Employee experience software likely to see boomlet, then consolidated There are a bevy of companies looking to improve employee engagement and experiences in a tight labor market. The big question is what part of the enterprise will make the buying decisions? Read more: https://zd.net/2WXLNKj Featured iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max event: Everything Apple unveiled and what it means Apple iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max: How to pre-order and where to find the best deals How to try Android 10’s five best features The very best travel gear to stuff in your bag Facebook Dating: Why Match doesn’t have much to worry about (ZDNet YouTube) If software is “eating the world,” in the words of Marc Andreessen, the world also has a reciprocal appetite for software. From 2020 until 2030, Forrester estimates that global software spending by businesses will climb from $920 billion to north of $1.3 trillion. Software will continue to spread, mediating, recording, and enabling more users, transactions, products, and business activities, driven by: Growth in online populations. Globally, the online population will jump 53% by 2030, to 6.6 billion people. Easier adoption, integration, and customization of software based on cloud-based architectures. Automation of formerly physical or human tasks, across every business domain. Whether it’s customer service, product delivery, or field surveillance, the robots and algorithms are coming. An increasing amount of software embedded in the physical world around us. Everything from buildings and highways to doorbells and watches will be configured with software… [Read full story]
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