[goldmansachs.com] The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the third wave in the development of the Internet. The 1990 fixed Internet wave connected 1 billion users while the 2000 mobile wave connected another 2 billion. The IoT has the potential to connect 10X as
IT spending is on the rise, with companies on average spending more than 5 percent of revenues on IT (up from about 3 percent from just a few years ago). Largely as a result of that investment, IT is becoming more strategic and more complex.
Computerworld's annual Forecast survey of IT executives shows that IT budgets are indeed continuing to make a nice recovery. Some 43% of the 194 respondents said that they expect their IT budgets to increase. That's up from 36% in last year's study. This year's average
What are the top emerging technologies and trends that should be on your watch list or in your test lab? Computerworld asked IT leaders, consultants and industry analysts to weigh in. Here's their list. Read more here..
[IBM.com] CSPs (Communication Service Providers) should see big data as a crucial window of opportunity. Telecommunications is an industry poised to be at the forefront of the big-data wave, using big data analytics as a differentiator today and, eventually, as a most valuable core capability.