There is a great and unmet need for computer science education in schools so that students learn the skills necessary to excel in their future workplaces. All stakeholders express a desire for more and better computer science learning opportunities, suggesting that expanded programs could help prepare today’s students for the future economy.
Enterprise spending on IT security products and services has experienced new growth in 2020, as many organizations invest in solutions to meet the needs of a much larger remote workforce, and a wide range of online security threats that create additional requirements.
“The transition to becoming a digital innovation factory includes the four so-called pillars of digital innovation –– planning, sourcing, developing and distributing. For developers, the first three roles are well understood and are part of normal operations they conduct.”
Desktop as a service (DaaS) is expected to have the most significant growth in 2020, increasing 95.4 percent to $1.2 billion. DaaS offers an inexpensive option for enterprises that are supporting the surge of remote workers and their need to securely access enterprise applications from multiple devices and locations.
“There is a widespread belief that COVID-19 is accelerating legacy software applications and other enterprise workloads moving to the cloud. Our keyword analysis, however, does not show a meaningful increase in CEOs that discussed the topic throughout Q2 2020.”
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For the full year, investments in cloud IT infrastructure will surpass spending on non-cloud infrastructure and reach $69.5 billion or 54.2 percent of the overall IT infrastructure spend. “The most effective ‘well-architected framework’ is open, to enable customer choice.”
Global Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) revenue will grow from over $13 billion this year to more than $67 billion by 2024. Today’s AR/VR market is evolving beyond offering point solutions to specific problems, to becoming a fully functioning ecosystem.
More than 70% of survey respondents rate digital twins as an important strategic initiative. By 2023, 65% of global manufacturers will have realized savings of 10% in operational expenses. This comes from digital twins driven by IoT and machine learning.
Financial-technology companies are changing the face of finance. Over the past ten years, disruption in the payments space has expanded to every corner of finance. Even areas once assumed to be safe are seeing new entrants and competitive threats.