Machine-to-machine communications, also known as the Internet of Things, will be a "key area of interest for IT buyers and sellers" next year, predicts Andrew Milroy, vice president of ICT practice with Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
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Mobile business intelligence (BI) is the fastest growing BI capability, yet the one with the lowest satisfaction rate among BI customers surveyed by research firm Gartner.
Most enterprises plan to increase their investments in mobile technologies over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey of 600 senior managers surveyed by IBM.
Location-based sensor fusion technology for smartphones represents a "huge potential" for mobile advertising and retail, judges ABI Research.
The mobile business intelligence products are beginning to take hold in the enterprise, according to a new report by Forrester Research.
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Windows Phone overtook iOS as the most popular smartphone operating system in Italy this summer, according to the latest stats from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Machine-to-machine providers for the healthcare sector will need to offer value-added series along with connectivity in order to be successful, advises Frost & Sullivan in a new report.
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