Transforming the travel and tourism industry

Service robotics industry to reach $US216bn in 2023 The service robotics industry is set to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.5 per cent to reach $US216 billion in 2030, driven by investments across consumer facing industries, including travel and tourism. The overall robotics industry is set to…

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Four ways to deliver digital dividends

Most organizations struggle with developing digital change CIOs and IT leaders must take action to accelerate time to value and drive top- and bottom-line financial impacts from digital investments, according to Gartner, Inc.’s annual global survey of CIOs and technology executives. “The pressure on CIOs to deliver digital dividends is higher…

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Services tracker finds accelerated growth due to inflation

The future remains shadowed by the looming recession Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay TV services will be nearly $US1.6 trillion in 2022, representing a year-over-year increase of 1.9 per cent, according to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker. The latest forecast is a bit more optimistic…

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Icon Group taps Macquarie to navigate global expansion

Cancer care brought to global patients with Macquarie Cloud Services Macquarie Cloud Services (MCS), part of Macquarie Telecom Group, has signed a new deal with one of Australia’s largest comprehensive cancer care providers, Icon Group (Icon), to manage its platforms through a Microsoft Azure environment. Since engaging MCS, Icon has…

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Hybrid workplaces to become a competitive strategy

Organizations must shift from a reactive to a proactive approach Most businesses intend to support a hybrid workplace in the ever-changing work environment of the twenty-first century. Maintaining a hybrid workplace is the most effective way to stay competitive in the labour market and attract and retain the most talented…

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The retention recipe to combat Asia’s tech talent war

The firm is on track to connect 30 million people globally The pandemic has sparked a large-scale digitalisation in nearly every industry, resulting in a surge in job volume in the technology sector in Asia, which has traditionally been skill short. As technological advances and digitalisation trends set to accelerate,…

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How CIOs can defend against damaging IT budget cuts

Stewart Buchanan, VP Analyst at Gartner, discusses how CIOs can respond to executive leaders Companies must watch their spending as supply costs, energy bills and the cost of talent are soaring. At the same time, businesses must continue spending to operate and avoid business damage. However, in unstable times, some…

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Automotive sector leads industrial digital transformation charge

This transformation is not just limited to the manufacturing sector The automotive sector is the biggest spender on digital transformation. In its latest whitepaper, 4 Key Industries Embracing Industry 4.0, global technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts that this sector’s spend on Industry 4.0 technologies will approach $US100 billion in 2022 and grow to over $US238…

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