Commercial buildings are getting smarter. They now include a growing variety of technologies that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomena. Across the globe, new buildings are being constructed with both wired and wireless IoT infrastructure that enables innovation.
The top IT initiatives for 2019 were Cloud or Hybrid Computing (46%), Modernizing Infrastructure (38%), Data Governance (32%), Advanced or Predictive Analytics (25%). IT professions were split on top challenges, with 38% selecting the Skills and Staff Shortage.
According to the Forrester outlook, a weakening global economy will cause the worldwide technology market’s growth to slow from 5% in 2018 to 3.8% by 2020. However, the U.S. market is forecast at $1.46 trillion in 2019, that’s 6.3% growth.
Mobility technology has advanced rapidly, and concepts that were once considered futuristic are becoming increasingly common in our everyday lives. From the growth of autonomous vehicles to flying robotaxis, we identified the top auto tech trends to watch.
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The worldwide cloud computing infrastructure market had another strong quarter in Q4 2018, as spending grew 46 percent to nearly $23 billion. The total outlay on cloud infrastructure in 2018 exceeded $80 billion — that’s up from $55 billion in 2017.