Analysis

Two-Thirds of Organizations Intend to Deploy 5G by 2020

Two-Thirds of Organizations Intend to Deploy 5G by 2020

24 Jan 2019 comment

66% of organizations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, according to a new 5G use case and adoption survey by Gartner.

2019 Marketing Trends Report by IBM Watson Marketing

2019 Marketing Trends Report by IBM Watson Marketing

24 Jan 2019 comment

With AI continuing to gain usage among marketing professionals, IBM announced a new report from IBM Watson Marketing identifying a new breed of marketers coming to the forefront.

CEO Confidence in Growth Dips Dramatically

CEO Confidence in Growth Dips Dramatically

23 Jan 2019 comment

Nearly 30% of business leaders believe that global economic growth will decline in the next 12 months, approximately six times the level of 5% last year, a record jump in pessimism.

Six Technologies That Will Reach Mainstream Adoption in Five to Ten Years

Six Technologies That Will Reach Mainstream Adoption in Five to Ten Years

23 Jan 2019 comment

Of the 29 technologies on Gartner’s new Hype Cycle, eight are entering the Slope of Enlightenment and climbing toward the Plateau of Productivity.

81 Percent of Legal Departments Are Unprepared for Digitalization

81 Percent of Legal Departments Are Unprepared for Digitalization

22 Jan 2019 comment

Eight in 10 corporate legal departments are unprepared to support their organizations’ digital initiatives, according to Gartner.

Xiaomi Became the Largest Wearables Vendor in EMEA in 3Q18

Xiaomi Became the Largest Wearables Vendor in EMEA in 3Q18

21 Jan 2019 comment

Shipments of wearable devices in EMEA grew 55% year over year to 6.6 million units in 2018Q3, according to IDC.

Global Economic Growth Expected to Slow in 2019

Global Economic Growth Expected to Slow in 2019

18 Jan 2019 comment

The global economy as a whole is expected to slow in 2019 as G7 countries return to long-run average growth rates, according to new projections from PwC in its latest Global Economy Watch.

Vehicle to Vehicle Communication Will Be in 62 Million Vehicles by 2023

Vehicle to Vehicle Communication Will Be in 62 Million Vehicles by 2023

18 Jan 2019 comment

A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that over 62 million vehicles will be capable of Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication by 2023, rising from just over 1.1 million in 2019.

87 Percent of Organizations Have Low BI and Analytics Maturity

87 Percent of Organizations Have Low BI and Analytics Maturity

17 Jan 2019 comment

More than 87 percent of organizations are classified as having low business intelligence and analytics maturity, according to a survey by Gartner.

Older Americans Drive Growth of Wearables

Older Americans Drive Growth of Wearables

17 Jan 2019 comment

Americans 55 and older are the fastest-growing group of electronic wearable users in the US, according to eMarketer’s forecast, largely due to the devices’ enhanced health features.

27 Percent Finance Departments Expect to Deploy AI by 2020

27 Percent Finance Departments Expect to Deploy AI by 2020

16 Jan 2019 comment

A majority of finance departments expect to deploy one of several top emerging technologies by 2020, according to a worldwide survey by Gartner.

Healthcare Chatbot Interactions Will Reach 2.8 Billion by 2023

Healthcare Chatbot Interactions Will Reach 2.8 Billion by 2023

16 Jan 2019 comment

New findings from Juniper Research forecast that AI-powered chatbots will soon become the first responders for citizens’ engagements with healthcare providers.

PC Shipments Declined 4.3 Percent in 4Q18 and 1.3 Percent for the Year

PC Shipments Declined 4.3 Percent in 4Q18 and 1.3 Percent for the Year

15 Jan 2019 comment

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018, a 4.3 percent decline from the fourth quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

IDC Forecasts Sustained Double-Digit Growth for Wearable Devices

IDC Forecasts Sustained Double-Digit Growth for Wearable Devices

14 Jan 2019 comment

Global shipments of wearable devices are forecast to reach 125.3 million units in 2018, up 8.5% from 2017, according to IDC.

Retailers and Wholesalers Spent $6.1 Billion on Industry Cloud in 2018

Retailers and Wholesalers Spent $6.1 Billion on Industry Cloud in 2018

11 Jan 2019 comment

According to the latest estimates from IDC, five large industry groups have spent a total of $37.5 billion on industry cloud solutions in 2018.

