Analysis

Customer Data Platform Revenue to Reach $6 Billion Globally by 2027

Customer Data Platform Revenue to Reach $6 Billion Globally by 2027

10 Jun 2022 comment

Customer data platform providers will generate $6 billion globally by 2027, rising from $1.7 billion in 2022; representing a growth of 250%, according to Juniper Research.

Gaming Market Set to Hit $222 Billion This Year

Gaming Market Set to Hit $222 Billion This Year

10 Jun 2022 comment

The report reveals that mobile gaming is set to surpass $136 billion in 2022 — growing 1.7x faster than the gaming market overall.

More than a Third of Traditional Hedge Funds Now Invest in Digital Assets

More than a Third of Traditional Hedge Funds Now Invest in Digital Assets

9 Jun 2022 comment

Even with the tremendous volatility in the sector, there are many more traditional hedge funds investing in crypto and more specialist crypto funds being created as the digital asset class gains acceptance, according to PwC.

Semiconductor Revenue Expected to Grow 13.7 Percent in 2022

Semiconductor Revenue Expected to Grow 13.7 Percent in 2022

9 Jun 2022 comment

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is expected to reach $661 billion in 2022, a 13.7% year-over-year growth rate, according to IDC.

CFOs See Self-Service Data and Analytics as a Driver of Employee Productivity

CFOs See Self-Service Data and Analytics as a Driver of Employee Productivity

8 Jun 2022 comment

As CFOs look for ways to fight inflation’s impact on margins, self-service analytics will be a critical tool for driving employee productivity, according to a survey by Gartner.

Wearables Market Sees First Decline at the Beginning of 2022

Wearables Market Sees First Decline at the Beginning of 2022

8 Jun 2022 comment

The global wearables market faced its first-ever decline during the first quarter of 2022 as unit shipments totaled 105.3 million units, down 3.0% year over year, according to IDC.

Smart Speaker Shipments Declined 5 Percent in 1Q22

Smart Speaker Shipments Declined 5 Percent in 1Q22

7 Jun 2022 comment

New disruptions to the global component shortage caused by Russia's war against Ukraine and a resurgence of COVID-19 in greater China disrupted the smart speaker and smart display markets, according to Strategy Analytics.

TWS Shipments Grew 17 Percent in 1Q22

TWS Shipments Grew 17 Percent in 1Q22

7 Jun 2022 comment

Global TWS (true wireless stereo) shipments grew 17% in the first quarter of 2022 to reach 68.2 million units, according to Canalys.

Multi-Access Edge Computing Spending to Reach $23 Billion by 2027

Multi-Access Edge Computing Spending to Reach $23 Billion by 2027

6 Jun 2022 comment

The global MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) spending will grow from $8.8 billion in 2022 to $22.7 billion by 2027, according to Juniper Research.

April Large Area Display Shipments Hit Historical Low Since Start of Pandemic

April Large Area Display Shipments Hit Historical Low Since Start of Pandemic

5 Jun 2022 comment

Shipments of large-area TFT LCD panels dropped to historical lows in April as pandemic impacts combined with disruptions from the war in Europe and lockdowns in China dampen demand, according to Omdia.

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Contract 3 Percent in 2022

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Contract 3 Percent in 2022

4 Jun 2022 comment

Total smartphone units shipped globally in 2022 are expected to fall 3% to 1.36 billion units, according to Counterpoint Research.

IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 41.4 Percent in 2021

IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 41.4 Percent in 2021

3 Jun 2022 comment

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 41.4% in 2021, to a total of $90.9 billion, up from $64.3 billion in 2020, according to Gartner.

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Decline 3.5 Percent in 2022

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Decline 3.5 Percent in 2022

3 Jun 2022 comment

Shipments of smartphones will decline 3.5% to 1.31 billion units in 2022, according to IDC.

Three Ways for CDAOs to Design Better Decisions and Create Change

Three Ways for CDAOs to Design Better Decisions and Create Change

2 Jun 2022 comment

As data alone is unlikely to drive decisions, chief data and analytics officers (CDAOs) need to learn to design better decisions and make a change in three ways, according to Gartner.

Wearable Band Shipments Fall 4 Percent in 1Q22

Wearable Band Shipments Fall 4 Percent in 1Q22

2 Jun 2022 comment

Worldwide wearable band shipments fell 4% to 41.7 million units in the first quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.

