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Cloud
5G aside, operators need to keep pushing 4G coverage
With so much recent focus on 5G, it is easy to overlook the importance to mobile operators of continuing to drive up usage over their LTE networks.
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Artificial Intelligence
Ovum: What to expect at Mobile World Conference 2017
The Ovum analysts’ expectations from the world’s largest mobile conference
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Cloud
Oracle deploys full-stack cloud platform to Australian market
It is also the only vendor in Australia to offer full suite of enterprise SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS cloud services.
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Android
Could Android instant apps be significant for the enterprise?
It's still very early days for Android Instant Apps, with no solid information existing at present as to when a wider release may happen.
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5G
It's coming: 5G in every major region by 2021
5G service will have 25 million subscriptions globally, with the U.S, China, Japan and South Korea dominating the market.
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Microsoft
Artificial intelligence: IBM and Microsoft CEOs talk about "new collar" jobs
Digital skills and "new collar jobs" are vital to economic development, growth, and consumption.
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Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence: Out of the futurists’ lab, into the real world of networks and cybersecurity
Artificial Intelligence to the rescue! AI is widely seen by scientists, vendors and even enterprise IT professionals as the next step in cyber defense
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Fitness
How wearable technology is expanding beyond fitness
Vendors are making strides in wearables outside of fitness trackers and smart watches.
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Internet of Things
2017 will be a 'watershed year' for the insurance industry thanks to IoT
"All the Internet of Things in the world will not stop a hurricane, flood, or people just plain breaking things."
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SaaS
Australian and New Zealand businesses to capitalise on 'burgeoning subscription economy'
"We’re beginning to see strong growth from SaaS companies plus emerging subscriptions-based business within health, education and financial services."
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Digital Transformation
Is your organisation prepared for digital transformation? Apparently not
“The uneven maturity of digital transformation by industry and country has created a complex landscape."
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Machine learning
Machine learning: The big disruptor, says Ovum
“Under the covers, machine learning is already becoming ubiquitous as it is embedded in many services that consumers take for granted."
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Smart Home
Big boost in sales gives smart home vendors a very Merry Christmas
In the run-up to Christmas season, several vendors in the smart home market took advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s shopping frenzy.
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Ovum
What do CIOs say about BI and analytics
CIOs are concerned about analytical talent both among technical staff and within business units.
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Digital Transformation
Singapore: An 'untapped' opportunity for cloud providers
“To improve cloud adoption, cloud service providers must simplify how they articulate the benefits of their cloud services to Singapore businesses."
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Managed Services
Becoming a DSP - Good company makes the transition easier
Operators will expect guidance from vendors and professional services providers.
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Smart Home
Smart Home Summit: AI-enabled hubs point the way to the mass market
While the smart home is becoming more and more present and understood, OEMs and service providers still have a long way to go before it's ubiquitous.
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Digital Learning
Digital tools still need to work with analog brains
Research suggests that there are significant educational benefits to some old-fashioned analogue skill sets that can be critical to the way we think.
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Digital Transformation
Application modernisation drives the transformation agenda
The distance between thinking about that first step and actually taking it is a chasm that many customers view as extremely challenging.
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Elections
Trumping expectations: What now for the public sector?
"The outlook for tech vendors remains positive even if the future direction of U.S policy is unclear."
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Big Data
Ovum: Big questions for those looking for answers in big data
The “law of unintended consequences” may yet present users with some unexpected outcomes, especially where human-centric data is concerned.
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Digital Transformation
ICT enterprise: What are Government priorities?
"Investment into digital technologies continues to grow as government CIOs seek new ways of creating value."
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Cybersecurity
Ovum: Cloud-native technologies improve cybersecurity
One of the key concepts is moving from viewing servers as “pets” (cherished and long-lived) to viewing them instead as “cattle”, immutable objects.
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Cloud
Ovum on gigabit broadband: Is it speed for speed's sake?
Is there a genuine need for speeds of 1Gbps or more? Equipment vendors want to think so, but service providers Ovum has spoken to are less certain.