Insights from BCC Research

Industry Trends in the IT Market

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jul 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM

IT Market Industry TrendsIn 2018, a lot happened in the information technology industry, especially as it pertains to Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing technology, which are helping to connect technical devices and other smart objects to the internet and to each other.

With the latest developments in the field of IoT, and cloud and datacenters, industries are capable of revamping the entire business processes, from product design to system delivery to selling at point of sales (POS).

Additionally, artificial intelligence (AI) is still on the horizon. This level of processing will increase the requirements on network performance as well as storage of organizations’ intellectual or business data. Thus, the benefits of cloud and data center networks are starting to justify new investments, as legacy networks and storage technologies lack in capacity to deal with today’s environment.

In our full report, “2018 Information Technology Research Review,” we explain in depth what’s happening in several digital markets within the IT industry, including:

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Topics: Information Technology

AI and Small Business: Using Voice Search as a Marketing Tool

Written by Sarah Greenberg on Jun 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Anazon AlexaWhat will AI mean for marketers and businessowners?

What AI marketing tools and solutions do marketers and businessowners need to know about so that they can continue to promote their brand and generate revenue?

We answer those questions in today’s blog, adapted from our recent webinar, “AI and Voice-based Search: Are you ready?” featuring AI, marketing expert and author William Ammerman.

According to Ammerman, “There is a lot of evidence to suggest that there are things we should be doing right now to prepare for an AI driven marketing future.”

The Rise of Voice Commerce

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Topics: Information Technology

Elements of an IoT Platform Solution

Written by Nandita Bhotika on Oct 17, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Elements-of-an-IoT-Platform

The IoT platform ecosystem is a simple aggregation of critical components and can be visualized through the diagram below.

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Topics: Information Technology

IoT Sensors Explained

Written by BCC Research Editorial on Aug 22, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Internet_Of_ThingThe internet of things is expanding at an astonishing rate—so alarming that there was fear of running out of IP addresses for internet connected sensors. Fortunately, IPv6 brought about 3.4x10^38 more addresses, and now, the sky is the limit when it comes to the number of connected sensors. Below is an excerpt from the BCC Research Staff report “Sensors for the Internet of Things (IOT): Global Markets.

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Topics: Information Technology