What will be the trends that will dominate the information technology (IT) sector after 2023? DC has it clear: new processes, new business models, cloud offerings and problems in both professional skills and the supply chain. This has been revealed in the new IDC FutureScape report where, among all, one in particular stands out: the rise of the as-a-service model.
And all this in a context that, although it will improve in the coming years, will continue to be dominated by incessant political, social and economic changes. What will lead companies to trust a necessary transition from the implementation of the digital transformation to the management of a hyperconnected digital organization to make these companies more resolute and competent organizations. In addition, with a greater capacity for survival and adaptation to changes.
IDC’s Top IT Predictions
One of the big trends from 2023 will be the rise of as-a-service business processes and models. Among other reasons, due to the possibility of paying for use and the scalability of this model. And where cloud computing is also essential in its development due to the use of a public, private or hybrid cloud.
In this report, IDC bets on an increase in the number of companies that will rely on G500 technology, which will double in a period of five years. Also in the incorporation of as-a-Service elements such as improving the customer experience and intelligent process automation, to digitally enhanced physical and virtual products.
In addition, as-a-service business models will also help fuel the growth of the technology delivery through tech-by-wire. Or what is the same: autonomous systems, cloud-based control systems assisted by AI, functions defined by software and decision-making based on data.
higher spending on aww what will, in turn, bring with it a greater effort to contain it and focus on identifying which services are delivering on the promised operational and innovation values. It should be noted that the effective use of aaS supposes in turn significant and sustained reductions in operational burdens and faster access to innovation.
FutureScape also puts the spotlight on how critical security, data and knowledge providers and processes Specific to the sector will be able to have a better economic distribution of both the costs and the knowledge of experts of very high value among more customers in a way that is easier to consume.
The cloud will continue to play a vital role in the information technology sector. In fact, in the report itself they state how “the guarantee and residence will boost workloads IaaS/PaaS to local cloud providers, while mandates for sustainable operations will increase interest in sovereign and local partner offerings among global cloud providers.”
However, two problems that threaten many companies today will continue to occur: the difficulty of keeping and finding employees with the right skills -so companies and IT providers will have to invest in developing the right technical and collaboration skills-. And problems in supply chains. In fact, IDC anticipates that digital product launches may be delayed due to global or regional code and silicon supply chain issues. To avoid this, decision makers will invest in supply chain intelligence and adopt so-called multi-sourcing strategies.
It won’t be easy either. transition to systems based on control planes, as well as the gradual consolidation of basic control systems on a few standard platforms. IDC anticipates that reliance on automation will require greater attention to the dynamics of organizational behavior. Otherwise, its impact in terms of branding and the need to rebuild trust will be significant.
And finally, another of the trends that will dominate the information technology (IT) sector from 2023 will be a rise of artificial vision. What will drastically improve experiences in physical places to attract and retain customer loyalty. As well as for the improvement of business results based on the intelligent use of data.