Analysis

Fully-automated Roboadvisors Will Manage Nearly $1 Trillion Assets by 2022

Fully-automated Roboadvisors Will Manage Nearly $1 Trillion Assets by 2022

24 Jan 2018 comment

New data from Juniper Research has found that roboadvisors (digital wealth management platforms) under full control of AI systems will reach $987 billion per annum in AUM (assets under management) by 2022.

PwC: 138 Million Fewer Cars in Europe and the US by 2030

PwC: 138 Million Fewer Cars in Europe and the US by 2030

24 Jan 2018 comment

The automotive market will face radical change in 2030, according to research by PwC. As a result of novel sharing concepts, the stock of cars could fall from 280 to 200 million in Europe and 270 to 212 million in the United States.

IDC: Slight Growth in the EMEA PC Market

IDC: Slight Growth in the EMEA PC Market

23 Jan 2018 comment

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) recorded slight growth in the fourth quarter of 2017, with the market going positive (+1.2%) and totaling 20.9 million units, according to IDC.

Cellular M2M Connections Willl Reach 1.3 Billion by 2022

Cellular M2M Connections Willl Reach 1.3 Billion by 2022

23 Jan 2018 comment

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the total number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.3 billion by 2022, representing a 220% increase from an estimated 400 million in 2017.

Public Cloud Services Spending Will Reach $160 Billion This Year

Public Cloud Services Spending Will Reach $160 Billion This Year

22 Jan 2018 comment

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $160 billion in 2018, an increase of 23.2% over 2017, according to IDC.

Top Ten Mobile Operators Have 76% Share in Cellular IoT

Top Ten Mobile Operators Have 76% Share in Cellular IoT

22 Jan 2018 comment

The ten leading global mobile operator groups have a combined market share of 76 percent in cellular IoT, according to a new report from Berg Insights.

Understanding Net Neutrality Makes Consumers More Likely to Support it

Understanding Net Neutrality Makes Consumers More Likely to Support it

19 Jan 2018 comment

A new GfK study shed light on one of the most talked-about subjects at this year’s CES conference – Internet (“net”) neutrality.

Public Cloud Drives Growth of Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues in 3Q17

Public Cloud Drives Growth of Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues in 3Q17

19 Jan 2018 comment

According to IDC, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 25.5% year over year in the third quarter of 2017, reaching $11.3 billion.

Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues Had Double-digit Growth in 3Q17

Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues Had Double-digit Growth in 3Q17

18 Jan 2018 comment

According to IDC, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 25.5% year over year in the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17), reaching $11.3 billion.

Semiconductor Revenue Forecast to Grow 7.5% in 2018

Semiconductor Revenue Forecast to Grow 7.5% in 2018

18 Jan 2018 comment

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $451 billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from $419 billion in 2017, according to Gartner.

China Will Drive Accelerated Growth for Cellular IoT in 2018

China Will Drive Accelerated Growth for Cellular IoT in 2018

17 Jan 2018 comment

The global number of cellular IoT subscribers increased by 56 percent during 2017 to reach 647.5 million, according to a new report from Berg Insights.

Smart Grids Will Save City Dwellers $14bn in Energy Costs by 2022

Smart Grids Will Save City Dwellers $14bn in Energy Costs by 2022

16 Jan 2018 comment

New data from Juniper Research has found that the development of smart grids linked to smart cities will result in citizens saving $14 billion per annum in energy bills by 2022.

Gartner: AI Is a Game Changer for Personal Devices

Gartner: AI Is a Game Changer for Personal Devices

16 Jan 2018 comment

Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual's emotional state than his or her own family.

Gartner: PC Shipments Declined 2% in 4Q17 and 2.8% for the Year

Gartner: PC Shipments Declined 2% in 4Q17 and 2.8% for the Year

15 Jan 2018 comment

As we have mentioned earlier, it is still unclear whether PC shipments grew or fell in the last quarter of 2017. Gartner reports, also in a preliminary analysis, that PC shipments totaled 71.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 2 percent decline from the same quarter of 2016.

IDC: PC Market Achieves First Positive 4Q Shipment Growth in Six Years

IDC: PC Market Achieves First Positive 4Q Shipment Growth in Six Years

15 Jan 2018 comment

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) totaled 70.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), recording slightly positive (0.7%) year-on-year growth, according to IDC.

Smartphones Will Capture Over a Quarter of Media Time in South Korea

Smartphones Will Capture Over a Quarter of Media Time in South Korea

8 Jan 2018 comment

Adults in South Korea will spend more than one-quarter of their daily media time on a smartphone this year, according to eMarketer’s latest time spent with media forecast.

