Advisory Services - IDC Energy Insights Portfolio
IDC Energy Insights is focused on the transformation of the building management industry as new integrated information technology and building automation solutions emerge to give building managers unprecedented insight into how building equipment operates. This integrated information allows building managers to counter rising energy costs and drive improvements in operational efficiency. Whether a business is well down the path of enacting a strategy and investing in Smart Building technologies or just beginning to explore this new world of energy management solutions, IDC Energy Insights can help businesses navigate the market and assess the impact of investment on the bottom line. Our Smart Buildings Strategies research focuses on the costs and benefits of this new suite of technologies and helping building managers make better-informed business decisions and develop cost-effective investment and deployment strategies.
IDC Energy Insights' Smart Building Strategies research advisory service focuses on the costs and benefits of Smart Building technologies and building automation solutions. Subscribers receive the latest market intelligence on the evolving Smart Buildings marketplace, helping them make better-informed business decisions and develop cost-effective investment and deployment strategies.
IDC Energy Insights covers the entire utility value chain - generation, transmission, distribution, and customer service - providing independent, timely, and relevant analysis focused on key business and technology issues such as the smart grid and the adoption of new technologies such as big data and analytics, cloud computing, mobility, and social media. IDC Energy Insights also offers advisory services focused on how clean energy technologies are being adopted by energy companies, businesses and consumers in order to comply with regulatory mandates, reduce energy costs and achieve sustainability goals. Any organization involved in clean energy - whether it is marketing a new product or service or evaluating clean energy technology options - needs timely, reliable information to stay on top of developments in this dynamic market. IDC Energy Insights provides exclusive market analysis and direct access to industry experts - helping clients better understand trends and developments related to emerging energy technologies. IDC Energy Insights serves a diverse and growing global client base, including electric, gas and water utilities, government agencies and investors with insight into the pertinent topics that matter most to strategists and business decision makers.
The Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Transforming Utility Markets research advisory service examines the business and regulatory environment of the utility sector, combining it with a comprehensive insight into the IT spending preferences and plans of utility providers, helping to understand the drivers and IT investment priorities within the sector. This service also delivers insights about IT suppliers to utilities and analyst perspectives on topical issues ranging from smart grid and smart metering to clean energy and security of supply, and what this implies to suppliers to utilities across the CEE and MEA regions.
The Europe, Middle East and Africa Smart Energy Strategies service provides insight into the key topics that matter to EMEA utility business decision makers and IT executives responsible for smart energy programs, services, and products. Initiatives to be covered will include smart metering, integration of distributed energy, network automation, virtual power plant, demand response and customer engagement, energy efficiency and e-mobility.
The European Utility IT Strategies service is designed to helping utility IT and business management navigate the changes of today's energy economy. The service provides exclusive research and direct access to experts on the impact of new technology and regulation on information technology and business processes in generation, transmission, distribution, and retail. Guidance is provided in making the right IT investments to meet corporate objectives of reliability, operational efficiency, business performance, customer satisfaction, and sustainability.
The Smart Demand Management Strategies service spearheads the challenges of creating a high impact investment strategy and management approach to active customer participation in demand management. This service delivers the salient strategic advice to help your organization defer new generation plant construction, shift usage for improved peak load management, find new sources of revenue and wisely invest in enabling technology infrastructure.
The Smart Grid Operations research advisory service delivers the industry research that propels your utility organization's technology investment and management decisions. Rooted in core operational technologies, subscribers can tap into the powerful insights needed to best plan, implement, extend and maintain the critical infrastructure that is redefining utility operational excellence and electrifying smart grid infrastructure.
The Smart Metering and Communications Strategies research advisory service gives utilities the market intelligence they need to plan, implement, extend and maintain the critical metering and communication infrastructure that defines the smart grid. This service delivers high-impact analysis that will save you evaluation time, reduce technology costs, and mitigate management risks inherent with rapidly evolving technology. Both the utility IT and business functions will learn about best practices, technology adoption and emerging strategies that create long term value.
The Utility IT Strategies service covers traditional IT infrastructure of utility companies, particularly as it applies to meeting the needs of the generation, transmission and distribution, and retail businesses at the utility, merchant generation companies and retail energy providers. The service focuses on business performance, business-related IT strategy, IT budget, and best practices in achieving efficiency. In addition, it covers serving customers and managing assets, carbon and the workforce.
The Worldwide Quarterly Smart Meter Tracker ® provides clients with the detailed information necessary for navigating the evolving global smart metering market by providing reliable, accurate, and independent market data that serves as a foundation for creating quantitative market analyses and studying historical trends. The tracker provides total market size and vendor share for selected technology areas and segmentations, as well as selected geographies.
The Worldwide Utility Industry IT Spending Guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the utility sector (electricity, natural gas, and water). This global five-year outlook on spending by utility companies provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies. This service combines IDC's extensive technology forecasts with deep industry knowledge provided by IDC Energy Insights analysts and ongoing primary research in the utilities industry.
IDC Energy Insights focuses its research on the upstream and midstream segments of the oil & gas industry. We analyze how oil & gas companies and oil field service companies are using intelligent technologies to explore for new resources, increase production and manage environment, health and safety risks. Our research and advisory programs provide global insights into the impact of information and communication technology investments on business performance in the global oil & gas industry.
IDC Energy Insights' Oil and Gas Solutions Market Share Guide examines solution-specific vendor revenue for the top worldwide energy IT vendors. Solutions covered include hydrocarbon accounting, geology/geophysics solutions, energy trading and risk management (ETRM), oil and gas project portfolio management, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions, and well management. Unlike products that examine horizontal vendor revenue from either the hardware, software, or services perspective, this guide examines industry-specific vendor revenue at the solution level and provides a holistic view of the top vendors in the oil and gas industry.
IDC Energy Insights' Russia/CIS, Middle East and Africa Oil and Gas IT Strategies examines the business environment of the oil and gas sector in major oil-and-gas-producing countries and combines this with comprehensive insight into industry trends and its impact on information technology. The service also tracks the IT spending behavior and the IT plans of oil and gas companies, establishing a thorough understanding of the drivers and IT investment priorities within the sector. It also provides insight into topical issues ranging from cloud computing to infrastructure monitoring and control to the digital oilfield. And it delivers IT best practices in the oil and gas industry, timely market sizing, and guidance for grasping current and emerging opportunities.
The Worldwide Oil and Gas Industry IT Spending Guide is a semiannual analysis of the current status and projected growth of information technology spending in the oil and gas sector. This global five-year outlook on spending by oil and gas companies provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies. This service combines IDC's extensive technology forecasts with deep industry knowledge provided by IDC Energy Insights analysts and ongoing primary research in the oil and gas industry.
The Worldwide Oil and Gas IT Strategies research advisory service provides insights into and analysis of the impact of information technology investments and business process initiatives on business performance in the upstream and trading sectors of the oil and gas industry. Studies will include business strategy, best practices, technology selection, and vendor assessment.