 2017

The content for this excerpt was taken directly from IDC Innovators: Talent Discovery, 2017 (Doc #US42224917). As key practices in recruitment marketing continue to evolve, leading solution providers in talent discovery are rapidly innovating to deliver tools to effectively prospect and pipeline potential candidates that are both powerful and easy to use.

Client: Brilent
Asset Type: Excerpts
The Power of the Platform in Smart Cities

The Power of the Platform in Smart Cities

Released: June, 2017

This Technology Spotlight discusses the importance of Smart City platforms as a key mechanism to integrate smart technologies, enable the rapid delivery of new applications, and create a connected Smart City ecosystem.

Client: PTC
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Government
Economic Value Snapshot: The Economic Value of Chromebooks for Educational Institutions

Economic Value Snapshot: The Economic Value of Chromebooks for Educational Institutions

Released: June, 2017

IDC conducted interviews with 10 school systems located worldwide that are using Chromebooks to support teaching and learning. This Business Value Snapshot Highlights the findings of this research.

Client: Google
Asset Type: Business Value
Industry: Education
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The Economic Value of Chromebooks for Educational Institutions

The Economic Value of Chromebooks for Educational Institutions

Released: June, 2017

IDC conducted interviews with 10 school systems located worldwide that are using
Chromebooks to support teaching and learning. This Business Value paper documents the findings of this research.

Client: Google
Asset Type: Business Value
Industry: Education
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IDC MarketScape: North American Mobile Banking and Payments 2017 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: North American Mobile Banking and Payments 2017 Vendor Assessment

Released: June, 2017

This IDC Financial Insights study presents a vendor assessment of the North American 2017 mobile banking and payments market through the IDC MarketScape model. This Excerpt features Kony.

Client: Kony
Asset Type: Excerpts
Industry: Financial Services
Using Enterprise Messaging to Improve Customer Conversations and Experiences

Using Enterprise Messaging to Improve Customer Conversations and Experiences

Released: May, 2017

This video discusses new applications for SMS. 

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Video
Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation

Implications for the Supply Chain
Released: May, 2017

This InfoGraphic highlights the implications of digital transformation on the supply chain.

Client: OpenText
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Manufacturing
The Power of Hybrid Cloud

The Power of Hybrid Cloud

Released: May, 2017

This iView discusses The Role of Multi-Cloud in IT Transformation.

Client: DellEMC
Asset Type: iView
The Role of Customer Experience Networks in Delivering Value-Based Digital Transformation

The Role of Customer Experience Networks in Delivering Value-Based Digital Transformation

Released: May, 2017

IDC recently completed a new global research study with Axway that reveals a new technology trend in large
enterprises called “customer experience networks” (CX networks). The

Client: Axway
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Digital Transformation Is Creating Opportunities and Challenges for Financial Institutions

Digital Transformation Is Creating Opportunities and Challenges for Financial Institutions

Released: April, 2017

This infographic highlights key areas around howAll-Flash Arrays (AFAs) are best suited to support the increasingly stringent requirements of business-critical applications.

Client: Pure Storage
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Financial Services
Market and Buyer Education - Sample Video Tutorial for Print Marketplace

Market and Buyer Education - Sample Video Tutorial for Print Marketplace

Actionable guidance for sales professionals from industry experts
Released: April, 2017

Market and Buyer Education provides vendor sales professionals with a deep understanding of the markets into which they sell and the buyers to whom they must speak. 

Asset Type: Sales Enablement
Act Today to Close Tomorrow's Skills Gaps

Act Today to Close Tomorrow's Skills Gaps

Released: April, 2017

This Market Spotlight discusses the key trends in cloud computing and the changing nature of the skills needed in an IT organization.

Client: Microsoft
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
How Tablets Can Help Your Digital Transformation Journey

How Tablets Can Help Your Digital Transformation Journey

Released: April, 2017

This infographic highlights data and approach for how tablets can help your digital transformation journey

Client: Fijitsu
Asset Type: Infographics
IDC Digital Network Readiness Study

IDC Digital Network Readiness Study

Released: April, 2017

Cisco and IDC partnered to understand the current and future market with respect to Digital Transformation
(DX) adoption and network maturity. This IDC InfoBrief aims to summarize the results of this study and will help you take a forward step toward realizing your organization’s DX objectives.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Mercy Health Systems: Innovative Mobile Applications to Enhance Patient Care

Mercy Health Systems: Innovative Mobile Applications to Enhance Patient Care

Released: March, 2017

The Customer Spotlight features an overview of Mercy Healthcare's implementation of Airwatch mobile device management (MDM) from VMware.

Client: VMware
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Industry: Healthcare
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Optimizing the Mobile Enterprise

Optimizing the Mobile Enterprise

Released: March, 2017

The rapid expansion of enterprise mobility has ushered in a transformational form of "on-demand"
computing but has also tasked organizations and IT departments with a growing and complex set of
associated challenges. This Analyst Connections answers questions related to these challenges.

Client: NetMotion Software
Asset Type: Connection Papers
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Building the Hospitality Network of the Future

Building the Hospitality Network of the Future

Released: March, 2017

Hospitality enterprises require wired and wireless networks that can readily accommodate a litany of growing demands. Travelers expect seamless connectivity to multiple devices that support both work and leisure.  The hospitality industry tackles these challenges in the face of unique facility considerations and disparate points of organizational decision making. 

Client: Ruckus Wireless
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Hospitality
Measuring the Business Value of Mobile Intelligence by QuintilesIMS

Measuring the Business Value of Mobile Intelligence by QuintilesIMS

Released: March, 2017

This InfoBrief highlights findings from an IDC Business Value Study about Mobile Intelligence by QuintilesIMS.

Client: QuintilesIMS
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Industry: Life Sciences
Using Cloud Capabilities for Competitive Advantage:

Using Cloud Capabilities for Competitive Advantage:

How Small and Midsize Companies Worldwide Are Applying Cloud Technology to Meet Key Business Goals
Released: March, 2017

This InfoBrief highlights how small and midsize businesses worldwide are using cloud computing for cost-effective competitive benefits.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
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Lead Generation

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Business Value Summary for Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Business Value Summary for Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Released: February, 2017

This Business Value Snapshot highlights findings from the IDC White Paper: Enabling the Business Through Cost-Effective Scalability with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances.

