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1-in-4 enterprises to have their own app store by 2017: Gartner
By 2017, 25% of enterprises will have an enterprise app store for managing corporate-sanctioned apps on PCs and mobile devices, according to Gartner Inc.
Asia Pacific IT spending to reach US$733bil in 2013
IT spending in the Asia Pacific region is projected to reach US$733 billion in 2013, up 7.1% over 2012, according to research and consultancy company Gartner Inc. Meanwhile, worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2013, a 4.2% increase from 2012 spending of US$3.6 trillion.
HP looking to optimize return on information
Software and services took center stage during the second day of HP Discover, the company's showcase technology event for business and government customers taking place in Frankfurt, Germany.
80% of gamified apps will fail: Gartner
Gamification is moving from the leading edge to more widespread use by early adopters, but Gartner predicts that by 2014, 80% of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives primarily because of poor design.
Big data spells more than just bottom-line gains: Oracle
The term ‘Big Data’ has been bandied about for the past year and it means different thing to different people. In fact, according to enterprise software player Oracle, one of the barriers to adoption is the lack of the proper understanding of the concept of big data.
Asia Pacific IT spending to hit US$743bil in 2013: Gartner
IT spending in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach US$743 billion in 2013, an increase of 7.9% over 2012, according to Gartner Inc. In 2012, IT spending in Asia Pacific is on pace to grow 7.6%.
Banks should be banking on APIs and apps, not applications
Current application portfolios are preventing banks from making the transformation they need to re-engage with customers and stakeholders, according to research firm Gartner.
Gartner’s Top 10 strategic tech trends for 2013
Gartner has highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the need for a major dollar investment, or the risk of being late to adopt.
Embrace changing trends or perish, says Gartner
A number of new trends in information and communication technology (ICT) have emerged in the past year and enterprises that do not realize these shifts risk losing out on innovation and profitability, with some even possibly staring at the end of the road their businesses, warns research firm Gartner. 
As Apple takes center stage, iPhone 5 is evolutionary, not revolutionary
While Apple’s latest iteration of its smartphone – the iPhone 5 – met the general expectations of gadget pundits and market talk, analysts were divided as to whether Apple can win the long smartphone game in this increasingly fickle consumer-driven world.  
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