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.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q2 2016

September 22, 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 Q2 2016

August 31, 2016

Indian private equity did reasonably well in the second quarter of 2016, with overall investments worth 4.3 billion USD across 147 deals.

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.

Global Technology IPO Review

August 03, 2016

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

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 21, 2016

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

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.

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.

PwC's 19th Annual CEO Survey -Technology industry highlights

February 15, 2016

Find out what Tech CEOs are thinking about in 2016, see how their responses differ from the overall survey results and watch video highlights of in-depth interviews.

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.

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.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q2 2016

September 22, 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 Q2 2016

August 31, 2016

Indian private equity did reasonably well in the second quarter of 2016, with overall investments worth 4.3 billion USD across 147 deals.

Global Technology IPO Review

August 03, 2016

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

Global 100 Software Leaders 2016

June 21, 2016

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

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.

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 – 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.

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.

Global Technology Scorecard: Q2 2016

September 22, 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 Q2 2016

August 31, 2016

Indian private equity did reasonably well in the second quarter of 2016, with overall investments worth 4.3 billion USD across 147 deals.

Global Technology IPO Review

August 03, 2016

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

Global 100 Software Leaders 2016

June 21, 2016

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

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.

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 – 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.

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.