• IDC Insights:

    IDC Insights assists manufacturing businesses and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues associated with design, development and distribution of goods across markets.

  • FINANCIAL

    IDC Financial Insights assists financial services business and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the banking, insurance, and securities and investments industries.

  • MANUFACTURING

    IDC Manufacturing Insights assists manufacturing businesses and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues associated with design, development and distribution of goods across markets.

  •  GOVERNMENT 

    A IDC Government Insights assists Government and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the Federal/Central and local/provincial Governments.

  •   ENERGY  

    A IDC Energy Insights assists energy businesses and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the utility and oil & gas industries.

  •   HEALTH  

    A IDC Health Insights assists health businesses and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the payer, provider and life sciences industries.

  •   RETAIL  

    A IDC Retail Insights assists retail businesses and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the retail industry.

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IDC Methodology

IDC's greatest strength is its triangular methodology, that includes analysts covering local, regional and global levels. To predict market trends of IT and Telecom, IDC analysts use a variety of elements that make up an interrelated approach, including:

• Interviews with technology vendors
• Interviews with Telecom Service Providers
• Other Publications
• Socio-economic Trends
• Channels Interviews
• Global Market Trends
• Interviews with channels
• Financial Reports
• Assessment of new technologies

In addition to the methodology used for the research development, IDC analysts develop and adapt customized methods for each project, ensuring the highest level of data for clients analysis.

Elements of Projections

To size, assess and project the IT and Telecommunications markets, IDC uses a broad set of premises. The main ones are:
• macroeconomic data
• GDP Growth
• political Changes
• new technologies
• cultural aspects
• required Capital investment
• Barriers to entry
• installed base


• Learning curve
• Economies of scale
• Demographic aspects
• Channel diversity
• Restriction to Supplier capacity
• Dependence of Services
• Market adaptation