Posts tagged “Opinion Analysis”
Recent global uncertainties and their potential effects on businesses are top of mind for board members and executive management teams as they assess their risks for 2017, according to the results of a survey of business executives by global consulting firm Protiviti and the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative at the North Carolina State University Poole College of Management.
Many consumers are still confused by native ads in news publications, according to new survey. Native ads match the form of the platform offering them, making them look more like editorial content. Can this be fixed?
Is big data all hype? To the contrary: earlier research may have given only a partial view of the ultimate impact. A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI),
President-elect Donald Trump's calls on the campaign trail to increase the size of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps instilled confidence that his policies would benefit defense contractors, although those most likely to benefit appear to be the large aerospace and defense vendors with significant platform businesses, such as Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. There has been less certainty around how his policies would impact federal IT vendors, as technology was not among his top priorities during the campaign.
In press parlance, the president-elect appears to be "walking back" from some of the rhetorical excesses of his campaign. Trump's Cabinet selections include several very conventional picks and some seemingly disruptive ones. The selections provide us some indication of what a Trump presidency will bring for the economy in general and the government IT market specifically, and some indications of where true, transformative technology-enabling public and private partnerships could materialize should Trump be capable of refining "the art of the deal" for public sector activities.
As we undergo continuing rapid change, many of the old assumptions that we have relied on will no longer apply. Technology is creating a new set of rules that will change our very existence. Here are six:
Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the US election has, irrespective of political affiliation, caused a sense of shock both domestically and internationally in a way that mirrors the aftermath of the UK's referendum on Brexit. In the immediate post-election environment, there are inevitably a range of strong, short-term reactions from individuals, enterprises, and markets. While experience suggests that the medium-term reality tends not to be as polarized as these initial views suggest, there are a number of implications for the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) sector that leadership teams must consider in the coming days and months.
Nearly 70 percent of Americans and almost 80 percent of those online use Facebook, which dominates the social media landscape, says Pew Research Center.Just one of the revelations in its 2016 Social Media Update.
Early adopters of the chief data officer (CDO) role and the office of the CDO (OCDO) are pioneering a new organizational function, to go alongside IT, business operations, HR and finance. So says Gartner Inc.'s second annual chief data officer (CDO) survey.
What is the top factor when much coveted influencers decide to partner with a brand" It isn't money.
Experts from the NC Center for Innovation Network (COIN) offer ideas on how small companies can stay ahead on transfer pricing with fewer resources than large multi-naitional firms.
Proximity projects using mobile apps are a bottleneck for many marketers because they struggle to provide real value. That's not the case in transportation, particularly for airlines. So says the Q3 Proxbook Report.
B2B ecommerce companies are turning away from in-house platforms to more sophisticated ones that creat an "Amazon-like experience." So says the second annual Gorilla Group B2B Ecommerce Benchmarking report.
Small business hiring has declined for the fourth consecutive month and dipped even more than usual in October, according to the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index, a barometer for hiring trends that surveys labor data from over 4,000 companies employing 300 or fewer people.
Microsoft is starting to show maturity in its evolution to address the "cloud-first, mobile-first world", reporting positive corporate growth for the first time in more than a year. With this maturity, Microsoft struggles to drive traditional software growth but has maintains relatively stable margins in the mid-20 percernt range, says TBR analyst.