Client: AWS
Asset Type: Business Value
Enabling the Business Through Cost-Effective Scalability with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Enabling the Business Through Cost-Effective Scalability with Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Released: February, 2017

IDC interviewed seven organizations to understand how they are using Spot Instances to support their business operations. These AWS customers reported that they have taken advantage of access to very cost-effective and scalable compute resources to grow their business and create more innovative IT operations.

Client: AWS
Asset Type: Business Value
The Business Value of Microsoft Azure SQL Database Services

The Business Value of Microsoft Azure SQL Database Services

Released: February, 2017

This Snapshot highlights the findings from the ROI Summary for Azure SQL Database Database-as-a-Service (DaaS) Business Value study.

Client: Microsoft
Asset Type: Business Value
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Selling Aids - Sample Sales Workbook

Selling Aids - Sample Sales Workbook

Released: February, 2017

A tool for salespeople to use with prospects/customers, Sales Workbooks bring IDC analyst insights into the selling process. These documents allow buyers to review and evaluate their needs and the implications of a specific technology/solution.

Asset Type: Sales Enablement
Market and Buyer Education - Sample Video Tutorial for Energy Marketplace

Market and Buyer Education - Sample Video Tutorial for Energy Marketplace

Actionable guidance for sales professionals from industry experts
Released: February, 2017

Market and Buyer Education provides vendor sales professionals with a deep understanding of the markets into which they sell and the buyers to whom they must speak. 

Asset Type: Sales Enablement
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Market and Buyer Education - Sample Workshop Content

Market and Buyer Education - Sample Workshop Content

Actionable guidance for sales professionals from industry experts
Released: February, 2017

Market and Buyer Education provides vendor sales professionals with a deep understanding of the markets into which they sell and the buyers to whom they must speak. 

Asset Type: Sales Enablement
Buyer Conversation Guide - Sample Content

Buyer Conversation Guide - Sample Content

Selling Guidance for the Printer Marketplace
Released: February, 2017

This Buyer Conversation Guide covers the Print Marketplace. It was developed as a sample of what is possible and can be customized to the specific needs of IDC clients. 

Asset Type: Sales Enablement
Enterprise Data Management: Creating Competitive Advantage for Healthcare Organizations

Enterprise Data Management: Creating Competitive Advantage for Healthcare Organizations

Released: February, 2017

This IDC Health Insights White Paper is sponsored by Commvault and examines the need for a robust health data management platform that manages both clinical data and business data across the enterprise. 

Client: Commvault
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Healthcare
Using Veeam in the New Race to Zero: Customer Survey Results

Using Veeam in the New Race to Zero: Customer Survey Results

Released: February, 2017

DC conducted a worldwide survey of Veeam customers, sponsored by Veeam, to measure the business results that Veeam's customers had achieved in using the Veeam product. The emphasis of the survey was on the "before" and "after" results of implementing Veeam, using definable metrics wherever possible.

Client: Veeam
Asset Type: White Paper
ROI Study: The Case for SAP ASE Database Solutions

ROI Study: The Case for SAP ASE Database Solutions

Released: February, 2017

This Business Value study and White Paper present an overview of  The Business Value of SAP ASE Database Solutions.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Business Value
Making Digital Transformation Real for Healthcare and Life Sciences Organizations

Making Digital Transformation Real for Healthcare and Life Sciences Organizations

Released: January, 2017

The application of digital technology will fundamentally impact the business and clinical processes of healthcare and life sciences organizations. DX has become the source of innovation and creativity for new business and care delivery models, enhanced experiences, and improved financial performance.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Healthcare
Social Networking Company Optimizes IT Customer Service with Outsourced Milestone Services

Social Networking Company Optimizes IT Customer Service with Outsourced Milestone Services

Released: January, 2017

One of Milestone's customers is a social networking company that has branched out into a number of ancillary businesses. The company has a high level of contingent contract workers. Milestone has played an important role in the social networking company's IT operations.

Client: Milestone
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
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The Connected Mainframe

The Connected Mainframe

Released: January, 2017

Organizations pursuing the "Connected Mainframe" strategy are engaged in two broad sets of initiatives -modernization and integration to drive innovation and business growth. This Infographic highlights findings from a recent IDC Business Value study.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Infographics
Dealing with DNS-Based Data Breaches to Avoid GDPR Non-Compliance

Dealing with DNS-Based Data Breaches to Avoid GDPR Non-Compliance

Released: January, 2017

This paper examines the emergence of DNS-based data exfiltration as a growing mechanism for extracting valuable or sensitive personal data from vulnerable organizations. 

Client: EfficientIP
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
The Next Steps in Digital Transformation

The Next Steps in Digital Transformation

How small and midsize companies are applying technology to meet key business goals
Released: January, 2017

This InfoBrief discusses how SMBs can bring their firms to the next level of business performance using digital transformation.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
A Successful Transition to Enterprise Medication Management

A Successful Transition to Enterprise Medication Management

Released: January, 2017

This Customer Spotlight highlights a successful transition to an enterprise medication management system using Pyxis Enterprise Solution from BD CareFusion.

Client: BD CareFusion
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Industry: Healthcare
Needs:

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In a connected world, agent experience drives customer experience

In a connected world, agent experience drives customer experience

Released: January, 2017

This blog discusses the rise of IoT and the connection and implications for customer experience.

Client: Telus
Asset Type: Blog Posts
The Business Value of Pervasive Device and Network Visibility and Control with ForeScout

The Business Value of Pervasive Device and Network Visibility and Control with ForeScout

Released: December, 2016

Many organizations feel like attackers have the upper hand. Statistics continue to pour in showing that  successful breaches are still occurring with increased frequency even though security spending continues to increase. 

IDC interviewed senior IT staff responsible for device and network security operations at seven organizations that have deployed ForeScout’s security solution to understand the impact on their ability to control and secure their network environments.

Client: ForeScout
Asset Type: Business Value
Consumer Products Sales & Marketing: The Digital Transformation Imperative

Consumer Products Sales & Marketing: The Digital Transformation Imperative

Released: November, 2016

This video highlights key imperatives that consumer product companies must embrace to become more customer-centric.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Video
Industry: Manufacturing
The Business Value of Creating Digital-Ready Networks with Cisco DNA Solutions

The Business Value of Creating Digital-Ready Networks with Cisco DNA Solutions

Released: November, 2016

New networking architectures and paradigms such as cloud and software-defined
networking (SDN) are key lynchpins in providing new tools and capabilities to meet the
challenges of digital transformation. To understand the impact that early DNA deployments are having on networking and business operations, IDC interviewed eight organizations using Cisco DNA solutions.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Business Value
Addressing Advanced Threats Through Multiple Sandbox Options

Addressing Advanced Threats Through Multiple Sandbox Options

Released: November, 2016

This Q&A document discusses how organizations are investing in security solutions that provide additional protection over sensitive data and increase visibility into network traffic and endpoint activity. According to IDC research, 60% of organizations surveyed indicated that modern endpoint and network security products such as sandboxes are either a high priority or an extremely high priority over the next 12 months.

