Digital Transformation Skills Shortage Slows Progress

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Having trouble staffing your digital transformation project team? Well, you’re not alone. More organizations report a digital business skills gap within their workforce, but many can’t find a viable solution to the IT talent shortage, according to CompTIA.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Exploring the Online Payment Fraud Prevention Market

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Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent Card-Not-Present (CNP) transactions over the next 5 years. Their latest worldwide market study found that a number of factors — such as the shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud — were key drivers behind the rise.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Mobile Drives Growth of American Travel Revenues

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According to eMarketer’s latest forecast on digital and mobile travel. This year, digital travel sales in the U.S. will reach $189.62 billion, 40 percent of which will come from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Source: eMarketer

How Fintech  Innovation Drives Economic Growth in China

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Web-based finance is growing rapidly and is supplementing the traditional financial system. And now the commercial banks are getting in on the financial technology – fintech – act, too, partly due to the regulatory push for financial inclusion but also because of their need to transform their business strategies.

Source: World Economic Forum

Explore the Global Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index

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Managing urban transportation challenges in large metropolitan areas has motivated local government leaders to consider alternative solutions to traditional public transit. More major cities across the globe now have programs in place to test the applications of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Managed Service Provider Market Reached $300 Billion

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The Managed Services Provider (MSP) market, occupied by companies that provide contingent workforce management, is flourishing, logging a robust growth rate of 12 percent in 2016 to reach $300 billion in managed spend.

Source: Everest Group

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Headset Upside

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Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) continue to gain momentum in the emerging technology marketplace. Dedicated AR and VR headsets are now expected to grow from just under 10 million units in 2016 to about 100 million units in 2021 — that’s a 5-year CAGR of 57.7 percent.

Source: Digital Lifescapes