How China will Dominate the Video Games Market

How China will Dominate the Video Games Market

In games deal making there’s Tencent, then there’s everyone else. Tencent led or participated in over $4 of every $10 invested in games companies worldwide in the last 12 months to Q1 2018.

via Digi-Capital

How Blockchain will Fuel Global Digital Disruption

How Blockchain will Fuel Global Digital Disruption

Blockchain technology is transforming the way we do business by allowing consumers to cut out the middleman in numerous vital services, reducing costs and boosting efficiency. In this way it has the potential to reduce poverty throughout the developing world.

via World Economic Forum

Cloud IT Infrastructure Market to Reach $52.3 Billion in 2018

Cloud IT Infrastructure Market to Reach $52.3B in 2018

Cloud service adoption continues to grow, as traditional IT vendors react to market demand. Total spending on IT infrastructure products for deployment in cloud environments is forecast to reach $52.3 billion in 2018 — that’s year-over-year growth of 10.9 percent, according to the latest worldwide market study by IDC.

via Digital Lifescapes

Cybersecurity Solution Spending will Reach $134 Billion

Cybersecurity Solution Spending will Reach $134 Billion

The online security market is expanding globally, and for good reason. The dramatic increase in connected devices has created a huge attack surface for cyber criminals. Whether their motive is mischief, or theft, the impacts can be far-reaching and very costly.

via Digital Lifescapes

Quest for Customer-Centric Marketing Leadership

Quest for Customer-Centric Marketing Organizations

Companies often say they embrace the concept and are making moves to change, or claim that they are already customer-centric. However, many can’t seem to fully commit to enacting the required operational, procedural and behavioral changes needed to be truly customer-first.

via Gartner

Digital Payments: Government Fintech Solutions in Action

Digital Payments: Government Fintech Solutions in Action

The digitization of payments is a necessary stepping stone in hauling anti-corruption systems into the 21st century. By leveraging payment data and advanced analytics, governments could save up to $1 trillion worldwide.

via World Economic Forum

Enterprise IT Investment is Driven by C-Level Strategy

Enterprise IT Investment is Driven by C-Level Strategy

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018 — that’s an increase of 6.2 percent from 2017, according to the latest market study by Gartner. Senior executives and line of business leaders continue to drive many of the strategic IT procurement decisions.

via Digital Lifescapes