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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation an almost $2 trillion industry by 2022
"The unprecedented speed at which technologies are coming to market supporting DX strategies can only be described as frantic."
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Cloud Services
‘Radical’ cloud services transforming Philippines IT outsourcing market
The IT outsourcing market in the Philippines is in the midst of a fundamental shift caused by cloud services that are key to its growth.
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Apple
Smartwatches forecast to dominate wearables market by 2022
It’s been hyped about for years, but according to IDC smartwatches are finally beginning to make an impact on the wearables market.
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Tablets & laptops
IDC says there’s a silver lining behind ongoing PC decline
Despite the personal computing devices market posting another decline in 2017, IDC says there are a number of positive aspects to take advantage of.
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Cloud
Blockchain spending to surge 90% in 2018 with 60% on IT services
APAC spent around US$148m on blockchain solutions in 2017, with 2018's forecast almost double that and IT services taking the lion's share.
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Apple
Detachable tablets return to growth while slate tablets continue decline
Growth for the overall year just remained positive with 1.6 percent year over year growth in 2017, a sharp drop from the 24 percent growth in 2016.
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IDC
No sign of wear in the wearables market with double digit growth
IDC forecasts vendors will ship a total of 121.7 million wearable devices this year alone, a whopping 16.6 percent increase last year's efforts.
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Internet of Things
IT spending by AU educational institutions to exceed US$1.6b
​Educational institutions in Australia are loosening the purse strings in a move the IDC says is in response to ‘dramatic changes' in student demands.
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Apple
Traditional PC market declines but fares better than expected
​Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs declined in the first quarter of 2017, but surprisingly the figures are more positive than expected.
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Apple
Global wearables market grows 17.9 percent - and we have a new leader
The worldwide wearables market continued its rapid rise in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with multiple companies experiencing triple digit growth.