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May
2014
Overall Australian education standards, revenue Higher Education institutions and ICT-enabled spending for education have been slipping, particularly in comparison to other developed global economies and a number of key East Asian countri
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May
2014
According to the just released International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Black Book (Document # 248617), worldwide IT spending will increase by 4.1% in constant currency this year, down IDC’s previous forecast of 4.6% and also
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May
2014
The mobile industry could be on its last ‘G’, if comments made this week by U.K. operator EE are anything to go by. "My wife asked me: ‘how many ‘Gs’ do you have left in you?’ Looking at my pension,
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May
2014
With spending on IT increasing, businesses must prioritise the IT projects that deliver the best return on investment, according to analyst Ovum. Speaking at Ovum’s Industry Congress (OIC) in London, Nicole Englebert, director of res
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May
2014
The number of smartphone SIMs worldwide will reach 3.9 billion in 2018, accounting for more than half of the total number of handset connections for the first time, according to new research Analysys Mason. While growth in the smartphone
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May
2014
Organizations are increasingly turning to digital means to find new revenue and drive growth. However, few are ready for the velocity of customer-centric innovation or the myriad technology and business options that will define the next gen
15
May
2014
New research IDC New Zealand shows that New Zealand consumers are choosing to go out less often for shopping and leisure activities, as they prefer to do these activities in the comfort of their own home, thanks to advances in technology.&n
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May
2014
According to the latest Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker International Data Corporation (IDC), the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) markets grew 7.1% year on year in 1Q14 — the fourth quarter of continuous grow
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May
2014
Ahead of the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2014, being held May 19-20, in London, Yefim Natis, vice president and Gartner Fellow, examined how the architecture of enterprise applications must change
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May
2014
Europe’s five biggest economies will spend €30 billion on next-generation broadband networks by 2017, according to IHS Technology. In a research note on Thursday, the analyst firm said the investment is a combination of public a
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May
2014
Applications are changing dramatically due to mobile and cloud pressures. This not only drives the need to change application development practices, but it changes the nature of what is delivered to users. Ahead of the Gartner Application
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May
2014
One in four German CIOs have adopted cloud, and 70 percent plan to change sourcing strategies in the next two to three years, according to Gartner, Inc. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Gartner’s Executive Programs conducted a survey of
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May
2014
In the shadow of Internet monoliths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, it’s easy to forget that Silicon Valley got its start hard-scrabble tinkerers building radios, microchips and other devices. Now, a proliferation of high-tec
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May
2014
The power of objects in the Internet of Things (IoT) to change the state of environments — in addition to generating information — will cause chief information security officers (CISOs) to redefine the scope of their security ef
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May
2014
The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 23 percent in 2014 to total $629 million, up $511 million in 2013, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. Software as a servic
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May
2014
Digital marketing budgets will rise by 10 percent in 2014, following a double-digit percentage increase in 2013, according to a survey of marketing executives by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that, on average, companies spent 10.7 percent
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Apr
2014
To help improve HR decision-making, identify future skills gaps and reduce attrition, payroll processor ADP turned to predictive analytics. The Project: Deploy predictive analytics internally at ADP to improve human resource decision-makin
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Apr
2014
Insurance company Ecclesiastical embarked on its first major IT outsourcing project when it accepted that it was not getting the most out of the data it holds. The company contracted Indian tier two IT services firm ITC Infotech to help it
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Apr
2014
Insurance companies in Europe are under threat from companies outside their sector as they fail to keep up with digital developments. According to Forrester Research’s report Trends 2014: European Digital Insurance, companies outside
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Apr
2014
Only half of UK IT decision makers are aware of the coming EU Data Protection Regulation, compared with 87% in Germany, a survey has revealed. The survey by security firm Trend Micro polled 850 senior IT decision makers across Europe. Of
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Apr
2014
A shortage of talent and immigration legislation have been blamed for hampering technology growth in London. A lack of talent is the biggest threat to London’s technology sector, according to Tech London Advocates. In a survey of th
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Apr
2014
Maintaining sales momentum after mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is critical if providers want to achieve desired results, but many struggle to do this in light of the new technology buying cycle, according to Gartner, Inc. Sales and ma
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Apr
2014
San Francisco-based cloud provider Zendesk has filed for a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock. Zendesk plans to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ZEN. It has not disclosed the number
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Apr
2014
Vendors and disties have told CRN that the new Japan-Australia free trade agreement will not automatically lead to a reduction in prices for ICT equipment, despite the removal of tariffs on electronics. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot
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Apr
2014
The impact of cloud is the focus for this year’s Datacentres Europe (www.datacentreseurope.com), the largest regional event for enterprises and the IT infrastructure and evolving cloud services they use. In a packed program which inc
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Apr
2014
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been ranked as the number one life science information technology (IT) services vendor in a global survey conducted by IDC Health Insights. It is the fourth consecutive year Accenture has received this ranking.
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Apr
2014
2014 will be the year that CEOs and senior executives prioritize growth, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. The 2014 Gartner CEO and Senior Executive Survey found that that there is currently a "risk-on" period when CEO
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Apr
2014
As the traditional worldwide enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market experiences relative maturation and the lofty gains of the past two years begin to flatten, the WLAN market for cloud-managed Wi-Fi presents notable growth op
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Apr
2014
The worldwide wearable computing market (commonly referred to as "wearables") is finally expanding beyond early adopter status to more functional and stylish lifestyle accessories that are making their way onto the pages of GQ and
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Apr
2014
As the hardcopy industry shifts its focus from hardware to business document workflow automation and optimization, a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) user survey has identified important trends that can help providers sharpen the
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