Top 100 Companies Reach New Highs Despite Macroeconomic Pressures

Top 100 Companies Reach New Highs Despite Macroeconomic Pressures

1 Jun 2022 comment

Despite volatility in the global economy, market capitalization for the Global Top 100 companies is continuing to set records, according to PwC’s latest analysis.

Chromebook Market Share Hits Lowest Point in 5 Years

Chromebook Market Share Hits Lowest Point in 5 Years

31 May 2022 comment

The staying power of notebooks is strong a full two years into the COVID pandemic, even as offices are welcoming more people back to in-person work, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics.

Mobile Segment Drives French Telecommunications Market

Mobile Segment Drives French Telecommunications Market

30 May 2022 comment

The retail telecoms market in France grew in 2021 for the first time in ten years.

Carrier Billing Spending for Digital Goods to Exceed $74 Billion in 2026

Carrier Billing Spending for Digital Goods to Exceed $74 Billion in 2026

30 May 2022 comment

The value of end-user spending on digital goods via carrier billing will exceed $74 billion by 2026; up from $54 billion in 2022, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Omdia Names Adobe as World’s Most AI-Forward SaaS Company

Omdia Names Adobe as World’s Most AI-Forward SaaS Company

29 May 2022 comment

Signaling a significant AI market trend, an elite group of SaaS companies is embedding AI into their products intending to improve business outcomes for their customers.

Smart Home Devices Market Grew 11.7 Percent in 2021

Smart Home Devices Market Grew 11.7 Percent in 2021

27 May 2022 comment

The worldwide market for smart home devices grew 11.7% in 2021 compared to 2020 with more than 895 million devices shipped, according to IDC.

Semiconductor Revenue to Grow 13.6 Percent in 2022

Semiconductor Revenue to Grow 13.6 Percent in 2022

26 May 2022 comment

Global semiconductor revenue is projected to total $676 billion in 2022, an increase of 13.6% from 2021, according to Gartner.

The Great Resignation Set to Continue as Pressure on Pay Mounts

The Great Resignation Set to Continue as Pressure on Pay Mounts

25 May 2022 comment

The Great Resignation will continue apace in the year ahead as one in five workers say they are likely to switch to a new employer in the next 12 months, according to PwC.

Smart Traffic Management to Save 205 Million Metric Tons of CO2 by 2027

Smart Traffic Management to Save 205 Million Metric Tons of CO2 by 2027

24 May 2022 comment

Global savings in CO2 emissions from smart traffic management systems will be 205 MMT (Million Metric Tons) by 2027; a growth of 41%, up from just 145.7 MMT in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations, Grows 15 Percent

Refurbished Smartphone Market Beats Expectations, Grows 15 Percent

24 May 2022 comment

The global secondary smartphone market saw a surge in demand as well as supply in 2021, according to Counterpoint Research.

Three Sustainability Technologies Will See Early Adoption by 2025

Three Sustainability Technologies Will See Early Adoption by 2025

23 May 2022 comment

Cloud sustainability, carbon footprint measurement, and advanced grid management software are the three emerging environmental sustainability technologies that will reach early mainstream adoption within one to three years, according to Gartner.

Global Cloud Services Spending Hits $55.9 Billion in 1Q22

Global Cloud Services Spending Hits $55.9 Billion in 1Q22

23 May 2022 comment

Worldwide cloud infrastructure services spending increased 34% to $55.9 billion in the first quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.

Multi-Factor Authentication to Generate $27 Billion for Mobile Operators

Multi-Factor Authentication to Generate $27 Billion for Mobile Operators

22 May 2022 comment

Operators will generate $27 billion from the termination of SMS messages related to multi-factor authentication in 2022; an increase from $25 billion in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research.

Open RAN and vRAN Revenues Surge in 1Q22

Open RAN and vRAN Revenues Surge in 1Q22

21 May 2022 comment

Preliminary findings suggest total Open RAN revenues, including O-RAN and OpenRAN radio and baseband, surged in the first quarter of 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group.

IBM Research Shows Steady AI Adoption

IBM Research Shows Steady AI Adoption

20 May 2022 comment

New market research commissioned by IBM revealed that global AI adoption grew steadily over the last year, to 35 percent of those surveyed in 2022.