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  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Utilities 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Utilities 2018 Predictions John Villali, Research Director, IDC Energy Insights, Gaia Gallotti, Research Manager, EMEA, IDC Energy Insights Recorded: Nov 16 2017 49 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Utilities team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide utilities industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • State of the Market Q3 2017: IT Spending Review and Outlook
    State of the Market Q3 2017: IT Spending Review and Outlook Stephen Minton, Vice President, Customer Insights & Analysis Recorded: Nov 16 2017 63 mins
    2017 is shaping up to be a good year for IT spending. New technologies including IoT, robotics, and AR/VR are expanding the overall market, while traditional categories migrate to cloud and mobile platforms and businesses ramp up their investment in analytics or social collaboration to boost productivity. Digital transformation initiatives are driving an uptick in project-oriented spending, as end-users seek to leverage technology innovation into business benefits. A stable global economy has also helped, with emerging markets rebounding while mature economies have continued to post stable growth despite wild cards like Brexit. While economic risks remain, the short-term outlook has improved in recent months. However, beneath this picture of apparent calm and positive growth, seismic shifts are taking place which will reshape the industry for the next decade and beyond.
    In this IDC Web conference, Stephen Minton will review the latest IT spending data and leading economic indicators for IT buyer behavior, alongside updated market sizing and forecasts from the IDC Worldwide Black Book.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Financial Services 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Financial Services 2018 Predictions Marc DeCastro, Research Director, Jerry Silva, Research Director, Thomas Zink, Associate Research Director, IDC Recorded: Nov 16 2017 46 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Financial Services team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide financial services industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Analytics & Information Management 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Analytics & Information Management 2018 Predictions Dan Vesset, Group VP, Analytics & Information Management, and David Schubmehl, Research Director, Cognitive/AI Systems Recorded: Nov 15 2017 52 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Dan Vesset and David Schubmehl will discuss the key predictions that will impact the business analytics and cognitive software markets over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Federal & Central Government 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Federal & Central Government 2018 Predictions Shawn McCarthy, Research Director, IDC Government Insights, Adelaide O'Brien, Research Director, IDC Government Insights Recorded: Nov 15 2017 42 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Government team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide federal & central government industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • Digitalization, Analytics, Smart Assets and Materials Key for Smart Construction
    Digitalization, Analytics, Smart Assets and Materials Key for Smart Construction Ravi Krishnaswamy, Senior Vice President, Frost & Sullivan & Janice Wung, Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Recorded: Nov 15 2017 62 mins
    The building and construction industry is trailing other industries due to slow digital transformation. The need to boost productivity and minimize project overruns, and the reliance on unskilled labor, are top drivers for IT adoption. This analysis on the building and construction industry’s journey to digital transformation shows the fundamental issues in the industry and identifies strong growth opportunities.

    Expert Insights You Will Not Want to Miss:

    · The buildings and construction sector has been troubled with low productivity, slow adoption of technology innovation, issues with the labor market, and burdensome process and performance management. Lean construction with an emphasis on efficiency and productivity is key for industry transformation.
    · Learn why digital transformation must be part of the corporate strategy.
    · With the construction industry’s low productivity and R&D spending, the need for better performance management, proper planning and sufficient communication utilizing technological innovation are critical.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare 2018 Predictions Lynne Dunbrack, Research Vice President, IDC Health Insights Recorded: Nov 14 2017 43 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Healthcare team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide healthcare industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Intelligent ERP 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Intelligent ERP 2018 Predictions Mickey North Rizza, Program Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce Recorded: Nov 14 2017 31 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Mickey North Rizza will discuss the key predictions that will impact the market for intelligent enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Image, Print & Document Solutions 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Image, Print & Document Solutions 2018 Predictions Keith Kmetz, Program Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions Recorded: Nov 9 2017 53 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Keith Kmetz will discuss the key predictions that will impact the market for imaging, printing, and document solutions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Connected Vehicle 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Connected Vehicle 2018 Predictions Brian Haven, Sr. Research Analyst, Consumer Mobility Recorded: Nov 9 2017 36 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Brian Haven will discuss the key predictions that will impact the connected vehicles ecosystem over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • Scopus Data for Ranking Organizations
    Scopus Data for Ranking Organizations M'hamed el Aisati, VP Funding, Content & Analytics Recorded: Nov 9 2017 59 mins
    Over the past 10 years, Scopus has emerged as the partner of choice in the fast-developing field of rankings. Join us for a discussion on the importance of A&I data to ranking organizations, and why they choose Scopus.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Connected Devices and AR/VR 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Connected Devices and AR/VR 2018 Predictions Tom Mainelli, Program VP, Devices & AR/VR, and Ramon Llamas, Research Manager, Wearables Recorded: Nov 8 2017 46 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Tom Mainelli and Ramon Llamas will discuss the key predictions that will impact the consumer devices and AR/VR markets over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2018 Predictions Kim Knickle, Research Vice President, IDC Manufacturing Insights and Simon Ellis, Program Vice President Recorded: Nov 8 2017 50 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Manufacturing team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide manufacturing industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • Edge Computing & Micro Data Centers
    Edge Computing & Micro Data Centers Don Byrne, Metrix411; Phillip Marangella, EdgeConneX; Limor Schafman, TIA Recorded: Nov 8 2017 75 mins
    The high speeds expected from future 5G networks and the demands of dense data over those networks is leading to communications network densification. Data centers, a key component of high speed delivery, are redefining their role, becoming a part of the fog and moving increasingly to the edge. This webcast will cover the role micro data centers will play in community network communications infrastructure; their configuration and structure; use of artificial intelligence and virtualization; control systems and operations; and workforce needs.

