Technology Institute

The Technology Institute is PwC’s global research network that studies the business of technology and the technology of business with the purpose of creating thought leadership that offers both fact-based analysis and experience-based perspectives. Technology Institute insights and viewpoints originate from active collaboration between our professionals across the globe and their first-hand experiences working in and with the technology industry. For more information please contact Raman Chitkara, Global technology industry leader.

Perspectives from the global entertainment & media outlook 2017–2021

June 07, 2017

As user experience takes centre stage, companies must develop strategies that engage, grow, and monetise their most valuable customers.

MoneyTree™ India Q1 2017

May 31, 2017

Q1 saw roughly US$6.8 billion invested in 130 Indian companies. Get all the details here.

Global Technology IPO Review

May 03, 2017

PwC's quarterly report providing analysis of and trends in technology IPOs around the world.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q4 2016

March 24, 2017

Global Technology Scorecard is a PwC analysis and benchmark of top technology companies. The Scorecard cross-compares company quarterly and annual performance and revenues. We also offer a deeper dive into data through our online charting tool allowing you to get up close to raw statistics and manipulate which companies you'd like to compare and benchmark against.

Software disruption accelerates

March 15, 2017

Across industries, companies face the challenge of software-led transformation. This paper looks at how advances in software are transforming three major industries—industrial manufacturing, health care and financial services. These insights can be applied to most industries.

Software greases the wheels

February 23, 2017

From products to services: a survival guide for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications companies

Leveraging the upcoming disruptions from AI and IoT

February 15, 2017

To realise the full potential of IoT enablement, companies need to combine IoT with rapidly-advancing Artificial Intelligence technologies, which enable ‘smart machines’.

Extracting tax value from the Internet-of-Things

January 23, 2017

Why companies must consider tax up front when deciding on investments in IoT capabilities and services.

MoneyTree™ China TMT Report Q1/Q2 2016

December 07, 2016

In the first half of 2016, private equity and venture capital investment in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry maintained the strong momentum of H2 2015. Total TMT deal value and volume accounted for 55% and 39% of overall industry investment, respectively.

Delphi Energy Future 2040

August 04, 2016

Delphi-study on the future of energy systems in Germany, Europe and the world by the year 2040.

Capturing value from disruption - technology and innovation in an era of energy transformation

July 25, 2016

The pace of technology-driven change is accelerating well beyond the speed the power sector believed possible. No aspect of the value chain – from upstream generation, through grid and network operations to beyond-the-meter – is unaffected. The utilities sector will develop very different performance roles, technology landscapes, customer platforms and business models than served it over its first 100 years.

Global 100 Software Leaders 2016

June 20, 2016

PwC ranks the top 100 software companies by revenues and explores the key trends impacting the industry - SaaS, software &, IoT, digital innovation.

The Industrial Internet of Things

February 26, 2016

Many manufacturers and industrial product companies have made great strides in connecting their products and appliances to the IoT. But success demands new capabilities.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry

January 15, 2016

An annual update of key growth figures for various sectors of the semiconductor industry in China.

Dynamic Service Delivery (DSD) Platform: Getting future-fit

May 15, 2015

This thought leadership paper discusses the necessity for organisations to build organisational adaptability and project execution capability.

The Internet of Things: The next growth engine for the semiconductor industry

May 14, 2015

Five-year growth forecast for global semiconductor industry and its drivers.

Phase II Wrap-up: Context as a driving force for mobile innovation

July 11, 2014

The summary article of Phase II, New technological capabilities of the Mobile innovations forecast, covering contextual intelligence

The elements of contextual intelligence

May 28, 2014

The elements of contextual intelligence

Virtual context: Connecting two worlds

February 20, 2014

The virtual context of a user is created by the layer of telecommunications technologies and services that connects situational data captured by the mobile device with data, analytics and applications in the cloud.

