A new study from Juniper Research has found that roboadvisor platform revenues will reach $25 billion by 2022, up from an estimated $1.7 billion in 2017, as the automation of wealth management revolutionises the way individuals invest.
Gartner forecasts worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. Organizations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to a digital business strategy.
About 4.9 million cellular M2M terminals were shipped globally during 2016, an increase of 28.0 percent from the previous year, according to a new Berg Insights analitycs. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8 percent, this number is expected to reach 13.7 million in 2022.
Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services is forecast to reach nearly $1.7 billion in 2017, an increase of 1.7% over 2016, according to IDC. They expect spending on Telecom and Pay TV services to grow 2% year over year and surpass $1.7 billion in 2018.
CIOs trying to lead digital transformation at the speed needed to succeed need a mix of three scale accelerators, according to Gartner. The three scale accelerators include: digital dexterity, network effect technologies, and an industrialized digital platform.
According to IDC, worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 10.8% year over year to $2.99 billion during the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17). The market consumed 1.96 exabytes of new storage capacity during the quarter, which was up 30% compared to the same period a year ago.
In its first-ever worldwide Instagram forecast, eMarketer estimates 593.7 million people worldwide will use the social network at least once a month by the end of 2017. Instagram’s ranks will balloon over the coming years, reaching 927.9 million users by 2021.
Young people in the U.K. spent more than a third of their leisure time, around 14 hours per week, using devices such as mobile phones, tablets, e-readers and laptops in 2015, according to Bloomberg, citing survey by Office for National Statistics.
With technological advances set to drastically change the world of work, most people are feeling upbeat about their digital skills. In a survey by PwC of more than 10,000 people across the UK, Germany, China, India and the US, 69% of workers agreed or strongly agreed that they possess digital skills.
Worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies (hardware, software, and services) is expected to be nearly $1.3 trillion in 2018, an increase of 16.8% over the $1.1 trillion spent in 2017, according to IDC.
Don’t expect to see many tablets appearing on Christmas wish lists this year since their popularity is waning. They may be more affordable than ever but by the end of 2017, tablet user penetration among internet users will fall for the first time, according to eMarketer’s worldwide tablet users forecast.
Shipments of Western European Personal Computing Devices (PCD), including traditional PCs (a combination of desktops, notebooks and workstations) and tablets (slates and detachables), will total 79.7 million in 2017, a 2.1% YoY decline (-2.8% in 2018 with 77.5 million shipments), according to IDC.
B2B advertisers will spend $4.07 billion on US digital advertising in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Overall, the B2B digital ad market is growing steadily, and in 2018 it will jump 13% to reach $4.60 billion.
The number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 6.8 million in 4Q16, according to analysts from Berg Insights. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.8 percent, this number is expected to reach 30.0 million by 2021.
eMarketer’s latest forecast of programmatic ad spending indicates that, despite recent negative press, the UK remains a market leader in programmatic, and strong growth will continue over the next few years.
New data from Juniper Research has found that SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) services, provided by the likes of Netflix and Amazon, will drive a surge in OTT revenues to reach $120 billion in 2022, up from $64 billion in 2017. The research also found that over a quarter of global households will subscribe to SVOD services by 2022.
A new report by Juniper Research found that revenues from smart audio devices like the Amazon Echo and Sonos One will grow from an estimated $2.5 billion in 2017 to over $10 billion by 2022, as more audio brands integrate voice assistants into their devices.
A new forecast from IDC estimates that the worldwide virtual CPE infrastructure market, hardware and software, will exceed $3 billion by 2021. IDC forecasts the virtual CPE software market to grow from $145.7 million in 2016 to $2 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 68.3%.