Analysis

62 Percent of Mobile Sector to Cut Emissions This Decade

62 Percent of Mobile Sector to Cut Emissions This Decade

20 May 2022 comment

The number of mobile operators committed to rapid emissions cuts has increased by more than 50% over the last year, according to a new GSMA report.

QR Code Payments to Reach $3 Trillion Globally by 2025

QR Code Payments to Reach $3 Trillion Globally by 2025

20 May 2022 comment

Global spending using QR code payments will reach over $3 trillion by 2025; rising from $2.4 trillion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

IT and Business Services Markets Poised for Steady Growth

IT and Business Services Markets Poised for Steady Growth

19 May 2022 comment

Worldwide IT and business services revenue is expected to grow by 5.6%  in 2022, according to IDC.

5G Voice Users to Reach 2.5 Billion Globally by 2026

5G Voice Users to Reach 2.5 Billion Globally by 2026

18 May 2022 comment

The total number of Voice-over-5G users will reach 2.5 billion globally by 2026; rising from only 290 million in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Most of the Top 100 Miners Will Operate Remote and Autonomous Drill Rigs in 2022

Most of the Top 100 Miners Will Operate Remote and Autonomous Drill Rigs in 2022

18 May 2022 comment

Following the easing of border restrictions, the new normal has seen mining operations around the world adapt through digitalization at a rate not seen since modern mining techniques were first developed more than 100 years ago.

Hearables’ Shipments to Exceed 200 Million Globally by 2024

Hearables’ Shipments to Exceed 200 Million Globally by 2024

17 May 2022 comment

The hearables’ shipments will exceed 200 million units by 2024, up from 165 million in 2022; representing total growth of 30% over the next two years, according to Juniper Research.

GSMA Seeks Balanced Approach to Internet Market

GSMA Seeks Balanced Approach to Internet Market

17 May 2022 comment

A new GSMA report warns market imbalances between network operators and online services providers may put global growth prospects at risk across multiple sectors of the internet-based economy.

Western Europe’s PC Market Falls 3 Percent in 1Q22

Western Europe’s PC Market Falls 3 Percent in 1Q22

17 May 2022 comment

In the first quarter of 2022, PC shipments (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) in Western Europe reached 15.8 million units, a decline of 3%, according to Canalys.

Twitter MAUs Set to Grow Just 1.5 Percent This Year

Twitter MAUs Set to Grow Just 1.5 Percent This Year

16 May 2022 comment

Twitter's worldwide user growth will be essentially flat this year, according to Insider Intelligence study completed before Twitter accepted Musk’s offer to purchase the platform.

Recorded-Music Retail Sales Will Top $50 Billion in 2026

Recorded-Music Retail Sales Will Top $50 Billion in 2026

16 May 2022 comment

The global retail value of recorded-music sales will register a record year in 2022 with sales set to rise 9.8%, to $41.4 billion from $37.7 billion in 2021, according to Omdia.

Public Cloud End-User Spending to Reach Nearly $500 Billion in 2022

Public Cloud End-User Spending to Reach Nearly $500 Billion in 2022

15 May 2022 comment

Worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 20.4% in 2022 to total $494.7 billion, up from $410.9 billion in 2021, according to Gartner.

A Third of European Employees Still Actively Looking for Alternative Jobs

A Third of European Employees Still Actively Looking for Alternative Jobs

13 May 2022 comment

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, European organizations experienced a wave of resignations in early 2021, dubbed by some as "The Great Resignation."

The Rise in Business Technologists is Driving Purchases Outside of IT

The Rise in Business Technologists is Driving Purchases Outside of IT

12 May 2022 comment

74% of technology purchases are funded, at least partially, by business units (BUs) outside of IT, according to a recent Gartner survey.

Edge Computing Challenges and Strategies for Future Proofing

Edge Computing Challenges and Strategies for Future Proofing

11 May 2022 comment

Schneider Electric unveiled findings from a newly commissioned IDC White Paper entitled, Succeeding at Digital First Connected Operations.

The Market for Technical Consumer Goods Starts Slow in 2022

The Market for Technical Consumer Goods Starts Slow in 2022

11 May 2022 comment

With global revenue growing by 12 percent, 2021 was a record year for the consumer tech and durables segment, according to GfK.

