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Towards a European Recovery: Why Technology is Critical to Success

Download our new eBook today to discover:

  • IDC’s 5 Stages to Enterprise Recovery
  • How the C-suite can drive digital transformation in response to recovery stages
  • How technology vendors need to transform from suppliers to partners and co-innovators

In this section, you will find regular updates of top level European data including IDC’s Digital Resiliency Investment Index, 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 Digital Resiliency Index

November 2020

IDC’s Digital Resiliency Investment Index provides a composite view of digital resiliency investment among all organizations worldwide and tracks targeted investments as a predictor of future levels of resiliency. It is comprised of two factors – digital core investments and digital innovation investments: together, they make up the Digital Resiliency Index Score.

The extent to which organizations are investing in IT, digital transformation, cloud, security, and remote worker technologies – the core elements needed for digital resiliency.
The extent to which organizations are allocating tech investments towards accelerating the business versus adapting to the crisis.
The combination of digital core and digital innovation investments.

European Black Book Selected Technologies 2020/2021 Growth Rates

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 countires and is the benchmark for consistent, detailed market data across six continents.

Source: IDC Worldwide Black Book Live, February & November (V4 2020) 2020

COVID-19 Impact on European Sectors

European 2020/2021 ICT Spending Growth Rate

Source: IDC Worldwide ICT Spending Guide Industry and Company Size – Forecast 2020 | October (V3 2020)

The Five Stages to Enterprise Recovery

Leveraging Technology to Flatten the Curve and Emerge Digitally Fit

2020: The Year That Redefined Resiliency

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As we head into the final stretch of 2020 — a year of profound change — the effects of the events from the past seven months are sinking in. European countries are knuckling down to control an increase in infections, while at the same time preparing for the critical final part of the year in terms of health, economic, and the business outlook. Despite the fact that initial economic indicators for the region are now partially improving, continued restrictions and looming lockdowns mean that signs of recovery are still very fragile.

In this webinar, IDC’s Philip Carter, Giulia Carosella, and Andrea Siviero answer the following questions:

  • What have we learned from the past seven months?
  • What does digital resiliency mean for organizations?
  • How will the year end, and what should we be focusing on to capture future opportunities?

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