OpenStack Gains Momentum within the Telecom Sector

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Informed telecommunications service providers have reduced their infrastructure cost and improved their development agility by adopting open source software.  According to findings from a recent survey, 85.8 percent of telecom industry respondents consider OpenStack to be essential or important to their success.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Ongoing Digital Transformation Skills Gap Hampers Progress

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Data analytics skills needed to create new products and services from mobile, social and information obtained from customer interactions are especially hard to find, said Andy Rowsell-Jones. Gartner released survey results from 2,598 CIOs and other executives in 93 countries.

Source: CIO Journal

7 Ways to Win Consumers on Their Path to Purchase

The path to purchase, from start to finish, is rarely linear—it’s more akin to a scavenger hunt. Along the customer journey, one search can spark an entirely new idea or want. And one search can make the difference between your brand and the competition.

Source: Think with Google

Retail Spend via Mobile will Reach $2.1 Trillion by 2021

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According to Juniper Research, the integration of technologies such as bots and natural language interfaces will lead to remote goods purchases by mobile totaling $2.1 trillion by 2021. That growth represents a 100 percent increase from the anticipated spend on physical and digital goods in 2016.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why the Next Billion Internet Users Need Infrastructure

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Today more than 4 billion people are still not online, according to the World Economic Forum. That is greater than 55% of the global population. Some, who live in poor or rural areas, lack the infrastructure.

Source: World Economic Forum

Mobility Solution Revenue will Reach $1.7 Trillion in 2020

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Worldwide mobility revenues are forecast to grow from $1.5 trillion in 2016 to more than $1.7 trillion in 2020, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). That’s a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2 percent — or about $40 billion in annual revenue gains.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Telecom Providers Embrace Cognitive App Development

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Mobile internet applications are evolving rapidly. Cognitive computing technologies will inspire telecom service providers to profoundly change their business model in new creative ways. Deploying intelligent voice control apps on smartphones was just the beginning of this trend.

Source: Digital Lifescapes