Client: Dell
Asset Type: Connection Papers
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The Business Value of Creating Digital-Ready Networks with Cisco DNA Solutions

The Business Value of Creating Digital-Ready Networks with Cisco DNA Solutions

Released: November, 2016

This Snapshot highlights findings ROI Summary for Cisco’s Digital Network Architecture from a Business Value study.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Business Value
Digitally Transforming the Consumer Product Supply Chain

Digitally Transforming the Consumer Product Supply Chain

Released: November, 2016

Focus on consumer will drive the digital transformation of the supply chain to meet market demand and expectations.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Video
Industry: Manufacturing
Liquid Web Tackles DDoS Challenges with Corero Solution

Liquid Web Tackles DDoS Challenges with Corero Solution

Released: October, 2016

This IDC Customer Spotlight discusses how Liquid Web enhanced its overall security profile by partnering with Corero Network Security. Corero

Client: Corero
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Powering Digital Transformation Through the Cloud-Ready Enterprise

Powering Digital Transformation Through the Cloud-Ready Enterprise

Released: September, 2016

This IDC Technology Spotlight looks at the role of Riverbed in accelerating digital transformation by  addressing the new requirements for a cloud-ready enterprise.

Client: Riverbed Technology
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
The New Services Economy Requires a New ERP

The New Services Economy Requires a New ERP

Released: September, 2016

Robert Mahowald, Group Vice President at IDC and leader of the IDC's Worldwide Applications and Cloud Services practices, introduces the new 'services economy' and discusses critical elements to seek in your cloud ERP system to support fast-changing business models.

Client: FinancialForce
Asset Type: Video
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Awareness

Subjects:
erp
Daniels Health Boosts Contract Renewals with AdobeDocument Cloud Solution

Daniels Health Boosts Contract Renewals with AdobeDocument Cloud Solution

Released: September, 2016

Daniels Health recently integrated Salesforce with Adobe Sign, an Adobe Document Cloud solution, to enable sales reps to send electronic service contracts to customers. Electronic signing lets busy doctors review, sign, and return contracts at their convenience, which has dramatically boosted turnaround time and renewal rates. The following questions were posed by Bob Parker to Scott Goodwin, global CIO of Daniels Health, on behalf of Adobe.

Client: Adobe
Asset Type: Connection Papers
Industry: Healthcare
Enterprise Application Adoption and Usage: The Value of User Experience Management

Enterprise Application Adoption and Usage: The Value of User Experience Management

Released: September, 2016

The competitive strengths of the past — corporate size and history, brand strength, and market leadership — have given way to a “new order” where agility, technology savvy, innovation underpinned by creative skills, and acumen with big data, analytics, and design thinking rule the day. 

Client: SAP
Asset Type: iView
Hitachi Data Systems' Software-Defined Infrastructure Play

Hitachi Data Systems' Software-Defined Infrastructure Play

Released: September, 2016

This IDC white paper discusses the key role that software-defined infrastructures will play in bridging the transition from the older, client/server–based infrastructure and applications model to the new 3rd Platform computing–based infrastructure that is dominating IT today. 

Client: HDS
Asset Type: White Paper
Ruggedized and Secure Mobile for Business Outcome–Focused Enterprise Retail Applications

Ruggedized and Secure Mobile for Business Outcome–Focused Enterprise Retail Applications

Released: September, 2016

This white paper describes the value of deploying secure ruggedized mobile devices in retail enterprises.

Client: VMware
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Retail
Advanced Threat Detection Strategies

Advanced Threat Detection Strategies

The destructive influence of encrypted traffic
Released: August, 2016

This infographic highlight the influence of encrypted traffic on your threat detection strategies.

Client: F5
Asset Type: Infographics
Empowering and Securing Digital Workspaces in Financial Services

Empowering and Securing Digital Workspaces in Financial Services

Released: August, 2016

Digital transformation (DX) is the driving force behind new initiatives in financial services worldwide. However, a recent IDC survey found that fewer than 5% of institutions have started or completed a
digital transformation strategy. One of the 3rd Platform technologies that form the basis of DX is mobility. This Market Spotlight explores the issues of mobility in financial services in the larger DX context.

Client: VMware
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Financial Services
Proactive Fraud Prevention Key in Developing and Expanding Next-Generation Mobile Banking

Proactive Fraud Prevention Key in Developing and Expanding Next-Generation Mobile Banking

Released: August, 2016

This white paper highlights survey findings regarding customer sentiment around mobile banking. It also discusses the constant battle of balancing act between meeting the customer's expectations and securing self-service solutions.

Client: Kaspersky
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Financial Services
The Artful Science of Personalization: Intimacy at Scale

The Artful Science of Personalization: Intimacy at Scale

Released: August, 2016

DC Retail Insights strongly believes that the new rules of retail put the industry on a wholly new playing field replete with new business models and competitors; informed, empowered, and connected customers; and continually emerging and interweaving channels. 

Client: Infor Global Solutions
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Retail
Understanding the Importance of Value-Based Selling

Understanding the Importance of Value-Based Selling

Released: August, 2016

This blog post discusses the need for a managed print and document services strategy.

Client: Xerox
Asset Type: Blog Posts
Optimizing Secure Mobility in Retail

Optimizing Secure Mobility in Retail

Released: July, 2016

This infographic highlights some key facts retailers need to consider when implementing an integrated mobile security strategy,

Client: VMware
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Retail
IDC Innovators: Cloud-Enabled Mobile Security Products, 2016

IDC Innovators: Cloud-Enabled Mobile Security Products, 2016

Released: July, 2016

An "IDC Innovators" document recognizes emerging vendors chosen by an IDC analyst because they offer an innovative new technology or a groundbreaking business model, or both, and were approved by the IDC Innovators Review Panel.