    Speakers:
    >> Don Byrne, Managing Director, Metrix411
    >> Phillip Marangella, VP of Business Development, Cloud and IoT Solutions, EdgeConneX



    NOT BICSI accredited.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Consumer DX and Home IoT 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Consumer DX and Home IoT 2018 Predictions Greg Ireland, Research Director, Consumer DX, and Adam Wright, Sr. Research Analyst, Consumer IoT Recorded: Nov 7 2017 42 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Greg Ireland and Adam Wright will discuss the key predictions that will impact Consumer Digital Transformation (CDX) and the Home Internet of Things ecosystem over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Robotics 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Robotics 2018 Predictions Jing Bing Zhang, Research Director, Worldwide Robotics & John Santagate, Research Director, Service Robotics Recorded: Nov 7 2017 57 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Robotics team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide robotics industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) 2018 Predictions Vernon Turner, Senior VP, IoT, and Carrie MacGillivray, VP, IoT Recorded: Nov 2 2017 48 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Vernon Turner and Carrie MacGillivray will discuss the key predictions that will impact the Internet of Things ecosystem over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Developers & DevOps 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Developers & DevOps 2018 Predictions Al Gillen, Group Vice President, Software Development and Open Source Recorded: Nov 2 2017 51 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Al Gillen will lead a team discussion of the key predictions that will impact the world of application developers over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2018 Predictions Robert Parker, Group Vice President, Shawn Fitzgerald, Research Director, Digital Transformation Strategies Recorded: Nov 1 2017 46 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Digital Transformation team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide digital transformation industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2018 Predictions Joe Pucciarelli, Serge Findling, Mike Jennett Recorded: Nov 1 2017 50 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide CIO Agenda team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • Smart Communities and Autonomous Vehicles
    Smart Communities and Autonomous Vehicles Jill North - DOT City of San Jose; Robert Grant - Lyft; Jeff Stewart - AT&T: Tim Weisenberger - SAE Int'l;Limor Schafman, TIA Recorded: Nov 1 2017 74 mins
    Level 5 autonomy for automotive and the broader intelligent transportation industry will require hyper broadband connectivity. Smart communities and corporations developing products and services for ubiquitous connectivity understand that it requires a holistic vision of a fully 5G-connected environment.

    This webcast will discuss the work cities, and automotive suppliers and OEMs are doing to build infrastructure and transportation vehicles that will move from human driven, through connected to autonomous capabilities.

    Speakers:
    >> Jill North, Innovation Program Manager, Department of Transportation, City of San Jose
    >> Robert Grant, Senior Director of Public Policy, Lyft
    >> Jeff Stewart, Assistant Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T
    >> Tim Weisenberger, Project Manager, Technical Programs, Ground Vehicle Standards, SAE International



    NOT BICSI accredited.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2018 Predictions Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst Recorded: Oct 31 2017 78 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape Web conference, Chief Analyst Frank Gens predicts ten key developments in the tech world that will impact every enterprise's ability to grow and compete over the next 18-36 months and beyond. The predictions track the IT biggest story of our time: the Digital Transformation (DX) of modern enterprises and the application of IT to multiply innovation in the DX economy.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • What does the Minamata convention mean for coal?
    What does the Minamata convention mean for coal? Dr Lesley Sloss Recorded: Oct 25 2017 28 mins
    This timely webinar will review the implications of the Minamata Convention on Mercury on coal. COP1, the 1st Conference of the Parties, of the convention was held in Geneva at the end of September. Tune in to to get a full update on the final text of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and a discussion on the potential consequences for emerging economies who have a significant dependence on coal.

    UNEP (the United Nations Environment Programme) first raised the issue of mercury as the most important, unregulated, pollutant in the global environment in the mid 2000s and, in response, established the first INC (International Negotiating Committee) and the UNEP Partnership Areas in 2008. The IEA CCC has been lead of the Coal Partnership since its inception.

