Analysis

How Will Pandemic Impact Consumer Purchasing Preferences

How Will Pandemic Impact Consumer Purchasing Preferences

2 Apr 2020 comment

As the world attempts to navigate the current pandemic, there is a level of unparalleled uncertainty.

AI Solution Spend by Network Operators Will Reach $15 Billion by 2024

AI Solution Spend by Network Operators Will Reach $15 Billion by 2024

31 Mar 2020 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that total operator spend on AI solutions will exceed $15 billion by 2024; rising from $3 billion in 2020.

ICT Spending Growth in CEE in 2020 Will Fall Short of Previous Year

ICT Spending Growth in CEE in 2020 Will Fall Short of Previous Year

31 Mar 2020 comment

Overall ICT market spending in Central and Eastern Europe is forecast to grow by 3.1% in 2020 year on year, which is a decline from the 4.0% growth seen in 2019, according to IDC.

Self-Sovereign Identity Will Be a Billion-Dollar Industry by 2024

Self-Sovereign Identity Will Be a Billion-Dollar Industry by 2024

30 Mar 2020 comment

The self-sovereign identity movement will reach annual revenue of $1.1 billion by 2024, according to Juniper Research.

3D Scanner Market Will Have a Strong Growth in the Next Three Years

3D Scanner Market Will Have a Strong Growth in the Next Three Years

30 Mar 2020 comment

Worldwide shipments of 3D scanners will be more than 635 million units in 2023 with a CAGR of 21.2% over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to IDC.

Global Roaming Subscribers Will Reach 1.1 Billion by 2024

Global Roaming Subscribers Will Reach 1.1 Billion by 2024

29 Mar 2020 comment

The global number of roaming subscribers will reach 1.1 billion by 2024; rising from 900 million in 2020, according to Juniper Research.

Operators Will Lose $25 Billion in Roaming Revenue Over the Next 9 Months

Operators Will Lose $25 Billion in Roaming Revenue Over the Next 9 Months

28 Mar 2020 comment

The impact of Coronavirus on the international travel industry could cost operators over $25 billion in lost revenue during the next 9 months, according to Juniper Research.

Coronavirus Will Add 5 Percent to Global SVOD Subscriptions in 2020

Coronavirus Will Add 5 Percent to Global SVOD Subscriptions in 2020

27 Mar 2020 comment

Although the longer term impact of COVID-19 clearly remains uncertain, early evidence suggests that a boost to SVOD usage globally can be expected.

COVID-19 Will Wipe $42 Billion Revenue in Device Shipments in 2020

COVID-19 Will Wipe $42 Billion Revenue in Device Shipments in 2020

27 Mar 2020 comment

New analysis from Juniper Research found that Coronavirus could cause around a $42 billion revenue gap over the next 9 months for smart device vendors.

Will COVID-19 Change the Way We Interact with Machines?

Will COVID-19 Change the Way We Interact with Machines?

25 Mar 2020 comment

A new report from Strategy Analytics has examined the likely long-term impact of the pandemic on consumer human-machine interface preferences.

POS Software Annual Spending Will Surpass $1.7 Billion by 2024

POS Software Annual Spending Will Surpass $1.7 Billion by 2024

24 Mar 2020 comment

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that the total global annual spend on POS software by retail and restaurant businesses will grow to $1.7 billion in 2024 from $1.1 billion in 2019.

Blockchain Smart Contracts Will Increase Data Quality by 50 Percent

Blockchain Smart Contracts Will Increase Data Quality by 50 Percent

23 Mar 2020 comment

Gartner predicts that by 2023, organizations using blockchain smart contracts will increase overall data quality by 50%, but reduce data availability by 30%.

Market for Used Smartphones Will Grow to 332.9 Million Units in 2023

Market for Used Smartphones Will Grow to 332.9 Million Units in 2023

23 Mar 2020 comment

IDC expects worldwide shipments of used smartphones, inclusive of both officially refurbished and used smartphones, to reach 332.9 million units in 2023.

Global Smartphone Shipments Tumble 38 Percent YoY in February 2020

Global Smartphone Shipments Tumble 38 Percent YoY in February 2020

22 Mar 2020 comment

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments tumbled 38 percent year-on-year in the month of February, 2020.

