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Look out: They're sending in the suits on emerging tech

You knew it was coming. Now that market research firm IDC has

The now-solid platform of cloud, mobile, social, and big data technologies sets the stage for what IDC has dubbed innovation accelerators: the Internet of Things; cognitive systems; next-gen security; augmented and virtual reality, robotics and 3D printing.

"The adoption of these technologies will drive digital transformation by opening new revenue streams, creating information-based organizations, and changing the way work is performed," said IDC Chief Research Officer Crawford Del Prete. "Together, these forces are contributing to a once in a generation structural shift in the IT industry itself."

IDC's expanded coverage of the innovation accelerators will include six dedicated global research programs with worldwide forecasts, vertical use cases and leading vendor profiles along with companion spending guides.

Posted by GCN Staff on Nov 02, 2015 at 11:23 AM


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