Client: Zimperium
Asset Type: Excerpts
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Overcome the obstacles to digital transformation

Overcome the obstacles to digital transformation

Released: July, 2016

This IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Verizon, is intended to help organizations accelerate digital transformation initiatives with benchmarks and guidance based on the world’s most current and comprehensive survey of digital leaders in action.

Client: Verizon
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Key to Expanding Next-Generation Mobile Banking

Key to Expanding Next-Generation Mobile Banking

Released: June, 2016

This infographic highlights key facts around mobile banking and security.

Client: Kaspersky
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Financial Services
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Awareness

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Pursuing the

Pursuing the "Perfect Order " Within Supply Chains

Released: June, 2016

Though the notion of the "perfect order" is unachievable in practice, it is a conceptually worthwhile goal for companies aspiring to best-in-class service performance. The capabilities to closely align all functions within the supply chain, in terms of both product and information movement, will enable consistent and repeatable improvements in service levels, driving both sales and profit growth.

Client: Inspirage
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Manufacturing
The Benefits of Public Sector Organizations Going Mobile Using Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

The Benefits of Public Sector Organizations Going Mobile Using Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Released: June, 2016

IDC interviewed five public sector organizations using Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to understand how it helps them serve their employees and constituents more effectively and efficiently.

Client: Microsoft
Asset Type: Business Value
Industry: Government
Winning at Retail

Winning at Retail

The Strategic and Tactical Changes Needed
Released: June, 2016

This InfoBrief highlights key elements retailers need to consider for today's customer experience needs.

Client: Bamboo Rose
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Industry: Retail
Building Your Smart City

Building Your Smart City

Released: June, 2016

This white paper discusses the key trends driving Smart City growth and the business case for Smart Cities and provides three Hitachi Insight Group (Hitachi) customer case studies to concretely demonstrate how technology projects are helping cities and their stakeholders.

Client: Hitachi Insight Group
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Government
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Lead Generation

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Keys to the Future: Worldwide Readiness Skills to Ensure Student Success — International

Keys to the Future: Worldwide Readiness Skills to Ensure Student Success — International

Released: June, 2016

This IDC white paper presents research that forecasts the skills and competencies that will be most in demand around the world by 2024. Many of these are "soft" skills that are in demand in nearly all occupations, but these skills will be in particular demand in jobs that are forecast both to enjoy high
growth and to be well above the median in salary potential.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: White Paper
Buying TV Advertising Programmatically

Buying TV Advertising Programmatically

Released: May, 2016

Television advertising has many strengths that other forms of advertising cannot rival. Despite being typecast as traditional advertising, TV continues to rise to the challenge with its unmatched audience reach. No other medium, including digital, is able to reach as many people at the same time as television. IDC

Client: The Trade Desk
Asset Type: Workbook
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2016 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2016 Vendor Assessment

Released: May, 2016

This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the 2016 business analytics consulting and systems integration (C&SI) services market through the IDC MarketScape model. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the marketplace and help anticipate its ascendancy.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Excerpts
Secure Identity Experience in the Age of Connected Everything

Secure Identity Experience in the Age of Connected Everything

Released: May, 2016

This Analyst Connetion discusses some of the key concerns around security in the age of an increasingly mobile and connected digital world.

Client: HID Global
Asset Type: Connection Papers
The Imperative for Digital Transformation in Healthcare Information Management: The United States

The Imperative for Digital Transformation in Healthcare Information Management: The United States

Released: May, 2016

This IDC Health Insights white paper looks at the digital transformation of healthcare providers enabled through enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM).

Client: Alfresco Software
Asset Type: White Paper
Industry: Healthcare
Needs:

Lead Generation

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Crossing The Digital Chasm for Product Development and Innovation in Retail

Crossing The Digital Chasm for Product Development and Innovation in Retail

Released: April, 2016

Digital transformation is a competitive advantage for retailers, driving innovation and new sources of revenue. This infographic highlights keys to success and opportunities for transformation.

Client: Bamboo Rose
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Retail
Crossing the Security Skills Gap

Crossing the Security Skills Gap

Released: April, 2016

This infographic highlights the challenges that organizations must overcome and the need to combine multiple strategies to successfully bridge the skills gap for security.

Client: HPE
Asset Type: Infographics
IDC MaturityScape: Hybrid Cloud Management

IDC MaturityScape: Hybrid Cloud Management

Released: April, 2016

The purpose of this IDC MaturityScape is to assist senior IT leaders in assessing the current state of their hybrid cloud management processes, governance models, technologies, and skills in order to identify gaps and create a road map for better aligning the organization's management model and tools with the emerging needs of   complex, dynamic self-service hybrid cloud environments.

Client: HPE
Asset Type: Excerpts
Integrated Network and Cloud Sourcing: Enabling Security, Performance, and Hybrid IT

Integrated Network and Cloud Sourcing: Enabling Security, Performance, and Hybrid IT

Released: April, 2016

Cloud services are becoming an increasingly mainstream IT and application delivery model. Businesses now look to multitenant clouds (alone or in conjunction with other types of third-party IT) to deliver a wide range of benefits, including infrastructure scalability, improved business agility, and lower total cost of ownership.

Client: AT&T
Asset Type: Connection Papers
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Meeting the Needs of the Mobile-First Consumer

Meeting the Needs of the Mobile-First Consumer

Released: April, 2016

This InfoBrief discusses the need for brands to understand and meet the mobile messaging needs of their customers.

Client: LivePerson
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Business Transformation Through Smarter Document Workflows

Business Transformation Through Smarter Document Workflows

Released: April, 2016

Digital transformation isn’t simply applying the next generation of technology to existing processes. It is a business strategy where technology enables innovation and creativity that deliver new and better customer experiences. And this strategy is led from the board room and business leadership, not the data center.

Client: Adobe
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
The Business Value of SolidFire All-Flash Array Storage Systems

The Business Value of SolidFire All-Flash Array Storage Systems

Released: April, 2016

All-flash arrays (AFAs) are transforming enterprise storage not only with their performance but also with
their ability to enable both IT infrastructure and business transformation. This paper presents the finding of a business value study conducted with seven SolidFire customers.

Client: SolidFire
Asset Type: White Paper
Thwarting Cybercrime with Continuous Application Security Testing

Thwarting Cybercrime with Continuous Application Security Testing

Released: April, 2016

Cyberthreats are intensifying with healthcare organizations facing thousands of attacks on a daily basis. Hundreds of them are potentially dangerous, and at least ten are so severe the CISO should call in law enforcement. 

