Quote of the Week/Number of the Week
Worldwide spending on smart cities initiatives expected in 2019, according to IDC.
AI’s potential contribution to global economy by 2021, according to PwC.
The number of tech leaders who expect blockchain to disrupt their businesses by 2021, according to KPMG.
Worldwide ICT spending on hardware, software, services and telecommunications expected by 2022, according to IDC.
The number of organizations implementing IoT that already use digital twins or plan to within a year, according to Gartner.
“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
“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
“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
“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
Worldwide technology spending on the Internet of Things in 2022.
Worldwide Spending on Augmented and Virtual Reality in 2019.