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Exploding Chromebook Adoption will Grow by 56 Percent in 2014

An estimated 5.1 million Ultraportable PCs shipped in Q1 2014, experiencing approximately 65 percent growth in total shipments year-over-year, according to the latest market study by ABI Research.

Moreover, ultraportable shipments are forecast to continue expanding globally.

via Digital Lifescapes

SDN and NFV – a Quantum Leap within the Networking Industry

Open technologies serving as the foundation for SDN and NFV represent the biggest shift in networking in 20 years – creating at least another $20 Billion in value with the opportunity to create more than $50 Billion.

There have already been $3 Billion in start-up exits in the SDN space — with more anticipated.

via Rayno Report

Smart Home Tech will be in 3.1 million UK Households in 2014

One in nine UK households will contain at least one smart system by the end of this year, rising to over one in four households after five years. UK households with smart home system will increase 43 percent to 3.1 million in 2014, with home owners spending a total of £715 million.

This is forecast to double to £1.4 billion across 7.7 million UK households by 2019.

via Content Loop

US2020 – Quest for Solutions to the STEM Education Challenge

By 2018, it is anticipated that there will be 1.2 million U.S. job openings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them.

Providing quality access to STEM education and careers is an economic and social imperative for the United States.

via US2020

Your CMO and CIO will Compete for the Digital Transformation

The most influential power couple these days is the relationship between an enterprise’s chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief information officer (CIO).  Why is that?  By 2017 the CMO will spend more on IT than the CIO.

Marketing is purchasing significant amounts of cloud technology and services from their own budgets.

via Guardian

Transmedia: How to Multiply the Reach of Digital Documentaries

Since its November launch, the Fort McMoney website has been viewed more than 500,000 times and drawn 30,000 active players. The project is a standout in transmedia storytelling, which uses multiple platforms to convey an engaging narrative, and increasingly applies to documentaries.

via Realscreen

How to Create a Digital Business Strategy that Delivers Results

Most enterprises appear to be taking a “path of least resistance” in their evolution toward Digital Business. — 69 percent are enhancing traditional offerings into digital experiences and 61 percent recognize the importance of state-of-the-art digital monetization.

Yet, only 43% of respondents implemented monetization systems needed to manage and profit from their Digital Business.

via Lens360

UK Start-ups Utilize Government Open Data to Create Services

Since January 2010, more than 18,500 UK government data sets have been released via the data.gov.uk web portal, creating new opportunities for organisations to build innovative digital services.

UK start-ups using open data  have already unlocked a total of £2.5 million worth of investments and contracts.

via Telegraph

Transition to Digital Business – Why it is Easier Said than Done

Driven by demand for convenience, including subscriptions and usage-based consumption, enterprises are moving to Digital Business models, and finding huge upside from predictable revenue streams and long-term, recurring-revenue customer relationships.

Few companies really understand the scope of transformation required simply to enable digital business.

via Lens360

Cloud Service Adoption is All About Business Outcomes

The core trend toward business improvement, as a primary driver for Cloud adoption and utilization, has been building for some time. We documented the beginnings for our clients back in 2009.

Cloud is not about task-specific savings, low initial costs, or shifts in IT cost and budgeting. The key attraction is how it can benefit business.

via Lens360

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