Category : IT Spending

IT Spending

Economic Risks Are Rising Amidst Looming Trade War, But A Tech Crash Is Unlikely

Looming Trade War, Tech Crash Unlikely

The global economy may be slowing again. A trade war between the US and its largest trading partners is threatening to disrupt short-term projections for the second half of 2018 and 2019. Even if the current tensions give way to new trade agreements in the interests of stability, most economists expect the US economy to post a contraction by 2020, as interest rates increase and cyclical factors come into play. Historically, the US economy is overdue for a contraction, having posted a long streak of growth since 2009.

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IT Spending

Digital Transformation (DX) – Are Businesses Missing the Mark?

Digital Transformation - Are Businesses Missing the Mark?

Read this blog for an overview on where the conversation surrounding the massive DX Spending trend is taking us — to a more granular and focused discussion, in which the size of the market is far more relevant. Learn why those that speak of DX only in the context of business model change are missing the mark.

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Government IT Spending

A Call for Change: Moderate Federal IT Spending Growth Masks the Ongoing Burden of Legacy Systems

Moderate Federal IT Spending Growth Masks Burden of Legacy Systems

Unlike a few years ago, U.S. federal civilian agencies are not seeing double-digit annual growth in information technology spending. But moderate growth is still underway. Some of these spending increases are happening because agencies face significant ongoing expenses related to maintaining legacy systems.

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IT Spending

Economic Benefits of 3rd Platform IT Spending Are Not Always Equal

While it’s no surprise to learn that ICT spending continues moving to the 3rd Platform, or that new technologies like AR/VR and cognitive AI continue to deliver double-digit rates of growth during the current early stages of deployment and prototyping, there are many geographic differences in the way that new categories are gaining traction (or not) in different country markets and what this means for the likely economic benefits in the next 5-10 years.

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