This Vendor Spotlight examines the importance of continuous application assessment for identifying security vulnerabilities. It also discusses how WhiteHat Security can help healthcare organizations improve their security and risk posture.

Client: White Hat
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Healthcare
The 3rd Platform Imperative: Powerful, Reliable and Scalable Servers

The 3rd Platform Imperative: Powerful, Reliable and Scalable Servers

Released: April, 2016

The 3rd Platform is the next evolution of IT, surpassing the 2nd Platform of the Internet and client-server computing and the 1st Platform of mainframe computing.

Client: Lenovo
Asset Type: Blog Posts
Manufacturing Operations Management: Unlock the Full Potential from

Manufacturing Operations Management: Unlock the Full Potential from

Released: April, 2016

This document challenges the traditional role and purpose of a manufacturing operations management (MOM) solution and discusses the benefits that a well-executed MOM solution can yield. 

Client: Dassault Systemes
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Manufacturing
SimpliVity Hyperconvergence Drives Operational Efficiency and Customers are Benefitting Video

SimpliVity Hyperconvergence Drives Operational Efficiency and Customers are Benefitting Video

Released: April, 2016

Eric Sheppard, Research Director, Storage Software at IDC, provides an overview of how SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure is driving IT operational efficiency and how SimpliVity’s customers are benefitting.

Client: SimpliVity
Asset Type: Video
Needs:

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IDC MarketScape Excerpt: Worldwide All-Flash Array

IDC MarketScape Excerpt: Worldwide All-Flash Array

Released: April, 2016

In this video excerpt, Eric Burgener, Research Director for Enterprise Storage at IDC discusses the recent document titled "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide All-Flash Array 2015-2016 Vendor Assessment" and profiles HPE 3PAR All-Flash.

Client: HPE
Asset Type: Video
Needs:

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Shift to Mobile and Increased Security Requirements Are Changing the Output Landscape in Midsize Companies

Shift to Mobile and Increased Security Requirements Are Changing the Output Landscape in Midsize Companies

Released: April, 2016

This IDC Technology Spotlight examines the impact of the mobile computing landscape on today's workforce. 

Client: Brother
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Innovation Through Collaboration

Innovation Through Collaboration

Becoming a Super-Refiner
Released: March, 2016

This Infographic highlights where oil & gas executives see collaboration helping the innovation process.

Client: Dassault Systemes
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Energy/Oil and Gas
Scaling Public Safety and National Security in a Digital World

Scaling Public Safety and National Security in a Digital World

Released: March, 2016

As the threats and risks from cybercriminals, terrorists, gangs, nation-states, and others continue to grow and evolve, national security and public safety officials face one of the most difficult challenges in government right now to keep citizens, cities, and nations safe. Often that means understanding global cultural, social, and technological trends and adopting technologies that help reduce the threats and consequences associated with these trends.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Connection Papers
Industry: Government
Needs:

Awareness

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Lenovo Converged HX Series: Why Lenovo for Hyperconverged?

Lenovo Converged HX Series: Why Lenovo for Hyperconverged?

Released: March, 2016

This paper discusses hyperconverged datacenter environments and where Lenovo fits in this picture.

Client: Lenovo
Asset Type: White Paper
Information Governance: 3 Tips for Success

Information Governance: 3 Tips for Success

Released: March, 2016

This video highlights some of the current challenges around infotmation governance and strategies to manage information governance for future success.

Client: Recall Corporation
Asset Type: Video
Meeting Industry Needs for Software-Defined Storage

Meeting Industry Needs for Software-Defined Storage

Released: March, 2016

Laura DuBois, VP of Storage at IDC Research discusses trends in next generation applications, the migration to software-defined storage to support them, and the advantages of IBM Spectrum Storage Suite.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Video
Needs:

Awareness

Subjects:
Analytics in the World of

Analytics in the World of "Net Gen" Payments

Released: March, 2016

This iView discusses "next Gen" payment services. A next-generation payment services hub is an infrastructure built on service oriented architecture that shares common components to support a variety of payment types and the processes that make them work, from approval to messaging to settlement.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: iView
Industry: Financial Services
IT Organizations Require Enhanced Skills: 4 Steps to Success

IT Organizations Require Enhanced Skills: 4 Steps to Success

Released: March, 2016

An IT organization's ability to become competent in 3rd Platform (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) is constrained by a talent pool that is growing too slowly to meet business demand and too concentrated geographically for many enterprises to access. In 2013, IDC surveyed CIOs about the skills they'd need to support enterprise strategies until 2018. 

Client: HP
Asset Type: Blog Posts
Hyperconverged Datacenter Infrastructure for the 3rd Platform

Hyperconverged Datacenter Infrastructure for the 3rd Platform

Released: March, 2016

This Market Spotlight examines how hyperconverged systems are bridging the gap between feature-rich traditional integrated infrastructure used by enterprises and scale-out infrastructure found within 3rd Platform, hyperscale datacenters. The paper also offers guidance for buyers of hyperconverged systems.

Client: HPE
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Evolving Workloads Driving the Emergence of New Flash-Optimized Storage Platforms

Evolving Workloads Driving the Emergence of New Flash-Optimized Storage Platforms

Released: March, 2016

Driven by the needs of 3rd Platform computing, storage requirements are continuing to evolve. It is clear that newer, more flash-optimized storage architectures will quickly take over from legacy platforms that were originally designed only around HDDs,

Client: INFINIDAT
Asset Type: White Paper
How Digital Transformation Enables New Ways to Work Across Your Organization

How Digital Transformation Enables New Ways to Work Across Your Organization

Released: March, 2016

Analyst looks at several examples of the transformational nature of information from traditional to digital approaches enabling work done in new ways across the organization.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: iView
National Financial Partners: Driving IT Centralization, Improving Collaboration, and Strengthening Brand Presence

National Financial Partners: Driving IT Centralization, Improving Collaboration, and Strengthening Brand Presence

Released: March, 2016

This Customer Spotlight discuss an implementation of Egnyte solutions by National Financial Partners.

The implementation of Egnyte was a core component of NFP's IT centralization strategy, and the outcome has positively impacted the company's cost structure, business performance, and employee productivity.

Client: Egnyte
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Industry: Financial Services
EMC Debuts the Industry's First

EMC Debuts the Industry's First "Rack-Scale Flash" Enterprise Storage Platform

Released: February, 2016

This white paper discusses current developments that highlight the need for a purpose-built architecture designed to deliver "big data performance at scale."

