Curated by BPI Network staff
Facts and Stats
May 31, 2017
According to Gartner, the global public cloud services market broke the $200bn mark in 2016, driven largely by growth in the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) segments.
Science Direct *
May 12, 2017
According to a new study, companies that effectively transformed their businesses digitally spent 21% less on technology per user than other firms, employed 8% fewer workers and achieved yearly cost savings of up to $4 million.
Apr 04, 2017
Key findings include the evolution of data from business background to life critical with nearly 20% of all the data being critical to our daily lives and about half of that will be hyper critical. Further, the average connected person will interact with connected devices nearly 4,800 times a day, or every 18 seconds.
The Economic Times *
Mar 28, 2017
Worldwide revenues for Big Data and business analytics (BDA) are expected to reach $150.8 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.4% over 2016, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC).
CIO Dive *
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 *