Wearable Device Growth Led by Smartwatch Adoption

Wearable Device Growth Led by Smartwatch Adoption

Global shipments of wearable devices are forecast to reach 125.3 million units in 2018, that’s up 8.5% from 2017. The growing popularity of smartwatches and greater wearables adoption in emerging markets will combine to produce a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% with shipments reaching 189.9 million units in 2022.

via IDC

New Technology will Disrupt Automotive Business Models

New Technology will Disrupt Automotive Business Models

Juniper found that the move towards 5G will expedite commercial deployments and interoperability, and predicted that the U.S. will become the leading market for V2V deployments. Besides, over 60 percent of new vehicles sold in the U.S. market will be V2V-capable by 2023.

via Digital Lifescapes

2019 Marketing Trends: Reinvent the Digital Landscape

2019 Marketing Trends: Reinvent the Digital Landscape

“From AI to agile, digital transformations are redefining what it means to be a modern marketer. We’ve identified 9 of the most exciting trends that are changing how we work, market and enrich every customer experience.”

via IBM

Industry Cloud Computing Market Gains New Momentum

Industry Cloud Computing Market Gains New Momentum

As more CIOs and CTOs embrace Hybrid IT infrastructure models, incorporating multicloud solutions, another key trend is gaining momentum. According to the latest worldwide market study by IDC, five large industry groups are expected to spend a total of $37.5 billion on industry cloud solutions in 2018.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Technology Market Makers Build Value

How Technology Market Makers Build Value

“Because market makers create new revenue streams, they enjoy exceptional growth once these markets attain critical mass. They face potential new competitors with a commanding first-mover advantage. And they enjoy outsized rewards in both the bottom line and stock market performance.”

via Strategy+Business

The Incumbent Business Case for Digital Agility

The Incumbent Business Case for Digital Agility

Bankers are finding that they can join forces with emerging fintechs to strengthen soft spots along their value chains. Beauty players are copying the digital offerings of upstarts — or acquiring them. Better visibility across the digital landscape is key.

via McKinsey

Visualizing the Business Value of the Blockchain

Visualizing the Business Value of the Blockchain

The broad spectrum of use cases across industries is why blockchain and crypto-related firms raised almost $3.9 billion in venture capital in 2018 — that’s up by 280%. The rise comes in an increasing number of deals, as well as the median value of each deal.

via Visual Capitalist