profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How Mobile Drives Growth of American Travel Revenues According to eMarketer’s latest forecast on digital and mobile travel. This year, digital travel sales in the U.S. will reach $189.62 billion, 40 percent of which will come from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Source: eMarketer

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Headset Upside Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) continue to gain momentum in the emerging technology marketplace. Dedicated AR and VR headsets are now expected to grow from just under 10 million units in 2016 to about 100 million units in 2021 – that’s a 5-year CAGR of 57.7 percent. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Connected Car Commerce Revenue will Reach $100 Billion Beyond the connected car ecosystem, there are opportunities for integration with other emerging technology ecosystems – …

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Study: B2B Digital Marketing Talent Shortage in Tech Sector “Less than half of marketers are advanced in the core skillsets that are important today, such as content marketing, digital media, and data analysis…

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Enterprise Mobile App Demand is Evolving in 2017 Many enterprises across the globe are not creating mobile applications. According to the findings from a recent Gartner survey, 39 percent of respondents said they had not built, customized or virtualized any mobile apps in the previous 12 months. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How Artificial Intelligence Affects Global Internet Policy Artificial intelligence is dominating the R&D agenda of the leading Internet industry. The Silicon Valley and other startup hubs are buzzing about artificial intelligence and the issue has come at the top of policymakers’ agenda including the G20, the ITU, and the OECD. Source: Internet Society

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Cloud Services Continue to Drive IT Server Market Shift The shift to public cloud computing continues to impact on-premises IT data centers. Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market declined 4.6 percent year-over-year to $11.8 billion in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17), according to the latest market study by IDC. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How to Lead When Global Trust is Plummeting “The Edelman survey indicates that people value social media, peer reviews, and word-of-mouth sources over polished speeches and glossy advertising. Your employees, customers, suppliers, and neighbors grade your contribution to the system.” Source: Strategy + Business

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Industrial Robot Impact on the North American Economy Sales of robots in North America have surged by 32% in the last year, and that’s after a record year in 2016. It’s the robotics industry’s strongest ever first-quarter results, according to the Robotics Industries Association. Source: World Economic Forum

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Digital Trust is a Valuable Commercial Asset in 2017 As more commercial transaction infrastructure moves online, so do the criminals that seek to destroy or defraud that same business resource. Cyber crime is a growing threat to corporations across the globe, who are increasingly using digital commerce methods to operate their enterprise. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Windows PC Market Very Unlikely to Improve in 2017 The personal computer sector is stuck in a downturn. Worldwide shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs) – including a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstation PCs, plus slate and detachable tablets – are forecast to decline from a total of 435 million units in 2016 to 405.2 million units in 2021, according to the latest market study by IDC. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Agricultural Robots and Drones Bring Big Data to Farming According to a new study, agriculture will be a major market for drones, reaching over $480 million in 2027. Unmanned remote-controlled helicopters have already been spraying rice fields in Japan since early 1990s. Source: IDTechEx

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How Digital Growth Drives Enterprise Architect Demand According to the latest 2017 CIO Survey from Harvey Nash and KPMG, 89 percent of respondents are…

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Line of Business Leaders Drive Digital Transformation Digital transformation requires savvy talent. That’s why more Line of Business (LoB) leaders are adding business technology experts to their staff – independent of the traditional IT department. Senior executives cite the need for specialized skills, faster response times and predictable business outcomes. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Nearly Half of Internet Users in France Adopt OTT Video Over-the-top (OTT) video service usage has made steady progress in becoming a mainstream activity in France. This year, nearly half of the country’s internet users (49.7%) and…

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How Technology Transforms Education and Skills Demand As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s clear that technology will play a central role in nearly all aspects of our lives.

