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What Happened? - Technology

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PPlease see below selected pre-2016 intelligence about technology. This is a synthesis of major recent developments at competitors, business schools, thinktanks, media, commentators, and other key influencers.

December 2015

 

  • KPMG released its Fintech 100report, a collaborative effort with fintech investment firm, H2 Ventures. The report identified the leading 50 ‘Established’ fintech companies across the globe, and 50 ‘Emerging Stars’. Fintech is now truly a global sector – The list is comprised of 40 US companies, 20 from EMEA, 18 from the UK and 22 from Asia Pacific. China fintech leads the world – ZhongAn, a Chinese company tops this year’s list, and there are seven Chinese fintech companies on the list (with six in the 50 Established list). Payments is at most risk of disruption - Fintech growth in payments, currencies and transactions sees these segments of fintech now representing 25% of the Fintech 100, a substantial uplift on last year. Insurance finds its fintech footing - The top 2 companies on the list are insurance fintechs (with 7 overall, compared to none last year). Shift from disruptors to enablers – 25 ‘enablers’ (service providers to financial companies) this year, compared to 7 last year. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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IBM Insights Halcyon In Business 22 June 2016

Please see below selected recent external intelligence about IBM.

 

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On Innovation in Business

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Please see below selected recent intelligence about innovation. Please contact Dominic Kelleher with any questions.  

 

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On Technology In Business

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Please see below selected recent intelligence about technology. Please contact Dominic Kelleher with any questions.  

 

June 2015

 

 

 

  • The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) is demanding new initiatives toward enterprise architecture, data services and integration, according to a survey of 675 application developers, which finds broad support for IoT initiatives, but a lot of work ahead. The study, conducted by Harbor Research and underwritten by Progress, found that at least 45% of developers are working on IoT initiatives, and 75% felt IoT is going to deliver positive results. However, at this point, only 50% of developers say they have the skills, resources and technological tools to deliver on IoT expectations, the survey finds. That's because there are many new moving parts that will need to be added to already complex IT infrastructures.In fact, nearly a third experience data overload and feel overwhelmed trying to manage it all when managing data sets for contextualised IoT apps,