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Gartner: A/NZ IT spending growth will surpass worldwide
2019 IT spending is expected to grow 2.2% in New Zealand, and 3% in Australia, far exceeding the 1.1% global average.
Gartner: foldable phones could give device market new life
“Unless new models provide significant new utility, efficiency or experiences, users don’t want or need to upgrade.”
Mobile apps to have most impact on business success by 2020
Apps have already stamped their mark on modern business, but Gartner expects the best is still to come.
Wipro named Leader in Cloud Services Magic Quadrant
The company has taken the coveted position in the Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Services, Worldwide Magic Quadrant.
Public cloud set to be a US$214b market by year’s end
New Gartner research shows the public cloud market to be aggressively expanding both now and in the foreseeable future.
Gartner: Augmented retail shopping a reality by next year
Augmented reality and virtual reality will rely on 5G to change the customer experience inside and outside retail stores.
BMC adds RPA to Helix with Automation Anywhere
With new support for RPA, BMC Helix will enable enterprises to use bots to automate service desk processes.
Gartner: AI to reduce project management workload
80% of the work performed project management teams will be taken over by AI by 2030, starting this year.
Dynatrace takes pole position in APM Magic Quadrant
It placed highest on Ability to Execute and furthest on Completeness of Vision in the 2019 Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM).
Gartner: NZ server grows at same rate as shipments decline
In New Zealand, server revenue grew by almost 50% in the 4Q18 compared to the same quarter of 2017, while shipments declined 43.3%.
Gartner: Local server revenue up by a quarter, shipments down
In Australia, server revenue increased 24.7% in 4Q18, while shipments declined 5.3%.
Gartner: Good talent put off by old tech
Technology now ranks in the top ten reasons Australian employees will leave their current role, according to Gartner’s 4Q18 Global Talent Monitor.
Gartner: Marketing personalisation can be make or break
A Gartner survey shows brands risk losing 38% of customers because of poor marketing personalisation efforts.
Unisys named Leader for managed workplace services
The company was named a Leader in the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, positioned highest on the ability to execute axis.
Gartner: iPaaS model “simply not profitable”
It predicts that up to two-thirds of the existing integration platform as a service vendors will be acquired or exited in the next four years.
Gartner’s top security and risk management trends
Leaders in the space must properly prepare to improve resilience and support business objectives.
By 2023 50% of government IT staff will have roles that don’t exist today
Gartner has released results from its latest survey related to government IT, revealing the meteoric changes that are underway.
Nearly half of today’s PaaS offerings are exclusively cloud
The platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market is entering an interesting period with no vendors holding any real dominance over the market.
Opinion: CEOs might ponder… is there no IT anymore?
Gartner's Mark Raskino debates whether it could be the end of the term 'IT', with future dictionaries noting it as an ancient term.
How IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat could impact your business
The acquisition is pending regulatory approval, but IBM expects the deal to close in the second half of 2019.
Employers and workers have drastically different views on AI’s impact
Gartner's Craig Roth shares the results of a survey that reveals what employers and employees believe the impact of AI on jobs will be.
‘Digital twins’ entering mainstream use sooner than expected
The term ‘digital twin’ may sound foreign to some, but Gartner says it is rapidly becoming established among modern organisations.
Gartner’s top 10 data and analytics trends for 2019
Data is the fuel for the modern world, and analytics the engine. Gartner has compiled the top 10 trends to watch this year.
Gartner debunks common AI misconceptions
“With AI technology making its way into the organisation, it is crucial that business and IT leaders fully understand how AI can create value for their business and where its limitations lie."