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  • Cover for Apps - IT and Apps Managed Services Market Trends: Quarterly Report for Q2 2022

    IT and Apps Managed Services Market Trends: Quarterly Report for Q2 2022

    In this quarterly report (calendar quarter 2, 2022), Avasant provides key information on IT services solution and pricing trends. The report covers market (buyer) perspective, macro trends from the service provider community, and finally, the pricing, solution, and staffing trends in the space. The report examines trends across services including infrastructure and cloud services, application services, and digital services. The geographic coverage is global, with a large share of data points from North America. The report builds on insights gathered through our enterprise interactions, ongoing market research, and data collection, as well as the AvaMark Price Benchmarking database.

    August, 2022

  • Product Image NASSCOm report - Engineering and Manufacturing Transformation: Cloudification Approaches Critical Mass

    Engineering and Manufacturing Transformation: Cloudification Approaches Critical Mass

    The traditional reluctance to adopt the cloud for engineering and manufacturing functions is fading, driven by the need for remote collaboration. As the cloud-native application ecosystem for engineering and manufacturing matures, enterprises are turning to the cloud for higher bandwidth and computing requirements. The pandemic acted as a key enabler in driving faster adoption of the cloud, leading to continued growth in the global cloud market for engineering and manufacturing operations. In this context, NASSCOM and Avasant release the report Engineering and Manufacturing Transformation: Cloudification Approaches Critical Mass to help enterprises understand key trends shaping this space.

    November, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Digital Workplace Services 2022 - Digital Workplace Services 2022 RadarView™

    Digital Workplace Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Digital Workplace Services 2022–2023 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for workplace transformation by featuring detailed capability and experience analyses of leading service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key digital workplace services providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thus supporting enterprises in identifying the right workplace transformation partner. The 96-page report also highlights top market trends in the digital workplace space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    November, 2022

  • Network and Digital Services were Never More Vital featured Image - Network and Digital Services were Never More Vital

    Network and Digital Services were Never More Vital

    As organizations emerge from the pandemic and adopt flexible hybrid operating models, the reliance on digital technologies has only increased, with mobility at its center point. The cloud, cybersecurity, and network form the foundational pillars to enable organizations to achieve digital transformation, as it requires unfettered access to data across the entire infrastructure. This Research Byte outlines what organizations must rapidly do to manage networks and infrastructure as they make the changes enacted during the pandemic permanent. It builds on findings from the Orange Business Services Analyst Event, held on July 6–7, 2022, and Avasant Research.

    September, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Digital Masters 2022 - Digital Masters 2022 RadarView™

    Digital Masters 2022 RadarView™

    The Digital Masters 2022 RadarView™ addresses the need for enterprises to understand the current landscape for adopting digital technologies. The report helps them identify implementation services providers best suited for executing transformation initiatives by supplying granular insights for each provider.The 88-page report also provides our point of view on how enterprises have changed the way they look at technology, outsourcing, and reprioritizing their digital investments.

    August, 2022

  • NASSCOM Report Featured Image - Digital Enterprise Maturity 3.0: Boosting Business Resilience through Technology

    Digital Enterprise Maturity 3.0: Boosting Business Resilience through Technology

    The pandemic disrupted the technology adoption curve, as most enterprises had to skip the trial or pilot phase to get ahead. As companies graduate in their digital journey, their focus shifts from tangible benefits, such as revenue growth and employee productivity, to intangible aspects, for example, sustainable business practices and employee wellness. The Digital Enterprise Maturity 3.0: Boosting Business Resilience through Technology report allows businesses to benchmark their digital strategy and ongoing initiatives against their peers using NASSCOM and Avasant’s digital maturity framework, which identifies performance gaps and prospects that lie ahead.

    July, 2022

  • IT Vendor Governance BP 01 - IT Vendor Governance Best Practices

    IT Vendor Governance Best Practices

    IT vendor management is a function and set of practices that guide the selection, management, and assessment of IT suppliers to ensure that all parties comply with the terms of their contracts. IT supplier management has been a best practice for many years, but the disciplines have evolved. Traditional IT vendor governance practices are now inadequate to navigate the changing business ecosystem. The upshot is that most organizations need to transform their vendor governance programs. This Research Byte summarizes our full report on IT Vendor Governance Best Practices.

