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Blockchain in Europe: Navigating the Market in Times of Change

With initial euphoria subsiding and the subsequent impact of COVID-19, it's worth taking a look at where blockchain stands in European enterprises. Our webinar will help you to create an all-encompassing picture of where blockchain stands in 2020 and the trends that will shape its future trajectory.

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In this section, you will find regular updates of top level European data including buyer sentiment, market indicators, spending guide data and IDC Black Book spending forecasts which will help you understand the outlook for the European tech markets and ensure you have the information you need to make critical business decisions.

European Tech Index

European Tech Index provides rapid updates to changes in buyer sentiment and underlying market indicators including macroeconomic factors. Index is based on scale of 1000, where a score above 1000 indicates growth and below 1000 indicates a decline in IT spending.


Source: COVID-19 Tech Index, May 20th 2020, Europe

Historical buyer intent data is estimated from analysis of previous surveys and relationship with forecasts published during this timeframe.

Black Book Technology Forecast

IDC's Worldwide Black Book Live Edition is the industry standard for up to date global IT forecasts. It includes monthly analysis of the status and projected growth of the worldwide ICT industry in 100 countries and is the benchmark for consistent, detailed market data across six continents.

European ICT Spending 2019/2020 growth rates


Source: IDC Black Book April 2020 Forecast

Road to recovery

Driven by the global pandemic, IDC believes we will go through five phases from crisis to recovery. Each of those phases will have a related business imperative and will be the primary focus of senior business executives.

% of European Organizations at this stage on May 15th


Source: IDC European Research, 2020, European IT Buyer Sentiment Survey — Wave 4, May 4-11 2020, n= 763

European ICT Spending


Source: IDC Worldwide ICT Spending Guide Industry and Company Size May 2020V1 – IDC European Tech and Industry Pulse Survey, December 2019, IDC European IT Buyer Sentiment Survey — Wave 3, 20-27 April 2020, Wave 4, May 4-11 2020, n= 763

Additional Webinars


COVID-19’s Impact on European Partners: IDC’s Q2 Survey Insights

23 JUNE 2020

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Emerging Technologies in Europe: Making the safe bets now to build the resilient future enterprise

10 JUNE 2020

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Crisis Management and Beyond – Why European C-Suite Must Improve Technology Decision Paths

3 JUNE 2020

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COVID-19 Related Blog Posts

COVID-19 Related Podcasts

Why CX is Critical in the COVID-19 Era

In our latest look into the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Gerry Brown joins Miles to discuss how the pandemic has affected the CX market, and what companies should be looking at when deciding their CX strategy going forward.

Coronavirus, DevOps & Cultural Change

Continuing our look into the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we take a look at how the pandemic has affected everyday operations and how it has changed our internal work cultures.

Coronavirus Impact on Telecoms

How is the pandemic affecting Telcos across Europe? How are they responding to these problems?


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