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.

MoneyTree™ China TMT Report - Q3/Q4 2015

April 11, 2016

In the second half (H2) of 2015, investment in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry in China increased steadily despite the downturn of the domestic macro-economy.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q4 2015

March 16, 2016

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.

MoneyTree™ India Q4 2015

March 08, 2016

The year 2015 was the best year ever for private equity (PE) investing in India, with record investments as well as exits.

The Industrial Internet of Things

February 26, 2016

To truly leverage its new direct customer relationship and make the full transition to an IIoT-enabled, customer-centric and service-orientated organisation, a manufacturing business must fundamentally transform its strategy and organisational culture.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry – 2015 update

January 15, 2016

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

2015 Global Digital IQ Survey

September 30, 2015

Digital IQ assesses how well organisations capture the value they expect from technology investments. We found 10 attributes, spanning strategy, innovation, and execution, that correlate with stronger financial performance.

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.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry: 2014 update A decade of unprecedented growth

February 06, 2015

An annual in-depth report of the semiconductor industry in China as well as a look back over the last ten years of growth.

Interview with Kimmo Alkio President & CEO, Tieto

January 19, 2015

View insights on key business issues from Kimmo Alkio of Tieto as part of PwC's 18th Annual Global CEO Survey

Interview with Dr. Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Infosys

January 16, 2015

View insights on key business issues from Dr. Vishal Sikka of Infosys as part of PwC's 18th Annual Global CEO Survey

Interview with Michael Dell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

January 16, 2015

View insights on key business issues from Michael Dell of Dell Inc. as part of PwC's 18th Annual Global CEO Survey.

Interpreting Chinese Semiconductor Statistics

August 19, 2014

Statistics covering China’s semiconductor production, consumption, and overall industry and its impact on the global semiconductor industry.

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.

Global Technology IPO Review

October 29, 2013

PwC quarterly reports providing analysis and trends of global technology IPOs (initial public offerings).

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.

Global State of Information Security Survey: Technology

September 03, 2013

Technology organizations detected fewer security incidents in 2014, despite a global increase in cyberattacks. Incidents carried out by insiders and nation-states represent particular challenges for many companies, whose identity management and employee training programs often fall short of the mark. On the upside, the tech sector leads the way in adoption of certain strategic security initiatives.

The magic of advanced technology: Predicting real-time behaviour & needs via contextual intelligence

August 28, 2013

According to PwC’s Mobile Innovations Forecast, the next phase of mobile innovation will revolve around capturing and modelling the contextual situation of mobile users for predicting real-time behaviours and needs.

Small change, big impact

July 01, 2013

The start of 2015 will bring the biggest single change to the European Union value-added-tax regime that telecom operators, broadcasters and others that provide e-services have seen in decades.

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.

Changing dynamics − G7 & E7

April 18, 2013

This PwC text discusses the three-fold impact on regulation, taxes and sustainability issues on today's technology businesses.

The future of software pricing excellence: Transaction pricing management

April 13, 2013

This paper, one of a series exploring the application of PwC's pricing management framework in the software industry, focuses on software transaction management.

B2C 2015 VAT changes: What do they mean for you?

April 04, 2013

This PwC paper discusses a new 2015 VAT will apply to businesses that sell e-services to consumers within the European Union.

Convergence

April 01, 2013

This PwC text discusses the many ways in which convergence is changes is rapidly changing the traditional business landscape and explains how companies can adapt their strategy and execution to this new world and thus benefit from new markets, new customers, and new business models.

Consumerisation of IT

April 01, 2013

This PwC text discusses the changes being forced on companies by user friendly mobile devices, tablets and personal computers.

Social media

April 01, 2013

This PwC text explains why, because of their shortened product and marketing cycles, technology companies need to understand the impact of social media more than other companies.

The future of software pricing excellence: SaaS pricing

March 07, 2013

This article, the lastest in the The future of software pricing excellence series, explores how software companies can transition effectively to license-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) model and maximise overall profitability through a holistic approach based on PwC's proven pricing management framework.

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.

The future of software pricing excellence: The new state of the art

February 06, 2013

The future of software pricing excellence discusses how the shift in software sales models from product-based to portfolio-based has made pricing a critical element of business strategy and provides PwC's pricing management framework that combines analytics with formalised processes and standards to deliver improved financial results throughout the pricing lifecycle.

Technology industry at the crossroads: Transforming quote-to-cash operations

January 29, 2013

PwC's framework for transforming technology company quote-to-cash operations that includes benchmarking and reference architecture

MoneyTree™ China TMT Report - Q3/Q4 2015

April 11, 2016

In the second half (H2) of 2015, investment in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry in China increased steadily despite the downturn of the domestic macro-economy.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q4 2015

March 16, 2016

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.

MoneyTree™ India Q4 2015

March 08, 2016

The year 2015 was the best year ever for private equity (PE) investing in India, with record investments as well as exits.

The Industrial Internet of Things

February 26, 2016

To truly leverage its new direct customer relationship and make the full transition to an IIoT-enabled, customer-centric and service-orientated organisation, a manufacturing business must fundamentally transform its strategy and organisational culture.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry – 2015 update

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.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry: 2014 update A decade of unprecedented growth

February 06, 2015

An annual in-depth report of the semiconductor industry in China as well as a look back over the last ten years of growth.

Interpreting Chinese Semiconductor Statistics

August 19, 2014

Statistics covering China’s semiconductor production, consumption, and overall industry and its impact on the global semiconductor industry.

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.

Global Technology IPO Review

October 29, 2013

PwC quarterly reports providing analysis and trends of global technology IPOs (initial public offerings).

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.

The magic of advanced technology: Predicting real-time behaviour & needs via contextual intelligence

August 28, 2013

According to PwC’s Mobile Innovations Forecast, the next phase of mobile innovation will revolve around capturing and modelling the contextual situation of mobile users for predicting real-time behaviours and needs.

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.

Changing dynamics − G7 & E7

April 18, 2013

This PwC text discusses the three-fold impact on regulation, taxes and sustainability issues on today's technology businesses.

MoneyTree™ China TMT Report - Q3/Q4 2015

April 11, 2016

In the second half (H2) of 2015, investment in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) industry in China increased steadily despite the downturn of the domestic macro-economy.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q4 2015

March 16, 2016

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.

MoneyTree™ India Q4 2015

March 08, 2016

The year 2015 was the best year ever for private equity (PE) investing in India, with record investments as well as exits.

The Industrial Internet of Things

February 26, 2016

To truly leverage its new direct customer relationship and make the full transition to an IIoT-enabled, customer-centric and service-orientated organisation, a manufacturing business must fundamentally transform its strategy and organisational culture.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry – 2015 update

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.

China's impact on the semiconductor industry: 2014 update A decade of unprecedented growth

February 06, 2015

An annual in-depth report of the semiconductor industry in China as well as a look back over the last ten years of growth.

Interpreting Chinese Semiconductor Statistics

August 19, 2014

Statistics covering China’s semiconductor production, consumption, and overall industry and its impact on the global semiconductor industry.

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.

Global Technology IPO Review

October 29, 2013

PwC quarterly reports providing analysis and trends of global technology IPOs (initial public offerings).

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.

The magic of advanced technology: Predicting real-time behaviour & needs via contextual intelligence

August 28, 2013

According to PwC’s Mobile Innovations Forecast, the next phase of mobile innovation will revolve around capturing and modelling the contextual situation of mobile users for predicting real-time behaviours and needs.

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.

Changing dynamics − G7 & E7

April 18, 2013

This PwC text discusses the three-fold impact on regulation, taxes and sustainability issues on today's technology businesses.