73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects

By Louis Columbus | October 12, 2017

New IoT Projects Manufacturing-based IoT connections grew 84% between 2016 and 2017, followed by energy & utilities (41%). 73% of executives are either researching or currently launching IoT projects. The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year…

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business

By Louis Columbus | October 2, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Revolution 84% of respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage. 83% believe AI is a strategic priority for their businesses today. 75% state that AI will allow them to move into new businesses and…

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G, Edge Computing For First Time

By Louis Columbus | September 7, 2017

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Gartner added eight new technologies to the Hype Cycle this year including 5G, Artificial General Intelligence, Deep Learning, Edge Computing, Serverless PaaS. Virtual Personal Assistants, Personal Analytics, Data Broker PaaS (dbrPaaS) are no longer…

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017

By Louis Columbus | August 2, 2017

McKinsey’s State Of Machine Learning And AI, 2017 Tech giants including Baidu and Google spent between $20B to $30B on AI in 2016, with 90% of this spent on R&D and deployment, and 10% on AI acquisitions. Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business

By Louis Columbus | July 14, 2017

Internet Of Things Data According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by 2020. 95% of execs surveyed plan to launch an IoT business within three years. These and many other insights are…

How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise Software In 2017

By Louis Columbus | June 30, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionising Enterprise 81% of IT leaders are currently investing in or planning to invest in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Cowen predicts AI will drive user productivity to materially higher levels, with Microsoft at the forefront. Digital Marketing/Marketing Automation,…

Roundup Of Cloud Computing Forecasts, 2017

By Louis Columbus | May 24, 2017

Cloud Computing Forecasts Cloud computing is projected to increase from $67B in 2015 to $162B in 2020 attaining a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19%. Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud services market will grow 18% in 2017 to…

Five Ways CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Today

By Louis Columbus | May 18, 2017

CPQ Is Revolutionizing Selling Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) continues to be one of the hottest enterprise apps today, fueled by the relentless need all companies have to increase sales while delivering customized orders profitably and accurately. Here are a few of the…

CIO’s Guide To The New Economics Of Real-Time Integration

By Louis Columbus | May 4, 2017

CIO’s Guide To The New Economics CEOs’ decisions today to pursue digital-first strategies for greater revenue growth are defining their company’s competitive strengths in the future. CIOs and their teams are being challenged to drive a larger percentage of revenue…

Machine Learning Is The New Proving Ground For Competitive Advantage

By Louis Columbus | April 28, 2017

Machine Learning Is The New Proving Ground 50% of organizations are planning to use machine learning to better understand customers in 2017. 48% are planning to use machine learning to gain greater competitive advantage. Top future applications of machine learning…

5 Top Paying IT Certifications In 2017

By Louis Columbus | April 20, 2017

5 Top Paying IT Certifications Security-related certifications pay on average over $17,000 per year more than the median IT certification salary. Citrix certifications have annual salaries that range from $99,411 to $105,086 with a median salary of $102,365. AWS Certified…

Business Intelligence And Analytics In The Cloud, 2017

By Louis Columbus | April 11, 2017

Business Intelligence In The Cloud, 2017 78% are planning to increase the use of cloud for BI and data management in the next twelve months. 46% of organizations prefer public cloud platforms for cloud BI, analytics and data management deployments.…

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