Gartner guides CIOs in developing AI ambitions
CIOs should start developing their AI ambitions within two years and develop the corresponding scenarios. These recommendations were made by researchers from Gartner at the annual Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo event in Barcelona. In the council, they set CIOs on their way ahead.
The rise of (especial... Read more
The 10 technology trends to watch for in 2024, according to Gartner
Protecting investments, the "Rise of Builders" and delivering value are the key themes for 2024.
That's what analyst firm Gartner predicts in publishing the top 10 technology trends for next year. Companies are set to primarily deploy technology in the coming year that will better protect their ... Read more
‘Global PC sales have hit all-time low’
Global PC sales reached their all-time low in the last quarter of this year, according to analyst firm Gartner. A rebound is expected next quarter.
Gartner figures show that a total of 64.3 million PCs and laptops were sold in the third quarter of 2023. That's 9 percent less than in the same qua... Read more
Gartner: Revenue from AI chips climbs to 49B euros
Dedicated processors for AI solutions and applications are increasingly in demand, Gartner market researchers have found. Worldwide sales from these types of processors are growing to 49 billion euros ($53 billion) this year.
In their analysis, Gartner's market experts note that the demand for s... Read more
Gartner: Java licenses will be up to five times more expensive
Research firm Gartner estimates that Oracle's new licenses for Java could cost companies two to five times as much as they did before.
The Register reports that Oracle introduced new licensing terms for the use of Java earlier this year. The introduced per-employee/month Java SE Universal Subsc... Read more
Almost no one is enthusiastic about the metaverse
Research by Gartner indicates that the metaverse has little support. VR applications do not yet meet expectations in business environments, and "immersive meetings" with avatars do not seem to add value for the time being.
Gartner interviewed 52 metaverse providers and examined 170 implementatio... Read more
‘9 in 10 developers are concerned about budget and staff cuts’
Researchers from Appian suggest that nine in ten UK and EU developers are concerned about budget and staff cuts. The growth of the IT market is on the decline. Most feel the impact, from the boardroom to the office floor.
Appian surveyed 1,500 developers and software engineers for a study on th... Read more
‘IT spending will increase by nearly four percent in 2023’
Gartner predicts that consumers and businesses in the EMEA region will spend 3.7 percent more on IT next year. The organization expects total spending of €1.3 trillion.
The forecast seems positive, but the numbers don't take macroeconomic circumstances into account. Exchange rates affect inter... Read more
‘CIOs struggle with rising expectations and slimmer budgets’
2023 will be a challenging year for CIOs, according to analysts at Gartner. The organization presented a survey on the work and future of IT decision-makers at its IT Symposium in Barcelona.
"The pressure on CIOs to deliver digital dividends is higher than ever", said Daniel Sanchez-Reina, VP ... Read more
‘To survive economic uncertainty, CIOs should invest in personnel’
Gartner shared three pieces of advice for IT decision-makers and CIOs struggling with economic uncertainty during the opening keynote of its annual IT Symposium. According to the organization, companies can survive the coming months and years by investing in the right technology.
The annual Gar... Read more