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Resiliency is key in the "Next Normal", says IDC

An IDC Webcast this week titled 2020: The Year that Redefined Resiliency reveals the researcher’s latest thinking on where investments in IT in the EMEA region are being made and how they have changed. Its key theme was the emergence of digital resiliency as business and IT resiliency converge.

It means that IT risk analysis, security and a need to restart IT investment are in the minds of enterprise senior management. It warns of a sluggish recovery for the IT business as a whole, although Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud providers and those in services continue to see positive revenue growth.

The issues for the near future – what IDC calls the Next Normal - will be marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA), and IDC will continuity to develop the digital resiliency measurement in its forecasts.

It is not just a question of technology delivering solutions, but aspects of trust and value being made clear.


  • For more ideas on software resiliency see this upcoming webinar

Increasing Value by Enhancing Resilience and Mitigating Risk
Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM GMT

The profound shift in the way we work in response to the pandemic has resulted in an increased dependence on information technology and a rise of cloud-based systems. This has highlighted the importance of software resilience and turned it into a necessity for 2020 and beyond. Organisations are now looking for answers from ISVs and other IT providers and developers. Providing guarantees on software resilience and risk mitigation is becoming increasingly critical in achieving sales.

This webinar will cover:

The evolving software/solution landscape and the increasing importance of being able to offer a comprehensive software resilience solution
The ways IT suppliers, especially ISVs, need to promote their services so as not to be left behind in an increasingly competitive and fast-growing marketplace
ISV market research covering significant growth factors, the nature of the risk that customers look to reduce and viable solutions to support and maintain the adoption of specific applications

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