2015 is just around the corner, and as more organizations prepare for the new year, they also are preparing their IT budgets. Research firm IDC recently released budget predictions for 2015 and beyond, and specifically predicts that one-fourth of enterprises' IT budgets will be reserved for development and deployment of mobile applications by 2017.
Mobility is fueling the rapid growth in social business, which is dramatically changing the way we work, says market research firm IDC.
The flood of data that will be generated by Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the enterprise poses data security and privacy risks, warns Mark O'Neill, vice president of innovation at Axway, a provider of software and services to manage enterprise data flow.
IT leaders will have their hands full with the Internet of Things in the coming years, according to Vernon Turner, senior vice president of research at IDC.
In three years' time, 80 percent of a CIO's time will be spent on cybersecurity, analytics and creating new digital revenue streams, predicts market research firm IDC in its FutureScape for CIO Agenda report.
Enterprises in New Zealand are failing to prioritize IT security requirements, particularly for cloud, mobile, social and big data investments, according to a survey of New Zealand organizations by IDC.
Strong demand for portable PCs and desktops in the enterprise space helped compensate for weak demand for tablets in the second quarter of 2014, resulting in overall growth in the smart connected device market in Western Europe, according to market research firm IDC.
Smartphone shipment growth will slow in the coming years, especially in mature markets, while emerging markets will continue to be a strong market for smartphone shipments, predicts IDC.
A new cloud-based rapid apps development platform may make enterprises reconsider their stance on whether HTML5 and native code are the only two ways to go.
The BYOD trend, along with strict regulatory requirements for data retention, is fueling demand for data storage at small and medium-sized businesses, IDC analyst Liz Conner tells PC World.