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Digital Transformation Spending to Exceed $16B in Canada

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According to a recent market study, Canadian digital transformation technologies and services spending will surpass $16 billion in 2018, approximately 20% higher than the ~$14 billion spent in 2017. The investment will be led by the manufacturing industries and the business services sector.

via IDC

Blockchain Spending will Double in 2018 to Reach $1.5 Billion

Blockchain Spending will Double in 2018 to Reach $1.5 Billion

The United States will see the largest blockchain investments and deliver more than 36 percent of worldwide spending throughout the forecast. Western Europe will be the next largest region for blockchain spending, followed by China and Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan and China).

via Digital Lifescapes

American Mobile Wallet Market Lacks Leadership

American Mobile Wallet Market Lacks Leadership

In the U.S. market, no mobile wallet has emerged triumphant yet. The user base is split among operating systems and also fragmented across services like PayPal, bank-specific ventures like Chase Pay and retailer solutions like Walmart Pay.

via eMarketer

Digital Video Advertising Forecast for North America

Digital Video Ad Spending in North America

The amount of money committed to digital video ads during the U.S. TV Upfronts and Digital NewFronts season will reach $3.64 billion in 2018, according to new estimates from eMarketer.

via eMarketer

Global Trade War is Driven by Technology Innovation

Global Trade War is Driven by Tech Innovation

Over the period 2012-2016, Goldman Sachs estimates that total AI investment in the U.S. were about $18 billion, compared with only $2 billion in China — big advantage to America. But by 2020 China intends to invest about $150 billion in AI — looming enormous advantage to China.

via Knowledge@Wharton

U.S. Tops List as Global Tech Innovation Leader

U.S. Tops List as Global Tech Innovation Leader

The U.S. has been named the most promising market for innovation and technology breakthroughs that have global impact for the second year, with China following, both seen as leading regions of innovation and disruption, according to KPMG’s 2018 Global Technology Innovation Report.

via KPMG

Wall Street Journal: Management Top 250 Apply Tech Innovation

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The Wall Street Journal introduced its “Management Top 250” report, a comprehensive guide that examines how effective American companies are at navigating today’s complex business environment. The most effectively managed U.S. companies have incorporated the best strategies from the technology sector to promote innovation.

via Wall Street Journal