rssitbuyer IDC RSS alerts rssitbuyer <P>This IDC MarketScape assesses the capabilities and strategies of professional service vendors that work alongside their mining customers to optimise operational processes across the entire mining value chain by crossing siloes and creating organisational value. Vendors do this by assisting in the development of strategic technology road maps and implementation of data-driven technologies, such as automation, artificial intelligence, streamlined operational processes, cloud, and analytics platforms.</P><P>"As digital transformation becomes an increasingly important focus for mining companies, particularly the integration of IT and operational technology (OT) systems, mining companies are seeking the support of IT and digital-led IT services and professional services companies in the optimisation and transformation of their operational processes," says Emilie Ditton, associate VP, IDC Energy and Manufacturing Insights. "This market has developed significantly in the two years since IDC last completed this IDC MarketScape, and it will continue to do so as mining companies become more able to take advantage of IT, digital, and data-related services applied within operational value chains and processes," says Ditton.</P> IDC MarketScape Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Benjamin Kirkwood, Emilie Ditton rssitbuyer <P>This IDC TechBrief examines identity-aware proxies solutions for "zero trust" distributed integrity.</P><P>"Zero Trust is a buzzworthy concept that points toward real architectural changes to a security program," says Pete Lindstrom, VP, Security Strategies at IDC. "Identity-aware proxies are a key capability to turn these changes into a long-term successful element of a cybersecurity architecture."</P> IDC TechBrief Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Pete Lindstrom, Christopher Rodriguez rssitbuyer <P>This IDC study and research has identified 12 core capabilities (12CC) that are possible with a new generation of core banking systems. IDC research shows that the race to fourth-generation core has started with challenger banks, neobanks, and financial technologies (fintechs), and a few traditional banks are already crossing the finish line.</P><P>"The new generation of core systems that banks are investing on will ultimately allow them to deliver hyperpersonalized banking in an extremely agile manner and on an ultra-lean cost structure. More than half of the largest banks in the Asia/Pacific region might be making significant changes to their core systems in the next two years as they attempt to be truly future-proofed," says Michael Araneta, associate VP, IDC Financial Insights, Asia/Pacific.</P><P>"The rate of change required in banking has increased exponentially during 2020 and will likely increase even more. Addressing and responding to this exponential acceleration of change rate demands banks to migrate to fourth-generation core as soon as possible if they want to stay competitive," adds Steve Shipley, senior executive adviser, IDC Financial Insights, Asia/Pacific.</P> IDC Perspective Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Michael Araneta, Steve Shipley (EXT) rssitbuyer <P>This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation provides insights on how shopping patterns shifted and how consumers prefer to engage going forward with a spotlight on how the 2020 holiday season will be impacted. We saw retailers employ a variety of adaptations in order to stay in business this year — from grocery stores adapting safety protocols to protect their essential workers and customers to restaurants employing third-party delivery services to keep the doors open. The new normal is more reliant on digital and contactless interactions, and the holiday season 2020 will be different for retailers. This Tech Buyer Presentation is based on two consumer surveys conducted in September 2020: IDC's <I>Retail Consumer Insights Survey, </I>September 2020; n = 1,004; and IDC's <I>Consumer Experiences Survey,</I> September 2020; n = 2,000.</P> Tech Buyer Presentation Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Leslie Hand, Jordan K. Speer rssitbuyer <P>Managing data in an "as a service" model is becoming very appealing to European organizations because it fits with their current crisis recovery strategies, such as an aggressive push to the cloud, low capital expenses, eliminating complexities, and long-term cloud strategy. Cohesity's collaboration with AWS to bring data management as a service aligns with customer expectations. </P> IDC Link Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Archana Venkatraman rssitbuyer SINGAPORE, October 22nd, 2020 – IDC Asia/Pacific revealed today 11 winners at the 2020 Asia/Pacific IDC Digital Transformation Awards (DXa) led by Union Bank of the Philippines (Regional Digital Trailblazer), Piramal Glass (Regional Digital Transformer) and Ather Energy (Regional Digital Disruptor). Singapore-based organizations like UOB and Singtel are also part of the prestigious list of regional winners along with Bank Danamon, Haier Group Corporation, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, OpenRice Limited, Shinhan Bank, and National Health Insurance Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare - Taiwan. Corporate Press Release Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT rssitbuyer <P>This IDC Perspective looks at three blockchain startups in the region that provide solutions that are already in the production phase and how their customers are leveraging blockchain in their everyday business processes.</P><P>"The technology aspects of blockchain brings benefits to organization business processes, especially in cases where multiple parties and transactions are involved," says Jeff Xie, senior market analyst, Security and Blockchain Research of IDC Asia/Pacific. "The startups covered in this report and good examples of how partners in this industry can assist organizations to embark on the blockchain journey without having to reinvent the wheel," Xie adds.</P> IDC Perspective Tue, 20 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Jeff Yong Xun Xie, Simon Piff rssitbuyer <P>This IDC Web Conference lays out a plan for using new digital KPIs to drive transformative IT capabilities throughout the enterprise. Participants will be empowered to use KPIs to improve internal outcomes and spark business results.</P><P>Digital transformation requires organizations to utilize new KPIs that measure their core cultural, business, process, technology, and staffing initiatives. These new KPIs can drive enterprise digital transformation throughout the enterprise — including operations, back-office, marketing, and customer-facing functions. But IDC research shows that even companies that are successfully leading transformations are challenged in getting digital capabilities fully adopted across their organizations. This IDC Web Conference reveals the following:</P><UL><LI>Where and why new KPIs make the most difference — innovation, customer satisfaction, data capitalization, digital operations, and talent supply</LI><LI>Key stakeholders for digital KPIs, and how these stakeholders can help you as a leader to improve the metrics culture in your organization</LI><LI>A guide to developing the most effective KPIs to drive behaviors and enhanced business results</LI><LI>Using KPIs to demonstrate business value and cultivate stronger relationships companywide</LI></UL> Web Conference Proceeding: Tech Buyer Tue, 20 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Cora Carmody rssitbuyer <P>On October 8, 2020, IBM announced that it will separate its managed infrastructure services business unit, a part of its GTS (Global Technology Services) division, into a new public company referred to as NewCo, to be formally named at a subsequent date. With $19 billion in infrastructure services revenues, NewCo will be a formidable player in the infrastructure services market where it can leverage its deep heritage in infrastructure technologies, global reach, breadth of capabilities, partner ecosystems and ability to help customers modernize to a cloud-based world of services.</P><P>While this spin-off will affect both IBM and NewCo, NewCo will be faced with two significant challenges. The first is brand for which NewCo needs to determine how to pivot an infrastructure business to align with an application-centric world of services. The second is competing in an infrastructure market where public cloud providers are looking to displace traditional infrastructure services providers.</P> IDC Link Tue, 20 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT David Tapper, Leslie Rosenberg, Ali Zaidi, Deepak Mohan rssitbuyer <P>This IDC Web Conference presents the findings of IDC Financial Insights' FinTech Rankings and winners.</P><P>There has been some debate as to whether or not banks are technology companies or can FinTechs become a bank? Across all financial services, innovation is often driven by FinTechs, but what is really happening? In this Web Conference, IDC Financial Insights provides an overview of the FinTech industry trends and the impact this is having on overall IT spend. In addition, join us as we celebrate this year's organizations that made the 2020 IDC FinTech Rankings list and reveal the winners of our Real Results program.</P> Web Conference Proceeding: Tech Buyer Tue, 20 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Michael Araneta, Marc DeCastro, Jerry Silva