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Agricultural Robots and Drones Bring Big Data to Farming

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According to a new study, agriculture will be a major market for drones, reaching over $480 million in 2027. Unmanned remote-controlled helicopters have already been spraying rice fields in Japan since early 1990s.

Source: IDTechEx

How Digital Growth Drives Enterprise Architect Demand

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According to the latest 2017 CIO Survey from Harvey Nash and KPMG, 89 percent of respondents are maintaining or increasing their investment in IT innovation. Moreover, 52 percent are investing in more nimble business technology platforms to help their organization innovate and grow.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Growth Challenges Drive Semiconductor Market M&A

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Semiconductors are the heart of information technology and telecommunications systems. Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $343.5 billion in 2016 — that’s a 2.6 percent increase from 2015 revenue of $334.9 billion, according to Gartner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Line of Business Leaders Drive Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation requires savvy talent. That’s why more Line of Business (LoB) leaders are adding business technology experts to their staff — independent of the traditional IT department. Senior executives cite the need for specialized skills, faster response times and predictable business outcomes.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

More IT Workloads Shift to Cloud Services in 2017

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Cloud computing services continue to grow, as more organizations discover the benefits of hybrid cloud solutions. The worldwide cloud infrastructure services market grew significantly in the first quarter of 2017, up by 42 percent year-on-year to reach $11.4 billion, according to Canalys.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem Gains Momentum

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According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, 50 percent of new vehicles will be shipped with Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) hardware by 2022 — it’s a wireless communication technology that enables real-time short-range communication between vehicles.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Distributed Ledger Technologies Enable Smart Contracts

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Blockchain applications are driving significant new investment in related Internet of Things (IoT) projects. The rapidly evolving distributed ledger technology will alter established industries beyond financial services, according to the latest worldwide market study by ABI Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes