Comparing internet usage trends across these four generations shows just how much ground the mobile web still has to cover among the older age groups. Currently, Teens (3.08 hours) typically spend twice as long per day using the mobile internet as Gen X (1.54 hours) and five times as long as Baby Boomers (0.61 hours).
Gartner says smart cities will lead IoT growth, using 1.1 billion connected things by the end of 2015, increasing to 9.7 billion in the next five years. They forecast that by 2020, 81 percent of all connected things will be found in smart cities.
Healthcare providers need to store patient’s records and data for future reference, which is being made possible through digital transformation — such as mobility and cloud computing services. The healthcare IT market in the APAC region will grow at a CAGR of 16 percent from 2015 to 2019.
The future is (finally) digital for banks. Among banking executives polled worldwide in December 2014 by the Economist Intelligence Unit, implementing a digital strategy ranked as the number one priority for retail banks — cited by 46% of respondents.
Traditional forms of video entertainment are already saturated in most of the developed nations around the globe. Meanwhile, some of the more promising emerging markets are growing at a more gradual rate than was anticipated, due to current economic pressures.
MIT has segmented companies into levels of digital transformation maturity — those that have digitally transformed, those that have not, and those that fall somewhere in between. The companies that have digitally transformed have invested well in both technology enabled initiatives and leadership capabilities.
Location Based Services (LBS) over Wi-Fi opens up a wide range of new possibilities for advertising in local markets — such as retail and hospitality. The technology presents an innovation opportunity for service providers, as well as for mobile device, infrastructure, operating system and software application vendors.