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Consumer and Entertainment Services

The streaming war

By Ed Barton 27 Nov 2019

Publisher CNBC

Ovum chief analyst, Ed Barton, on CNBC discussing the intensifying streaming war, stating "The next five years will be spend, spend, spend for streaming services."

Topic Video

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Broadband World News - Smart Home

By Michael Philpott 23 Oct 2019

Publisher Broadband World News

At the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, Michael Philpott, senior practice leader of Ovum's Consumer Services team, outlines the key developments in the smart/connected home market, with security, analytics and in-building coverage high on the list.

Topic Smart home

Consumer and Entertainment Services

Inside Google Stadia

By George Jijiashvili 17 Oct 2019

Publisher Wired

George Jijiashvili, senior analyst at tech research giant Ovum, has reservations about the technology, especially when it comes to latency and lag. “Most of what Google is promising is possible and deliverable, but there are three or four pain points that will take a few years to be ironed out,” he says. “The biggest one is networks – they can open up new data centres closer to hubs, but most of the networks users are receiving are low quality, and were put in place to transfer voice or small packets of data.”

Topic Video Gaming

Consumer and Entertainment Services

VR champions insist technology is a winner despite slow start

By George Jijiashvili 17 Oct 2019

Publisher The Times

The slow uptake of the devices reflects a “classic chicken and egg situation”, according to George Jijiashvili, a senior analyst at Ovum and VR expert.

Topic Video Gaming

Consumer and Entertainment Services

How podcasts went from unlistenable to unmissable

By Georgina Howes 26 Sep 2019

Publisher BBC

Georgie Howes, a consultant at market research firm Ovum, says British series My Dad Wrote a Porno also helped raise awareness. Launched in 2015, it quickly became a hit, going on to have more than 180 million downloads. "That was the point at which the advertisers started to catch on to [podcasts'] value,"

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things will bring the internet's business model into the rest of the world

By Alexandra Rehak 12 Sep 2019

Publisher The Economist

At an iot conference in London earlier this year, companies from tvh, a Belgian firm that makes forklifts and industrial vehicles, to abb, a Swedish heavy engineering firm, were lining up to describe the benefits of what Alexandra Rehak, an iot expert at Ovum, a firm of analysts, describes as “servicisation”.

Topic IoT

Enterprise Services

Cognizant to axe hundreds in healthcare, life sciences

By The Times of India 29 Aug 2019

Hansa Iyengar, IT analyst in London-based Ovum Research, said the layoffs are part of Cognizant's move to restructure its cost base and is being paired with salary restructing for senior staff, and cuts in employee travel.

Enterprise Services

Cognizant may give employees on bench less time to find projects

By The Times of India 20 Aug 2019

Hansa Iyengar, analyst in London-based Ovum Research, said “By reducing under performing staff, changing bench policy, and linking higher-pay roles to a larger variable component Cognizant is not just cutting costs out, but it is also motivating staff to perform better... Read more

Enterprise Services

Cognizant boosts bench strength of leaders after spur of high-level exits

By Business Standard 19 Aug 2019

“It is normal for a few high-profile exits in the C-suite when a new CEO takes over and this is no way alarming. It is a wise decision to bring in external talent into the C-suite as it will infuse fresh ideas and a different way of looking at the business,” said Hansa Iyengar, senior analyst at London-based Ovum Research.