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How Digital Commerce Will Transform Global Retail

How Digital Commerce Will Transform Global Retail

Consumers are increasingly turning to online and mobile channels to make retail purchases that they traditionally would have made in-store in prior years — thanks to new online purchasing experiences like click-and-collect and mobile order-ahead.

via Digital Lifescapes

Six Consumer Technologies Driving Record Revenue

6 Consumer Technologies Driving Record Revenue

The Consumer Technology Association records factory sales to dealers of over 300 consumer tech products, software and services in the United States. It predicts that revenue from U.S. tech industry retail sales will reach a record $377 billion in 2018 — that’s a 6% increase over 2017.

via World Economic Forum

Why CISOs Need Cybersecurity and Business Goals

Why CISOs Need Cybersecurity and Business Goals

49 percent of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) believe that their organizations should add cybersecurity goals and metrics for business managers. ESG concurs but says that CISOs should also have business goals.

via ESG

Why IT Infrastructure Investment Will Increase in 2019

Why IT Infrastructure Investment will Increase in 2019

Over half of the survey respondents said that their organization would dedicate more funding to IT. Security is a major corporate focus, according to 63% of respondents. Other areas of 2019 IT budget prioritization include cloud services, with 48% ranking it as a priority; and internal employee training, with 44% ranking it as a priority.

via Tech Pro Research

8 Cybersecurity Platform Vendor Selection Attributes

8 Cybersecurity Platform Vendor Selection Attributes

According to ESG research, 62% of enterprise organizations are now willing to buy a majority of security technologies from a single vendor. So, we are at the onset of the cybersecurity “platform wars” where vendors compete for bigger lucrative deals where deployment projects could span several years.

via ESG

Global Learning Crisis: Millions Without Basic Skills

Global Learning Crisis: Millions Without Basic Skills

The jobs of the future will require students to have strong cognitive skills in mathematics and literacy, as well as soft skills such as problem-solving and creative thinking, to enable them to adapt to a quickly changing environment.

via World Economic Forum

Progressive Local Governments Invest in Smart Cities

Progressive Local Governments Invest in Smart Cities

Smart City initiatives will attract technology investments of more than $81 billion globally in 2018, and spending is forecast to reach $158 billion in 2022, according to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

via Digital Lifescapes