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IDC's Customer Insights & Analysis team has taken data to the next level by layering in industry-specific advice. Its research-driven insights are now the cornerstone of successful and tactical planning initiatives.

Track and forecast the pillars of transformation

Size spending on IoT, AI, robotics, AR/VR, blockchain, 3D printing and more

Take a deep view of spending by tech, segment, industry, or company

Locate opportunities connected to mega trends: edge, smart cities, digital transformation, etc.

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Big Data

Tailor your business development to big data opportunities.

Public Cloud

Improve your planning with spending forecasts for 20 tech areas in 53 countries.

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Identify the hottest use cases for blockchain to focus your outreach.

Augmented/Virtual Reality

Discover the top AR/VR industry trends to improve your go-to-market strategy.

Robots and Drones

Real-world uses cases tell you in which industries companies are investing into robots and drones.

Artificial Intelligence

Embrace new AI opportunities and learn about next-generation use cases.

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Identify the hottest IoT use cases to create a winning strategy.


Use the latest security market trends to redefine your sales strategies.

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Worldwide Wallet

Learn the buying strategies and budgets of the world’s largest technology buyers.

Black Book
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Align your IT sales strategy and tactics with the latest market trends.

Black Book - 3rd Platform
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Quantify the revenue shift from traditional IT to new technology categories.

Black Book - Service Provider
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Identify opportunities to expand your technology service business.

Industry and Company Size

Identify new technology horizons and sharpen your IT strategy.

Line of Business

Discover who makes IT decisions to improve your outreach.


Align your portfolio with the hottest SMB spending areas.


Current and projected IT spending in K-12, higher education, and other education.

Federal Government

Federal government technology spending plans and potential IT opportunities.

State and Local Government

The spending and technology preferences of state and local governments.


Current and projected IT spending in banking.

Capital Markets

Current projected IT spending in the capital markets sector.

Financial Services

Distilled primary and secondary research on IT in financial services.


Current and projected IT spending in healthcare.


Current and projected IT spending in the insurance industry.


Current and projected IT spending in manufacturing.

Oil and Gas

Current and projected IT spending in the oil and gas sector.

Product Lifecycle Management

Current and projected PLM software spending in manufacturing.


Current and projected IT spending in retail.

Supply Chain

Current and projected spending on supply-chain solutions in manufacturing.


Current and projected IT spending among utilities.

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Smart Cities
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Structure your value proposition to match Smart City priorities.

Digital Transformation
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Identify the top strategic digital priorities in 19 different industries.

Digital Economy
Video Included

Get answers to the big questions about digital's impact on industries and regions.

Worldwide Edge

Channel Partner Ecosystem

Identify partner opportunities for your technology right down to the industry, geography and even city level.

Emerging Vendor Ecosystem

Gain a holistic view into the vendor landscape of emerging and third platform markets.


IDC Customer Insights & Analysis Overview

Learn more about IDC’s unique set of forecast data products that help our clients pinpoint opportunities for some of the most disruptive technologies. Our Spending Guides and Black Books size end-user spending by connecting technology purchases to broader business initiatives via unique industry use cases.

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ICT Spending

ICT Spending Forecast

IDC’s Black Books are the industry standard for reporting on the size and growth of ICT Spending around the globe. Learn more about the trends shaping the migration from 2nd to 3rd platform technology spending the in the context of macroeconomic trends and other economic factors.

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