For the past few years, companies have been touting the advantages of business intelligence (BI) as a means to gain competitive advantage over their rivals. But while enterprises are just beginning to apply BI as a tool to analyze their business performance, a new catchphrase in analytics has appeared in the past year, and as with all new trends, has begun to capture the imagination of businesses, writes Edwin Yapp
Sentiment surrounding big data vendors remained positive last year, despite skeptics’ suggestions that the subject had been ‘over-hyped’, according to analyst firm Ovum.
The dust is settling after the full-of-pomp launch of its latest smartphones, the unveiling of its new software operating system and the name-change from Research in Motion to BlackBerry; still, pundits and analysts are still no closer to answering the question as to whether the company will survive in an increasingly competitive smartphone world.
In a new report on “2013 Trends to Watch: Bundled Outsourcing,” independent technology analyst firm Ovum looks at the phenomenon of IT services bundling and how it will influence the IT market in 2013.
Global telecom operator revenues will exceed US$2 trillion in 2012, with 60% going to mobile operators, according to market research firm Ovum.
BYOD has been the buzzword this year in the enterprise world. Some enterprises, especially MNCs, have developed policies to embrace the trend, but the support is not there, says one survey by Ovum. The road to further adoption could still be far off, argues Edwin Yapp.
According to a recent report by analyst firm Ovum, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend is becoming very popular among multinational corporations (MNCs) in Asia Pacific, with over 70% of surveyed companies saying they already have policies to support approved employee-owned devices.
Compliance and risk regulations will drive technology spending in 2013 says research firm Ovum, as a depressed world economy and tougher regulation motivate the financial markets rally to IT in order to underpin more risk-averse business strategies.
Analyst firm Ovum has released its CIO Executive Insights: Asia-Pacific tool which it claimed allows IT vendors to target the right message to the right people at the right time.
A week after the introduction of the much talked-about iPad Mini, industry observers and pundits still have key unanswered questions, including who Apple is targeting to reach with its reduced-sized device, and whether it will end up cannibalizing itself in the fast moving tablet game.