    August, 2022

  • Primary Image Dubai RB - Understanding the Impact of Dubai’s New Mandate for Digital Services

    Understanding the Impact of Dubai’s New Mandate for Digital Services

    Dubai’s new digital services law would add impetus to the structural reforms and national programs already underway by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government to build a future-ready economy. Though the new law furthers the digital narrative by building a dynamic and integrated government system, it forces organizations in Dubai to revisit their business models and improve their digital capabilities. Also, the law comes with a mandate for organizations to comply within one year, based on their implementation phase and without imposing any extra fees on those they serve. This brings two significant implications for organizations: designing a strategy for developing or acquiring the digital talent for executing such large transformational projects within one year and scouting for the right technology partner

    July, 2022

  • Kyndryl Core - Mainframe Services in a Hybrid Cloud World

    Mainframe Services in a Hybrid Cloud World

    After its spinoff from IBM, Kyndryl inherited managed infrastructure services and cloud services. This research byte focuses on Kyndryl’s Core Enterprise and zCloud practice led by Group Leader Jamie Rutledge. It organized a webinar for Avasant advisors and enterprises that focused on the shift from mainframe to cloud environments. The company highlighted how it is helping enterprises implement a hybrid cloud strategy through its mainframe modernization services and how it is strengthening its partnerships with cloud service providers to provide a hybrid environment. The webinar also gave an insight into Kyndryl’s organic and inorganic strategies to strengthen its capabilities.

    July, 2022

  • Featured Image Kyndryl - Kyndryl’s New Strategy for Security and Cloud Services

    Kyndryl’s New Strategy for Security and Cloud Services

    Kyndryl has been reorganizing its practice areas after its spin-off from IBM’s managed infrastructure services business unit, formerly known as IBM’s Global Technology Services group. This research byte focuses specifically on Kyndryl’s Cloud and Security and Resiliency practices. Through Kyndryl’s webinar about its cloud and security services, we heard from Kris Lovejoy and Harish Grama, the global practice leaders for Security and Resiliency and Cloud, respectively. One common theme that emerged was a shift from an IBM-focused approach to an ecosystem approach involving partners in addition to IBM.

    June, 2022

  • LTI Mindtree Product Image - Merger of LTI and Mindtree: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations

    Merger of LTI and Mindtree: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations

    Two of the Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Group companies, L&T Infotech (LTI) and Mindtree, recently announced a merger to create what could be the sixth-largest Indian IT services provider in terms of overall sales, with a combined annual revenue of more than USD 3.5 billion as of March 31, 2022. The merged entity will be known as LTIMindtree Limited. In this Research Byte, we examine the nuances of the merger, analyze the benefits and challenges for the merged entity, and offer recommendations to enterprise buyers.

    June, 2022

  • PrimaryImage RiskandCompliance 2022 - Risk and Compliance Services 2022 RadarView™

    Risk and Compliance Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Risk and Compliance Services 2022 RadarView™ provides information to assist enterprises in charting out their action plan for developing a robust governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) program. It identifies key global service providers and system integrators that can help organizations expedite their GRC tool adoption journey. It also brings out detailed capability and experience analyses of leading providers to assist enterprises in identifying strategic partners for adopting a robust GRC framework. The 64-page report also highlights key industry trends in the risk and compliance space and Avasant’s viewpoint on them.

    June, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Cybersecurity Services 2022 - Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™

    Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™ is designed to inform enterprises about best practices in this space and provide a relatively granular understanding of key service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key cybersecurity services providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thereby supporting enterprises in identifying the right cybersecurity services partner. The 85-page report also highlights top market trends in the cybersecurity space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    April, 2022

  • Primary Image Internet of Things Services 2022 RadarView - Internet of Things Services 2022 RadarView™

    Internet of Things Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Internet of Things Services 2022 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and services implementation by featuring detailed capability and experience analyses for leading service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key service providers for IoT services across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovations, thus supporting enterprises in identifying the right transformation partner. The 84-page report also highlights top market trends in the IoT space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    April, 2022

  • Banking Digital Services 2022 2023 PrimaryImage - Banking Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™

    Banking Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView™

    The Banking Digital Services 2022–2023 RadarView addresses banks’ needs and helps them identify and adopt the right technologies combined with appropriate implementation strategies. The 112-page report also identifies key service providers and system integrators to help banks in their digital transformation.

    April, 2022