    Coordinating mercury reduction programmes throughout the world will include numerous social, economic and technological challenges and will be dependent on technology transfer as well as significant international funding. By the time COP1 of Minamata eventually closed, 83 countries had signed the Minamata convention and committed to developing national implementation plans. The next step will be the acceptance of those plans and, ultimately, the movement of these plans into action.
  • Remote Endpoint Management and PCoIP Management Console
    Remote Endpoint Management and PCoIP Management Console Paul Barrett, Systems Specialist, Teradici Recorded: Oct 19 2017 32 mins
    Are your users tired of having to login to the corporate network via VPN? Do you wish you could manage at-home devices remotely? In our latest release of PCoIP Management Console, we’ve added the ability to manage both office-based and at-home PCoIP Zero Clients.

    During this 30-minute webinar you’ll learn the best ways how to set up PCoIP Zero Clients so your employees or external consultants can be productive from wherever they happen to be.

    The demonstration will cover how to:
    •Configure PCoIP Zero Clients for off-site employees or contractors
    •Determine the best WAN settings to recognize out-of-office devices
  • Understanding Infrastructure Consumption by Service Providers
    Understanding Infrastructure Consumption by Service Providers Kuba Stolarski, Computing Platforms, and Deepak Mohan, Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Recorded: Oct 19 2017 41 mins
    The IT infrastructure market has seen an era of rapid transformation in recent years. The growth of public cloud in the enterprise IT segment, the emergence of new suppliers into the IT infrastructure market – both OEMs and ODMs – and the shift in spend from traditional IT suppliers to new ones, are all important changes affecting suppliers and buyers in this market. Within this transforming market, one segment of particular interest is the service provider market, who are operating an infrastructure platform to deliver IT and non-IT services to end customers in an "as a service" model.

    The service provider segment has been the fastest growing segment of buyers in the server and storage hardware market for the past few years. But the pattern of IT infrastructure consumption by service providers is slowly diverging from that of traditional IT enterprises, who have historical formed the largest segment of buyers in this market. This includes shifts in preferences of storage and server systems used in their deployment, as well as shifts from owned infrastructure to pay-as-you-go infrastructure (like IaaS and PaaS) for their computing and storage needs. IDC's Cloud Infrastructure Index is a recent study that brings together qualitative and quantitative insights into consumption by the top hardware buyers in the service provider market.

    This IDC Web conference provides a summary of key insights from this study, and introduces a framework that helps understand IT infrastructure related decisions by the growing service provider market.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Mining 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Mining 2018 Predictions Emilie Ditton, Research Director, IDC Energy Insights Nov 21 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Mining team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide mining industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Mobility 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Mobility 2018 Predictions Carrie MacGillvray, VP, Mobility, and John Jackson, Research VP, Mobile & Connected Platforms Nov 21 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Carrie MacGillivray and John Jackson will discuss the key predictions that will impact enterprise mobility decisions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • HELE technology: A key step towards near zero emissions
    HELE technology: A key step towards near zero emissions Dr Andrew Minchener Nov 22 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    This timely webinar will review the implications of development and deployment of HELE (high efficiency, low emissions) coal power technologies. Some 40% of world power generation comes from coal, which means huge CO2 savings are possible by using HELE technologies. Therefore it is essential to support the use of more efficient coal-fired power, as it's the only realistic way to bring down CO2 emissions. The aim should be to minimise the emissions of CO2 from coal, through improvements in efficiency and the subsequent introduction of CCS.
  • Oil prices are rising, how do you control ALL your energy budgets
    Oil prices are rising, how do you control ALL your energy budgets Julian Keites, Priyanka Shrestha Nov 23 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Controlling your gas and power budgets through flexible procurement contracts? Well now you can for liquid fuels too: total fuel budget control. If you’re worried about your strategy for liquid fuels, Julian Keites of Kinect takes you through the new thinking on fuel price risk management…..and how you can make significant savings.
  • Energy Resilience - have you got it?
    Energy Resilience - have you got it? Pri Shrestha, Tim Wynn-Jones Nov 28 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    As more businesses are beginning to feel the true impact of not having a dedicated Energy Resilience strategy, learn about the practical steps you can take to ensure your business is more energy resilient.

    We will discuss

    •What is Energy Resilience?
    •The risks of non-resilience?
    •How do I know if I am resilient?
    •What do I need to do?

    Join ELN's Pri Shrestha and Tim Wynn-Jones, Centrica Business Solutions as they take you through it.
  • Maximizing operational performance and cost savings in a new era for oil and gas
    Maximizing operational performance and cost savings in a new era for oil and gas Guido Jouret - Chief Digital Officer ABB, Håvard Devold - Head of Digital ABB, Espen Storkaas - Digital Lead Upstream ABB Nov 28 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In the new normal of lower for longer oil prices, companies must adapt and explore new solutions to thrive because traditional practices aren’t going to meet these new market challenges.

