14 Jun

Understanding the value of healthcare convergence, enabling true digital transformation: IDC Health Insights launches three new research programs in European healthcare and life science

Silvia Piai
Senior Research Manager, IDC Health Insights

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The quest for delivering value to patients is at the heart of the tremendous amount of reform and innovation that health systems across Europe are experiencing. Value in health is defined by the quality of clinical outcomes, the patient experience and by the economic sustainability of the system. (more…)

12 Jun

Three UK’s 5G Strategy: It’s All About Capacity

John Delaney

John Delaney                                      
Associate VP European Mobility, IDC
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On 6 June 2018, the mobile operator Three presented its strategy and roadmap for deploying 5G in the UK. Three intends to start trials of 5G RAN equipment in the first half of 2019. In the second half of 2019, Three intends to start introducing commercial 5G services, subject to the availability of 5G smartphones and home routers. (more…)

06 Jun

“Open the Pod Bay Doors, HAL” A Look At The Connected Home Landscape

Romain Fouchereau                                
Manager, Security Appliance Program, European Systems and Infrastructure Solution
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Jeremy Green                             

Coming soon to a home near you: energy management systems, camera-enabled door locks and doorbells, remote-controlled heating and lighting, voice controlled appliances. If some of this sounds oddly familiar, that’s because it is. Similar product concepts have been on display in showcase ‘homes of the future’ since at least the 1960s. (more…)

31 May

What will be Your Next Move on the Innovation Accelerators Chessboard?

Carla La Croce
Research Analyst, European Industry Solutions

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Giulia Carosella
Research Analyst, European Industry Solutions, IDC
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Thomas Vavra
Associate Vice President, Software, CEMA
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A Look into European Industries

According to the most recent IDC European Vertical Market survey, there is a positive correlation between the willingness to allocate IT budget to innovation purposes and digital transformation, suggesting that industries with higher propensity to allocate IT budget to innovation will have more digitisation processes on the priority list. So, embracing DX implies to be innovative. The smarter, widespread, and combined is the use of new technologies, the greatest the impact businesses can have. (more…)