Global PC shipments are still down and at their lowest since 2007

To the shock of absolutely no one, Gartner, Inc. is reporting that global PC shipments decreased for an 11th straight quarter. Worldwide shipments totaled 61.1 million units in Q2 2017, the lowest quarter

Published on: July 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Why Gartner believes cities need to pursue digital transformation

WINDSOR, ON. - Digital transformation has not laid an easy path for municipalities, but it's one they must follow if they wish to grow, according to a lead researcher with consulting firm Gartner

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Facebook’s AR/VR push could be a boon for businesses, analysts say

The Facebook Spaces virtual reality (VR) platform and AR (augmented reality) Studio software that the social media giant announced at yesterday's F8 developers conference could provide large brands and small and medium-sized businesses

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Abandoning the Note 7 hurt Samsung about as much as you’d think

Consulting firm Gartner Inc. has released its latest quarterly survey of global smartphone sales, and the results do not have good news for Samsung Electronics Ltd. Fourth-quarter unit sales for the South Korean

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft CEO says LinkedIn will stay open to third-party integrations

ORLANDO - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that LinkedIn will see integration with the software giant's line of business software, but also remain open to third-party software tie-ins. Responding to a question posed

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Gartner reports worldwide PC shipment decline

PC shipments are in decline worldwide according to Gartner. Shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a 5.7 per cent decline from the third quarter of 2015. This marks

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

Is BlackBerry’s decision to phase out the Classic another blow to its hardware division?

A week after it was revealed that the U.S. Senate, one of BlackBerry Ltd.'s largest remaining enterprise customers, would no longer be issuing BlackBerry smartphones to its staff, the Waterloo, Ont.-based mobile software

Published on: July 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How will Brexit affect the tech industry?

Last week's stunning announcement that the United Kingdom would be leaving the European Union continues to send shockwaves throughout the world economy, and across many industries - including tech. And while the predictions

Published on: June 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IoT can’t live up to the hype: Gartner

Is the Internet of Things dead? That’s the question Gartner analyst Peter Middleton is fielding with increasing frequency since the acrimonious shutdown of Nest’s smart home hub earlier this year. “IoT is at

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Steve Proctor

Exploit consumer bias, steal from the competition to create engaging mobile experiences: Gartner

Toronto, ON. - People have a weakness to make snap judgements and mobile developers should depend on that to better engage audiences via mobile apps, a Gartner analyst says. Michael Maoz, a research

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Don Tapscott warns businesses the future is blockchain or bust

Toronto, ON. – A new digital revolution is coming, and businesses need to adapt or risk becoming obsolete, Canadian technology author Don Tapscott told an audience during the 2016 Gartner CIO & IT

Published on: June 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 forces shaping customer engagement and 3 priorities to address it from Gartner

At this year’s Gartner Marketing Conference there is a lot of talk about the forces driving change and the technologies to manage them. What first appears to be a summit for marketers is

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Fawn Annan

Enterprises, SMBs learn their best ERP tips from each other, NetSuite exec says

San Jose, Calif. - Small and medium-sized businesses often use enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to help their companies act like enterprises, but the reverse is arguably more important, Jason Maynard, executive vice

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Marketers are a business’ best asset to bring customers closer: Gartner

In a recent Gartner Inc. survey of 330 CMOs and Marketing VPs, 73 per cent claim an ownership or share position in the profits and losses (P&L) of a business because of marketing's

Published on: May 18th, 2016 Fawn Annan