METRI Research

METRI expands its portfolio around sourcing advice and benchmarking with Research. Fact-based insights from benchmark studies and customer centric studies will regularly appear in the form of research products such as white papers and knowledge articles. The content provides inspiration on a wide range of IT issues and provides concrete arguments for new solutions.

As always with METRI Research is fact based and demonstrably contributes to a better application of information technology. The information products are compiled from multiple sources, including sourcing surveys and benchmarking, market research, online desk research and interviews with leading external experts and opinion leaders.

Fact-based insights from benchmark studies and customer centric studies will regularly appear in the form of research products such as white papers and knowledge articles. The content provides inspiration on a wide range of IT issues and provides concrete arguments for new solutions.

This Research will be of absolute value to customers and prospects of METRI. In the coming years organizations need to implement major changes to remain competitive and create a distinct added value in their products and propositions. The proper use of technology is becoming a decisive factor for success more than the enabler it has been in recent years. Knowledge of information technology and expertise of the dynamic and diverse sourcing market is pivotal to make the right technology decisions for the future.
On the platform you will find news, blogs and feature stories. Be inspired by relevant cases and blogs, or download whitepapers.

Think You’re Achieving Full Cloud Cost Savings With Tools? Think Again.

How companies are partnering with a service for true end-to-end process support that brings full cloud cost savings 48% of enterprises plan to keep spending steadily on cloud, according to IDC […]

How Agile Development Teams Can Resolve Agile Measurement Challenges With Function Point Analysis

Agile development empowers teams with many benefits but also presents challenges around managing and measuring its effectiveness. The way to resolve these is Function Point Analysis. From business impediment to […]

IT’s New Year’s Resolution For Cloud Cost Savings

This IDC Metri blog is the first of a two-part series that brings IT to reckoning about the shortcomings that often cause them to give up on efforts needed to […]

How to Measure Business Value for Agile Teams

Webinar | On-Demand IT teams that have adopted Agile are benefitting from faster delivery cycles and more flexible systems. Despite the improved capabilities that Agile brings enterprises, IDC Metri, the leader […]

Agile Value: How Can You Manage What You Can’t Measure

Agile development promises faster, more responsive development. This aligns better with the transformation of organizations, as they face heightened, more competitive environments. Driven by market and technology changes, organizations are re-structuring themselves and their products and services to be more Agile and opportunistic to market changes. Agile should […]

A Management Primer: How Agile Development Teams Deliver Value

Organizations overcome challenges in quantifying Agile value by embracing a solution that assesses, benchmarks and course-corrects Agile development teams. How is this done? Through agile value management. Agile development is challenging to […]

IDC Named Analyst Firm of the Year by the Institute of Influencer and Analyst Relations (IIAR>)

NEEDHAM, Mass., December 3, 2021 – The Institute of Influencer and Analyst Relations (IIAR>), a not-for-profit organization established to raise awareness of analyst relations (AR), has announced that International Data Corporation […]

Follow the facts

In the course of this corona year, a commotion arose. A somewhat hastily drawn up contract for the supply of 100 million mouth masks turned out not to be quite […]

A good estimate is expensive

IT-projects are expensive and have a tendency to fail or to become more expensive. That is a persistent image. And according to long-standing research also true in about 40% of […]

IDC Acquires Metri

Creates End-to-End Data Source for IT Buyer Benchmarks Deal Significantly Expands IDC’s Sourcing Advisory Capabilities to Meet the Needs of Today’s IT Buyers NEEDHAM, Mass., May 18, 2021 – International […]