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25% of IT's budget will go to mobile apps by 2017, predicts IDC

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 social business revolution, says IDC

Mobility is fueling the rapid growth in social business, which is dramatically changing the way we work, says market research firm IDC.

Enterprises confront data security, privacy risks with flood of IoT data

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 managers beware, IoT is coming

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 3 years, CIOs will spend 80% of time on cybersecurity, analytics and digital revenue streams

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.

Kiwi firms failing to prioritize IT security for tech investments, says IDC

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.

Enterprise PC demand compensates for tablet decline in European SCD market, says 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.

Mature markets drag down smartphone shipment growth

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.

IDC: The return of 4GLs to compete against both Web and native

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.

BYOD is driving SMB storage market growth, says IDC

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.