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Why PC Market Growth is Now Expected to Resume in 2017

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Although IDC had expected the second quarter of 2015 to be a transition period, final results nonetheless shrank even more than expected due to the ongoing large inventory of notebook PCs from prior quarters and severe constraints posed by the decline of major currencies relative to the U.S. Dollar.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Digital Transformation Change is Challenging for Many CEOs

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The pace of change in the digital world can be dizzying for any executive. But it is especially critical for the CEO and other top managers to get a good grasp on this shift in order to make good decisions. However, often the biggest hurdle they face in their digital education is themselves.

Source: World Economic Forum

How Open Cloud Innovation Reset IT Expectations

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In an increasing number of cases, it is simply easier, and more enabling for the business, to leapfrog multiple stages of IT change to an entirely new state of competitive capabilities, without losing the necessary functionality, inter-connectivity, or data.

Source: Lens360

Mobile Internet Growth to Reach $850 Billion by 2018

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With 89 mobile internet unicorns now worth almost $1 trillion, the market is hot. Mobile messaging returned around 12x, navigation 11x, games 6x, app store/distribution 5x, social networking and books 4x, and photo & video 3x on the $15 billion invested in these sectors in the last 5 years.

Source: Digi-Capital

More American Retailers are Planning Mobile Applications

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Retail IT execs polled in the U.S. market cited several mobile-centric items when asked about their key objectives in the next 18 months — including advancing a mobile commerce strategy (32%), expanding multi-channel initiatives (22%) and developing new payment technologies (46%).

Source: eMarketer

Demand Volatility in the Consumer Wearables Market

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Over the last 18 months, according to the latest market study findings, the wearables market has started to mature and has grown considerably with new players introducing numerous products — such as fitness bands, smartwatches, smart glasses, and other sensor-enabled devices.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Digital Practitioners will Lead, Plan and Execute Change

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We knew this day would come, where the leading enterprise industry analysts would all acknowledge that business technology has evolved. Moreover, the integration of digital requirements into most work processes has resulted in a world where every capable employee is potentially a skilled Digital Practitioner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes


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