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Internet of Things will Enhance Residential Security Apps Security system monitoring via the Internet is still a growth business. According to the latest market study by Berg Insight, the number of monitored security alarm systems in the European market is forecast to grow from 8.7 million subscribers in 2016, at a CAGR of 4 percent, to reach 10.6 million in 2021. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Explore the Global Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index Managing urban transportation challenges in large metropolitan areas has motivated local government leaders to consider alternative solutions to traditional public transit. More major cities across the globe now have programs in place to test the applications of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

U.S. CEO Outlook 2017 – Why it’s Time to Disrupt and Grow KPMG’s survey of 400 U.S. chief executives reveals a surge in CEO confidence. Results show that most have a positive outlook on economic growth over the next three years, and possess far greater confidence in the United States and in their companies than last year. Source: KPMG

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Plans to Overhaul the U.S. Gov Legacy Computer Systems Saying the federal government is lagging behind the “technology revolution,” President Donald Trump called for more than $1 trillion in savings during the next 10 years by overhauling outdated computer systems and improving information technology. Source: WSJ

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How Blockchain will Transform Banking and Online Payments Two billion people worldwide lack access to a financial transaction account. Studies have shown that having a basic bank account automatically raises standards of living: people save more, they can borrow for education, start a business or buy property. Source: World Economic Forum

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Managed Security Services will Reach $1B in Latin America Effective IT infrastructure security is a growing concern to most organizations that have expanded their use of eCommerce applications. It’s especially important to senior executives at public companies that are held responsible for security breaches and any related impact on customers. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Future of Work and Robotic Automation in a Global Economy The stock of robots in the U.S. and Western Europe increased fourfold between 1993 and 2007. And one more robot per thousand workers is estimated to reduce the employment to population ratio by about 0.18-0.34 percentage points, and wages by 0.25-0.5 percent. Source: World Economic Forum

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Gigabit LTE Network Deployments Advance in 2017 The mobile internet continues to drive mobile network infrastructure investment. 4G LTE will grow from approximately 30 percent of global mobile subscriptions in 2017 to 50 percent in 2024, according to the latest worldwide study by ABI Research. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

How Virtual Reality Technology Gained New Momentum Worldwide shipments of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets grew to 2.3 million units in 1Q17, according to IDC. With more products scheduled to ship in the second half of 2017, IDC is forecasting triple-digit growth for the full year. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

IT DevOps and Continuous Delivery Gaining Adoption It is becoming increasingly apparent that both DevOps and Continuous Delivery require an ability to share information across the staff, tools, and processes supporting diverse life-cycle stages and functions. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Evolution of HDTV Gains New Momentum with HDR Consumer video entertainment is about to evolve, once again. High dynamic range (HDR) features will infiltrate some full high-definition (HD) television sets and thereby help to boost the emerging 4K TV set (UltraHD) market momentum. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Why Artificial Intelligence will Enhance Human Potential Artificial intelligence (AI) can extend and augment human capability to help solve health, poverty and education issues.

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Digital Commerce Users will Reach 3 Billion by 2021 The mobile internet is a proven catalyst for online retail innovation. For some time, it’s been clear that the mobile device – either smartphone or media tablet – is increasingly important in the world of digital commerce transaction growth across the globe. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Growth Challenges Drive Semiconductor Market M&A Semiconductors are the heart of information technology and telecommunications systems. Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $343.5 billion in 2016 – that’s a 2.6 percent increase from 2015 revenue of $334.9 billion, according to Gartner. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

More IT Workloads Shift to Cloud Services in 2017 Cloud computing services continue to grow, as more organizations discover the benefits of hybrid cloud solutions. The worldwide cloud infrastructure services market grew significantly in the first quarter of 2017, up by 42 percent year-on-year to reach $11.4 billion, according to Canalys. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Distributed Ledger Technologies Enable Smart Contracts Blockchain applications are driving significant new investment in related Internet of Things (IoT) projects. The rapidly evolving distributed ledger technology will alter established industries beyond financial services, according to the latest worldwide market study by ABI Research. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Cognitive Systems are Growing by 56 Percent in Latin America Spending in cognitive systems will reach $358.2 million in Latin America by 2020. Financial services tops the list at 37% of the total, followed by manufacturing and resources with 15%, distribution and services with 10%, cross-industries with 6%, and other industries with the remaining 32%. Source: IDC

