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Worldwide IT spending will total USD 3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1% from 2018, according to Gartner. “Currency headwinds fueled by the strengthening U.S. dollar have caused us to revise...
Apr 18, 2019
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It is no secret that ransomware and other cyberattacks are rising phenomenally across the world, attacking every industry sector possible and healthcare is one of the biggest targets. While the good...
Apr 18, 2019
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Open source has evolved over the past two decades and has now permeated into the modern enterprise landscape. While the message is loud and clear that a majority of the CIOs and technology experts...
Apr 17, 2019
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Companies globally could incur USD 5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cyberattacks, as dependency on complex internet-enabled business models outpaces...
Apr 17, 2019
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The worldwide spending on datacenter hardware and software grew by 17% in 2018, according to a Synergy Research Group (SRG) study. The growth was driven by burgeoning demand for public cloud services...
Apr 17, 2019
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Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services totaled USD 513 billion in the second half of 2018 (2H18), an increase of 4.5% year over year (in constant currency), according to the...
Apr 16, 2019
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The adoption of automation for IT security functions is on the rise across the US, UK and APAC, according to Poneman study. Overall, the findings demonstrate an increase in confidence in job security...
Apr 16, 2019
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Concerns about rapidly accelerating privacy regulations and their associated regulatory burdens became the top emerging risk that organizations face globally, according to Gartner’s latest Emerging...
Apr 15, 2019
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The revenues from Digital Twins will reach USD 13 billion by 2023, up from an estimated USD 9.8 billion in 2019, an average annual growth of 35%, according to Juniper Research. This USD 3.3 billion...
Apr 12, 2019
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A vast majority of organizations surveyed are still unprepared to properly respond to cybersecurity incidents, with 77% of respondents indicating they do not have a cybersecurity incident response...
Apr 12, 2019
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In recent times, the biggest challenge for Indian businesses is keeping up with changing consumer expectations. While companies are striving to offer more information, greater personalization and a...
Apr 10, 2019
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As user application touchpoints increase in frequency, change in modalities and expand in device type, the future of app development is multi-experience, according to a recent survey by Gartner. “...
Apr 05, 2019
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As organizations are working with newer technologies and geographically distributed teams today, they are looking to hire more contractors and remote workers without any strict requirements for...
Apr 05, 2019
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Traditionally, CIOs, who usually—and in India, predominantly—have come from a technology background, have found it challenging to effectively communicate with the CEOs, who generally come from a...
Apr 04, 2019
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Vast volumes of data are being produced from various sources in our hyper connected world. Every second we are adding millions of gigabytes of data to the already overflowing data bank. Where is all...
Apr 04, 2019
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The majority of attacks in 2018 were aimed at direct financial profit or obtaining sensitive information, according to PT Security’s Cybersecurity Threatscape 2018 Report. However, attacks aimed at...
Apr 03, 2019
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India spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach USD 2.9 billion in 2019, an increase of 34.5% over 2018, according to the latest update of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public...
Apr 03, 2019
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A cyberattack can cost a large manufacturing organization in Asia Pacific an average of USD 10.7 million in economic loss with customer churn being the largest economic consequence of a cyber breach...
Apr 03, 2019
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The worldwide public cloud services market will grow 17.5% in 2019 to total USD 214.3 billion, up from USD 182.4 billion in 2018, according to Gartner. The fastest-growing market segment will be...
Apr 02, 2019
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Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have the potential to shake up the customer experience by individualizing retailers’ offers and enabling customers to visualize products in different...
Apr 01, 2019
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A recent research by Barracuda’s study, titled Closing Backup and Recovery Gaps reveals new details about the attitudes and approaches SMBs have when it comes to backing up and recovering data, the...
Mar 29, 2019
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There is an increasing growth rate of data of 130% in Indian organizations (vis-à-vis Globally: 569%) and an impressive jump in data protection “adopters” of nearly 50 percentage points (48%) since...
Mar 28, 2019
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By 2030, 80% of the work of today’s project management (PM) discipline will be eliminated as artificial intelligence (AI) takes on traditional PM functions such as data collection, tracking and...
