App Economy

Consumers in Asia the faraway leaders in in-app purchases: AppsFlyer study
Asian users spend 40% more on in-app purchases than the rest of the world, although North Americans spend the single highest amount – in shopping apps, according to a new study by San Francisco-headquartered AppsFlyer.
App revenue to double by 2020, outpacing downloads: Ovum
Global mobile app revenue will grow by 2.2 times over the next five years, from US$36 billion in 2015 to US$79 billion in 2020, according to Ovum.
In SEA, e-commerce is largely going to be mobile: Criteo
Smartphones are set to rule the e-commerce landscape in South-East Asia, so what can you do to ride the wave?
China’s Mobvista gung-ho on SEA possibilities and potential
China-founded mobile advertising and games publisher Mobvista seeks to ride South-East Asia’s mobility wave and has been exploring the market since 2014.
Today’s app economy leaders, gone tomorrow: CA study
The rate of disruption in today’s digital landscape can cause major upsets, toppling leaders and crowning underdogs, according to a CA Technologies study.
Asia will lead in mobility spending: IDC
Enterprise and consumer spending on mobile devices and related software and services in Asia Pacific excluding Japan will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3% from US$514 billion in 2015 to US$578 billion by 2019, according to IDC’s new Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide.
Digital disrupters twice more profitable: CA Tech survey
The phrase ‘digital transformation’ is being bandied about as the framework for a future of improved productivity and lower cost, and a recent CA Technologies study puts the business effects into perspective: Digital disrupters have seen up to two times more revenue and profit than mainstream companies.
Rethinking DevOps for an app-dependent Asia
Asian businesses are looking to Agile Ops to boost the speed, scale and quality of their app development, but are facing a DevOps challenge, said a senior CA Tech executive.
68% of enterprises not prepared for ‘as-a-Service’ economy: Accenture
Although 53% of senior executives in a survey view the ‘as-a-Service’ economy as critical for their organisation, 68% of enterprises report that their core enterprise processes will not be delivered as-a-Service for five or more years.
90% of companies benefitting from big data: CA study
Enterprise big data strategies are delivering key benefits to organisations despite noted challenges in implementation, according to a global study commissioned by CA Technologies.
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