October 2013 US Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, released there key trends for Smartphone. Apple ranked as the top manufacturer with 40.6% market share with Google Android leading the platform with 52.2% market share. 149.2 million people in the US owned smartphones in October 2013, which was up 4.1 percent since July. More details on ...

3D printing will cause IP losses [2018]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 forecast that “By 2018, 3D printing will result in the loss of at least $100 billion per year in intellectual property globally.”

Education spending will increase 25 percent [2017]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 predicted that “Through 2017, K-12 online education spending will increase 25 percent, while budgetary constraints will keep spending on traditional instructional categories stagnant.”

Life Sciences crushed by big data [2015]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 forecast that “By 2015, 80 percent of life science organizations will be crushed by elements of big data, exposing poor ROI on IT investments.”

Government agencies roles [2017]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 predicted  that “By 2017, more than 60 percent of government organizations with a CIO and a chief digital officer will eliminate one of these roles.” [Source]  

Health insurers will know procedure price in advance [2016]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 predicted that “By 2016, 60 percent of U.S. health insurers will know the procedure price and provider quality rating of shoppable medical services in advance.”

Full-genome sequencing stimulates medical data bank market [2016]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 forecast that “Full-genome sequencing will stimulate a new market for medical data banks, with market penetration exceeding three percent by 2016.” [Source]

Consumers respond to context-aware offers [2017]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 predicted that “By 2017, 15 percent of consumers will respond to context-aware offers based on their individual demographics and shopper profiles.”

Smart Metering Utilities use of Cloud Big Data [2017]

In October 2013 Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014 forecast that by “By 2017, 40 percent of utilities with smart metering solutions will use cloud-based big data analytics to address asset-, commodity-, customer- or revenue-related needs” [Source]

Gartner Top Industry Vertical Predictions for 2014

In their “Top Industries Predicts 2014: The Pressure for Fundamental Transformation Continues to Accelerate” report in October 2013 Gartner identified 12 strategic planning assumptions to consider for planning over the coming five years. These included predictions about banking and cloud, 3D printing use by retailers, 3D printing impact on IP, government CIO roles, utility smart metering ...