Internet Tipping Point: Laptops and desktops overtake TVs as preferred devices for watching TV shows

Accenture: Signaling an accelerating shift in the digital video market consumer behavior, the percentage of consumers who prefer watching TV shows on television sets plummeted by 55 percent over the past year, from 52 percent to 23 percent, according to findings from the Accenture 2017 Digital Consumer Survey. The global online survey of 26,000 consumers […]

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Digital is 22% of the world’s economy

Ten in Fifteen: Digital was 22 percent of the world’s economy in 2015. It will rise to 25 percent by 2020, a 10 percent increase since 2005. According to our global technology survey of more than 3,100 IT and business executives, 86 percent of the executives anticipate that the pace of technology change will increase rapidly or at an unprecedented rate […]

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Price is #1 Barrier to the Purchase of IoT Devices

Accenture: Consumers report that price is the top barrier to the purchase of IoT devices, with 62 percent believing these devices are too expensive. This perception is almost consistent across age groups and countries—with mature markets only slightly less concerned about the price than emerging markets. Russia, Romania and the Philippines report the highest share […]

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Jeanne Harris Travels Back to the Future with Big Data

Jeanne Harris at Strata 2013: “The movie we are in people is not Fields of Dreams, it’s Groundhog Day. We have to learn from the patterns of history. ….back in 1980s they were talking about the data deluge…. We have done a lot of this before. If we don’t do things differently this time we are […]

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