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By David H Deans | Technology | Media | Telecommunications

Digital Games will Become $100 Billion Industry in 2017

Aided by the adoption of popular franchises onto mobile devices, 2016 has seen <b>strong growth in the number of games accessed on smartphones</b>. Both new, …

Digital Assistants are Gaining Adoption on Smartphones

Many smartphone users are <b>regularly searching for information through voice commands</b> with virtual digital assistants such as Google Now, Siri, Cortana …

Google Now

Japan’s Next Quest: Build an Open Innovation Platform

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry <b>plans to invest 19.5 billion yen ($172 million) in the new machine</b>, as part of an attempt to revitalize …

Telecom Providers Adapt to New Enterprise IT Demands

Enterprise networking vendors and telecom service providers encountered a series of challenges in 2016, as more customers shifted their focus from …

Why Superior IT Vendors Have Forward-Thinking Leaders

The senior executives who approve the purchase of business technology, and the industry analysts that influence them, have been very clear that they …

Leadership

Digital Marketers: Test Your Artificial Intelligence Know-How

Now that consumers are seeing AI play a bigger role in their everyday lives, more and more marketers are adopting the technology. Move over Mary …

Artificial Intelligence

New Internet of Things Opportunity for Mobile Operators

According to the Juniper assessment, mobile network operators should <b>follow the example of AT&T, Telefonica and NTT DoCoMo</b>, which have set stringent …

Internet of Things

Virtual Reality Platforms Gain Many New Use Cases

With an influx of standalone VR devices, a greater range of use cases will be explored, broadening the gaming-focused VR market of today. …

Virtual Reality

Research: Software-Defined Perimeter for the Cloud

Cloud adoption has soared, and yet <b>recent surveys indicate that security is still a concern</b>. Over 67% of respondents indicated that an inability to …

Systems of Innovation for Ongoing Digital Transformation

Information technology (IT) advances are transforming the way we innovate in business, thereby disrupting the old guard and their predictable …

Healthcare IT Services Market will Reach $68.3 Billion

By 2020, <b>healthcare providers will more than double their spending on technology services</b>, which represents a revenue opportunity of over $9 billion …

Health Care

Why Marketers Must Evolve Beyond Inert Social Media Ads

eMarketer estimates that the <b>number of people in the United States with a Twitter account will increase only 1.9%</b> in 2017. And growth is seen edging …

Marketing

Build a Connected Workforce Strategy for the Digital Economy

<b>We know that Digital business strategy correlates to stronger financial performance</b>. Yet only 53 percent of the companies responding to the ‘Global …

Digital Economy

Fintech will Transform the Digital Banking Sector

By 2021, nearly 3 billion financial services customers will access retail banking via their smartphones, media tablets, PCs and smartwatches — <b>that’s</b> …

Worldwide IT Spending will Reach $2.4 Trillion in 2017

Worldwide vendor revenues for IT products and services are forecast to reach nearly $2.4 trillion in 2017 — that’s an increase of about 3.5 percent …

Markets

Cloud Infrastructure Services will Reach $55.8 Billion in 2017

The worldwide <b>cloud infrastructure services market grew 49 percent</b> annually, reaching $10.3 billion within Q4 2016, according to the latest market …

Cloud Computing

Why Digital Marketers will Focus on Quality Content

By 2021, CMOs will spend nearly $119 billion on search marketing, display advertising, online video, and email marketing. These changes reflect <b>a new</b> …

How Cloud Service Adoption Transforms Personal Computing

Global consumer electronics vendors experienced a challenging environment in 2016, due to <b>the shift in product preferences of savvy buyers</b>. With the …

New Enterprise Machine Vision Applications Gain Momentum

“Machine vision is the driver behind advanced mobile AR solutions, particularly in education and marketing, and will define <b>the future success of</b> …

Machine Learning

Extracting Meaningful Insights in a Big Data World

“Digital assistants and smart machines are cool, but the most useful business insights come from <b>combining internal data with a multiplicity of</b> …

How Digital Audio Drives Mobile App Activity in America

In 2017, adult mobile internet users in the U.S. will spend <b>nearly three-quarters of their daily app time conducting five activities</b>: listening to …

Apps

Why Blockchain will Transform Traditional IT Investment

Securities industry incumbents will remain resistant even though <b>open, decentralized systems can reduce the need for massive investments in computer</b> …

Value Propositions

How to Use Blockchain in a Global Networked Economy

Barclays reported <b>the first blockchain-based trade-finance deal</b> in September 2016. The transaction guaranteed the trade of almost $100,000 worth of …

Transmedia

Why Digital Skills Must Become the Key Jobs Policy Issue

“A WorkingNation-produced video which stated that within 20 years, 47% of all U.S. jobs are at risk of being replaced by technology, according to a …

Data from Wearables will Transform Healthcare Policy

The gradual change in direction for fitness wearables to become essential healthcare devices will lead to <b>over 75 million Americans using dedicated</b> …

Health Care

How Data Science Automation Enables Complex Analytics

More than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020, resulting in increased productivity and <b>broader usage of data and analytics by</b> …

Big Data

Smart Machines will Transform Labor-Intensive Industries

The progress in technologies such as artificial intelligence, internet of things, cloud computing, robotics and intelligent mobility have <b>set the</b> …

Mobile Wallet Global Spend to Reach $1.35 Trillion in 2017

The major players in the smartphone ecosystem are driving growth with value-added services. The emergence of several high profile mobile payment …

More Organizations Seek Holistic IoT Analytic Solutions

Enterprise applications for <b>big data continues to gain momentum</b> across the globe. Moreover, cognitive computing and cloud technologies are making it …

Big Data