The top 10 IT trends for 2020 - Part 1: Forecast for the European IT services market

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 - Part 1: Forecast for the European IT services market

Posted on December 18, 2019

The European IT services market maintained its steady growth trend in 2019. Despite the increasingly gloomy economic outlook, the widening scope of digital transformation initiatives across all...

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 (8) – Trend 7: RPA & automation increasingly integrate AI

Posted on January 24, 2020

First, companies can only automate processes that are well-known, documented, and already working. In many cases, companies need to reengineer their processes before they can apply any kind of automation. They should not take the risk of automating faulty processes and then...

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Die Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 (8) – Trend 7: RPA und Automatisierung integrieren zunehmend KI

Posted on January 24, 2020

Automatisierung steht bereits weit oben auf der Liste bei IT-Dienstleistern und Anwenderunternehmen, da sie Geschwindigkeit und Qualität verbessert und gleichzeitig eine Vergrößerung der Belegschaft überflüssig macht. Zwei Faktoren bremsen diesen Markt jedoch noch immer aus. Zum einen können die Unternehmen nur...

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 (7) – Trend 6: AI-empowered business applications

Posted on January 21, 2020

teknowlogy | PAC believes that cloud-based application software providers will go even further by leveraging all their customers’ data to provide both anonymized data sets and preconfigured algorithms to run benchmarks, accelerate calculations, and enhance business processes. In order to do so, vendors will need to...

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Die Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 (7) – Trend 6: KI-gestützte Geschäftsanwendungen

Posted on January 20, 2020

teknowlogy | PAC ist überzeugt, dass die Anbieter von Cloud-basierter Anwendungssoftware sämtliche Daten ihrer Kunden auswerten werden, um sowohl anonymisierte Datensätze als auch vorkonfigurierte Algorithmen zur Verfügung zu stellen, mit deren Hilfe sich Benchmarks ausführen, Berechnungen beschleunigen und Geschäftsprozesse verbessern ...

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PTC - Augmented Reality as the Internet of Things for People in UK’s Manufacturing Industry

Posted on January 15, 2020

In December 2019, teknowlogy Group was offered a look inside the Industrial Innovation Global Series presented jointly in London by US-based software and services company PTC, and the Financial Times. PTC gave its view on how UK manufacturers are adapting to remain competitive in an age driven by digital technologies.

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 (4) – Trend 3: IT/OT integration leads to OT data platforms

Posted on January 13, 2020

The OT world and the IT world used to be separate for decades. OT systems are more proprietary than IT systems and were basically left untouched during the lifetime of a production plant, while IT has always had a reputation for needing frequent changes and being vulnerable to cyber security issues. Nowadays, though, in light of Industry 4.0 ...

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Die Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 (4) – Trend 3: IT-OT-Integration führt zu OT-Datenplattformen

Posted on January 13, 2020

Die OT-Welt und die IT-Welt waren Jahrzehnte getrennt. OT-Systeme sind proprietärer als IT-Systeme und blieben im Wesentlichen während der Lebensdauer einer Produktionsanlage unverändert. IT hingegen hatte schon immer den Ruf, häufig verändert werden zu müssen und für Cyber-Sicherheitsrisiken anfällig zu sein. Heutzutage führen jedoch ...

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 (3) – Trend 2: Edge and 5G enable real-time IT locations

Posted on January 10, 2020

Two technologies will increasingly merge in 2020, pushing each other – edge computing and 5G campus networks. Both technologies have a common purpose, which is to combine on‑site compute power and/or high-speed and high-volume networks in order to create real-time IT locations where automation and the autonomy of complex systems become a ...

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Die Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 (3) – Trend 2: Edge und 5G ermöglichen Echtzeit-IT-Standorte

Posted on January 10, 2020

Zwei Technologien werden 2020 immer mehr verschmelzen und sich gegenseitig vorantreiben – Edge Computing und 5G-Campusnetze. Beide Technologien haben einen gemeinsamen Zweck, nämlich Rechenleistung vor Ort mit volumenstarken Hochgeschwindigkeitsnetzen zu kombinieren, um Echtzeit-IT-Standorte zu schaffen, an denen...