Sensing and making sense: Device and environment underpin contextually aware services

December 17, 2013

This new article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series focuses mainly on physical context information harvested and packaged by accelerometers, gyroscopes and other mobile device sensors that create a picture of the state of the device.

MoneyTree™ India Q1 2017

May 31, 2017

Q1 saw roughly US$6.8 billion invested in 130 Indian companies. Get all the details here.

Global Technology IPO Review

May 03, 2017

PwC's quarterly report providing analysis of and trends in technology IPOs around the world.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q4 2016

March 24, 2017

Global Technology Scorecard is a PwC analysis and benchmark of top technology companies. The Scorecard cross-compares company quarterly and annual performance and revenues. We also offer a deeper dive into data through our online charting tool allowing you to get up close to raw statistics and manipulate which companies you'd like to compare and benchmark against.

Software disruption accelerates

March 15, 2017

Across industries, companies face the challenge of software-led transformation. This paper looks at how advances in software are transforming three major industries—industrial manufacturing, health care and financial services. These insights can be applied to most industries.

Software greases the wheels

February 23, 2017

From products to services: a survival guide for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications companies

MoneyTree™ China TMT Report Q1/Q2 2016

December 07, 2016

In the first half of 2016, private equity and venture capital investment in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry maintained the strong momentum of H2 2015. Total TMT deal value and volume accounted for 55% and 39% of overall industry investment, respectively.

Global 100 Software Leaders 2016

June 20, 2016

PwC ranks the top 100 software companies by revenues and explores the key trends impacting the industry - SaaS, software &, IoT, digital innovation.

The Industrial Internet of Things

February 26, 2016

Many manufacturers and industrial product companies have made great strides in connecting their products and appliances to the IoT. But success demands new capabilities.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry

January 15, 2016

An annual update of key growth figures for various sectors of the semiconductor industry in China.

Dynamic Service Delivery (DSD) Platform: Getting future-fit

May 15, 2015

This thought leadership paper discusses the necessity for organisations to build organisational adaptability and project execution capability.

The Internet of Things: The next growth engine for the semiconductor industry

May 14, 2015

Five-year growth forecast for global semiconductor industry and its drivers.

Phase II Wrap-up: Context as a driving force for mobile innovation

July 11, 2014

The summary article of Phase II, New technological capabilities of the Mobile innovations forecast, covering contextual intelligence

The elements of contextual intelligence

May 28, 2014

The elements of contextual intelligence

Virtual context: Connecting two worlds

February 20, 2014

The virtual context of a user is created by the layer of telecommunications technologies and services that connects situational data captured by the mobile device with data, analytics and applications in the cloud.

Sensing and making sense: Device and environment underpin contextually aware services

December 17, 2013

This new article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series focuses mainly on physical context information harvested and packaged by accelerometers, gyroscopes and other mobile device sensors that create a picture of the state of the device.

The New Digital Ecosystem Reality: Nine trends rewriting the rules of business

October 07, 2013

In this paper PwC Technology Industry leaders discuss technological, economic, and political trends that are important to CEOs and C-Suite executives while exploring the trends and challenges that businesses must consider to remain competitive.

Semiconductor Report: Spotlight on Automotive

September 26, 2013

According to PwC’s report on semiconductors, the automotive sector is the fastest-growing segment of the semiconductor industry.

Wrapping up Phase 1: New data bolsters the general direction of innovation over the next five years

June 11, 2013

According to this final article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series, the rate of performance increases for these seven enabling components of mobile innovation — memory, application processor, storage, infrastructure speed, device speed, imaging and display technology — is expected to decelerate only slightly between 2011 and 2016 as compared to the period 2007--2011.

Mobile operating system: Smartphones will just get smarter

May 10, 2013

According to this article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series, the smartphone seems to acquire more cognitive capabilities with each major product release—regardless of the OEM.

Enabling devices to offer users more natural interaction

March 05, 2013

According to this new article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series, thinner, lighter, larger and sturdier displays with improved resolution, touch sensitivity and power efficiency will enable many mobile innovations through 2015.

