Tag: Market trends

Gartner’s 10 Megatrends in Analytics

As the digital world becomes more complex, leadership teams are becoming increasingly dependent on analytics to help guide actions and decisions. “Realistically, if we want to improve, we have to look to our analytics team,” said Gareth Herschel, research director, at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Barcelona, Spain. “Analytics is the glue to help achieve objectives given the culture...

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Today, a digital stethoscope has the ability to record and store heartbeat and respiratory sounds. Tomorrow, the stethoscope could function as an “intelligent thing” by collecting a massive amount of such data, relating the data to diagnostic and treatment information, and building an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered doctor assistance app to provide the physician with diagnostic...

The Future of Cloud Analytics is Self-Service #Infographic

Cloud analytics has become a strategic priority for many businesses. In the State of Cloud Analytics survey, IDG interviewed IT and business leaders in North America and EMEA to discover how businesses are deploying cloud analytics and why self-service analytics is driving growth. The first survey was published in September 2015 and the second published…

The 10 commandments of digital transformation

Stories of the spectacular success of some digital tech companies are prodding ‘legacy’ non-digital companies to undergo digital transformation. Before they jump on the bandwagon, they would do well to keep in mind the 10 commandments listed here, for the journey can be long, painful and convoluted. Stories of the spectacular success of some digital…

16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been labeled as “the next Industrial Revolution” because of the way it will change the way people live, work, entertain, and travel, as well as how governments and businesses interact with the world. In fact, the revolution is already starting. That brand new car that comes preloaded with a…

The top 6 supply chain logistics trends for 2016

Popular “Space Age” TV shows from the 1960s like Lost in Space, My Favorite Martian, The Jetsons and even Star Trek all featured futuristic wearable “smart” technology, personal jetpacks, remote drones and intelligent robots. “It’s essential to have flexibility and adaptability.” – Rayford Collins, supply chain optimization expert with the UPS Customer Solutions group. Fast-forward a few decades, and…