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Why Digital Banking in France Exceeds American Adoption The majority of France’s internet users will bank online in 2017, according to eMarketer’s first-ever forecast of digital banking in the country. But relatively few will do so using a mobile phone compared with the likes of the US. market. Source: eMarketer

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Managed Service Provider Market Reached $300 Billion The Managed Services Provider (MSP) market, occupied by companies that provide contingent workforce management, is flourishing, logging a robust growth rate of 12 percent in 2016 to reach $300 billion in managed spend. Source: Everest Group

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Study Finds U.S. Merchants Increase Digital Sales in 2017 The 2017 American Express Digital Payments Survey shows that consumers are increasingly relying on online and mobile technology to make purchases, opening new opportunities for merchants to reach more customers and grow revenue. Source: American Express

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Enterprise Wearable Device Market Reaches $10.5B in 2017 Wearable technologies are entering the workplace. ABI Research forecasts enterprise wearable device revenue – such as smartwatches, smart glasses, and wearable scanners – will exceed $55 billion in 2022, which is growing from an estimated $10.5 billion in 2017. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Some Over-the-Top Video Subscribers Still Using Pay-TV Despite online TV rapidly growing in popularity, there’s no doubting the importance of the traditional TV set to the media consumption habits of internet users – even among those who are paying for an online TV service. Source: GlobalWebIndex

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Growing Global Demand for Hybrid Flash Array Storage Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue was down 0.5 percent year-over-year, reaching $9.2 billion in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17), according to the latest global market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

EU General Data Protection Regulation – Why it Matters Compliance with IT security and data privacy regulation is of growing concern to most European organizations. …

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Chinese Smartphone Vendors Gain New Market Share Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017 – that’s a 9.1 percent increase over the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest market study by Gartner. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Why the Savvy C-Suite is Focused on Digital Growth CEOs recognize how much their digital strategy influences business goals. Back in 2007, only 40% of CIOs were involved in strategic planning; now they’re regarded as some of the most integral members of the C-Suite. Source: HBR

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

IT Security-as-a-Service Demand Creates Opportunities Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have compelling reasons to invest in IT security solutions, and telecom service providers are able to offer these new services, according to Analysys Mason. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Best Cities in the World for Tech Innovation and Talent Austin, Texas ranks as the world’s number one Tech City. IBM, Dell, and AMD all have a long-established presence here, and today low taxes, favorable real estate costs and a strong entrepreneurial culture mean the Texan capital maintains access to some of the world’s top talent. Source: World Economic Forum

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Mainframe Reinvention: a digital growth catalyst What if your enterprise could shift industry trends in its favor by leveraging existing IT infrastructure? What if your company’s experts could foresee a compelling new customer experience, then quickly develop and deploy an online solution that’s ahead of your peer group? Source: In the Making

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Network Function Virtualization Revenue to Reach $38 Billion Open source hardware and software projects continue to gain momentum in the global telecom sector. However, after a relatively slow start, the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) market will experience growth through ongoing technology investments by major telecommunication service providers. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Why Digital Trust is an Organizational Culture Challenge Organizational security online is everyone’s responsibility, and a key part of all digital transformations. Furthermore, maintaining ‘digital trust’ is a critical aspect of all business technology deployments. Besides, the concept of digital trust is essential in the Financial Services sector of the Global Networked Economy. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem Gains Momentum According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, 50 percent of new vehicles will be shipped with Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) hardware by 2022 – it’s a wireless communication technology that enables real-time short-range communication between vehicles. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

IoT Apps Integrated with Machine Learning and Blockchain Internet of Things (IoT) market growth will accelerate in 2017, with the adoption of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), according the the latest worldwide market study by Frost & Sullivan. This cellular technology uses licensed spectrum and offers a standardized low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) solution. Source: Digital Lifescapes

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window
profile image

Commercial Transmedia | David H Deans

illustration

Compelling Economics of AI and Machine Learning Apps Are you ready for the Cognitive Systems era? If not, have you at least updated your business technology plan?

Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on PinterestComment on FacebookOpen link in new window