The Battle For The Hearts And Minds Of BFSI Clients Just Got Interesting
On March 4th, Bengaluru headquartered, global IT services giant, Wipro, signed an agreement to acquire UK-based Capco, technology and management consulting firm in an all cash transaction for $1.45 billion.
Mainframes Still Going Strong After 70 Years
Mainframes entered the market in the early 1950's when IBM and the seven dwarfs (Burroughs, Unisys, NCR, Control Data, Honeywell, GE, and RCA) created the computing age and competed for critical applications, sophisticated modeling, and large-scale transactions and workloads among the largest of organizations.
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Digital Giants Market Analysis: Digital Giants Emerge As Post Pandemic Winners
February 24, 2021
Not All Big Tech Bets Are The Same
Market response to rising bond yields and a potential sector rotation out of big tech was reversed when Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell reassured markets that the Fed would continue to take an accommodative position on interest rates.
Sharing Links Is The Foundation Of The Internet
When Tim Berners-Lee set the specifications of URLs, HTTP, and HTML protocols for the world wide web, he set off how information would be shared on the internet. In fact, the foundation and spread of the internet has come from the free sharing of internet links across a free and open internet. The sharing and compensation of these links is at the heart of the battle among governments and news publishers with the digital giants.
Leaders Wanted For The Post Pandemic Future
On February 17th, 2021, Accenture released its 2021 Technology Vision report. Paul Daugherty, Group Chief Executive - Technology & Chief Technology Officer; Marc Carrel-Billiard, Senior Managing Director, Innovation Global Lead; and Michael Biltz, Managing Director, Technology Vision shared results from their survey of 6,241 C-level executives and directors at companies across 31 countries and 14 industries.
The Outsized Influence Of Central Banks Have Changed How CEO's View Reserved Assets
On February 3rd, 2021, Microstrategy held their annual Microstrategy World Conference. The event typically celebrated the role of analytics and business intelligence. However, in August 2020, Microstrategy moved its cash reserves into Bitcoin. At the conference, the conversation around Bitcoin was prevalent and top of mind.
The Massive Evolution From RPA to Intelligent Autonomous Applications Has Begun
The robotic process automation market has helped many clients increase speed, deliver higher accuracy, achieve greater levels of consistency, reduce costs, provide scale, and improve quality. Constellation estimates the market size in 2021 to achieve $2.2B in revenue with a CAGR of 18.8% and growth to $5.07B in 2026. RPA is a technology that enables automation of business processes using software robots "bots".
Digital giants Amazon and Google report earnings. As pandemic winners, both venerable big tech titans have shown the resiliency of their business models and their ability to enter new monetization models.
Widespread Rollout of 5G Will Advance Transformation Projects
With 5G roll outs around the world and the consistent marketing over the past five years, the general public has a good understanding of the consumer use cases for 5G such as greater speeds,faster streaming services, more realistic games, and connected vehicles.
Google Amps Up Its Vertical Industry Program With Ford Partnership
The Ford Motor Company and Google announced a six-year extensive business and technology partnership. Ford's VP of Strategy, David McClelland clarified that Ford chose Google for:
Elon Musk's Tacit Endorsement Puts Clubhouse On The World Stage
At about 10:00 pm pacific time tonight, the world will experience a turning point in social media. The text heavy, image heavy social media platforms will be put on alert by an audio only competitor that was released early in February 2020.
The Q4 2020 big tech earnings season started with Netflix and their great numbers. Apple and Microsoft report on Tuesday their Q4 2020 and all indications seem to show good growth. Tesla's numbers are officially announced on Wednesday.