Mar 25, 2019
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Shine.com, India’s 2nd largest job portal has conducted a survey in metro cities among HR professionals to identify how the rapid adoption of technology will change the Indian jobs landscape in 2019...
Mar 19, 2019
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The worldwide server market continued to grow through 2018 as worldwide server revenue increased 17.8% in the fourth quarter of 2018, while shipments grew 8.5% year over year, according to Gartner....
Mar 18, 2019
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Global spending on AI systems will be led by the retail industry where companies will invest USD 5.9 billion this year on solutions such as automated customer service agents and expert shopping...
Mar 13, 2019
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Brands are increasingly using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and automation tools to enhance customer experience and bringing trust and transparency. But concerns have been raised over the possible...
Mar 12, 2019
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For the last one decade, NEXT100 awards by ITNEXT, has served as a good reference list for hunting the future CIOs. The awards—decided through a combination of achievements, psychometric tests, case...
Mar 07, 2019
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By 2023, 50% of the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT today, according to Gartner. The recent Gartner CIO survey shows that the transition to digital government is...
Mar 07, 2019
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As IT strategies become more closely aligned with business goals, the ability for security and risk management (SRM) leaders to effectively present security matters to key business decision makers...
Mar 06, 2019
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Cybercriminals are constantly evolving the sophistication of their attacks—from continuing to exploit the vast insecurity of IoT devices, to morphing open source malware tools into new threats,...
Mar 05, 2019
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The recently released draft policy for India’s e-commerce has started a major debate. While some believe it will bring much relief to India's beleaguered offline retail industry by putting an end to...
Feb 27, 2019
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13% of organizations implementing Internet of Things (IoT) projects already use digital twins, while 62% are either in the process of establishing digital twin use or plan to do so, according to a...
Feb 22, 2019
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85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model, according to a survey by Gartner. Although full adoption is rare, overall, survey respondents use...
Feb 20, 2019
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Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the...
Feb 19, 2019
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The healthcare industry is increasingly leaning toward adopting hybrid clouds that combine private and public cloud services, and their respective benefits — with healthcare ranking third in the...
Feb 18, 2019
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IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organizations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. According to Gartner, IT and...
Feb 14, 2019
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Emerging digital trends are top of mind for customer service and support leaders in 2019, according to a recent survey by Gartner. Customer-facing artificial intelligence (AI), big data, customer...
Feb 12, 2019
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In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. According to Gartner, by 2021,...
Feb 12, 2019
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The Q4 spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 45% from the fourth quarter of 2017, giving a full-year growth rate of 48% in 2018, according to Synergy Research Group (SRG). Notably the growth...
Feb 08, 2019
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By 2022, 70% of organizations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps, regardless of the endpoint device being used, according to Gartner. In 2018,...
Feb 07, 2019
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The total collaboration market will grow by 9% in 2019 to reach over USD 45 billion, driven by a group of high-growth hosted & cloud collaboration market segments, according to a Synergy Research...
Jan 31, 2019
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There is significant rise in the volume of new vulnerabilities in 2018, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) assigned 16,...
Jan 30, 2019
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37% organizations have been affected by cryptominers globally, followed by mobile malware (33%), botnet malware (18%), banking malware (13%) and ransomware (4%), according to Checkpoint’s Cyber...
Jan 29, 2019
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India finds its place amongst the leading nations globally in their preparedness towards the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Cisco’s 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study....
Jan 28, 2019
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Worldwide IT spending will total USD 3.76 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2% from 2018, according to Gartner. “Despite uncertainty fueled by recession rumors, Brexit, and trade wars and tariffs,...
Jan 28, 2019
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly making its way into the workplace, with virtual personal assistants (VPAs) and other forms of chatbots now augmenting human performance in many...
Jan 25, 2019
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Data analytics and cybersecurity pushed cloud out of the top spot for increased technology investment by government CIOs in 2019, according to a survey from Gartner. This increased focus on data...
Jan 24, 2019
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The number of enterprises implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270% in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that...
Jan 21, 2019
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Staff shortages have escalated in the last three months to become the top emerging risk organizations face globally, according to Gartner’s latest Emerging Risks Survey. The survey of 137 senior...
Jan 18, 2019
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