There’s been a significant increase in enterprise investment on technologies that analyze, organize, access, and provide advisory services that are based on use cases for unstructured data. In fact, worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $19.1 billion in 2018 — that’s an increase of 54.2 percent over the amount spent in 2017.
“Each year, we ask the developer community about everything from their favorite technologies to their job preferences. This year marks the eighth year we’ve published our Annual Developer Survey results—with the largest number of respondents yet. Over 100,000 developers took the 30-minute survey this past January.”
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Mobility services will be the largest technology category throughout the 2016-2021 forecast period, accounting for nearly 60 percent of overall mobility spending and surpassing $1 trillion in 2021. The category is dominated by mobile connectivity services, which will deliver more than 90 percent of all mobility services spending.
With smartphone adoption slowing, growth is expected to be less than 2% this year and remain low throughout the forecast period. The biggest shifts occurring among the U.S. digital audience are no longer device-related, but rather, based on activities.
DevOps is more than a cultural shift claim Forester and IBM in their new joint report ‘Accelerating Innovation with DevOps’. “Effective DevOps relies on several competencies working together in unison to create an organization obsessed with business value rather than individual excellence.
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Worldwide spending on ICT will be nearly $4 trillion in 2018, according to the latest global market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). Ongoing growth will be driven by enterprise investment on cloud services, software and Hybrid IT infrastructure.
Distributed ledger technologies, or blockchain, is gaining momentum across the globe. What’s the appeal to apply the new eCommerce related benefits? There’s no proprietary owner or administrator. As a result, interest in open blockchain technologies — such as Hyperledger — are attracting many new ecosystem participants.