Analysis

Pureplay Digital Companies Will Process $14 Trillion in B2B Payments by 2023

Pureplay Digital Companies Will Process $14 Trillion in B2B Payments by 2023

24 May 2019 comment

New data from Juniper Research found that B2B transactions processed by pureplay digital operators will reach $14 trillion by 2023, up from $6.7 trillion in 2018.

Commercial Performance Brings EMEA PC Market Close to Stability in 1Q19

Commercial Performance Brings EMEA PC Market Close to Stability in 1Q19

24 May 2019 comment

The EMEA traditional PC market declined YoY in 1Q19 for the second consecutive quarter, but at a softer rate (-2.7%) and totaling 17.0 million units, according to IDC.

Businesses Will Spend $1.2 Trillion on Digital Transformation This Year

Businesses Will Spend $1.2 Trillion on Digital Transformation This Year

23 May 2019 comment

Enterprises around the world are making significant investments in the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation of their business models, products and services, and organizations, according to IDC.

Cybersecurity Threats Are Growing in Travel and Transportation

Cybersecurity Threats Are Growing in Travel and Transportation

23 May 2019 comment

IBM Security issued new research highlighting that the travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetize highly valuable travel data.

Smart City Lighting Will Bring $15 Billion in Energy Savings

Smart City Lighting Will Bring $15 Billion in Energy Savings

22 May 2019 comment

New data from Juniper Research has revealed that smart street lighting deployments will realise $15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities to 2023.

Marketers Must Focus on Helping Customers to Remain Competitive

Marketers Must Focus on Helping Customers to Remain Competitive

22 May 2019 comment

Big data and analytics allow marketers to know their target audience better than ever.

Blockchain Cross-Border Transactions Will Reach Over 1.3 Billion by 2023

Blockchain Cross-Border Transactions Will Reach Over 1.3 Billion by 2023

21 May 2019 comment

New study by Juniper Research found that the number of cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023, a CAGR of 82% over the next 4 years.

5G Will Reach the IoT Market in Late 2020

5G Will Reach the IoT Market in Late 2020

20 May 2019 comment

According to a new report from Berg Insight, 5G will make its first appearance in the IoT market in late 2020.

eMarketer Slashes Snapchat User Estimates for the US

eMarketer Slashes Snapchat User Estimates for the US

20 May 2019 comment

Following its unpopular redesign, Snapchat has been struggling to gain users in the US.

Key Trends in PaaS and Platform Architecture for 2019

Key Trends in PaaS and Platform Architecture for 2019

17 May 2019 comment

Gartner has identified the key trends impacting platform as a service (PaaS) technologies and platform architecture in 2019 and beyond.

Worldwide Services Revenue Crossed $1 Trillion Mark in 2018

Worldwide Services Revenue Crossed $1 Trillion Mark in 2018

17 May 2019 comment

Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services totaled $513 billion in the second half of 2018 (2H18), an increase of 4.5% year over year in constant currency, according to IDC.

IDC Forecasts Semiconductor Revenue to Decline by 7.2 Percent in 2019

IDC Forecasts Semiconductor Revenue to Decline by 7.2 Percent in 2019

16 May 2019 comment

The latest forecast update to the Semiconductor Applications Forecaster from IDC forecasts that worldwide semiconductor revenue will decline 7.2% in 2019.

AI Spending by Retailers Will Reach $12 Billion by 2023

AI Spending by Retailers Will Reach $12 Billion by 2023

15 May 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research found that the global spending by retailers on AI services will reach $12 billion by 2023, up from an estimated $3.6 billion in 2019.

Smart Speaker Shipments Reached 7.5 Million Units in Europe in 4Q18

Smart Speaker Shipments Reached 7.5 Million Units in Europe in 4Q18

15 May 2019 comment

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the smart home market in Europe reached almost 33 million units, representing 15.1% growth annually, according to research by IDC.

