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Why Digital Business is a Key to Survival in 2018

Why Digital Business is a Key to Survival in 2018

Harnessing the potential of digital technology is critical to unlocking value in today’s global economy. For many corporations, digitizing has also become essential for their basic survival. As they invest in their digital transition, businesses need to determine where they will reap the most reward.

via World Economic Forum

Why Worldwide IT Spending will Reach $3.7 Trillion

Why Worldwide IT Spending will Reach $3.7 Trillion

Across the globe, more CIOs and CTOs are planning significant IT infrastructure investments, as part of their organization’s digital transformation growth agenda. Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018 — that’s an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

via Digital Lifescapes

Why Companies Don’t Respond to Digital Disruption

Why Companies Don’t Respond to Digital Disruption

The gap between the 87 percent who say digital disruption will affect their industry and the 44 percent who say their company is adequately preparing is, in a word, staggering. The majority knows digital disruption is happening.

via MIT Sloan Review

Global Tech Market Growth for 2018 and 2019

Global Tech Market Growth for 2018 and 2019

Forrester projects that the global technology market for business and government purchases of IT hardware, software, and professional services will grow by around 5 percent in 2018 and 2019 measured in constant currencies.

via Forrester

Hybrid IT: Infrastructure Fusion Management in 2018

Hybrid IT: Infrastructure Fusion Management in 2018

Hybrid IT has been discussed as the future for businesses for some time, but it is clear this future is now, with most organizations already having at least some of their infrastructure deployed off-premises.

via Information Age

Fintech: Few Early-Adopters Lead Digital Transformation


While all banks worldwide acknowledge the importance and complexity of transforming their businesses to compete in this digital economy, nearly 40% haven’t executed on a sustainable digital transformation strategy, according to a new survey from IDC.

via IDC

Digital Business Talent will Fuel the Global Economy


“The 20th century economy was about resources under our feet while the 21st century economy is about the resources between our ears. In this context, human capital has emerged as a country’s most valuable economic asset. Indeed, the linkages between education, economic growth and prosperity are significant.”

via The Conversation