Hearables Will Have Over 50 Percent of All Wireless Headphones by 2022

Hearables Will Have Over 50 Percent of All Wireless Headphones by 2022

10 Jan 2019 comment

A new report from Juniper Research has found that there will be an estimated 417 million hearables in use by 2022.

Spending on AR and VR Expected to Surpass $20 Billion in 2019

Spending on AR and VR Expected to Surpass $20 Billion in 2019

10 Jan 2019 comment

Worldwide spending on AR/VR is forecast to be nearly $20.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 68.8% over the $12.1 billion IDC expects was spent in 2018.

CES 2019: Market for Tech Consumer Goods Exceeds the One-Trillion Mark

CES 2019: Market for Tech Consumer Goods Exceeds the One-Trillion Mark

9 Jan 2019 comment

The global market for technical consumer goods (TCG) exceeded the one-trillion mark for the first time in 2018 with sales of €1.01 trillion, according to GfK.

CES 2019: The Global Market for Consumer Electronics Continues to Grow

CES 2019: The Global Market for Consumer Electronics Continues to Grow

8 Jan 2019 comment

The global market for consumer electronics ended the year 2018 with a six percent increase in sales while total sales of around €138 billion were recorded, according to GfK.

Games SVOD Subscribers Watch More Services than Video-Only Viewers

Games SVOD Subscribers Watch More Services than Video-Only Viewers

7 Jan 2019 comment

Juniper’s latest research found that users who viewed games videos were more likely to subscribe to a greater number of SVOD services than the average user.

Direct and Private Marketplaces Take Increasing Share of Programmatic

Direct and Private Marketplaces Take Increasing Share of Programmatic

4 Jan 2019 comment

Concerns over transparency and brand safety are driving an increasing number of advertisers to seek more control when buying ads programmatically, according to eMarketer.

PCD Market Remains Soft, Notebooks Present a Silver Lining

PCD Market Remains Soft, Notebooks Present a Silver Lining

4 Jan 2019 comment

Unit shipments for the global personal computing devices market, comprised of traditional PCs and tablets, declined 3.9% in 2018, according to IDC.

The Future of IT Infrastructure Is Always On, Always Available, Everywhere

The Future of IT Infrastructure Is Always On, Always Available, Everywhere

3 Jan 2019 comment

As more organizations embrace digital business, infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders will need to evolve their strategies and skills to provide an agile infrastructure for their business, according to Gartner.

VR Headset Market Rebounded in 3Q18

VR Headset Market Rebounded in 3Q18

3 Jan 2019 comment

The combined AR/VR headset market grew 9.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2018 (3Q18), according to IDC.

Losses From Online Payment Fraud Will More Than Double by 2023

Losses From Online Payment Fraud Will More Than Double by 2023

2 Jan 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that annual online payment fraud losses from eCommerce, airline ticketing, money transfer and banking services, will reach $48 billion by 2023; up from the $22 billion in losses projected for 2018.

Wearable Device Sales Will Grow 26 Percent in 2019

Wearable Device Sales Will Grow 26 Percent in 2019

2 Jan 2019 comment

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8 percent from 2018, according to Gartner.

Public Transport ITS in Europe and North America Will Reach € 3.3 Billion by 2022

Public Transport ITS in Europe and North America Will Reach € 3.3 Billion by 2022

31 Dec 2018 comment

The market value for ITS deployed in public transport operations in Europe was € 1.40 billion in 2017, according to new research published by Berg Insights.

Spending on Robotics Systems and Drones Will Reach $115.7 Billion in 2019

Spending on Robotics Systems and Drones Will Reach $115.7 Billion in 2019

31 Dec 2018 comment

Worldwide spending on robotics systems and drones will total $115.7 billion in 2019, an increase of 17.6% over 2018, according to IDC.

Ad Blocking in the UK Begins to Stabilize

Ad Blocking in the UK Begins to Stabilize

28 Dec 2018 comment

eMarketer’s latest forecast report shows that use of ad blockers in the UK is stabilizing, with growth slowing to single digits this year.

European Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $256 Billion in 2019

European Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $256 Billion in 2019

28 Dec 2018 comment

European spending on technologies and services that enable the digital transformation is forecast to reach $378.2 billion in 2022, according to IDC.