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The Fourth Industrial Revolution has begun.

The top business priorities for information and communication technology (ICT) decision makers are to reduce operating cost, increase revenue and improve efficiencies, with enhancement of customer experience also high on the list. These priorities require merging of existing and new technologies as one significant part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), a revolution is creating huge promise and potential peril for the enterprise.

 

Enterprise Insights 2020 showcasing technology areas of importance

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Source: Omdia

 

Intelligently combine digital technologies to win.

With the retail banking market alone spending some $150 billion on hardware, software and services and with the global complexities of combining digital technologies – enterprises must solve for the practical uses 5G, AI, IoT and other 4IR technologies…

 

Omdia_TimJennings"To support the ongoing digitization of both customer-facing and back-office processes, enterprises and their vendor partners must develop and deliver a coherent portfolio of business-aligned IT services. These provide the foundation for intelligent applications, data-driven insights, and digital innovation, while maintaining the highest levels of security and reliability. In addition, as digital transformation gathers pace, enterprises face the twin challenge of transitioning the IT function and the technology environment to an as-a-service model."

Tim Jennings
Research Director
Enterprise IT

 

 

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  • Enterprise ICT Management & Architecture
    Integrated data and expert insight in the form of trend & technology assessments reports (including AI, IoT, robotic process automation and 5G as an enabling 4IR technology), market & technology forecasts

  • Customer Engagement
    Research & data that connects the technologies enterprises use to attract and retain customers, with vendor & platform evaluations and market sizing & spending

  • Enterprise Verticals
    Analysis of leading vendor solutions, five-year projections for enterprise IT spending by country, source and end-market, global surveys of financial services IT considerations and purchasing intent

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Enterprise IT experts at Omdia.

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Heidi Adams

Executive Director, Network Infrastructure Research Canada 5 + years experience
Specialities include Optical Networks, Broadband Infrastructure, Service Provider Routing and Switching, Enterprise Networks, Mobile Infrastructure
Products covered Service Providers
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Eric Parizo

Senior Analyst USA 15 + years experience
Specialities include Information Security, Data Protection, Network Security
Products covered Enterprise IT, Cybersecurity
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Diane Myers

Senior Research Director, VoIP, UC & IMS USA 20 + years experience
Specialities include Service Provider VoIP and IMS, Enterprise Networks, Enterprise Voice Video and Unified Comms
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