Monthly Archives: November 2022

Macroeconomic Influences on Cloud Adoption for Businesses

If we focus on the inflation environment – where we see the earliest effects on the industry in terms of economic stress – we gain valuable insight into why we are seeing budget constraints in the IT sector. Companies that run or consume cloud environments have felt inflationary pressures, first in the form of higher… Read More »

Why is it time to invest in workplace management solutions?

A workplace management solution A platform that uses advanced software and other integrated systems that provide high efficiency for space and energy use, increase employee productivity and enhance the overall employee experience in an attractive, modern, safe and practical work environment. Organizations need a robust set of workplace management tools to give them the flexibility… Read More »

IDC Energy Insights’ Top 10 Utility Forecasts Worldwide

We just released the yearbook Top 10 predictions for utilities worldwide. The predictions allow the IDC Energy Insights team to reflect on the current year and what the future holds for the industry. This year, to be fair, there was a lot to think about. 2022 brings us the worst energy crisis in a generation,… Read More »

How to succeed at every stage of your company’s Smart Manufacturing journey

The ongoing wave of global disruptions has highlighted the importance of digital transformation (DX) in manufacturing organizations. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that digitally mature companies responded better to disruptions than their less digitized peers. As the manufacturing sector faces global uncertainty – with rising inflation, energy crises, raw material… Read More »

Making Cities Autism Friendly – IDC Europe blog

Next week I’m attending the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. I have been an attendee, attendee and speaker at this annual meeting for many years and for the past two years input. Gone are the days when it was enough to talk about shiny and new tech toys. Cities are eager to figure… Read More »

Transforming Retail Operations: AWS London Analyst Tour Summary

In this post, we’ll summarize what we saw during our tour and why it’s important to the retail industry. Automation for efficient and sustainable e-commerce implementation: Day One, Ocado’s CFC4 On an overcast Thursday morning, we took the one-hour minivan from St Pancras to Ocado’s CFC4 in Erith, east London. The 600,000-square-foot fulfillment center site… Read More »