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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 »

Gartner Says AI Technologies Will Be in Almost Every New Software Product by 2020

Hype and “AI Washing” Is Creating Confusion, Obscuring the Real Benefits of the Technology Sydney, Australia (July 18, 2017) – Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts predict that by… Read more »

A.I. Technologies Will Be in Almost Every New Software Product by 2020

Hype and “AI Washing” Is Creating Confusion, Obscuring the Real Benefits of the Technology: Gartner Sydney, Australia (July 18, 2017) – Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts predict that… Read more »

Gartner Reveals 2017 Cool Vendors That Can Help Keep Pace With Digital Innovation

Stamford, CT (June 15, 2017) — CIOs and IT leaders should partner with digital disruptors that can help them maintain a pace of innovation that is at once high and sustainable. Gartner, Inc.’s 2017 Cool Vendors research examines disruptive vendors that are helping companies to solve long-established problems and stay ahead of the competition in… Read more »

Consumers’ Views of Digital Insurance Distribution Strategies

Digital distribution is a hot topic for insurers. The advent of new digital options, combined with new potential competitors, has increased the volume of discussion. In our experience, much of this is internally focused, with consumer preferences represented by personal preferences of insurer staff. We recently came across a white paper which focused on consumers’ views… Read more »