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Analyst opinion: Are public cloud services a dumb move for telcos?
Is a “dumb” cloud as dangerous to a telco’s financial health as a dumb pipe?
Analyst Opinion: Managing cultural challenges as technologies converge
Today, it would be rare to attend a technology conference where convergence is not mentioned in some way.
Mobile payments market will undergo huge transformation in next five years
“The market for P2P mobile money transfers will be shaped by a new wave of players that will drive innovation and disruption going forward."
Nine things your business needs to know about BuzzFeed Video
BuzzFeed’s new mobile video app, BuzzFeed Video, is testament to the growing importance of video to the digital operations of all media companies.
Mobile proximity payment users to surpass 1 billion
The analyst firm says the while they are the smallest, mobile proximity payments are the fastest growing segment in the market.
Analyst Opinion: Digital transformation needs to be built on a strong foundation
Digital transformation has already become one of the IT industry’s hot topics, and will continue to grab headlines through 2016.
There's a SIM card for every single person on the planet
New research states there’s one SIM card per person on the planet, meaning global mobile penetration has reached 100% at the end of 2015.
Analyst Opinion: Applying artificial intelligence to digital processes
Enterprises should develop their expertise in AI and cognitive computing and begin applying it as part of their digital initiatives.
Security analytics and intelligence key for 2016
Security intelligence and analytical capabilities will come to the fore in the battle against cybercrime next year.
Say hello to iPaaS as middleware-as-a-service disrupts market
Middleware-as-a-service and lightweight API development will drive middleware to new heights in 2016, as companies seek more agile integration.
IT spending to lift investment in big data analytics
A rising tide of IT spending will continue to lift investment in big data analytics, according to industry analysts Ovum.
Government IT needs to aim higher
“There is not much point in having an agile IT unit if your procurement, recruitment, and budgeting processes still take months."
Making a clear distinction between M2M and IoT
When it comes to a subject as rich in promise as the Internet of Things, debates can get pretty heated.
Real-time look at digital strategy vital, says Ovum
Analyst firm Ovum is urging enterprises to address the ‘Big 5’ digital management areas.
Road to 2025: Digital economy to hit $4.8trillion during second digital revolution
A fresh wave of digital transformation is coming, with industries across the board impacted by the ‘Second Digital Revolution’.
Demand for connectivity to soar following 2nd wave of digital transformation
Ovum forecasts there will be 962.3 million fixed broadband subscriptions globally by the year 2020 which will represent a 43.5% household penetration.
Cybersecurity arms race to escalate in 2016
Spending on cybersecurity protection is set to exceed $37 billion, as organisations increase spending to keep their businesses, data, and users safe.
Second digital revolution to bring $4.8 trillion spend
A second digital revolution will bring $4.8 trillion in spend by 2025, but which tech providers will become digital enablers and reap the benefits?
IT flexibility tops the enterprise agenda
"These themes underline the need to overhaul IT capability to place greater emphasis on collaboration and enabling innovation."
Australia finally has a PM who 'gets IT'
“Having someone with an understanding of technology at the highest position in government cannot be underestimated."
Ovum: New Apple lineup just 'me too' rather than innovative
Apple's latest launch has ensured the company's success for another year, but Apple's competitive edge is 'dangerously fading away' says analyst.
Enterprise mobility management market set to quadruple
Enterprise mobility management software market is expected to quadruple over the next 4 years, with opportunities for fastest growth coming from APAC.
Interactive Intelligence named leading multichannel cloud contact centre vendor
Interactive Intelligence has managed to gain market share and sees more than half of its new customers choosing to deploy its solutions in the cloud.
Google's restructure to Alphabet - what it means
“While the move is primarily intended to make the company’s operations more transparent, it has implications for each of the core businesses."