European spending on mobility solutions is forecast to reach $293 billion in 2018, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data Corporation. IDC expects the market to post a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4%, leading to spending in excess of $325 billion in 2022.
Western Europe (WE) accounted for 78% of total mobility spending in 2017 and will remain by far the largest contributor in the wider European region, with a CAGR of 2.7% for the 2017–2022 period. At the same time, mobility expenditure in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) will grow at 1.2%.
Mobility plays a central role in [...]
Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs in 2018, while data center infrastructure is the most commonly targeted for cost savings, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc.
Sixteen percent of government CIOs said they plan to increase spending on business intelligence (BI) and analytics (16 percent) and data management (six percent) in 2018 (see Table 2).
Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey gathered data from 3,160 CIO respondents in 98 countries and across major industries, including 461 government CIOs. Government respondents are segmented [...]
Analysts to Discuss How to Implement Self-Service Analytics and BI at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, March 19-21, 2018 in London, U.K.
Organizations are embracing self-service analytics and business intelligence (BI) to bring these capabilities to business users of all levels. This trend is so pronounced that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2019, the analytics output of business users with self-service capabilities will surpass that of professional data scientists.
“The trend of digitalization is driving demand for analytics across all areas of modern business and government,” said Carlie J. [...]
Annual spending on digital transformation (DX) initiatives in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region is set to top $38 billion by 2021, according to the latest insights presented by IDC. Hosting the region’s most influential technology vendors, telecommunications operators, and IT service providers at The Address Dubai Marina hotel for its ‘IDC Directions 2018’ event, the global technology research and consulting services firm examined the shifting trends and priorities that will shape ICT investment in 2018 and beyond.
Running under the theme ‘Digital Economy at a Tipping Point: ICT Market Outlook for META in 2018’, the event showcased [...]