Analysis

Government Organizations Are Increasing Investment in AI

Government Organizations Are Increasing Investment in AI

21 Oct 2021 comment

Government organizations around the world are adopting AI to help them achieve their public purpose or mission, according to Gartner.

Global PC Shipments Grow for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

Global PC Shipments Grow for Sixth Consecutive Quarter

21 Oct 2021 comment

Global PC shipments marked their sixth consecutive quarterly growth in 3Q21 at 84.2 million units, according to Counterpoint Research.

Cybersecurity and Hybrid Working are Top Priorities for Enterprise IT

Cybersecurity and Hybrid Working are Top Priorities for Enterprise IT

20 Oct 2021 comment

The pandemic has changed technology priorities for organizations worldwide, according to a report from research group Omdia on the future of work.

Four Technologies That Will Have High Impact on Digital Commerce

Four Technologies That Will Have High Impact on Digital Commerce

20 Oct 2021 comment

Over the next two years, visual configuration, digital wallets, customer identity and access management (CIAM) and virtual customer assistants (VCAs) will have high impact on digital commerce as mainstream adoption of these technologies increases, according to the 2021 Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Commerce.

Lloyds Banking Group Tops UK Mobile Banking Benchmark Ranking

Lloyds Banking Group Tops UK Mobile Banking Benchmark Ranking

19 Oct 2021 comment

Digitization is rippling across the UK banking landscape, turning up the pressure on financial services providers to support distinctive mobile features, according to eMarketer.

Digital Ethics is at the Peak of Inflated Expectations

Digital Ethics is at the Peak of Inflated Expectations

19 Oct 2021 comment

Digital ethics sits at the peak of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2021, as people become increasingly aware of the value of their personal information and frustrated by lack of transparency and continuing misuse.

Mobile Contactless Transactions to Grow by 92 Percent Globally by 2023

Mobile Contactless Transactions to Grow by 92 Percent Globally by 2023

18 Oct 2021 comment

Transaction volumes for mobile payments will grow from 26 billion in 2021 to 49 billion in 2023; representing a growth of 92%, according to Juniper Research.

Global Smartphone Market Shrinks 6 Percent Amid Component Shortages

Global Smartphone Market Shrinks 6 Percent Amid Component Shortages

18 Oct 2021 comment

In the third quarter of 2021, global smartphone shipments fell 6%, according to Canalys.

Global Smart Grid to Save Over 1,000 Terawatt Hours in Energy by 2026

Global Smart Grid to Save Over 1,000 Terawatt Hours in Energy by 2026

15 Oct 2021 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that global smart grid deployments will lead to annual energy savings of 1,060 terawatt-hours by 2026, from 316 terawatt-hours in 2021.

Companies May Be Overlooking the Riskiest Cyber Threats of All

Companies May Be Overlooking the Riskiest Cyber Threats of All

15 Oct 2021 comment

Most companies don’t have a handle on their third-party cyber risks, according to PwC.

The World's Top 10 Gaming Markets

The World's Top 10 Gaming Markets

14 Oct 2021 comment

The top 10 of the world’s biggest markets for video games feature four Asian countries, Mexico and Russia, leaving space for the U.S. and only three European countries.

Strong Cloud, 5G, Video and DaaS Adoption Plans in France and Germany

Strong Cloud, 5G, Video and DaaS Adoption Plans in France and Germany

14 Oct 2021 comment

Mobility has a leading position among companies' ICT priorities in France and Germany, according to End User Research carried out by Strategy Analytics on the France and Germany Enterprise Mobility Market in Q2 and Q3 2021.

Qualcomm Dominates Revenue Share in Cellular Basebands

Qualcomm Dominates Revenue Share in Cellular Basebands

13 Oct 2021 comment

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Unisoc and Intel captured the top-five cellular baseband revenue share spots in the second quarter of  2021, according to Strategy Analytics.

Global PC Market Grew 5 Percent in 3Q21

Global PC Market Grew 5 Percent in 3Q21

13 Oct 2021 comment

Following five quarters of double-digit growth, the global PC market saw annual growth drop to 5% in the third quarter of 2021, according to Canalys.

Robocall Fraud to Cost Consumers $40 Billion Globally in 2022

Robocall Fraud to Cost Consumers $40 Billion Globally in 2022

12 Oct 2021 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that consumers will lose $40 billion to fraudulent robocalls globally in 2022; rising from $31 billion in 2021.

