Curated by BPI Network staff
Facts and Stats
Mar 21, 2017
Only 17% of CIOs and 10% of advertising and marketing executives classify their companies as early adopters of technology. That’s despite the fact that 94% of technology executives and three-quarters of creative executives agree it's important for leaders in their department to test new technical innovations.
CIO Dive *
Mar 14, 2017
Millennials are looking for a career that offers greater purpose beyond just earning a salary (74% vs. 69% across). Flexibility is also a key driver in career decisions: In fact, Gen Y ranked paid time off (60%) higher than competitive salary (54%), and valued flexible work options more than other generations (37% vs. 33% across generations).
Mar 07, 2017
Cities consume 75% of the energy produced globally, with buildings alone accounting for 40%. However, this also means the potential for energy efficiency in cities is huge, with market experts estimating that by 2019, cities could cut approximately 11 billion dollars in energy costs.
The Huffington Post *
Feb 28, 2017
Fintech investment in China more than tripled to $10 billion from 55 deals last year, representing 90% of fintech ventures in the Asia-Pacific region.
Feb 21, 2017
A survey by Forbes Insights found that 91% of companies have found an increase in revenue thanks to the implementation of data analytics.
Feb 16, 2017
45% of transactions now come from mobile devices, a 32% increase on the previous year.
Credit Union Times *
Feb 07, 2017
Digital disruption has demolished more than 50% of the Fortune 500 firms since 2000.
Network World *
Jan 31, 2017
Digital transformation is widespread with 27% of organizations indicating that they have implemented a "transformative" strategy across their entire business and 45% claiming to have implemented digital transformation across parts of the business, with a further 25% suggesting that they planned to adopt strategies in the future. Only 2% of organizations had no plans to adopt digital transformation.
Jan 31, 2017
Connected-home devices are projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 67% over the next five years—much faster than the growth of smartphones or tablets—and hit 1.8 billion units shipped in 2019.
Jan 24, 2017
Almost 71 percent of government and municipality leaders believe remote sensing and metering will be the most important advancement for smart cities, while 50 percent said Big Data will play a major role.
Milwaukee Business Journal *