DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2018--The "Key Technology Trends in Europe 2017/18" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The demand for information and communications technology (ICT) is picking up speed across Europe. The European market for Information and communications technology (ICT) is set to grow by 1.8% this year, after an increase of 1.3% in 2016. Only a few European countries will reach growth rates at the level of the US, where ICT spending is forecast to increase by 3.0% in 2017. Are the technology trends in ICT going to change together with the improving economic situation? If yes, then which trends, at what speed and in which countries?This thematic report gives an overview of key technology trends that are currently shaping the ICT environment and industry. The report focuses on mobility, cloud, big data and Internet of Things (IoT) in Europe. This report is an excerpt from the more comprehensive ICT Market Report 2017/18 of which it includes the … [Read more...] about Key ICT Technology Trends in Europe 2017/18
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2018--Quotient Technology Inc. (NYSE: QUOT), the leading data-driven digital promotions and media company, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.“We had a great start to the year, with media and Retailer iQ posting strong revenue growth. Our platform generated strong shopper demand, and we crossed an exciting milestone, delivering more than one billion transactions in the quarter,” said Mir Aamir, President & CEO of Quotient. “Our solutions help drive the shift to digital and, with shopper data as the foundation, give brands and retailers the digital platform they need to compete in today’s environment.”First Quarter 2018 Financial ResultsTotal revenue was $86.8 million in Q1 2018, an increase of 20% over Q1 2017.Revenues from promotions and media were $63.8 million and $23.0 million, respectively, compared to Q1 2017 revenues of $57.4 million and $15.2 million, … [Read more...] about Quotient Technology Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
In 2018, disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and computer vision are maturing, going from game-changing ideas to foundational tools for business. This year, we’ll see these and other technologies drive how business gets done and what new products will launch in the near future.To get a sense of what’s ahead for this year, we looked at the technologies experts say are most likely to affect a wide variety of organizations as they undergo digital transformations. Pros in these fields gave us their top picks for what should be on your radar, as well as some insight into the implications of adopting these new technologies.Smart health techLast month, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced a joint venture with a focus on using technology to offer their employees and their families “simplified, high-quality and transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost.” Health insurance stocks dropped on the news, as … [Read more...] about 12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018
“Low-code” technology is certainly receiving its fair share of press recently. So much so that even leading analyst firms are weighing in with their opinions on the trend; in fact, Forrester predicts more than a 68 percent revenue growth in low-code, making the overall market size $15.5 billion by 2020.So why are low-code solutions getting so much attention lately? And is it warranted?These days it’s difficult to cut through the constant buzz to determine which technological trends are worth paying attention to. Often when you take a step back to understand why a trend or movement is occurring, its value (and the level of corresponding attention it has been receiving) becomes much clearer. When it comes to low-code, the answer is twofold:1. Today’s organizational agility imperativeThe ability to be agile and respond quickly and efficiently to internal and external changes is often the most crucial component of success for modern businesses. When trying to attain … [Read more...] about Low-code: today’s latest buzzword or technology worth the buzz?
2017 was a crazy year for weather. Between monster hurricanes, devastating wildfires spread by howling Santa Ana winds and bone-chilling snowstorms, we’ve seen it all. And these extreme weather events did not stop when the calendar hit 2018. Winter Storm Grayson just tore up the East Coast, bringing snow from Florida up to Maine, along with hurricane force winds, snow, and coastal flooding.Severe weather isn’t going anywhere. So what are the best ways to deal with it in the new year? Let’s look through the four weather trends that us meteorologists at Earth Networks expect to play out this year and how they help people mitigate business risks due to weather.1. Massive amounts of weather dataOne trend we’ve watched over the last few years is the amount of weather data accessible to meteorologists, organizational decision-makers, and every day people alike. Over the past few years we’ve seen a sharp increase in the sheer amount of data we create as a planet. … [Read more...] about 4 weather trends that will play out in 2018