2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report

2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report

The need for Open Source Technology skills are on the rise and companies and organizations continue to increase their recruitment of open source technology talent, while offering additional training and certification opportunities for existing staff in order to fill skills gaps.

via Linux Foundation

Why Mobile Service Providers Focus on Reinvention

Why Mobile Service Providers Focus on Reinvention

Juniper Research has found that annual global mobile network operator-billed revenues from voice and data services are expected to fall by over $50 billion during the next 5 years — that’s from $837 billion last year to $785 billion in 2022.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Robotics-as-a-Service Expands the Applications

How Robotics-as-a-Service Expands the Applications

Overall, ABI Research estimates that the installed base for RaaS will grow from 4,442 units in 2016 to 1.3 million in 2026. The yearly revenue from RaaS providers is expected to increase from $217 million in 2016 to nearly $34 billion in 2026.

via Digital Lifescapes

Radical Change: The Future of Global Commerce

Radical Change: The Future of Global Commerce

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is seen as a new stage of human development, one defined by “a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres“, as well as disrupting virtually every industry.

via World Economic Forum

How Smart Speaker Adoption is Gaining Momentum

How Smart Speaker Adoption is Gaining Momentum

Smart speakers are being rapidly adopted, and eMarketer’s latest forecast predicts that the number of U.S. smart speaker users will rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.9 percent between 2016 and 2020.

via eMarketer

Why Legacy PC Vendors Promote Device-as-a-Service

Why Legacy PC Vendors Promote Device-as-a-Service

Worldwide tablet and PC shipments will fall by 2.1 percent to 398 million units in 2018, according to the latest market study by Canalys. But this represents the smallest decline of the past four years and sets the tone for an era of stability. So, when does the market trend return to growth? That remains a mystery.

via Digital Lifescapes

Digital Transformation Spending will Reach $1.1 Trillion

Digital Transformation Spending will Reach $1.1 Trillion

Across the globe, CEOs continue to promote business technology-enabled growth. Worldwide spending on the technologies and services that enable digital transformation (DX) is forecast to be more than $1.1 trillion in 2018 — that’s an increase of 16.8 percent over the $958 billion spent in 2017, according to the latest market study by IDC.

via Digital Lifescapes