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Digital Economy & Society Index 2015

The EC has just published “The Digital Economy & Society Index 2015” (DESI). DESI is a composite index that summarizes relevant indicators on Europe’s digital performance and tracks the evolution of EU member states in digital competitiveness. It includes five main dimensions: Connectivity, Human Capital, Use of Internet, Integration of Digital Technology and Digital Public …
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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014

Gartner Inc analysts examined “Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014” at Gartner Symposium/Itxpo 2013 in Orlando. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years. Factors that denote significant impact include a high potential for disruption to IT or the business, the …
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World Quality Report 2011-2012

This report by Sogeti, Capgemini and HP is the third in a series of annual surveys examining the state of application quality and testing practices across industries and geographies. As in previous years, the report includes detailed profiles on the state of quality assurance (QA) across a broad spectrum of industries including consumer products; retail and …
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The Internet’s New Billion: Digital Consumers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia

The BRICI countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia – constitute many of the world’s most populous nations; it may come as little surprise, therefore, that their digital-consumer ranks are set to swell so quickly. However, the truly remarkable development is how quickly online activity is shifting into the mainstream of these societies.  There …
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The ICT Sector in India: Performance, Growth and Key Challenges

Rapid growth in globally competitive information technology (IT) services in India has helped to transform the country’s economy. A large skill pool, adequate telecommunication networks, and an improving policy and regulatory environment have enabled domestic and foreign firms to expand very rapidly. In contrast, the IT hardware segment has lagged, focuses very largely on the …
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The Rise of Health 2.0: A Game-changer in the Health Care Industry

With the growth of online technology and mobile innovations, health information has never been more accessible. Given the constraints of working in a tightly regulated environment, life sciences companies (pharma, biotech and medical devices) have moved slowly to adopt Health 2.0, treating it as a minor component of their commercial strategies and marketing plans. In …
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The Digital Entertainment Revolution

A digital entertainment revolution is occurring, as consumers take increased control of how they use media and entertainment devices. Consumption of TV, film, music and video games is changing as consumer expectations increase. Capgemini and In-Stat present this report which identifies the timing and scope of the effects of the current digital entertainment transformation and …
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World Business Forum

The World Business Forum, organized by HSM, a global leader in executive education, is the leading international symposium for the business community. Held every year at Radio City Music Hall, the 2009 World Business Forum will take place on October 6-7, 2009 to an audience of over 5,000 top executives from around the world.  More …
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Telecoms: Facing the Global Crisis

Compared to the economy as a whole, telecom firms have performed fairly well in the economic downturn. However, changes in market demand are hurting revenues, and new competitive trends could change the industry landscape in Europe. The survivors will be those companies that are best prepared for these changes. This report from ATKearney provides an …
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Technology Forecast, Summer 2009

The summer 2009 issue of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Technology Forecast quarterly explores the impact of cloud computing trends on IT infrastructure and its role in boosting business agility. It also illustrates the real promise of cloud computing as an IT architecture and management approach that will make it possible to continually refresh IT and thereby avoid the …
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