Client: EMC
Asset Type: White Paper
Managed Print Services — Service Delivery Excellence

Managed Print Services — Service Delivery Excellence

Released: February, 2016

Many organizations understand the value of optimizing its print and document infrastructure in order to achieve greater efficiencies and cost savings, increase security and better meet your regulatory/compliance and environmental/sustainability objectives. This iView discusses the current trends and steps to discuss with your print and document mangement provider.

 

Client: Xerox
Asset Type: iView
New Player Challenges Storage Market with Full-Service Solutions

New Player Challenges Storage Market with Full-Service Solutions

Released: January, 2016

This Vendor Spotlight examines the changing storage market, including the commoditization of general-purpose storage and the open source storage stack. It also looks at the evolution of Red Hat as a provider of storage software solutions and the company's role in ushering in a new era of open software-defined storage.

Client: Red Hat
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Needs:

Lead Generation

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Next-Generation Endpoint Security Beats Malware Variants Through Behavior-Based Analysis

Next-Generation Endpoint Security Beats Malware Variants Through Behavior-Based Analysis

Released: January, 2016

This IDC Technology Spotlight addresses how new antimalware approaches are required to combat malware variants, and discusses a behavior-based approach to malware detection offered by Stormshield.

Client: Stormshield
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
How Infrared Technology Enables the Digital Transformation of Store Product Positioning

How Infrared Technology Enables the Digital Transformation of Store Product Positioning

Released: January, 2016

As retailers digitally transform their businesses, several technologies are forming the new fabric of store infrastructure, enabling real-time interactions with products, people, and processes. These technologies, described by IDC as the 3rd Platform and 3rd Platform accelerators, include mobile, big data, social, cloud, and the IoT.

This Technology Spotlight explores these trends and the role that Pricer (a well-established vendor specializing in electronic shelf label [ESL] solutions) plays with technology that trilaterates product position for an improved "measured" shelf position.

Client: Pricer
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Industry: Retail
Securing Productivity in the Borderless Enterprise

Securing Productivity in the Borderless Enterprise

Released: January, 2016

As companies increasingly look to transform their businesses with mobility, they need to consider the core management and security infrastructure that will enable these services. This Technology Spotlight examines the important role played by enterprise mobility management (EMM) technology in managing the security challenge posed by the combination of mobile devices and cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps.

Client: Microsoft
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Business Evolution in EMEA Driven by Big Data & Analytics

Business Evolution in EMEA Driven by Big Data & Analytics

Released: December, 2015

Big Data and analytics (BDA) is often a response to change in business environments. Internal organizational changes and external market changes both mean that management need greater transparency into cause and effect, and ask for better information and analytics. IDC asked the survey respondents to indicate three drivers that were forcing their businesses to change and evolve.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: iView
Can Security Make IT More Productive?

Can Security Make IT More Productive?

Released: December, 2015

This Technology Spotlight examines issues around security and the undergoing transformation from negative to positive and from obstructionist to an enablementand role. It also highlights how Thycotic solutions play in addressing associated challenges.

Client: Thycotic
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Needs:

Lead Generation

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Monetizing Digital Transformation

Monetizing Digital Transformation

Blending the Digital and Physical Worlds to Generate New Revenue Streams
Released: December, 2015

This iView highlights 5 main bussiness model shifts from you digital transformation journey and discusses practical examples and recommendations to help with your strategy to effectively monetize digital transformation

Client: SAP
Asset Type: iView
The 3rd Platform Disruption Increases Pressure on Businesses to Transform

The 3rd Platform Disruption Increases Pressure on Businesses to Transform

Released: December, 2015

This current rate of acceleration (driven by the 3rd Platform) presents the CIO with a seemingly impossible challenge. And to keep up, internal IT departments must shift their focus to the delivery of services managed through SLAs. Some services will be built internally, while many others will be acquired from 3rd Platform providers.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Infographics
Top CIO Decision Imperatives

Top CIO Decision Imperatives

Released: December, 2015

The 3rd Platform disruption — cloud, mobility, Big Data/analytics, and social business — increases pressure on most businesses to transform. While IT organizations have worked hard over the years to learn how to cope with changes, the current rate of acceleration and the order-of-magnitude increases in every measure of volume present the CIO with a seemingly impossible challenge.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: iView
Empowering Existing Resources to Bridge Gaps in Infrastructure and Machine Compliance

Empowering Existing Resources to Bridge Gaps in Infrastructure and Machine Compliance

Released: December, 2015

Information technology (IT) is still in transition as cloud, mobility, social business, and analytics reshape the way businesses and people use technology. With the industry changing, enterprises will need to invest wisely in order to meet business objectives and stay on an equal footing with the dedicated and organized army of attackers targeting businesses, government entities, and individuals.

Client: BMC
Asset Type: Connection Papers
Needs:

Awareness

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Analytics in the World of

Analytics in the World of "Next Gen" Payments

Released: December, 2015

This video highlights the transformation happening in financial services regarding banks and their changing roles related to payments. 

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Video
Industry: Financial Services
Top Energy Industry Trends for 2016

Top Energy Industry Trends for 2016

Released: December, 2015

This infographic highlights 5 trends in the engery industry.

Client: Booz Allen Hamilton
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Energy/Oil and Gas
Enterprise Cloud Trends: A Status Checkpoint 2015

Enterprise Cloud Trends: A Status Checkpoint 2015

Released: December, 2015

This InfoBrief disusses the need for IT departments to be open to adopting new and more flexible approaches to IT service delivery to help the business not just grow but to thrive in this age of the digital economy driven by the 3rd Platform of IT innovation.

Client: Dell
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Key Success Factors for Digital Transformation in Communications

Key Success Factors for Digital Transformation in Communications

Released: December, 2015

This video highlights the strategic importance of digital transformation within the communications and media intdusty to meet customer needs.

Client: TCS
Asset Type: Video
The Transformation of Business Communications: Anywhere, Anytime, from Any Device

The Transformation of Business Communications: Anywhere, Anytime, from Any Device

Released: December, 2015

The way enterprises work, communicate, and collaborate with co-workers, customers, partners, and suppliers is undergoing a rapid and dramatic transformation. This iView provides recent research findings and an overview of this transformation from 2nd to 3rd platform environments.

Client: AT&T
Asset Type: iView
Mining for Insight

Mining for Insight

Rediscovering the Data Archive
Released: November, 2015

This InfoBrief highlights findings from a study designed to understand current archiving strategies and processes, the business value of data archives and satisfaction with access to archived information.