Semiconductor Shortage to Ease for Wireless Communications

Semiconductor Shortage to Ease for Wireless Communications

10 May 2022 comment

Strategy Analytics predicts an easing of the semiconductor shortage for wireless telecommunications companies.

Digital Wallets Transaction Value to Grow by 60 Percent by 2026

Digital Wallets Transaction Value to Grow by 60 Percent by 2026

9 May 2022 comment

The value of digital wallet transactions will exceed $12 trillion in 2026, from $7.5 trillion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Edge to Continue to Receive Investment Support Over the Next Two Years

Edge to Continue to Receive Investment Support Over the Next Two Years

9 May 2022 comment

The IDC survey found that three-quarters of organizations plan to increase their edge spending over the next two years with an average increase of 37%.

PC and Tablet Market Stays Strong with 118 Million Units Shipped in 1Q22

PC and Tablet Market Stays Strong with 118 Million Units Shipped in 1Q22

8 May 2022 comment

The worldwide PC (including tablet) shipments fell just 3% annually in the first quarter of 2022, to 118.1 million units, according to Canalys.

Regtech to Account for Half Of Regulatory Compliance Spending by 2026

Regtech to Account for Half Of Regulatory Compliance Spending by 2026

7 May 2022 comment

Global regtech spending will exceed $204 billion by 2026; accounting for over 50% of all regulatory compliance spending for the first time, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

Users of Digital Identity Documents to Exceed 6.5 Billion Globally in 2026

Users of Digital Identity Documents to Exceed 6.5 Billion Globally in 2026

6 May 2022 comment

The number of users of digital identity documents globally will exceed 6.5 billion by 2026, from 4.2 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Samsung Hits Highest Smartphone Market Share in Five Years in 1Q22

Samsung Hits Highest Smartphone Market Share in Five Years in 1Q22

6 May 2022 comment

Global smartphone shipments fell 11% to 314 million units in the first quarter of 2022, according to Strategy Analytics.

Moving to Telecom SaaS Services Can Cut IT Costs by Quarter

Moving to Telecom SaaS Services Can Cut IT Costs by Quarter

5 May 2022 comment

Communication service providers (CSPs) can realize IT cost savings of approximately 25% over five years by adopting telecom services delivered through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, according to research from Analysys Mason.

Cross-Border eCommerce to Exceed $2 Trillion for First Time in 2023

Cross-Border eCommerce to Exceed $2 Trillion for First Time in 2023

4 May 2022 comment

The value of cross-border eCommerce will exceed $2.1 trillion in 2023, from $1.9 trillion in 2022, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

Global Smartphone Market Shrinks 11 Percent in 1Q22

Global Smartphone Market Shrinks 11 Percent in 1Q22

4 May 2022 comment

Global smartphone shipments reached 311.2 million units in the first quarter of 2022, down 11% year on year, according to Canalys.

Three Imperatives Driving the Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2022

Three Imperatives Driving the Top Trends in Data and Analytics for 2022

3 May 2022 comment

Data & Analytics (D&A) leaders should embrace three imperatives when leveraging the top D&A trends for 2022 in their enterprise, according to Gartner.

Smartphone Market Declined 7 Percent in 1Q22

Smartphone Market Declined 7 Percent in 1Q22

3 May 2022 comment

The global smartphone market declined by 7% YoY, shipping 328 million units in 1Q22, according to Counterpoint Research.

Logistics Once Again Leads the Way in Digitization

Logistics Once Again Leads the Way in Digitization

2 May 2022 comment

In 2021, many logistics companies continued to suffer from the pandemic and international delivery problems.

Tablet and Chromebook Shipments Declined in 1Q22

Tablet and Chromebook Shipments Declined in 1Q22

1 May 2022 comment

Worldwide tablet shipments reached 38.4 million units during the first quarter of 2022 (1Q22), posting a decline of 3.9% year over year as demand slowed, according to preliminary data from IDC.

Smartphone Shipments Decreased 12.9 Percent in 1Q22

Smartphone Shipments Decreased 12.9 Percent in 1Q22

30 Apr 2022 comment

Global smartphone shipments showed a negative growth of 12.9% compared to the same period last year according to Omdia.