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ESI ThoughtLab Study Reveals Measurable ROI on Smart City Investments, but Risks Remain

Smart City investments can generate a significant return on investment (ROI) for cities, but cyber risks loom large, according to a recent study by ESI ThoughtLab. Preliminary findings from its study of 100 worldwide metro centers found that most cities are seeing major economic, financial, and social benefits from their investments in smart technologies, but also greater cyber-risks, if digital innovation is not managed properly.

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New IDC Spending Guide Sees Consumer Spending on Technology Reaching $1.69 Trillion in 2019: IDC

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.69 trillion in 2019, an increase of 5.3% over 2018, according to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Connected Consumer Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). Consumer purchases of traditional and emerging technologies will remain strong over the 2019-2023 forecast period, reaching $2.06 trillion in 2023 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1%.

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