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By David H Deans | Global Networked Economy - Technology | Media | Telecommunications

How to Future-Proof Your Skills for Ongoing Disruption

<b>Today, more than 57 million workers – about 36% of the US workforce – freelance</b>. But, according to the Freelancers Union and Upwork, their numbers …

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Open Source and Mainframe Worlds Collide

<b>Zowe is a framework of software services</b> that offers industry standard REST APIs, API catalog, extensible command line interface and web-based UI …

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Progressive Local Governments Invest in Smart Cities

Smart City initiatives will attract technology investments of more than $81 billion globally in 2018, and <b>spending is forecast to reach $158 billion</b> …

Smart Cities

How Transformation-Ready Leaders Learn and Grow

If you want to weather disruption with greater resilience, you can <b>increase your transformation readiness with more dynamic learning</b>. It won’t cost …

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Worldwide Contactless Payments will Exceed $1 Trillion

According to the Juniper assessment, the mobile contactless payments market will be driven by Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay and other OEM Pay …

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The Evolution of Online Grocery Shopping in America

Even in areas where online shopping has not been well adopted to date, such as in fresh food shopping, the tides are shifting. For example, our …

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How Technology Companies Can Serve the Common Good

<b>In this age of disruption, humanity has a choice</b>. Digital photography can generate massive e-waste, but it can also cure blindness. Ultimately, it’s …

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Smart Homes Enable New Models for Healthcare Services

The ubiquity of broadband connectivity, development of smart sensors, and the decreasing costs of devices have already made it possible to offer</b> …

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Global IoT Market Investment Reaches $151B in 2018

<b>The number of IoT devices that are active is expected to grow to 10 billion</b> by 2020 and 22 billion by 2025. This number of IoT devices includes all …

Digital Transformation Spending to Exceed $16B in Canada

According to a recent market study, Canadian digital transformation technologies and services spending will surpass $16 billion in 2018, …

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Applications for Robotics Technology Gains Momentum

<b>Over $500 million was invested into commercial and consumer health robotics</b>, while close to $500 million went to autonomous mobile robots …

Robotics

Going Digital within the Global Networked Economy

Launched in January 2017, the OECD’s ‘Going Digital’ project aims to help policymakers better understand ongoing digital transformation and create</b> …

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Eight Myths About Disruption from Artificial Intelligence

AI is going to be a seismic shift in business – and it’s expected to <b>create a $15.7 trillion economic impact globally by 2030</b>. But understandably, …

Artificial Intelligence

Worldwide Spending on 3D Printing to Reach $23 Billion

Global spending on 3D printing (including hardware, materials, software, and services) will reach $23 billion in 2022, with <b>a five-year compound</b> …

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How to Market Professional Services via Workplace Culture

When people find businesses intentionally delivering the kinds of distinctive, hassle-free experiences they crave, they can’t wait to tell their …

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Artificial Intelligence Creates Data Governance Challenges

As our digital presence grows, and this presence is being pulled by public directions for the future of e-governance and private for how we engage …

Artificial Intelligence

Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Cloud Drive IT Growth

More than 90% of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) customers surveyed are leveraging or will leverage HCI for cloud: <b>54% are leveraging HCI for</b> …

HCI

Robotic Process Automation Gains Momentum

Just over half of the firms covered in the report expect to <b>adopt some form of robotic process automation in their IT departments within the next</b> …

How China Invests in Creating Technology Unicorns

While Silicon Valley in California still leads the way internationally, Beijing is hot on its heels. In the period that Beijing saw 29 unicorns, …

IoT Cybersecurity Solutions Revenue will Reach $6 Billion

The dramatic increase in internet-connected devices has created a significant attack surface for hackers and cybercriminals. Applications for the …

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Digital Device Shipments Still Impacted by Lower Demand

The consumer electronics and mobile device vendors have experienced a significant slowdown in demand, due to a number of related factors that result …

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Digital Champions: Why Asia-Pacific Gained More Leaders

The interlinked platforms that make up Industry 4.0 represent a new kind of challenge for manufacturers and other technology-intensive companies. <b>With</b> …

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How to Solve the UK Productivity Slowdown

The top 25% of the UK’s most productive businesses are as much as five times more productive than businesses in the bottom 25%. One plausible …

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Blockchain Spending will Double in 2018 to Reach $1.5 Billion

<b>The United States will see the largest blockchain investments</b> and deliver more than 36 percent of worldwide spending throughout the forecast. Western …

Blockchain Spending in Europe will Reach $3.5 Billion

<b>Europe will be the second-largest investor in blockchain technologies</b>. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 80.2% for 2017–2022, Europe will …

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Cloud Computing Migration Set to Ramp Up in China

<b>Companies in China have been slower to embrace cloud computing</b>, compared to U.S. firms, citing the cost and complexity of workload migrations, as …

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Evolution of the Mobile Telecom Service Business Model

Mobile communication service providers across the globe have been eager to uncover new sources of subscriber revenue as <b>over-the-top (OTT) apps</b> …

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Secure Digital Platform for Financial Services Innovation

Savvy leaders in the banking and financial services sector are already seeking a meaningful competitive edge that will position their organization …

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Majority of CIOs Struggle with Digital Transformation

<b>CIOs participating in our study revealed their companies were unprepared, under-funded and under-supported</b> as to the tools, investment and commitment …

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