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    Infographics 03.07.2018

    Mobile Payment & Commerce: Fasten your seatbelts!

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    2017 saw increasing curiosity and interest among Italians in Mobile Payment & Commerce. Mobile Proximity Payment started to become a reality due to investments made in advertising, and to the entry into the Italian market of some big international players. Mobile Commerce is taking an ever-increasing share of the online purchasing pie.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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    Infographics 02.16.2018

    No one is missing (almost): The Smart Home opens its doors

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    In the course of 2017 the Smart Home market in Italy reached 250 million euros, registering a very high growth (+35% from 2016). Security, heating and connected appliance management drive the sector.
    Observatory Internet of Things
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    Infographics 02.01.2018

    Cloud Transformation: a PaaS for the future

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    Digital transformation is all over today's business models. In response, Cloud Computing is positioning itself as a game-changer in terms of cost and time-to-market for introducing new technologies. Companies must grasp the opportunity, not just adapting their information systems, but also skills and working methods.
    Observatory Cloud Transformation
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    Report 01.16.2018

    B2C e-commerce market in Italy: we need vison, courage and perseverance!

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    B2C e-commerce is gradually taking on a more relevant role and its scope is becoming less restricted and circumscribed. This is increasingly the case in the Italian market, even though B2C e-commerce in this country has yet to reach a level of maturity that exists in other more developed markets abroad. In 2017, the Italian e-commerce demand grew by 17%, the number of web shoppers went up by 10% and its share of overall retail purchases now stands at 5.7%.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 11.28.2017

    Digital b2b: the basis for a digital Italy

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    The time has come to go beyond single project “silos”-type digitalisation, or single company, “monad”-type, digitalisation, to concentrate on a truly integrated digital ecosystem, “Digital B2B”, laying sound foundations for digital transformation within Italy.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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    Report 11.28.2017

    Digital B2b: the basis for a digital italy

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    Compared to 2015, 20% of companies are using digital instruments for B2B business in Italy, with numbers more than doubling in the five years between 2011 and 2016, from 50 thousand up to 120 thousand. Over half of the large companies (with at least 250 employees) and over one quarter of SMEs (with between 10 and 249 employees) use B2B e-commerce tools, for a value of about 310 billion euros in 2016 on a total of business transactions worth 2.2 trillion euros.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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    Infographics 11.22.2017

    B2C e-commerce market in Italy: we need vision, courage and perseverance!

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    B2C E-commerce is progressively becoming more relevant and, across the world, its scope has gradually become less restricted or confined. This is increasingly the case in the Italian market, even though B2C e-commerce in this country has yet to reach a level of maturity that exists in other more developed markets abroad. In 2017, the Italian e-commerce demand grew by 17%, the number of web shoppers went up by 10% and its share of overall retail purchases now stands at 5.7%.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Infographics 09.25.2017

    Food & Grocery in Italy: has e-commerce delivered?

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    Food is at the top of the list in every shopping basket in Italy, but e-commerce has yet to take off in this sector. In 2017, the online Food & Grocery market was worth 812 million euros (up by 37%), a measly 0.5% of overall retail purchases in the sector.
    Observatory eCommerce B2c
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    Report 09.11.2017

    Smart Home: the Internet of Things is coming through your front door

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    The Smart Home is increasingly positioned as the central key point of the Internet of Things. Services, channels, business models, data value, privacy, cyber security, alliances, ecosystems, communication protocols and interoperability are just some of the pillars of this revolution that ignites the Italian and international competitive scenario, while new global players are starting to make their entrance in this market.
    Observatory Internet of Things
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    Infographics 09.06.2017

    Internet of Things: beyond objects, towards services

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    The time has come to go beyond the current level of connection of objects, to shift the attention to the services they enable. To do so it is necessary to know how to identify the right strategies to valorise the data collected by the connected objects, which withholds huge potential, still largely unexplored.
    Observatory Internet of Things
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    Report 09.06.2017

    Internet of Things: beyond objects, towards services

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    The Report aims to provide an overview of the main advancements of the IoT in Italy, highlighting the state of the art of applications and growth trends. The report presents an estimate of the spread and value of the IoT market in Italy at the end of 2016, taking into account the more consolidated applications that leverage “traditional” cellular connectivity, as well as those that adopt other communication technologies. The goal of the Report is to analyse also major emerging IoT areas which are expected to rapidly develop over upcoming years
    Observatory Internet of Things
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    Infographics 07.28.2017

    Smart Home: Internet of Things in the household

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    Market, offer, data and consumers: what are the main Smart Home advancements in Italy and abroad?
    Observatory Internet of Things
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    Report 06.13.2017

    Mobile Payment & Commerce: conquering the world

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    Competition in Mobile Payment & Commerce is now in full force, with all players competing to win over retailers and consumers of the world as regards payments and more. Mobile Remote Commerce revenues in Italy reach 3.3 billion euros, followed by Mobile Remote Payment with a value of 600 million euros. Still at the start in Italy, Mobile Proximity Payment accounts for less than 10 million in transactions but p2b money transfer solutions are gaining ground in the wait for NFC. 2016 has also been the first year in which the same shop owners/retailers have been promoters of innovative payment policies.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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    Infographics 06.09.2017

    Mobile payment and commerce: conquering the world

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    There is growing interest at global level towards Mobile Payment & Commerce: Mobile Remote Commerce is by now consolidated but Mobile Proximity Payment has yet to prove its potential. “New” Digital Payments in Italy keep growing, and in 2016 have demonstrated they can be the engine that brings Italians closer to electronic payments, replacing cash.
    Observatory Innovative Payments
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    Report 04.26.2017

    Managing Cloud projects and the impact on IT management

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    Effectively introducing the Cloud within the company means embarking upon an evaluation procedure taking into consideration variables of different nature. In the course of the 2015 Research, the Cloud &ICT as a Service Observatory developed an analysis model called Cloud Project Framework that identifies technologic, organizational and business variables that are triggered when moving to as a Service information model from a traditional one and the critical aspects encountered when making this change.
    Observatory Cloud Transformation
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