According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5G technology could trigger, by 2026, a more than 30 percent rise in demand for application developers and similar increases in demand for skilled and experienced cybersecurity analysts.
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Only 7 to 18 percent of organizations possess the ‘digital dexterity’ to adopt New Ways of Work (NWOW) solutions — such as virtual collaboration and a mobile workplace. Furthermore, it’s already apparent that forcing employees to accept rigid and inflexible workplace mandates are a recipe for poor performance.
Worldwide spending on traditional hardware, software, services, and telecommunications is on course for growth of 3.7% this year in constant currency – that’s slightly down from last year’s 4.2% growth, and will reach $4 trillion in 2018, according to the latest findings from IDC.
Juniper Research has found that annual global mobile network operator-billed revenues from voice and data services are expected to fall by over $50 billion during the next 5 years — that’s from $837 billion last year to $785 billion in 2022.
A recent worldwide market study by Juniper Research found that revenues from Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging will exceed $9 billion by 2022 — that’s up from an estimated $126 million in 2018. RCS, backed by Google, supports rich media content including video sharing and file transfers.
Smartphone shipments are forecast to drop by 0.2 percent in 2018 to 1.462 billion units, which is down from 1.465 billion in 2017 and 1.469 billion in 2016. However, IDC expects the market to grow by 3 percent annually from 2019 onwards. Worldwide shipments should reach 1.654 billion in 2022 — that’s a five year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5 percent.