Gartner Highlights 10 Uses for AI-Powered Smartphones

Gartner Highlights 10 Uses for AI-Powered Smartphones

8 Jan 2018 comment

Artificial intelligence (AI) features will become a critical product differentiator for smartphone vendors that will help them to acquire new customers while retaining current users, according to Gartner.

Mobile QR Code Coupon Redemptions Will Surge Over 5.3 Billion by 2022

Mobile QR Code Coupon Redemptions Will Surge Over 5.3 Billion by 2022

5 Jan 2018 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of QR code coupons redeemed via mobile will reach 5.3 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 1.3 billion in 2017.

Semiconductor Revenue Grew 22.2% in 2017; Samsung Takes No. 1 Position

Semiconductor Revenue Grew 22.2% in 2017; Samsung Takes No. 1 Position

5 Jan 2018 comment

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion in 2017, a 22.2 percent increase from 2016, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

Banks That Commit to Digital Transformation Are Poised for Success

Banks That Commit to Digital Transformation Are Poised for Success

4 Jan 2018 comment

Digital transformation (DX) in the worldwide banking industry is characterized by the ability to use technology to break out of the constraints forced by legacy systems and processes and enable a more efficient and responsive institution.

Global Economic Growth in 2018 on Track to Be Fastest Since 2011

Global Economic Growth in 2018 on Track to Be Fastest Since 2011

4 Jan 2018 comment

The global economy is set to grow by almost 4% in 2018 in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, adding an extra $5 trillion to global output at current values, according to new projections in PwC’s Global Economy Watch.

Fleet Management Systems in Eastern Europe Will Reach 9.1 Million by 2021

Fleet Management Systems in Eastern Europe Will Reach 9.1 Million by 2021

3 Jan 2018 comment

According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Russia/CIS and Eastern Europe was 4.8 million in Q4-2016.

Roboadvisor Platform Revenues Will Reach $25 Billion by 2022

Roboadvisor Platform Revenues Will Reach $25 Billion by 2022

3 Jan 2018 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that roboadvisor platform revenues will reach $25 billion by 2022, up from an estimated $1.7 billion in 2017, as the automation of wealth management revolutionises the way individuals invest.

Security Spending Will Reach $96 Billion in 2018

Security Spending Will Reach $96 Billion in 2018

2 Jan 2018 comment

Gartner forecasts worldwide enterprise security spending to total $96.3 billion in 2018, an increase of 8 percent from 2017. Organizations are spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to a digital business strategy.

Shipments of Cellular M2M Terminals to Reach 13.7 Million by 2022

Shipments of Cellular M2M Terminals to Reach 13.7 Million by 2022

2 Jan 2018 comment

About 4.9 million cellular M2M terminals were shipped globally during 2016, an increase of 28.0 percent from the previous year, according to a new Berg Insights analitycs. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8 percent, this number is expected to reach 13.7 million in 2022.

Spending on Telecom and Pay TV Services Will Grow 2% in 2018

Spending on Telecom and Pay TV Services Will Grow 2% in 2018

29 Dec 2017 comment

Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services is forecast to reach nearly $1.7 billion in 2017, an increase of 1.7% over 2016, according to IDC. They expect spending on Telecom and Pay TV services to grow 2% year over year and surpass $1.7 billion in 2018.

Gartner Identifies Three Scale Accelerators to Drive Digital Transformation

Gartner Identifies Three Scale Accelerators to Drive Digital Transformation

29 Dec 2017 comment

CIOs trying to lead digital transformation at the speed needed to succeed need a mix of three scale accelerators, according to Gartner. The three scale accelerators include: digital dexterity, network effect technologies, and an industrialized digital platform.

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 10.8% in 3Q17

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 10.8% in 3Q17

28 Dec 2017 comment

According to IDC, worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 10.8% year over year to $2.99 billion during the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17). The market consumed 1.96 exabytes of new storage capacity during the quarter, which was up 30% compared to the same period a year ago.

Construction Equipment Telematics Systems Will Reach 4.6 Million by 2021

Construction Equipment Telematics Systems Will Reach 4.6 Million by 2021

28 Dec 2017 comment

Berg Insight estimates that the global installed base of active construction equipment (CE) OEM telematics systems reached almost 1.8 million units in 2016.

Shipments of Wearable Devices Will Nearly Double by 2021

Shipments of Wearable Devices Will Nearly Double by 2021

27 Dec 2017 comment

The overall wearables market is expected to grow from 113.2 million shipments in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.4%, according to IDC.