Most recent Recent Perspectives

How Today’s Business Leaders Are Transforming Data Into Dollars

March 22, 2018

Digitizing data opens opportunities for predictive analytics and critical business insights. But what if these insights might also be of value to other entities—customers, suppliers, and even outside businesses? See how some early mover companies are leading the way in data monetization.

Do You Want to Transform Your Business? You Need to Protect and Trust Your Data

March 21, 2018

By Richard L. Villars, Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud, IDC
The most fundamental objective of any IT transformation effort must be enabling your entire organization to achieve maximum insight and return from all the data it generates, accesses, manages, and shares. The first step is to trust your data.

The Economics of Women’s Health—and What it Means for Multinational Companies

March 20, 2018

Today, millions of women support their families and communities by working in the global supply chains of global companies. By supporting and educating these women in areas of health, personal finance, and gender equality, businesses can help advance the state of women, while expanding their own opportunity for growth.

Do You Want to Transform Your Business? Start by Transforming Your IT

March 19, 2018

By Richard L. Villars, Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud, IDC
Organizations in all industry, government, education, and non-profit sectors are talking about digital transformation (DX) and how to use it to create value, growth, and better outcomes for their customers, constituents, students, or patients through new offerings, engagement models, and insights.

Behind the Technology Fueling Space Exploration and Resource Extraction

March 19, 2018

The key to fueling the burgeoning private space exploration industry? Water. Read how a Seattle-based startup plans to mine asteroids for water, or more specifically, hydrogen and oxygen — the makings of rocket fuel.

Preparing for the Future of Work

March 18, 2018

Futurists have long envisioned a brighter tomorrow, full of AI helpers and automated environments that run on the sound of our voice. Now that we stand on the edge of that reality, it’s time to realize what it requires of us to make this new world work. With immense possibilities on the horizon comes expanding responsibility. Businesses need to act now to transform their IT, workforce and security to stay ahead of the curve.