Client: Iron Mountain
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
The Shift to Hybrid Cloud: IT and Lines of Business Both Stand to Benefit

The Shift to Hybrid Cloud: IT and Lines of Business Both Stand to Benefit

Released: November, 2015

With the advent of the 3rd Platform, the evolution toward cloud-based IT is not an either-or
proposition. Hybrid cloud is a viable option for any organization looking to leverage, rather than
replace or abandon, existing internal IT frameworks. 

Client: NetApp
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Needs:

Lead Generation

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Document Workflow Automation Study: Implementing Solutions and Realizing Benefits

Document Workflow Automation Study: Implementing Solutions and Realizing Benefits

Released: November, 2015

Today’s businesses are facing many challenges as technology innovation continues to transform how and where business is conducted. One of the biggest challenges organizations face is technology integration within business workflows.

Client: Canon
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Business Decision-Making in the Factory of the Future

Business Decision-Making in the Factory of the Future

Released: November, 2015

The manufacturing industry is on the threshold of a massive structural shift. This InfoBrief looks at the transformation taking place and the benefits to be realized in the manufacturing industry.

Client: Infor Global Solutions
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Industry: Manufacturing
Virtual Client Computing Tackles Graphics-Intensive Apps

Virtual Client Computing Tackles Graphics-Intensive Apps

Released: November, 2015

This video highlights the drivers and growth for client virtualization in supporting digital trasformation and the trend toward more devices, applications, and operating environments entering todays organizations.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Video
The Role of Mainframes in the 3rd Platform Era

The Role of Mainframes in the 3rd Platform Era

Released: November, 2015

The 3rd Platform is causing businesses to rethink their entire IT infrastructure as a result of the steep growth in worldwide numbers of Internet of Things (IoT) systems and mobile devices with which end users drive increased data analytics and transactions on back-end systems. 

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Connection Papers
Managing Large Capital Projects: The Advantages of a Purpose-Built Solution

Managing Large Capital Projects: The Advantages of a Purpose-Built Solution

Released: November, 2015

This infographic provides key factors about managing large capital projects in oil and gas.

Client: EMC
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Energy/Oil and Gas
Needs:

Awareness

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HR in the Boardroom: Overarching Business Imperatives Call for Digital Transformation

HR in the Boardroom: Overarching Business Imperatives Call for Digital Transformation

Released: November, 2015

The "people dimension" of digital transformation means that human resources (HR) organizations need to actively participate in contributing to better business outcomes through improved workforce visibility and effectiveness. Only with effective management and deployment of the enterprise's workforce resources can HR contribute directly to achieving positive business results. 

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Information Mobility at Hospitals Drives Accountable and Quality Care

Information Mobility at Hospitals Drives Accountable and Quality Care

Released: November, 2015

IDC conducted a global survey of 100 director-level and above executives from IT and lines of business in US hospitals with 500 or more employees. This was backed up by 12 in-depth interviews with line of business and IT executives from companies with a high level of information mobility.
The goals: understand the business benefits of information mobility and the current state of information mobility across hospitals; learn what sets the most information-mobility mature hospitals apart from other hospitals.

Client: Ricoh
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Industry: Healthcare
Moving to Cloud: How cloud strategy drives business benefitts

Moving to Cloud: How cloud strategy drives business benefitts

Released: October, 2015

This infographic highlights drivers and benefits of mobing to cloud.

Client: Oracle
Asset Type: Infographics
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Clientless Remote Support Software: A Key Service Desk Tool to Drive User Satisfaction and Productivity

Clientless Remote Support Software: A Key Service Desk Tool to Drive User Satisfaction and Productivity

Released: October, 2015

Mobility and IoT (Internet of things) will continue to drive growth and innovation across all industries
that depend on IT resources. The need for remote support of those devices that drive mobility and the
IoT within both the enterprise and the small and medium-sized business workplace is greater than it
has ever been.

Client: LogMeIn
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
True Cloud Applications for Agile and Fast-Growing Businesses

True Cloud Applications for Agile and Fast-Growing Businesses

Why Cloud Apps Are Key to Supporting Growth of Small and Medium Businesses
Released: September, 2015

This InfoBrief highlights top technologies that are expected to drive SMB growth in the next two years. Research findings outline the benefits, concerns, and strategeies SMBs plan to employ to leverage cloud adoption.

Client: Acumatica
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
End-to-End HR Solutions Pave the Way for Digital Transformation

End-to-End HR Solutions Pave the Way for Digital Transformation

Released: September, 2015

Every enterprise, large or small, will be affected by the "people dimension" of digital business transformation. Innovative and disruptive technologies (cloud, mobility, big data and analytics, and social workflow) are creating new opportunities to support and accelerate this transformation. 

Client: FinancialForce
Asset Type: Connection Papers
IoT Transformation in Discrete and Process Manufacturing

IoT Transformation in Discrete and Process Manufacturing

Released: September, 2015

The video discusses the top drivers of IoT in manufacturing.

Client: PTC
Asset Type: Video
Industry: Manufacturing
Emerging Software Business Models in Third Platform Environments

Emerging Software Business Models in Third Platform Environments

Released: September, 2015

This infographic highlights the 3rd platform and subscription models.

Client: Gemalto
Asset Type: Infographics
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How Your Small to Midsize Business Can Embrace Mobility Now

How Your Small to Midsize Business Can Embrace Mobility Now

Released: August, 2015

Mobile devices have brought advancements to virtually all aspects of modern life and have had transformative effects on businesses spanning all industries. However, the positive business effects that can be brought about by mobility and "going digital" are not enjoyed as frequently within small and midsize businesses (SMBs) as they are within larger organizations. 

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Connection Papers
Needs:

Lead Generation

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Customer-Centric Commerce: The New Imperative for Retailers

Customer-Centric Commerce: The New Imperative for Retailers

Released: August, 2015

This infographic highlights key trends and deivers for retailer engagement with digital customers.

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: Infographics
Industry: Retail
Cloud and Microservices Adoption Demands New Approach to Application Delivery

Cloud and Microservices Adoption Demands New Approach to Application Delivery

Released: August, 2015

Cloud computing and other pillars of the 3rd Platform (Big Data, mobility, and social business) are driving profound change in datacenter networking and application delivery.

