Worldwide IT spending is forecast to be flat in 2016, totalling US$3.41 trillion, according to Gartner Inc, with Malaysia and Singapore among the exceptions.
By 2020, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be as rare as a ‘no-Internet’ policy is today, according to Gartner Inc.
CIOs need to lead and play along with the other teams to ensure digital transformation runs smoothly for an organisation, says a senior Gartner analyst.
Gartner Inc has highlighted the top 10 technologies for information security and their implications for security organisations in 2016.
Gartner predicts that by 2020, 60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk.
Gartner senior vice president Dale Kutnick predicts that physical sensors will grow rapidly in the next 5-10 years, but also warns that digital transformation will lead to massive job cuts in the near future.
The worldwide PC market registered one of its lowest quarterly growth rates in the first quarter of 2016, but Gartner Inc said several profit opportunities exist for PC vendors.
Malaysian CIOs face more favourable conditions than many of their peers when it comes to establishing themselves as digital leaders, according to Gartner Inc’s 2016 CIO Agenda survey.
Companies need to view data analytics as innovation projects that have risks attached to them, and should not expect every project to yield high returns.
Lenovo believes that its global partnership with data centre infrastructure company Nutanix would help enterprises trying to juggle their business needs with their technology demands.