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The Transforma Insights Blog is where our analysts share their insights on the world of Digital Transformation

MAR 01, 2021| Matt Hatton

Covid-19 impact on CSP IoT growth was small and short-lived

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) around the world saw a downturn in IoT revenue in Q2 2020, but by the end of the year numbers had rebounded.
region: ALL sector: ALL Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivity
FEB 25, 2021| Matt Hatton

The new User Group will focus more on business issues rather than technology

The new Transforma Insights User Group is a community for adopters of digital transformation technologies such as AI, IoT, RPA and blockchain, but it will naturally focus much more on business issues, rather than the minutiae of new technologies.
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FEB 09, 2021| Matt Hatton

Does Google Cloud have a trust issue?

Matt Hatton explores whether Google, with its reputation for killing products and projects, has put Google Cloud at a disadvantage when selling enterprise digital transformation services.
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JAN 22, 2021| Jim Morrish

Procurement for Digital Transformation and IIoT

In this blog post Jim Morrish explores the ways in which companies should plan for the deployment of IoT and wider Digital Transformation.
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JAN 21, 2021| Jim Morrish

Additive manufacturing is a powerful technology, but is likely to play a niche role

Transforma Insights has published an updated version of its Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technology Insight Report, covering topics such as 3D printing and onshoring. This blog post explores some of the key digital transformation themes.
region: ALL sector: ALL 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
JAN 12, 2021| Matt Hatton

What is a Digital Transformation Service Provider (DXSP) and how do you pick one?

Earlier in January, we at Transforma Insights published a report ‘Digital Transformation Service Provider (DXSP) vendor selection framework’ which examined the emerging DXSP opportunity. It is the first in a series we will publish looking at which vendors are best able to deliver Digital Transformation projects. In this post Matt Hatton provides a summary of that report looking at how enterprises should go about selecting providers of IoT, AI, and other digital transformation consulting capabilities.
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JAN 05, 2021| Matt Hatton

AWS re:Invent: don’t make your users change, serve them as you find them.

AWS held its re:Invent virtual conference in December including major news on IoT products and AI services. The big announcements demonstrate how to best address the technology market: don’t make your users change, serve them as you find them.
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DEC 21, 2020| Matt Hatton

Major IoT trends bring device management issues to the fore

The changing face of IoT connectivity is driving increased requirements for IoT device management. This article examines three of them: increasing IoT security needs, the rise of LPWA technologies and growing complexity of IoT application implementation.
region: ALL sector: ALL Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivity
DEC 11, 2020| Matt Hatton

Long-term success in Mobile Private Networks depends on specialisation and productisation

Mobile Private Networks (MPNs) are a hot topic in 2020. This blog post explores the findings of a series of reports recently published on the topic, with particular focus on 5G and the IoT market.
region: ALL ManufacturingElectricity, Gas, Steam & A/CMining & QuarryingAgriculture, Forestry & FishingWater Supply & Waste ManagementRetail & WholesaleTransportation & StorageAdministrativeHealth & Social Care Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivityEdge Computing
DEC 03, 2020| Jim Morrish

And the winner is … well, there is no ‘the best’ in the IoT AEP space

This blog post explores the findings of Transforma Insights' inaugural IoT Application Enablement Platform (AEP) Peer Benchmarking report, which examines the strategies of twelve leading vendors of IoT AEP capabilities. The companies covered are: Altair, AWS, Clearblade, Ericsson, Fujitsu, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, PTC, SAP, Siemens, and Software AG.
region: ALL sector: ALL Internet of ThingsArtificial IntelligenceDistributed LedgerHuman Machine InterfaceEdge ComputingProduct Lifecycle Management