PC Shipments Grew 1 Percent in 3Q21

PC Shipments Grew 1 Percent in 3Q21

12 Oct 2021 comment

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 84.1 million units in the third quarter of 2021, an increase of 1% from the third quarter of 2020, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

Search Engines and Digital Video Bolster Online Ad Spend

Search Engines and Digital Video Bolster Online Ad Spend

11 Oct 2021 comment

Spend on search engine ads as well as digital video ads is projected to grow by more than 50 percent over the next four years, according to the Statista Advertising and Media Outlook.

Another Successful Quarter for the European Smart Home Market

Another Successful Quarter for the European Smart Home Market

11 Oct 2021 comment

In the second quarter of 2021 the smart home market in Europe grew 23.8% compared with the same period in 2020, according to IDC.

Digital Bill Payment and Presentment Value to Exceed $2 Trillion in 2021

Digital Bill Payment and Presentment Value to Exceed $2 Trillion in 2021

8 Oct 2021 comment

The global transaction value of digital bill payment and presentment will exceed $2 trillion by the end of 2021, from $1.9 trillion in 2020, according to Juniper Research.

European Wearable Market Continued to Grow in 2Q21

European Wearable Market Continued to Grow in 2Q21

8 Oct 2021 comment

In the second quarter of 2021, the Wearable market in Europe grew 28.5% compared to the same period of 2020, according to IDC.

A Third of Tech Providers Plan to Invest $1 Million in AI Within Two Years

A Third of Tech Providers Plan to Invest $1 Million in AI Within Two Years

7 Oct 2021 comment

One-third of technology and service provider organizations with AI technology plans said they would invest $1 million or more into these technologies in the next two years, according to Gartner.

Talent Shortages Are the Biggest Barrier to Emerging Technologies Adoption

Talent Shortages Are the Biggest Barrier to Emerging Technologies Adoption

6 Oct 2021 comment

IT executives see the talent shortage as the most significant adoption barrier to 64% of emerging technologies, compared with just 4% in 2020, according to a new survey from Gartner.

Xiaomi Tops Central and Eastern Europe 5G Smartphones in 3Q21

Xiaomi Tops Central and Eastern Europe 5G Smartphones in 3Q21

6 Oct 2021 comment

In the third quarter of 2021, Xiaomi captured an estimated forty-two percent of total 5G smartphone shipments in Central and Eastern Europe, according to Strategy Analytics.

Four Trends Driving Near-Term AI Innovation

Four Trends Driving Near-Term AI Innovation

5 Oct 2021 comment

Four trends on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2021 are driving near-term AI innovation.

European Big Data Spending Will Reach $50 Billion This Year

European Big Data Spending Will Reach $50 Billion This Year

5 Oct 2021 comment

European spending on Big Data and business analytics (BDA) solutions is forecast to reach $50 billion this year, an increase of 7% over 2020, according to IDC.

Where e-Commerce is Growing Fastest

Where e-Commerce is Growing Fastest

4 Oct 2021 comment

China is by far the biggest e-commerce market in the world as seen in figures from the Statista Digital Market Outlook.

Global Government IT Spending Expected to Grow 6.5 Percent in 2022

Global Government IT Spending Expected to Grow 6.5 Percent in 2022

4 Oct 2021 comment

Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $557.3 billion in 2022, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

MaaS Subscriber Revenue to Increase 900 Percent by 2027

MaaS Subscriber Revenue to Increase 900 Percent by 2027

3 Oct 2021 comment

MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) subscribers will generate $53 billion in revenue for MaaS platform providers by 2027; rising from $5.3 billion in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research.

Where Money Goes Mobile

Where Money Goes Mobile

2 Oct 2021 comment

The sub-Saharan section of the African continent heavily relies on mobile money, with 548 million registered and 159 million active accounts across 157 providers.

PC Monitor Shipments Remain Strong Through the First Half of 2021

PC Monitor Shipments Remain Strong Through the First Half of 2021

2 Oct 2021 comment

Well over a year after the emergence of COVID-19 and global lockdowns, PC monitor shipments continue to show strong growth as the pandemic has drastically altered a formerly staid market, according to IDC.