Analysis

People with No Learning Opportunities Are More Afraid of Automation

People with No Learning Opportunities Are More Afraid of Automation

19 Nov 2019 comment

People given fewer opportunities to learn new digital skills are more fearful of the impact of automation, and are more likely to have lower levels of education, according to PwC.

Business Losses to Cybercrime Will Exceed $5 Trillion by 2024

Business Losses to Cybercrime Will Exceed $5 Trillion by 2024

18 Nov 2019 comment

A new report from Juniper Research found that the cost of data breaches will rise from $3 trillion each year to over $5 trillion in 2024, an average annual growth of 11%.

AI Will Have Significant Impact on Sales Training and Coaching

AI Will Have Significant Impact on Sales Training and Coaching

17 Nov 2019 comment

Introducing AI to sales training and coaching can provide a more individualized learning experience that can scale across the organization, according to Gartner.

Windows 10 Transition Will Keep the EMEA PC Market in positive Territory

Windows 10 Transition Will Keep the EMEA PC Market in positive Territory

16 Nov 2019 comment

Shipments of EMEA traditional PCs will total 71.7 million in 2019, a 0.2% YoY growth, according to IDC.

Electronic Lab Notebook Market Will Reach $768.2 Million by 2026

Electronic Lab Notebook Market Will Reach $768.2 Million by 2026

14 Nov 2019 comment

The global electronic lab notebook market size is expected to reach $768.2 million by 2026, according to a new report by Grand View Research.

Managers Lack Confidence to Help Employees Develop New Skills

Managers Lack Confidence to Help Employees Develop New Skills

13 Nov 2019 comment

In today’s rapidly evolving labor market, 45% of managers don’t feel confident in their ability to develop the skills employees need today, according to Gartner.

5G Economy Will Generate $13.2 Trillion in Sales Enablement by 2035

5G Economy Will Generate $13.2 Trillion in Sales Enablement by 2035

13 Nov 2019 comment

Qualcomm unveiled new study findings, forecasting that 5G will generate $13.2 trillion in sales enablement by 2035.

Black Friday and Singles’ Day Will Be Bigger than Christmas and January Sales

Black Friday and Singles’ Day Will Be Bigger than Christmas and January Sales

12 Nov 2019 comment

Sales in Black Friday week already top Christmas revenues in Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland and Brazil.

US Holiday Sales Will Cross $1 Trillion for First Time

US Holiday Sales Will Cross $1 Trillion for First Time

12 Nov 2019 comment

eMarketer forecasts that total US holiday retail sales will climb 3.8% to $1.008 trillion this year, the first-ever trillion-dollar holiday season.

Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Rise 0.8 Percent in 3Q19

Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Rise 0.8 Percent in 3Q19

10 Nov 2019 comment

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019 (3Q19) reversing seven quarters of decline, according to IDC.

Blockchain Deployments In Financial Services Are At Least Three Years Away

Blockchain Deployments In Financial Services Are At Least Three Years Away

9 Nov 2019 comment

Lack of interoperability standards will prevent pervasive blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystems for at least three years, according to Gartner.

Technology Creates More Diverse Work Environments

Technology Creates More Diverse Work Environments

9 Nov 2019 comment

A new global study conducted by Lenovo shows smart technology has transformed the workplace.

Instagram Is a Favorite for Influencer Marketing

Instagram Is a Favorite for Influencer Marketing

8 Nov 2019 comment

Instagram scored the highest among marketers, who believe that the social media channel is the most effective for influencer campaigns.

Global AI Insurance Premiums Will Exceed $20 Billion by 2024

Global AI Insurance Premiums Will Exceed $20 Billion by 2024

8 Nov 2019 comment

Juniper Research forecasts that the value of AI underwritten insurance premiums will exceed $20 billion by 2024, up from an estimated $1.3 billion in 2019.

Men Still Account For The Majority Of Patents Worldwide

Men Still Account For The Majority Of Patents Worldwide

7 Nov 2019 comment

Men are still filing the majority of patent applications around the world, according to a recent study by the UK's Intellectual Property Office.