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The top 10 IT trends for 2020 (2) – Trend 1: Platform-based industrial value networks will spread

Posted on January 7, 2020

Platform-based industrial value networks will spread - trend 1 of our top 10 IT trends, which we believe will have the greatest impact in 2020

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Die Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 (2) – Trend 1: Plattformbasierte industrielle Wertschöpfungsnetzwerke breiten sich aus

Posted on January 7, 2020

Unsere Top 10 IT-Trends für 2020 – Trend 1: Plattformbasierte industrielle Wertschöpfungsnetzwerke 

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SPS 2019: Edge computing becomes the basis of industrial IoT in realizing the digital factory

Posted on December 6, 2019

With more than 60,000 visitors, the SPS fair that took place in Nuremberg, Germany, at the end of November was once again a real hot spot for the industrial automation industry. Edge computing was clearly one of the key topics at the fair. Edge computing avoids cloud latency by allowing real-time data processing directly at the edge of a ...

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What is IOWN? Impressions from the NTT R&D Forum 2019 (part 2)

Posted on November 29, 2019

Here are my impressions, part 2, from the NTT R&D Forum (for part 1, please refer to “What is IOWN? – Impressions from the NTT R&D Forum 2019 [part 1]). On Thursday and Friday, the focus was on NTT DATA’s R&D work…

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What is IOWN? Impressions from the NTT R&D Forum 2019 (part 1)

Posted on November 29, 2019

I had the great pleasure to spend four days with NTT and NTT DATA in Tokyo at the occasion of NTT R&D Forum 2019. It was four days with an incredibly huge variety of innovation across all stages and technologies.

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The Live Enterprise

Posted on November 28, 2019

I had the chance to participate in Infosys’ European Customer and Analyst Event, EMEA Confluence 2019, in Barcelona last week. The key topic was “The Live Enterprise”. With this vision, Infosys addresses the need of organizations to intuitively adapt to the shifting business environment with frequent, quick-paced changes just like living ...

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IT/OT integration – investment drivers depend on many factors

Posted on November 14, 2019

Nowadays, the topic of IT/OT integration has gained a lot of traction, in particular in manufacturing. However, we believe that IT/OT integration is not equally relevant in all the various manufacturing sub-sectors. In fact, the relevance of IT/OT integration differs quite a lot depending on what sub-sector we are looking at and is ...

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Friedhelm Loh Group has big ambitions and is challenging the hyperscalers: German Edge Cloud and IoTOS launch ONCITE to ensure the independence of hidden champions in Europe

Posted on October 16, 2019

You don’t know much about Friedhelm Loh Group, German Edge Cloud, IoTOS, and/or ONCITE so far? Let me fill you in on this.

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CxO priorities, and digital and IoT-related investment trends in the manufacturing industry – insights from various sub-verticals

Posted on October 1, 2019

Manufacturers today are investing in the modernization of their enterprise landscapes (e.g. migrating to SAP S/4HANA), moving their IT infrastructures to the cloud, or implementing data management and analytics solutions. These are all important measures to lay the foundations for the digital transformation of companies’ processes.

But ...

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OSIsoft PI World 2019 in Gothenburg – IoT projects in XXL size

Posted on September 23, 2019

As an analyst I attend many events related to my topic of interest – IoT. What we often see is a lot of ‘show’ around new IoT use cases, many product presentations from vendors and their partners, and of course also some client projects, but mainly at a very early stage of the project life cycle, often still in the PoC (proof of concept) ...

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GFT pushes into industrial IoT by acquiring Axoom’s team

Posted on July 16, 2019

GFT Technologies SE announced the acquisition of around 90 industrial IoT experts from Axoom – a good reason to take a closer look at what is currently going on at GFT, and to understand their approach to entering the industrial space.

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