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Worldwide ICT Investment will Reach $4 Trillion in 2018

Worldwide ICT Investment will Reach $4 Trillion in 2018

Worldwide spending on ICT will be nearly $4 trillion in 2018, according to the latest global market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). Ongoing growth will be driven by enterprise investment on cloud services, software and Hybrid IT infrastructure.

via Digital Lifescapes

Digital Retail will Transform Grocery Shopping

Digital Retail will Transform Grocery Shopping

Food and beverage retail is the next big sector that will feel the influence of digital shopping. We’re seeing the shift already: 23% of U.S. shoppers bought groceries online in 2016, an increase of 20% versus just two years prior—and adoption has only accelerated since then.

via Nielsen

The Rising Speed of Digital Technology Adoption

The Rising Speed of Digital Technology Adoption

In the modern world, through increased connectivity, instant communication, and established infrastructure systems, new ideas and products can spread at speeds never seen before – and this enables a new product to quickly get in people’s hands.

via Visual Capitalist

Retailers Raise Investment in Artificial Intelligence Apps

Retailers Raise Investment in Artificial Intelligence Apps

According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, global retailer spending on AI will reach $7.3 billion per year by 2022 — that’s up from an estimated $2 billion in 2018, as retailers target new avenues to increase personalization of the customer experience.

via Digital Lifescapes

Hybrid IT Demand Fuels Multi-Cloud Computing Trend

Hybrid IT Demand Fuels Multi-Cloud Computing Trend

The latest Global Cloud Index (GCI) 2016-2021 from Cisco focuses on the worldwide market outlook for enterprise data center virtualization and cloud computing services. Today’s digital business is enabled by Hybrid IT infrastructure that supports the deployment of cloud-based solutions.

via Business Technology Roundtable

How to Improve Trust in the Digital Economy

How to Improve Trust in the Digital Economy

The digital economy is one of the few growth certainties in an uncertain world. But the pace of this growth will not be determined by the rate of technological innovation itself. It will be determined by the people who use it.

via World Economic Forum

Savvy B2B Marketers Create High Quality Content

Savvy B2B Marketers Create High Quality Content

Creating high quality content that is focused on the audience across all buyer’s journey stages is a major goal for B2B marketers in 2018. A refined program should include strategic, efficient and innovative content created by a dedicated team.

via eMarketer