Understand Business Requirements and Technology Options
Shape your future planning with research and analysis that helps technology executives identify new technologies and their impact in the near future.
See more of IDC's tools for technology exploration below.
What it is
Ten Predictions from IDC for the next 5 years to help you identify issues in a three-year planning cycle.
Succinct descriptions of the timeframe and magnitude of technology change deliver a framework to evaluate IT initiatives’ value to business strategy.
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Blockchain 2020 Predictions — China Implications
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2020 Predictions — Indonesia Implications
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions — India Implications
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2020 Predictions — New Zealand Implications
- IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Mobility and Telecommunications 2020 Predictions — APEJ Implications
What it is
Classifications of emerging technologies by their impact and peak adoption timeframe.
IDC TechScapes help you mitigate risk in new technologies adoption by helping you align strategy and risk tolerance.
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Agile Application Life-Cycle, Quality, and Portfolio Management Technologies, 2019–2020 — Driving Adaptive DevOps Strategies for Digital Innovation
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Blockchain Token Use Cases, 2019
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide Advanced Authentication, 2019: Using Technology to Reduce Friction in Accordance with Assessed Risk
- IDC TechScape: Worldwide DevOps Technologies, 2019
- IDC TechScape Assesses Emerging Technologies Needed for Successful Digital Twin Implementation & Operation
What it is
Outlines of new technologies that provide analysis of benefit, risk, adoption rate and costs.
IDC TechBriefs quickly bring you up to speed on new technologies.
- IDC TechBrief: Self-Healing Incident Recovery
- IDC TechBrief: Microsegmentation for "Zero Trust" Distributed Integrity
- IDC TechBrief: Robotic Process Automation Software
- IDC TechBrief: Warranty and Service Contract Management Applications in Manufacturing
- IDC TechBrief: Intelligent Virtual Assistants in Manufacturing Customer Service