Critical Information That Supports Your Technology Roadmap

Our research and advisory services are backed by analyst experts from around the world who are committed to providing you with the right information for every stage of your technology roadmap.

With Research and Advisory Services, you will:

Align IT Strategy to Meet Goals

  • Plan and implement digital transformation strategies with industry expertise from our global analysts.
  • Validate conclusions and identify risks early on based on accurate, relevant data.
  • Plan to meet company goals with guidance from our rigorous research methodology.

Innovate with the Latest Tech Trends

  • Improve operation strategies with one-to-one guidance from IDC analysts.
  • Evaluate current digital positioning and develop a clearly defined digital strategy based on accurate, relevant data.
  • Meet company goals with guidance from our rigorous research methodology.

Drive Digital Growth

  • Access research based on carefully curated data tailored to guide you in your digital roadmaps.
  • Implement a digital transformation strategy based on the latest research designed to provide you with the information you need.
  • Promote innovation and new ideas by unlocking the latest technology trends uncovered by our global analysts.

Make Better Decisions

  • Confidently make technology purchases by consulting one-on-one with our analysts to validate conclusions and better understand risks.
  • Access the latest research and metrics from our global team of analysts, based on rigorous research methodology.

IDC IT Executive Programs

Research and Advisory includes the IT Executive Programs that allow you to talk one-on-one with global analysts who are devoted to providing the right information for every stage of your needs.

Develop Your Roadmap

With our research document methodology, IDC DecisionScapes, you can make data-driven decisions that reduce risk and time to implement while staying ahead of the curve.

Get Trusted Advisors

IDC has a long and trusted history in the research field. For over 50 years, we've provided unbiased, vendor-agnostic advice. We're devoted to providing information that truly helps your planning and organization and validate your decisions.

Move With Speed

Desktop or mobile, country-based or global, planning or implementation, industry specificity or broad technologies – IDC covers a wide spectrum. With the quickest response times in the industry, you get relevant answers easily and without hassle or nickel and diming.

IDC's extensive portfolio of subscription services enables clients to keep abreast of the latest market trends and empowers them to make the most well-informed decisions for their organization.

IDC IT Executive Programs Latest Research

IDC's extensive portfolio of subscription services enables clients to keep abreast of the latest market trends and empowers them to make the most well-informed decisions for their organization.

  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Client Endpoint Management Software for Windows Devices 2024 Vendor Assessment

    Phil Hochmuth

    This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of client endpoint management software for Windows endpoints through the IDC MarketScape model."It is still a Windows world when it comes to the primary endpoint computing tool used in most enterprises. Managing large fleets of enterprise Windows...

    Learn More
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software 2024 Vendor Assessment

    Phil Hochmuth

    This IDC study presents a vendor assessment of the unified endpoint management software market through the IDC MarketScape model."Employees in digital enterprises are most productive and effective at their jobs when their devices are familiar and usable, configured properly, and are provisioned...

    Learn More
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Apple Devices 2024 Vendor Assessment

    Phil Hochmuth

    This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the unified endpoint management software market, with a focus on Apple endpoint device management, through the IDC MarketScape model."Apple Macs, iPhones, and iPads are now commonly used as productive business tools in enterprises across many...

    Learn More
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Frontline/IoT Devices 2024 Vendor Assessment

    Phil Hochmuth

    This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the unified endpoint management software for frontline/IoT device deployments through the IDC MarketScape model."Frontline endpoints and IoT devices are often the tip of the spear in terms of digitally transforming business operations and processes,"...

    Learn More
  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Unified Endpoint Management Software for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses 2024 Vendor Assessment

    Phil Hochmuth

    This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the unified endpoint management software for SMBs through the IDC MarketScape model."Small and medium-sized businesses are among the types of customers that can benefit most from unified endpoint management, as organization with smaller numbers of...

    Learn More

IDC Industry Insights

Industry Insights assists business and IT leaders in making technology decisions with insightful, fact-based research and consulting services. Get industry research grounded in decades of experience from our global senior analyst team across six industries: retail, government, financial services, manufacturing, health and energy.

Learn more

IDC Industry Insights Latest Research

IDC's extensive portfolio of subscription services enables clients to keep abreast of the latest market trends and empowers them to make the most well-informed decisions for their organization.

  • Circular Economy and Sustainability Regulations, 2024: Manufacturing Industry Update, EU and US

    Jan Burian

    This report provides an overview of sustainability and circular economy regulations and requirements that impact manufacturing and supply chain organizations in the European Union and the United States. The document outlines policy frameworks and regulatory directives related to aspects such as...

    Learn More
  • Esri FedGIS: Mapping the Future of Government Through Collaboration and Industry Ecosystems

    Aaron WalkerRuthbea Yesner

    This IDC Market Note discusses the annual federal geographic information systems (GIS) conference hosted by Esri in February 2024. The conference highlighted the use of GIS in various sectors such as national security, sustainability, climate risk, and social services. It also emphasized the...

    Learn More
  • Getting Started with Generative AI for State and Local Government Users: Top 10 Pro Tips for Success

    Alison Brooks, Ph.D.

    This IDC Market Note provides state and local government users with 10 essential tips for successfully implementing generative AI (GenAI), emphasizing experimentation, leveraging AI for tedious tasks, and approaching GenAI as a co-creator. It highlights the unique capabilities and personalities of...

    Learn More
  • Oracle's FY 3Q24 Performance: Oracle OCI Delivers Impressive Growth

    Heather HerbstMutaz ShegewiCarl W. Olofson,  and others

    This IDC Market Note examines Oracle's recent FY 3Q24 earnings and evaluates the company's progress around the key themes. Throughout 2024, IDC will monitor Oracle's quarterly earnings releases to evaluate the company's progress in several core areas central to Oracle's growth and long-term...

    Learn More
  • Revving Up France's Digital Future: A Bold Approach to Transformation

    Remi LetempleMassimiliano Claps

    This IDC Perspective discusses France's strategic approach to digital transformation, emphasizing the need for an "Invisible Bureaucracy" to enhance public services through technology and data utilization. It highlights France's strengths in open data and digital sovereignty and its initiative to...

    Learn More

Get the Guidance You Need to Become a “Future Enterprise”

The Data and Strategies You Need to Create an Action Plan

Related Resources

For more examples of actionable insights from IDC analysts visit our Resource Center.

Balancing Recession Constraints With Technology Imperatives

Download Blueprint Balancing Recession Constraints With Technology Imperatives

AI/Automation: Plan Accordingly

View eBook AI/Automation: Plan Accordingly

SEC Amps up Breach Disclosure Requirements: How to Support the Board of Directors

Read Article SEC Amps up Breach Disclosure Requirements: How to Support the Board of Directors

Interested in learning more about IDC’s Tech Buyer solutions?