Coronavirus Hits China Ad Spending

Coronavirus Hits China Ad Spending

21 Mar 2020 comment

Just months after the first case was reported, it is already clear that COVID-19 is having a negative impact on ad spending in China, according to eMarketer.

AR and VR Headsets Will See Shipments Decline Due to COVID-19

AR and VR Headsets Will See Shipments Decline Due to COVID-19

20 Mar 2020 comment

Worldwide shipments of AR and VR headsets are forecast to decline in the first half of 2020 due to supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to IDC.

Organizations Push Employees to Work From Home Due to Coronavirus

Organizations Push Employees to Work From Home Due to Coronavirus

20 Mar 2020 comment

A Gartner survey of 800 global HR executives found that 88% of organizations encouraged or required employees to work from home, regardless of whether or not they showed coronavirus-related symptoms.

69 Percent of Routine Managers Work Will Be Fully Automated by 2024

69 Percent of Routine Managers Work Will Be Fully Automated by 2024

19 Mar 2020 comment

AI and emerging technologies such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace, according to Gartner.

COVID-19 Will Have Significant Effect on Semiconductor Market in 2020

COVID-19 Will Have Significant Effect on Semiconductor Market in 2020

19 Mar 2020 comment

The impact of COVID-19 spread on the global economy is only beginning to be appreciated and has deep implications for the world's technology supply chain, according to IDC.

Infrastructure Giants Lead 5G Standardization

Infrastructure Giants Lead 5G Standardization

18 Mar 2020 comment

Even though there are more than 600 member companies in 3GPP, the 5G standardization process is actually led by a few leading players, according to Strategy Analytics.

Cyber Attacks and Disruptive Events Are on the Rise

Cyber Attacks and Disruptive Events Are on the Rise

18 Mar 2020 comment

Dell's Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot reveals that organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago.

Most Supply Chain Blockchain Initiatives Will Remain at a Pilot Stage by 2022

Most Supply Chain Blockchain Initiatives Will Remain at a Pilot Stage by 2022

17 Mar 2020 comment

Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept or pilot stage, according to Gartner.

Wearables Market Braces for Short-Term Impact Before Recovery

Wearables Market Braces for Short-Term Impact Before Recovery

17 Mar 2020 comment

The global wearables market is expected to grow 9.4% in 2020, reaching 368.2 million shipments, according to IDC.

Spending on Robotics Systems and Drones Will Reach $128.7 Billion in 2020

Spending on Robotics Systems and Drones Will Reach $128.7 Billion in 2020

16 Mar 2020 comment

Worldwide spending on robotics systems and drones will be $128.7 billion in 2020, an increase of 17.1% over 2019, according to IDC.

IDC Updates European ICT Market Forecast

IDC Updates European ICT Market Forecast

14 Mar 2020 comment

The coronavirus outbreak across Europe and containment measures put in place by governments will substantially affect European ICT markets, accelerating the impact already felt from the shocks in Asia.

EMEA PC Gaming Will Not Be Adversely Impacted by Cloud Gaming

EMEA PC Gaming Will Not Be Adversely Impacted by Cloud Gaming

13 Mar 2020 comment

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa market for gaming desktops and notebooks grew in the third quarter of 2019, increasing 2.0% YoY and totaling 2.2 million units, according to IDC.

OTT Service Churn Reached 35 Percent in 2019

OTT Service Churn Reached 35 Percent in 2019

13 Mar 2020 comment

The churn rate among all OTT services was 35% in 2019, an increase of 25% from 2018, according to Parks Associates.

Twitch Will Surpass 40 Million Viewers by 2021

Twitch Will Surpass 40 Million Viewers by 2021

12 Mar 2020 comment

eMarketer estimates that 37.5 million people in the US will watch streaming video on Twitch at least monthly in 2020.

Coronavirus Hits IDC's IT Spending Forecast

Coronavirus Hits IDC's IT Spending Forecast

12 Mar 2020 comment

IDC expects to see a significant slowdown in spending on hardware, in particular during the first half of 2020, with software and services spending also affected.

CIOs Should Focus on Three Actions to Prepare for Coronavirus Disruptions

CIOs Should Focus on Three Actions to Prepare for Coronavirus Disruptions

11 Mar 2020 comment

With the spread of the coronavirus, CIOs should focus on three short-term actions to increase their organizations’ resilience against disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth, according to Gartner.