The business intelligence (BI) software market is on pace to exceed $77 billion by 2019, as Hadoop popularity, database refreshes, and the advancement of in-memory and embedded data integration tools drive vendors to change how their solutions source and store data for analysis.
WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, continuing a pace of growth that may put the mobile messaging app on track to hit one billion users later this year. Meanwhile, mobile network service provider SMS usage and associated revenue continues to decline.
There is a necessity for organizations to securely manage and track the activities of online users to minimize the risk of breaches and ensure accountability. The global enterprise cyber security market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.84% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2019.
The volume of mobile and online ticketing in both the developed and developing parts of the world is increasing. Online ticketing, along with the increasing adoption of smartphones and tablets, has revolutionized the way consumers purchase e-tickets.
Data breaches continue to cost companies around the world millions of dollars. While huge online data breaches have been heavily publicized, companies of almost any size face some risk. Many estimate that the average cost for security breach now ranges anywhere from $3.5 to $7 million.
Health-related software apps can help bridge the physician-patient gap, based on recent research. A study found 56.6% of U.S. adult mobile health app users shared their tracked health information with their doctors, and an additional 14.2% provided this data to other healthcare professionals.