11 Nov 2016  |  North America
For the forseeable future, the NFL will not go much beyond experimenting with live streaming on platforms like Twitter.
Despite some of the positive commentary about the quality of Twitter's NFL live stream, there has been much less discussion about the user interface experience or the fact that Twitter can’t cover its licensing costs via any advertising model. What Twitter is doing with the NFL games is interesting, but it lacks engagement and is a loss leader fo...
09 Sep 2016  |  Europe
Snapshot of End Users’ Investment Attitudes to Technology Trends
This research service aims to provide a snapshot of a small number of end users' investment attitudes towards Big Data & Analytics (BDA) technologies in order to illustrate enterprises' views on using data as an enabler for digital transformation. The study reveals that although the market is nascent, it has a surprising open-mindedness towards tra...
19 Aug 2016  |  Africa
Assessing the Use of Big Data Solutions in Local Industries
Although South Africa is in a nascent phase regarding the adoption of Big Data technologies, industries have begun implementing Big Data solutions for improved operational processes and to find new business opportunities. The key driving forces behind Big Data discussed in this analysis include increased connectivity and Internet usage, for both mo...
27 Jul 2016  |  Global
Disruptive Technologies Transforming Traditional Processes to Enable Smart Manufacturing Automation
With new technology advances that are fast evolving, the manufacturing sector is uncovering significant opportunities for improvement. Lean manufacturing, cost reductions, workforce demographics, and increasing importance given to innovation-centric business models are amongst the key factors and trends driving manufacturing providers to look at mo...
20 Jul 2016  |  Global
Evaluating the Role of Emerging Technologies and Underlying Business Models to Design Hospitals of the Future
The global industry for delivery of quality healthcare is undergoing a transformation from being provider-centric solution to being a more patient-centric solution that focus more on the outcomes and value of care delivered. This Research Service (RS) extensively evaluates a business case for technologies that can be leveraged to design hospitals ...
20 Jul 2016  |  North America
As Mobility Continues to Grow, so do Opportunities in MDM
The Brazilian and Mexican mobile device management (MDM) market reached $45.8 million in revenue in 2015. The Latin American market is in a nascent phase compared to other regions such as North America and Europe, presenting opportunities for new entrants, investments, mergers and acquisitions (M&As), and for existing integrators to increase their ...
12 Jul 2016  |  Global
Business Intelligence (BI) is emerging as an essential tool for enterprises to gain real-time insights on key business indicators. Technology evolution is driving the development of innovative applications, fueling informed business decision making. This research service focuses on enabling technologies that are transforming the BI space. The rese...
20 May 2016  |  North America
Infrastructure-Neutral Platforms Offer Hybrid Benefits
In this SPIE, we examine two such management software providers—Accelerite and Embotics—showcasing their platforms and capabilities. Both Accelerite and Embotics seek to help enterprises manage infrastructures across multiple deployment models and providers. In addition to delving into each provider’s solutions, we discuss the potential for s...
09 May 2016  |  Africa
Strategic Partnerships Between International Cloud and Local ICT Providers Increases, BFSI Offers Highest Growth Potential in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria
This research service provides an analysis of the cloud services market across Africa. The market trends in the key African markets of South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria are analyzed and compared with global trends. This research service includes company profiles of leading cloud providers in the 3 countries and the strategies they employ. This resea...
06 May 2016  |  North America
This paper examines the state of AI business rationalization, and looks at one company, IBM, that is attempting to provide support to business leaders presented with the decision to adopt AI solutions.