Published on September 23, 2013
POWERFUL STATISTICS ABOUT TECH MEGA TRENDS AFFECTING EVERY BUSINESS @ValaAfshar50
MOBILE The mega trend of 21st century is empowerment of people via connected mobile devices. Mary Meeker
People who use phones and tablets to access the Internet will outnumber those who use a PC by 2015. Mary Meeker
Over 200 million tablets will be sold in 2013. Enders Analysis
29% of Americans say their phone is the first and last thing they look at every day. People are always connected. Qualcomm
At least 50% of consumers will use 2 or more devices in their purchase process. Sites must be mobile-friendly. IBM
One half of all local searches are conducted on mobile. People search while on the move. Microsoft
On average, Americans spend 2.7 hours socializing on mobile devices. Fish where the fish are. Microsoft
90% of mobile searches lead to action, 50% lead to a purchase. SEARCH Search Engine Land
80% of smartphone owners use their device in stores to shop. SEARCH $9.99 $12.99 Google – Mobile in-Store
60% of mobile users expect a website to load in less than three seconds. Gomez
Tablet adoption is expected to jump from 51% to 58% within the next 12 – 18 months. IDG Enterprise
SOCIAL Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology. @BrianSolis
100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Is your company contributing? YouTube
85% of users say social networks help them decide what to purchase. IBM, Generation C Study
93% of marketers are using social media for business. Business Insider
YouTube reaches more US adults ages 18 – 34 than any cable network. Nielsen
70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US. YouTube
The fastest growing age bracket on Twitter is 55 – 64 years old. Pew Research
2 new users join Facebook every second. Pew Research
LinkedIn is 277% more effective for lead generation than Facebook and Twitter. TopDogSocialMedia BRAND
62% of people are more likely to engage with brands that integrate social media content into their owned properties. Mass Relevance BRAND
The visual web is driving the rise of Pinterest and Tumblr with growth rates of 88% and 74% respectively over the last 12 months. Global Web Index
CLOUD The personal cloud will gradually replace the PC as the location where individuals keep their personal content. Gartner
Forbes Cloud Will Generate 14 Million Jobs By 2015. NOW HIRING
CloudHyperMarket 1/3 IT budgets to be spent on cloud computing in 2013. 2007 3hrs B
IDG Within the next two years, over half of the capital allocated to IT budgets will be spent on cloud computing. 2007 20123hrs BUDGET
Mozy Online Backup Every week 140,000 hard drives crash in the United States. 131billion 1 1 1
Gartner $131 billion estimated global cloud services market by the end of 2013. 131billion 1 1 1
IDC By 2015, 1 of every 7 dollars spent on packaged software, server, and storage offerings will be through the public cloud model. 1 EXABITE 1 1 1 1
IDC Worldwide IT cloud spending will approach $ 100 billionby 2016.
CSC 82% of companies saved money when they moved to the cloud. $
Neowin As of 2013, there is over 1 exabyte of data in the cloud. (that’s 1,073,741,824 GB) 1 EXABITE 1 1 1 NOW
Cloud Industry Forum 90% of public sector respondents and 78% of private sector respondents admitted data security was their primary worry. 1 EXABITE NOW HIRING $
BIG DATA The real issue is making sense of big data and finding patterns in it that help organizations make better business decisions. Gartner
WHAT’ IDC 68% of companies do not have a stated Business Intelligence/ Analytics strategy.
McKinsey 15 out of 17 sectors in the United States have more data stored per company than the US Library of Congress. GROWTH SPENDING
IDC IDC forecasts a 44-fold increase in data volumes between 2009 and 2020. 2009 2020
McKinsey 40% projected growth in global data generated per year vs. 5% growth in global IT spending. GROWTH SPENDING
Huffington Post Big Data could save up to $450 billion in healthcare spending. $
Wikibon Facebook stores, accesses, and analyzes 30+ petabytes of user generated data. 2.5BILLION
The Economist Decoding the human genome originally took 10 years to process; now it can be achieved in one week.
YouTube YouTube’s content ID system scans over 250 years of video every day. 2BILL GIGAB T’S ON
IBM 2.5 billion gigabytes (2.5 exabytes) of data are created every day. That number doubles every month. 2.5BILLION GIGABYTES ON YOUR MIND
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers 9-fold increase in digital information created and shared over the last five years. GIGABYTES WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND?
APPS Industry to reach tipping point in next 12 – 18 months; plans for corporate app stores need to start today. IDC TM
Nielsen 73% of business apps use pre-buying features like product research, price comparisons, inventory checks and consumer reviews, as opposed to strictly purchasing.
New Relic More than 1.5 million apps are available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. DOWNLOADS: 0 ADS: 0
PortioResearch 82 billion apps will be downloaded worldwide in 2013.
New Relic Of the apps downloaded, 1 in 4 are abandoned after the initial use. People use apps that enhance their lives. $25,000,000,00
ABIResearch Apps will generate $25 billion in revenue in 2013. $25,000,000,000
ABIResearch By 2018 more app revenue will come from tablets than smartphones. $25,000,000,000
Mapdom More than half of those who purchased as a result of a marketing message on their smartphone did so on the device itself. BUY NOW
Gartner By 2017, 25% of enterprises will have an enterprise app store.
Nielsen 82% of mobile media consumption time is within apps and 18% is from mobile browsers. BUY NOW
AerIcon 40% of marketers are planning to develop a mobile app in the next year.
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