Tag Archive | ICT

How Innovation Accelerators will Drive Global ICT Growth

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Emerging technologies, such as IoT, Robotics, and Augmented Reality or Virtual Reality (AR/VR), will drive the next wave of growth in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, increasing the overall opportunity to $5.5 trillion by 2020, according to IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

IoT Packaged Solutions and Services Market Momentum

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Nearly all segments of the Internet of Things (IoT) market recorded double-digit growth in the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16), driving an overall 19.3 percent year-to-year revenue gain to $8.2 billion, according to the latest study by Technology Business Research (TBR).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Worldwide IT Revenue will Reach $3.5 Trillion in 2017

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Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017 — that’s a 1.4 percent increase from 2016, according to the latest market study by Gartner. That said, this growth rate is down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.7 percent, due in part to the rising value of the U.S. dollar.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How to Make the Most of the Digital Growth Phenomenon

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Digital transformation demands substantial investment in organizational capabilities, process innovation, and institutional learning. Best practice suggests that every dollar invested in ICT should be matched with a $4 or $5 investment in process improvement, training, change management, etc.

Source: World Bank Group

National Digital Strategy and Infrastructure Investment

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The critical role of information and communications technology (ICT) in a nation’s economic competitiveness has long been recognized, and governments in many countries have rolled out digital strategies in an effort to build out infrastructure, improve levels of digital literacy, attract technology entrepreneurs and create centers of digital innovation.

Source: World Economic Forum

Governments Choose Balanced Response to Cyber Threats

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Governments are in many cases sluggish instead of nimble when dealing with cyber threats. But they have also realized that stopping cyber threats is a balancing act — too many overprotective laws and regulations and the productivity gained from online activities and the use of ICT slows to a crawl.

Source: World Economic Forum

ICT Vendors Seek Internet of Things Revenue Opportunities

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CompTIA finds that 23 percent of channel companies surveyed say they’ve already made money from Internet of Things offerings, compared to just 8 percent in 2015. Looking forward, one-third of channel firms expect to make money from IoT in the next 12 months.

Source: CompTIA