Watson AI Lab Releases Research on AI and the Future of Work

Watson AI Lab Releases Research on AI and the Future of Work

7 Nov 2019 comment

IBM believes 100% of jobs will eventually change due to AI, and new research from the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab reveals how.

China's Parallel Online Universe

China's Parallel Online Universe

6 Nov 2019 comment

Favored in part by the Chinese governments’ censorship practices and in part by cultural differences, a parallel online universe exists behind what is often playfully referred to as the “Great Firewall”.

The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 64 million in 2018

The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 64 million in 2018

6 Nov 2019 comment

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 64 million in 2018. The most advanced smart home market is North America, having an installed base of 33.8 million smart homes at the end of the year. This represents a penetration of 24 percent. Between 2017 and 2018, the market grew by 38.6 percent year-on-year. The strong market growth is expected to continue in the next five years.

Tablet Shipments Return to Growth in 3Q19

Tablet Shipments Return to Growth in 3Q19

5 Nov 2019 comment

The worldwide tablet market returned to growth in the third quarter of 2019 (3Q19) with 37.6 million units shipped globally for a year-over-year increase of 1.9%, according to preliminary data from IDC.

Mobile Digital Identity Will Be a $7 Billion Opportunity in 2024

Mobile Digital Identity Will Be a $7 Billion Opportunity in 2024

5 Nov 2019 comment

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the use of unique mobile identifier services, which provide identity verification through SIMs, will generate over $7 billion for mobile operators in 2024.

PwC Published Results of Global Survey on Technology, Jobs and Skills

PwC Published Results of Global Survey on Technology, Jobs and Skills

2 Nov 2019 comment

People given fewer opportunities to learn new digital skills are more fearful of the impact of automation, and are more likely to have lower levels of education, according to GfK.

Large Format Printer Shipments Down Through the First Half of 2019

Large Format Printer Shipments Down Through the First Half of 2019

1 Nov 2019 comment

Large format printer shipments declined in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), continuing the decline from the first quarter of the year, according to IDC.

Blockchain Will Have a Transformational Impact in 5 to 10 Years

Blockchain Will Have a Transformational Impact in 5 to 10 Years

31 Oct 2019 comment

The 2019 Gartner Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business shows that the business impact of blockchain will be transformational across most industries within 5 to 10 years.

Gartner Identifies a Framework for Digital Society Regulation

Gartner Identifies a Framework for Digital Society Regulation

30 Oct 2019 comment

Current rules and regulations are under stress as society increases its digitalization.

European Spending on AI Will Be Close to $21 Billion by 2023

European Spending on AI Will Be Close to $21 Billion by 2023

29 Oct 2019 comment

European spending on AI is estimated to reach more than $7 billion in 2019 and to almost triple over the next four years, growing at a 32% CAGR, according to IDC.

Labeling Machines Market Size Will Be Worth $9.2 Billion by 2025

Labeling Machines Market Size Will Be Worth $9.2 Billion by 2025

28 Oct 2019 comment

The global labeling machines market size is projected to be valued at USD 9.2 billion by 2025, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.0% over the forecast period, according to Grand View Research.

Europeans Spend €14,739 per Person in 2019

Europeans Spend €14,739 per Person in 2019

27 Oct 2019 comment

Europeans have an average of €14,739 per person available for spending and saving in 2019, according to GfK.

Algorithmic-Guided Selling Will Have Significant Impact on Sales Productivity

Algorithmic-Guided Selling Will Have Significant Impact on Sales Productivity

26 Oct 2019 comment

Nearly 51% of sales organizations have already deployed or plan to deploy algorithmic-guided selling in the next five years, according to a  survey by Gartner.

5.8 Billion Enterprise and Automotive IoT Endpoints Will Be in Use in 2020

5.8 Billion Enterprise and Automotive IoT Endpoints Will Be in Use in 2020

25 Oct 2019 comment

The enterprise and automotive IoT market will grow to 5.8 billion endpoints in 2020, a 21% increase from 2019, according to Gartner.

HP Survey Uncovers Secret Behaviors Behind Screen Creeping and Peeking

HP Survey Uncovers Secret Behaviors Behind Screen Creeping and Peeking

25 Oct 2019 comment

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, HP released the results of a survey on privacy issues.