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Week of Feb 25

$4.6 trillion

Worldwide ICT spending on hardware, software, services and telecommunications expected by 2022, according to IDC

Week of Feb 18


The number of organizations implementing IoT that already use digital twins or plan to within a year, according to Gartner.

Week of Feb 11

“IoT is changing and extending the boundaries of the CIO’s focus and contributing to a shift from back office to front office responsibilities.”—Bill VanCuren, Senior Vice President and CIO, NCR Corporation

Week of Feb 04

“External partnerships can only work if both parties are treated as equal partners. Talk of “us” versus “them” undermines this.” – Ron Ranallo, VP, Global Business and Information Services, Cooper Tire & Rubber

Ron Ranallo
Week of Jan 28

“People tend to misunderstand the nature of a digital transformation. They hear the word digital and think it’s an IT project.” – Christy Barker, VP- Chief Information Officer, Olin Corporation

Christy Barker
Week of Jan 21

“I think the critical bits moving forward are the more invisible points of diversity, such as diversity of thought and technical background, because that will help us adapt as our industries are disrupted.” – Fiona Bishop, Executive Manager, Western Power

Fiona Bishop
Week of Jan 14

$1.22 trillion

Worldwide technology spending on the Internet of Things in 2022.

Week of Jan 07

$20 billion

Worldwide Spending on Augmented and Virtual Reality in 2019.


Week of Dec 31


The number of corporate legal departments that are unprepared to support their organizations’ digital initiatives.

Week of Dec 24

3 million

The number of jobs 5G technologies are expected to create.

Week of Dec 17


The number of companies that will obtain AI capabilities through cloud-based enterprise software.

Week of Dec 10

$7.1 billion

Global application security spending predicted by 2023.