Busy executives rely on IDC's Global IT Advisor service for its flexible, cross-disciplinary research coverage, granularity in market information and analysis, and timely delivery. Company profiles, technology forecasts, market trends, and competitive and international market analyses are critical to helping you stay apprised of the IT marketplace. Many IT decision makers rely on this service for strategic IT planning support and vendor validation as well as vendor road maps and product insights. IDC's Global IT Advisor service is designed for a select client base whose needs vary across a range of technology areas, including IT, consulting, industrial, advertising/public relations, publishing/media, and retail.
Address Key Business Issues
Our global market intelligence addresses issues that are critical to your success:
Identify and evaluate business development opportunities around the world
Assess and select the best technologies, IT suppliers, and products
Support and maximize the value of your recommendations
Capitalize on market change
Enhance your IT knowledge
Receive Customized Service
Direct Analyst Inquiry Access
Through the dedicated Analyst-Account Manager, clients have access to the global expertise of more than 1,000 industry and market experts. IDC analysts can help you extend your in-house planning and intelligence; obtain strategic and tactical advice on specific markets, companies, technologies, and products; and provide third-party validation.
Clients receive a pool of inquiry hours. These hours may be applied toward inquiry time with IDC analysts, consulting engagements, onsite analyst presentations, custom telebriefings, event registrations, and/or the purchase of additional IDC products.
IDC's personalized Internet site allows instant access to the most up-to-date information and analysis anytime, anywhere.
IDC events cover the hottest trends shaping the IT and communications industries. IDC clients receive invitations to participate in conferences, breakfast briefings, telebriefings, Web conferences, and other IDC events held throughout the year.
Technology Coverage Areas
IDC's research activities span a wide range of topics, including the following:
IT support and integration
Software application development and deployment
Software application and information access
Custom Research and Go-to-Market Solutions
For IT suppliers or IT buyers doing business planning and budgeting, sales and marketing, or performance measurement, we have the custom offerings to optimize your success at every stage of your business. Our data- and content-driven approach helps you make better decisions, drive more effective marketing programs, and effectively measure your success - resulting in a greater return on your investment.
Unparalleled Coverage of End-User Requirements Across Vertical Industries
Whether you are a technology buyer or provider, IDC Insights' research translates today's global end-user requirements and trends into business opportunities for your organization. With dedicated businesses targeting energy, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail, IDC provides unmatched integration of global technology and vertical industry expertise to deliver industry-specific customer intelligence that gives clients a powerful business advantage.