A report by Next Big Sound found that one trillion streams of music were played during the first half of 2015 across YouTube, Vevo, Rdio, Spotify, SoundCloud, Vimeo, and Pandora. We live in a world with more streaming options than ever, and more access to music than the average music fan can handle. But that can also make it tough to discover new music and artists. The music industry is responding to the rising demand for streaming music consumption by delivering customized service and experiences. It’s becoming easier for consumers to find those hidden musical gems in a sea of streaming songs. Here’s a look at how tech innovations are revolutionizing the way we consume music.
Business technology spending will increase by 8.9 percent by the end of 2017, according to research from Forrester. Their study also found that cloud adoption will hit a tipping point, with firms using software-as-a-service (SaaS) as a replacement for existing software hitting critical mass.
When you think of the ultimate modern home, you might think about “The Jetsons” cartoon, in which short work weeks, human cloning and being transported in vacuum-like tubes were the norm. While there might not be flying cars or on-demand food dispensers in 2017, homes are getting smarter, fast. If you are anxious to be like George Jetson and have your home do more for you, check out some of what’s new in 2017. You might be surprised by what is already automated.
While technology constantly evolves in the business world, it’s customers and profit that will always remain bottom line indicators for a successful company. Here are some new ways technology has helped streamline traditional business practices as we know them today.
In 2017, the mobile app market is projected to grow to $77 billion and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. The most incredible part of the mobile technology sector is the rapid pace of innovation that we continue to see every single year.