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Distributed Workforce Drives Endpoint Security Demand

Distributed Workforce Drives Endpoint Security Demand

Enterprise IT security leaders need to protect endpoint devices from cyber attacks. Moreover, they want to offer effective and secure remote access for employees who are now working from home. Besides, this demand will continue to grow as more organizations embrace flexible working models.

via Digital Lifescapes

Post-Pandemic: Innovate to Protect, Pivot and Thrive

Post-Pandemic: Innovate to Protect, Pivot and Thrive

“The COVID-19 outbreak has created a period of high stress for individuals and companies alike. It’s also an opportunity to examine current business practices in order to increase long-term operational efficiency and competitiveness, as well as to innovate for the sake of surviving now and thriving later.”

via Harvard

Retail and Beyond: The 2020 eCommerce Disruption

Retail and Beyond: The 2020 eCommerce Disruption

“The pandemic has accelerated the shift away from physical stores to digital shopping by roughly five years. Department stores, as a result, are seeing significant declines. In the first quarter of 2020, department store sales and those from other ‘non-essential’ retailers declined by 25%. This grew to a 75% decline in the second quarter.”

via World Economic Forum

Global Hyperscale Cloud Providers Dominate IaaS Growth

Global Hyperscale Cloud Providers Dominate IaaS Growth

Leading public cloud service providers continue to gain market share across the globe. The cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market grew 37.3 percent in 2019 to reach $44.5 billion — that’s up from $32.4 billion in 2018, according to the latest worldwide market study by Gartner.

via Digital Lifescapes

Digital Growth: How to Scale Innovation Strategies


“Our experience with dozens of companies launching businesses is that more than 60 percent of scaling efforts can succeed. This significant improvement in the rate of success should be welcome news for large incumbents looking for new growth in the facet of unprecedented economic hardships.”

via McKinsey

Digital Workplace: 6 Trends for CIOs and CTOs to Envision

Digital Workplace: 6 Trends for CIOs and CTOs to Envision

The need to improve the digital resiliency of the workforce during and after the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically accelerated trends in digital technology — “The pandemic rapidly elevated many digital workspace technologies from nice-to-have to must-have status.”

via Gartner

Virtual Events: An Evolution of Marketing and Selling


The sudden shift to virtual events in the first half of 2020 produced mixed results in terms of attendance. While just over half of the events lost the audience in the transition, 46 percent gained attendees as a result. Removing travel requirements and audience familiarity with video presentations worked together to keep event attendance largely intact.

via Digital Lifescapes

5 Trends: Why Digital Advertising Disruption is Imminent

5 Trends: Why Digital Advertising Disruption is Imminent

This report reveals five technologies that will have the greatest impact on marketers’ ability to respond and adapt to emerging trends. These include advanced supply-side bidding, ad blocking, identity resolution, brand safety, and ad verification and viewability.

via Gartner

Mobile Robotics Growth Opportunity for Cloud Providers

Mobile Robotics Growth Opportunity for Cloud Providers

With the popularization of mobile robotics in a wide range of industries, more organizations will store the collected data from these robots in public cloud services, and then use that data to train more advanced AI algorithms that enable robot cognition.

via Digital Lifescapes

Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020

Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020

“The composable enterprise has four core principles: Modularity, efficiency, continuous improvement and adaptive innovation. Although many organizations apply these principles in a piecemeal fashion, a composable enterprise applies all four across all parts of its organization — from business models to how employees work.”

via Gartner