MoneyTree™ India Q1 2017

May 31, 2017

Q1 saw roughly US$6.8 billion invested in 130 Indian companies. Get all the details here.

Global Technology IPO Review

May 03, 2017

PwC's quarterly report providing analysis of and trends in technology IPOs around the world.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q4 2016

March 24, 2017

Global Technology Scorecard is a PwC analysis and benchmark of top technology companies. The Scorecard cross-compares company quarterly and annual performance and revenues. We also offer a deeper dive into data through our online charting tool allowing you to get up close to raw statistics and manipulate which companies you'd like to compare and benchmark against.

Software disruption accelerates

March 15, 2017

Across industries, companies face the challenge of software-led transformation. This paper looks at how advances in software are transforming three major industries—industrial manufacturing, health care and financial services. These insights can be applied to most industries.

Software greases the wheels

February 23, 2017

From products to services: a survival guide for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications companies

MoneyTree™ China TMT Report Q1/Q2 2016

December 07, 2016

In the first half of 2016, private equity and venture capital investment in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry maintained the strong momentum of H2 2015. Total TMT deal value and volume accounted for 55% and 39% of overall industry investment, respectively.

Global 100 Software Leaders 2016

June 20, 2016

PwC ranks the top 100 software companies by revenues and explores the key trends impacting the industry - SaaS, software &, IoT, digital innovation.

The Industrial Internet of Things

February 26, 2016

Many manufacturers and industrial product companies have made great strides in connecting their products and appliances to the IoT. But success demands new capabilities.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry

January 15, 2016

An annual update of key growth figures for various sectors of the semiconductor industry in China.

Dynamic Service Delivery (DSD) Platform: Getting future-fit

May 15, 2015

This thought leadership paper discusses the necessity for organisations to build organisational adaptability and project execution capability.

The Internet of Things: The next growth engine for the semiconductor industry

May 14, 2015

Five-year growth forecast for global semiconductor industry and its drivers.

Phase II Wrap-up: Context as a driving force for mobile innovation

July 11, 2014

The summary article of Phase II, New technological capabilities of the Mobile innovations forecast, covering contextual intelligence

The elements of contextual intelligence

May 28, 2014

The elements of contextual intelligence

Virtual context: Connecting two worlds

February 20, 2014

The virtual context of a user is created by the layer of telecommunications technologies and services that connects situational data captured by the mobile device with data, analytics and applications in the cloud.

Sensing and making sense: Device and environment underpin contextually aware services

December 17, 2013

This new article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series focuses mainly on physical context information harvested and packaged by accelerometers, gyroscopes and other mobile device sensors that create a picture of the state of the device.

The New Digital Ecosystem Reality: Nine trends rewriting the rules of business

October 07, 2013

In this paper PwC Technology Industry leaders discuss technological, economic, and political trends that are important to CEOs and C-Suite executives while exploring the trends and challenges that businesses must consider to remain competitive.

Semiconductor Report: Spotlight on Automotive

September 26, 2013

According to PwC’s report on semiconductors, the automotive sector is the fastest-growing segment of the semiconductor industry.

Wrapping up Phase 1: New data bolsters the general direction of innovation over the next five years

June 11, 2013

According to this final article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series, the rate of performance increases for these seven enabling components of mobile innovation — memory, application processor, storage, infrastructure speed, device speed, imaging and display technology — is expected to decelerate only slightly between 2011 and 2016 as compared to the period 2007--2011.

Mobile operating system: Smartphones will just get smarter

May 10, 2013

According to this article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series, the smartphone seems to acquire more cognitive capabilities with each major product release—regardless of the OEM.

Enabling devices to offer users more natural interaction

March 05, 2013

According to this new article in PwC's Mobile Technologies Index series, thinner, lighter, larger and sturdier displays with improved resolution, touch sensitivity and power efficiency will enable many mobile innovations through 2015.