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Organizations Slow to Advance in Data and Analytics

Europe, Middle East & Africa lag in data & analytics maturity: Gartner Global Survey Stamford, CT (Feb. 5, 2018) – A worldwide survey* of 196 organizations by Gartner, Inc. showed that 91 percent of organizations have not yet reached a “transformational” level of maturity in data and analytics, despite this area being a number one… Read more »

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Intelligent Automation Will Transform Workplace Outsourcing: Gartner

Orlando, FL (Nov. 13, 2017) – Intelligent automation will transform workplace outsourcing, according to Gartner, Inc. Sourcing and vendor management leaders must prepare to restructure these services and renegotiate contracts to leverage intelligent automation. Gartner defines intelligent automation services as the umbrella term for a variety of strategies, skills, tools and techniques that service providers… Read more »

Three Keys for Organizations to Gain Value From Information

Orlando, FL (Oct. 5, 2017) – In the current information-driven society and increasingly digitalized world, Gartner, Inc. says that sentiments are shifting from the economics of tangible assets to the economics of information — “infonomics” — and other intangible assets. Infonomics is the theory, study and discipline of asserting economic significance to information. It strives… Read more »

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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: Gartner

Orlando, FL (Oct. 4, 2017) – Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top strategic technology trends that will impact most organizations in 2018. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break out of an emerging state into… Read more »

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What Does AI Mean for Consumer Devices?

Egham, UK (Aug. 30, 2017) – IFA 2017, Europe’s largest technology trade show, is soon to kick off in Berlin with an array of consumer electronics companies expected to show off their latest products and innovations. With artificial intelligence (AI) changing the way in which organizations innovate and communicate their processes, products and services, AI… Read more »

Majority of Consumers Won’t Ride in a Fully Autonomous Vehicle

Consumer trust is essential for mass adoption of autonomous vehicle technology, but new Gartner survey reveals 55 percent of respondents would refuse to ride in a fully autonomous vehicle Stamford, Conn. (Aug. 24, 2017) – Gartner, Inc., expects to see multiple launches of autonomous vehicles around 2020. However, the full impact of autonomous vehicle technology… Read more »

Gartner Releases 2017 Hype Cycle for the Digital Workplace

Egham, UK (Aug. 17, 201) – Digital business execution is requiring more frequent and complex decision-making, continuous problem-solving and rapid pattern recognition, all of which require workforce digital dexterity. In most organizations, however, responsibility for helping employees develop the desire and ability to exploit a wide range of transformative technologies — highlighted in the Gartner, Inc…. Read more »

Worldwide Information Security Spending Will Reach $86.4 Billion in 2017

Business Impact of Security Incidents and Evolving Regulations Driving Market Growth, says Gartner Sydney, Australia (Aug. 16, 2017)  – Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast… Read more »

Life Insurer Survey Finds Nearly Half of Respondents Are Operating Without a Digital Strategy

Gartner and LOMA Joint North American Life Insurer Survey Stamford, CT (Aug. 17, 2017) – A recent survey by Gartner. Inc. and LOMA revealed that digital maturity among North American life insurers remains low, with 49 percent of the survey’s respondents having no digital strategy in place and many without an understanding about how digitalization… Read more »

Three Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business Into the Next Decade

2017 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle Garners Insight From More Than 2,000 Technologies Stamford, CT (Aug. 15, 2017) – The emerging technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 reveal three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years. Artificial… Read more »