Client: Avi Networks
Asset Type: Spotlights (Market, Vendor, or Technology)
Don't Get Left Behind: The Business Benefits of Achieving Greater Cloud Adoption

Don't Get Left Behind: The Business Benefits of Achieving Greater Cloud Adoption

Released: August, 2015

Cloud adoption is growing. A recent IDC survey revealed that fully 68% of organizations had some form of cloud strategy (public or private). A very broad range of workloads are migrating to the cloud – 30% or more of organizations have already migrated, or have plans to migrate literally every workload we asked about to the cloud. But despite this level of adoption, most organizations are still working to improve their cloud strategies. 

Client: Cisco
Asset Type: iView
Needs:

Awareness

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The Value of Connected Services in the Manufacturing Sector

The Value of Connected Services in the Manufacturing Sector

Released: August, 2015

Manufacturers are increasingly turning to technology to support the demand for better customer engagement. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and connected products holds promise for delivering enhanced, value-added customer services. However, today, many manufacturers must find ways to offer services for products that aren't yet "connected."

Client: LogMeIn
Asset Type: Connection Papers
Industry: Manufacturing
Global Recruiting for Every Season

Global Recruiting for Every Season

Released: July, 2015

This Customer Spotlight highlights the challenges, solutions and benefits the Four Seasons achieved with Workday's solutions to manage its talent acquisition and management process and related data.

Client: Workday
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Industry: Hospitality
The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

Released: July, 2015

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

Client: Qlik
Asset Type: InfoBrief and InfoDoc
Industry: Manufacturing
Aria Health: Transforming to Value-Based Care

Aria Health: Transforming to Value-Based Care

Released: May, 2015

This Cusotmer Spotlight discusses the needs of Aria for a population health services and technology partner to transition from a fee-for-service business model to a value-based business model and the solution provided by Lumeris' Consulting Services and Accountable Delivery System Platform.

Client: Lumeris
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Industry: Healthcare
IT Financing in a Time of Transition

IT Financing in a Time of Transition

Released: April, 2015

This infographic highlights key strategies for financing during a time of transition to the 3rd platform.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Infographics
Adaptive Self-Service Cloud Option Helps RingCentral Optimize Big Data and Complex Systems

Adaptive Self-Service Cloud Option Helps RingCentral Optimize Big Data and Complex Systems

Released: March, 2015

RingCentral needed to solve configuration management problems for rapid delivery of changes and quality for complex Hadoop big data analytics and other systems on which the company's phone and communications business depends. Solution: The company selected Qubell Inc. and its autonomic application management platform.

Client: Qubell
Asset Type: Customer Spotlight
Needs:

Awareness

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IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2015 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Learning Management in Integrated Talent Management 2015 Vendor Assessment

Released: January, 2015

This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the learning capabilities offered as part of an integrated talent management solution through the IDC MarketScape model. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the marketplace and help anticipate its ascendancy.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Excerpts
IDC MarketScape: U.S. Government Private Cloud IaaS 2014 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: U.S. Government Private Cloud IaaS 2014 Vendor Assessment

Released: January, 2015

This IDC MarketScape represents a vendor assessment of 12 vendors that provide private cloud IaaS to the U.S. federal government. 

Client: HP
Asset Type: Excerpts
Industry: Government
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Transformation Consulting and Implementation Services 2014 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Transformation Consulting and Implementation Services 2014 Vendor Assessment

Released: December, 2014

This IDC MarketScape covers a variety of vendors participating in the worldwide datacenter transformation consulting and implementation services market. A significant component of this evaluation is the inclusion of buyers' perceptions of both the key characteristics and the capabilities of these providers.

Client: IBM
Asset Type: Excerpts
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Social Networks 2014 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Social Networks 2014 Vendor Assessment

THIS IDC MARKETSCAPE EXCERPT FEATURES: SAP
Released: December, 2014

This study examines the market transition from a focus on standalone solutions to a situation where social workflow is becoming embedded across enterprise systems as well as productivity applications. It also examines how it impacts the ability of leading vendors to increase their market share.

Client: SAP
Asset Type: Excerpts
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Application Development and Testing Services 2014 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Application Development and Testing Services 2014 Vendor Assessment

Released: December, 2014

Using the IDC MarketScape model, IDC compared 19 organizations that provide mobile application development and testing (mADT) services with organizations with 1,000+ employees. IDC learned that the providers all possess deep capabilities to serve a variety of client needs for mobile application development and testing. 

Client: AT&T
Asset Type: Excerpts
Needs:

Lead Generation

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Business Value Snapshot: HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core

Business Value Snapshot: HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core

Released: July, 2014

This snapshot provides key findings from the HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core business value study.

Client: HP
Asset Type: Business Value
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor Assessment

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor Assessment

Released: June, 2014

Buyers certainly face complex choices in selecting a vendor with which to partner. However, despite these complexities in vendor selection, buyers purchasing MSS have plenty of options.

Client: AT&T
Asset Type: Excerpts
Expanding digital universe: transformative opportunities

Expanding digital universe: transformative opportunities

Released: March, 2014

By 2020 the digital universe will be 44 trillion gigabytes. How can all of this data help make your organization more competitive?

Client: EMC
Asset Type: Video
The Digital Universe of Opportunities

The Digital Universe of Opportunities

Released: March, 2014

This Infographic explores the digital universe and its projected growth through 2020.

Client: EMC
Asset Type: Infographics
Needs:

Awareness

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The Digital Universe of Opportunities: Rich Data and the Increasing Value of the Internet of Things

The Digital Universe of Opportunities: Rich Data and the Increasing Value of the Internet of Things

Released: March, 2014

As more of the world goes online, including the physical world, the more opportunity there is for enterprises (and consumers) to use data in new ways. This iView explores the many different applications of today's data.

Client: EMC
Asset Type: iView
Broadband for Business No One-Size-Fits-All

Broadband for Business No One-Size-Fits-All

Released: January, 2014

What SMBs want from connectivity:  Broadband capacity within an SMD is typically supplied via a single connection, then shared using a wired or wireless local area network.

Client: AT&T
Asset Type: Infographics
Needs:

Awareness

Subjects:
Cloud Partners

Cloud Partners

Higher, Faster, Stronger
Released: July, 2013

Top-performing partners are adding cloud to their mix... and succeeding. This infographic highlights key performance indicators for partners who embrace the cloud and how these metrics shift in the cloud.

Client: Microsoft
Asset Type: Infographics
Needs:

Awareness

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