Snapchat Losing Users in UK as Redesign Takes Toll

Snapchat Losing Users in UK as Redesign Takes Toll

13 May 2019 comment

There is an exodus from Snapchat in the UK, according to eMarketer

Digital Twin Revenues Will Reach $13 Billion by 2023

Digital Twin Revenues Will Reach $13 Billion by 2023

13 May 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues from Digital Twins will reach $13 billion by 2023.

Germans Would Prefer to Start their Cars Using a Smartphone

Germans Would Prefer to Start their Cars Using a Smartphone

12 May 2019 comment

76 percent of Germans found their car keys a pain at one time or another, according to a survey conducted by PULS on behalf of Bosch.

74 Percent of Americans Think Weather is Growing More Severe

74 Percent of Americans Think Weather is Growing More Severe

11 May 2019 comment

Nearly three out of four Americans surveyed think the weather is growing increasingly severe, according to a study fielded by The Weather Company in partnership with Morning Consult.

Top 8 Supply Chain Technology Trends in 2019

Top 8 Supply Chain Technology Trends in 2019

10 May 2019 comment

Gartner has identified the top 8 supply chain technology trends in 2019.

Commercial Segment Provides a Bright Spot in the Traditional PC Market

Commercial Segment Provides a Bright Spot in the Traditional PC Market

10 May 2019 comment

The worldwide market for traditional PCs, inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 3.0% year over year in the 1Q19, according to preliminary results from IDC.

Carrier Billing Will Account More Than 1 in 5 Digital Content Sales by 2024

Carrier Billing Will Account More Than 1 in 5 Digital Content Sales by 2024

9 May 2019 comment

The proportion of worldwide digital content paid for via carrier billing is expected to nearly double over the next 5 years, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

4 in 10 Privacy Executives Are Confident About Adapting to New Regulations

4 in 10 Privacy Executives Are Confident About Adapting to New Regulations

9 May 2019 comment

Adapting to an volatile regulatory environment is the top priority for privacy executives, with only 4 in 10 confident in their current abilities to keep pace with new requirements, according to Gartner.

Reddit Will Cross $100 Million in Ad Revenues in 2019

Reddit Will Cross $100 Million in Ad Revenues in 2019

8 May 2019 comment

Online social blog reddit is on pace to more than double its ad revenues by 2021, according to eMarketer’s latest US ad forecast.

Global IT Spending Will Grow 1.1 Percent in 2019

Global IT Spending Will Grow 1.1 Percent in 2019

8 May 2019 comment

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1 percent from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

Shipments of Gaming Devices Forecast to Deliver Solid Growth

Shipments of Gaming Devices Forecast to Deliver Solid Growth

7 May 2019 comment

The global market for gaming desktops, notebooks, and monitors is expected to grow 8.2% year over year in 2019 to 42.1 million devices shipped, according to IDC.

DACH CIOs Focus on Digital Initiatives and Operational Excellence

DACH CIOs Focus on Digital Initiatives and Operational Excellence

7 May 2019 comment

29 percent of CIOs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland regard digital initiatives as their top business priority, according to Gartner.

Accelerating Privacy Regulation Returns as the Top Emerging Risk in 1Q19

Accelerating Privacy Regulation Returns as the Top Emerging Risk in 1Q19

6 May 2019 comment

Concerns about rapidly accelerating privacy regulations and their associated regulatory burdens became the top emerging risk that organizations face globally, according to Gartner.

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 12.5 Percent in 2018

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 12.5 Percent in 2018

3 May 2019 comment

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $474.6 billion in 2018, a 12.5 percent increase from 2017, according to final results by Gartner.

Smartphone Shipments Experience Deeper Decline in 1Q19, Huawei with more than 50% YoY growth

Smartphone Shipments Experience Deeper Decline in 1Q19, Huawei with more than 50% YoY growth

2 May 2019 comment

Challenges within the smartphone market carried right into the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) with shipment volumes down 6.6% year over year, according to IDC.

2019 Revenues for Big Data and Business Analytics Will Reach $189.1 Billion

2019 Revenues for Big Data and Business Analytics Will Reach $189.1 Billion

29 Apr 2019 comment

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions are forecast to reach $189.1 billion this year, an increase of 12.0% over 2018, according to IDC.