    With presentations and case studies from ABB’s Chief Digital Officer, as well as two of the company’s leading experts in solutions for oil and gas, attendees will learn proven approaches for using digital technology to transform both performance and cut costs.

    Whether you're a C-suite executive or a plant or process manager, you'll take away from this webcast new, real and practical solutions for using digital technology in your business.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Retail 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Retail 2018 Predictions Leslie Hand, Research Vice President, Ivano Ortis, Vice President, Greg Girard, Program Director, IDC Retail Insights Nov 28 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Retail team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide retail industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Telecommunications 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Telecommunications 2018 Predictions Courtney Munroe, Group VP, Worldwide Telecommunications Nov 29 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Courtney Munroe will discuss the key predictions that will impact global telecommunications markets over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • Is battery storage a viable technology for my business?
    Is battery storage a viable technology for my business? Tim Barrs, James Dow Nov 30 2017 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    Tim Barrs and James Dow will discuss the market context, technical considerations together with the business case and potential revenue streams of a battery storage installation.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) 2018 Predictions Gerry Murray, Research Director, Marketing and Sales Technology Nov 30 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Gerry Murray will discuss the key predictions that will impact the purchase decisions of chief marketing officers over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Enterprise Infrastructure 2018 Predictions Laura DuBois, Group VP, Enterprise Infrastructure, and Rohit Mehra, VP, Network Infrastructure Nov 30 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Laura DuBois and Rohit Mehra will discuss the key predictions that will impact enterprise infrastructure purchase decisions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Product-Service Innovation Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Product-Service Innovation Predictions Heather Ashton, Research Manager, IDC Manufacturing Insights, Jeff Hojlo, Program Director, IDC Manufacturing Insights Dec 5 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Worldwide Manufacturing Product & Service Innovation Team discusses the key predictions that will impact organizations and their ability to digitally transform over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their digital transformation investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Payments 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Payments 2018 Predictions James Wester, Research Director, IDC Financial Insights Dec 5 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Payments team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide payments over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Oil & Gas 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Oil & Gas 2018 Predictions Kevin Prouty, Vice President, IDC Energy Insights, Chris Niven, Research Director, IDC Energy Insights Dec 6 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Oil & Gas team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide oil & gas industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Security Products & Services 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Security Products & Services 2018 Predictions Sean Pike, Program VP, Security Products, and Christina Richmond, Program Director, Security Services Dec 6 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Sean Pike and Christina Richmond will discuss the key predictions that will impact enterprise security purchase decisions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Supply Chain 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Supply Chain 2018 Predictions Simon Ellis, Program Vice President, IDC Manufacturing Insights, Victoria Brown, Research Manager, Supply Chain Dec 7 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Manufacturing Supply Chain team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide manufacturing supply chain industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Datacenter 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Datacenter 2018 Predictions Richard Villars, Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud Dec 7 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Richard Villars will discuss the key predictions that will impact the global datacenter market over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities 2018 Predictions Ruthbea Clarke, Research Director, Smart Cities Strategies Dec 12 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Smart Cities team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide smart cities industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2018 Predictions Eric Newmark, Larry Carvalho, Deepak Mohan, Frank Gens Dec 12 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Eric Newmark will lead a team discussion covering the key predictions that will impact the global market for cloud services over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Operations Technology 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Operations Technology 2018 Predictions Lorenzo Veronesi, Research Manager, IDC Manufacturing Insights Dec 13 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Op Tech team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide operations technology industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Customer Experience (CX) 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Customer Experience (CX) 2018 Predictions Alan Webber, Research Director, Digital Strategy & Customer Experience Dec 13 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Alan Webber will discuss covering the key predictions that will impact how enterprises address the customer experience over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Hospitality/Travel/Transportation 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Hospitality/Travel/Transportation 2018 Predictions Jaideep Thyagarajan, Senior Market Analyst, IT Spending/Solutions Dec 14 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Worldwide Hospitality, Travel and Transportation Team discusses the key predictions that will impact organizations and their ability to digitally transform over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their digital transformation investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Services 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Services 2018 Predictions Rebecca Segal, Group Vice President, Worldwide Services Dec 14 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Rebecca Segal will lead a team discussion covering the key predictions that will impact the global services market over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide SMB 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide SMB 2018 Predictions Ray Boggs, Vice President, Small and Medium Business Research Dec 19 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide SMB team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide 3D Printing 2018 Predictions
    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide 3D Printing 2018 Predictions Keith Kmetz, Program VP, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions Dec 19 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    In this IDC FutureScape presentation, IDC's Keith Kmetz will lead a discussion covering the key predictions that will impact the 3D printing market over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.

    About IDC FutureScape
    IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.