COVID-19 causes analytics services market to pause, allowing vendors to prove the true value of analytics and better train their AI models

All vendors tracked in TBR’s Digital Transformation: Analytics Professional Services Benchmark except Oracle expanded their analytics services revenue in 1Q20, albeit at a slower pace from the previous year, highlighting that optimizing IT operations — through the use of analytics — is becoming table stakes for buyers. Accenture took over the No. 1 spot from […]

On Earth, the Economy Is Tanking. In the Cloud, It’s Fine

Catie Merrill, who tracks the cloud industry at analyst firm TBR, says all the leading cloud providers will likely splurge on hardware this year. “My sense is that they are going to increase that spend a lot to accommodate new demand,” she says. The trend will likely continue even as countries reopen, she says, because […]