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Smartphone sales to decline 2.5% in 2019

Smartphone sales to decline 2.5% in 2019

However 5G’s broader availability could give smartphone sales a boost in the second half of 2020. Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users will total 1.5 billion units in 2019, a 2.5% decline year over year, according to Gartner. “Lengthening smartphone replacement cycles and a ban on Huawei accessing technology from U.S.-based suppliers weakened demand

Gartner names UiPath a Leader in its 2019 RPA Magic Quadrant

Gartner has announced their first-ever Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation Software. UiPath has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in the “2019 Magic Quadrant for Robotic Process Automation Software” research report. UiPath was one of 18 vendors evaluated in the first year of this report and placed highest and furthest for ability to

Chief Data Officers Are Prioritizing the Right Things, But Higher Strategic Focus Is Required: Gartner

Chief data officers (CDOs) and their data and analytics (DA) teams are focusing on the right priorities, but they are not yet achieving the best balance of their various responsibilities to deliver superior organizational performance, revealed a recent Gartner survey. “CDOs are generally focused upon the right things, but they do not have the right

AR, VR and 5G to enhance in-store customer experience by 2020: Gartner

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)  have the potential to shake up the customer experience by individualizing retailers’ offers and enabling customers to visualize products in different settings. By 2020, 100 million consumers will shop in AR online and in-store, according to Gartner. “Retailers are under increasing pressure to explain the purpose of physical

3D Printer Shipments Forecast by Gartner

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers will reach 455,772 units in 2016, more than doubling the 219,168 units shipped in 2015, according to Gartner, Inc.’s latest forecast. Despite slowing growth rates after the market’s initial growth spurt, the increase in 3D printer shipments over the next four years will see the number of units shipped in 2020