Gartner Acquires SCM World

Gartner today announced the acquisition of SCM World, a privately held company headquartered in London, U.K., with approximately 60 associates serving clients worldwide. SCM World is a leading cross-industry peer network and learning community providing subscription-based research and conferences powered by the world’s most influential chief supply chain officers and senior supply chain practitioners.

Gartner Says Public Cloud Services in Mature Asia/Pacific Forecast to Reach $8.1 Billion in 2016

The public cloud services market in the mature Asia/Pacific (AP) region is on pace to grow 12.8 percent in 2016 to total $8.11 billion, up from $7.19 billion in 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. By 2019, Gartner predicts that total public cloud services spending in the mature AP region will rise to $12.4 billion.

Gartner Says Healthcare Providers in Middle East and North Africa to Spend US $2.78 Billion on IT in 2016

Healthcare providers in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US $2.78 billion on IT products and services in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (which includes hospitals and physicians' practices) on internal services, software, IT services, data center systems, devices and telecom services.

Gartner Survey Reveals Enterprise Spending on Mobile App Development Remains Low

Forty-two percent of organizations expect to increase spending on mobile app development by an average of 31 percent in 2016, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. Despite this, the average proportion of the overall application development budget allocated to mobile is only 10 percent, a 2 percent decrease from 2015.

Gartner Says Healthcare Providers in India to Spend $1.2 Billion on IT in 2016

Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion (USD) on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 3.4 percent over 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (includes hospitals, hospital systems, nursing and residential care and university hospitals) on internal services, software, IT services, data center systems, devices and telecom services.

Gartner Says Governments in Middle East and North Africa to Spend $11.5 Billion on IT in 2016

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend $11.5 billion (USD) on IT products and services in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending on internal services, software, IT services, data center systems, devices and telecom services. Government comprises state and local governments and national government.