While IT, and most businesses, have been focused on operational excellence for the past 20-30 years, Gartner analysts said it’s time security leaders put the focus on customer experience.
Global sales of smartphones to end users returned to growth in the first quarter of 2018 with a 1.3 percent increase over the same period in 2017, according to Gartner.
The top two business priorities for CIOs of midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2018 are growth and digital transformation, according to findings from Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey.
Worldwide shipments of devices PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (+1.3 percent) in 2018 and will total 2.3 billion units, according to Gartner.
Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 6.2 percent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
According to research and advisory firm Gartner, 48 percent of organisations that are implementing the Internet of Things (IoT) said they are already using, or plan to use digital twins (virtual representations of real objects) in 2018.
Commvault, as part of its Connections Live forum, will highlight how HyperScale technology will impact and can benefit Middle East organisations.
When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organisations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to Gartner.
Corporate spending to protect internet of things devices will be driven to a large extent by regulatory requirements, Gartner says.
Most Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D sensing feature behind Apple’s Face ID security, handicapping Samsung and others on a technology that is set to be worth billions in revenue over the next few years.