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Why U.S Investment Leads Global IT Market Growth

Why U.S Investment Leads Global IT Market Growth

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.

via Forrester

Virtual Customer Assistants Transform Online Support

Virtual Customer Assistants Transform Online Support

Savvy CIOs and CTOs at innovative retailers and other progressive organizations are piloting and deploying new cognitive technologies that enhance their customer experience. This is an acceleration of the ongoing trend that’s very likely to transform legacy online support applications.

via Digital Lifescapes

International Mobile Roaming Adapts to Policy Changes

International Mobile Roaming Adapts to Policy Changes

According to Juniper Research, mobile network operator revenues from international mobile roaming are expected to recover slightly, following a decline in 2017 after the introduction of RLAH (Roam Like at Home) in Europe and other markets.

via Digital Lifescapes

Global Blockchain Spending will Reach $12.4 Billion

Global Blockchain Spending will Reach $12.4 Billion

Fintech solutions that incorporate distributed ledger technology continue to gain momentum. Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $2.9 billion in 2019 — that’s an increase of 88.7 percent from the $1.5 billion spent in 2018, according to the latest study by IDC.

via Digital Lifescapes

Data-Driven Digital Marketing Attribution Trends

Data-Driven Digital Marketing Attribution Trends

Only 9.1 percent of U.S. marketers rated their company’s current understanding of data-driven attribution as excellent. Nearly 12 percent said it was very poor, while an even higher percentage (22.7 percent) said it was below average.

via eMarketer

Networking Vendor Revenues Set a New Record

Networking Vendor Revenues Set a New Record

“New data from Synergy Research Group shows that vendor revenues from Ethernet switch and router markets passed the $12 billion mark in the final quarter of 2018, achieving a new all-time high. For the full year vendor revenues were in excess of $44 billion, up 4% from 2017.”

via Synergy Research Group

U.S. VC-Backed Unicorn Startups Gain Momentum

U.S. VC-Backed Unicorn Startups Gain Momentum

More U.S. startup unicorns were born in Q4’18 than in any other financial quarter in history, capping off the best year on record. In 2018, 53 new companies hit a $1B+ unicorn valuation, up 83% from 2017 and 26% higher than the previous record in 2015.

via CB Insights