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
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
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
Needs:

Lead Generation

Subjects:
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
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
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)
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
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
Needs:

Lead Generation

Subjects:
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
Needs:

Lead Generation

Subjects:
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
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

Subjects:
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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

Subjects:
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)
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

Subjects:
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
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
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
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

Subjects:
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
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
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
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

Subjects:
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)
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
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
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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
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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
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Needs:

Lead Generation

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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
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