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Two Weeks To Go - Book Your Tickets for the Latest UK Tech Analysis
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*New Research* Digital Marketplace Preliminary Review 2018
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*NEW RESEARCH* Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018
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*UKHotViewsExtra* Getronics continues its summer of acquisitions
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Welcoming Aqilla as sponsor of the TechMarketView Evening 2018
22 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK Enterprise Software Supplier Ranking Report 2018
22 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK Application Services Supplier Ranking 2018
21 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* Financial Services SITS Supplier Ranking 2018
20 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* AWS charges up the Infrastructure Services Ranking
17 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK BPS Supplier Ranking 2018
16 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* Funding Trends & Patterns: UK AI/Machine Learning Startups
14 Aug 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* Clanwilliam Group: Ambitious Plans in Healthcare
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Full series of Supplier Rankings reports OUT NOW!
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Full series of Supplier Rankings reports published!
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*NEW RESEARCH* Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018
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*UKHotViewsExtra* UPDATE - SCC benefitting from mid-market digital demand
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*NEW RESEARCH* Financial Services SITS Supplier Ranking 2018
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*NEW RESEARCH* UK Public Sector SITS Supplier Rankings 2018
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Friday 31 August 2018

*UKHotViewsExtra* Public Sector Crown Hosting framework extended

CHDC Ark logoHaving caught up on goings on while I was away, one of the bits of news I spotted was the four-year extension to the framework contract for data centre services to the public sector between the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Crown Hosting Data Centres (CHDC). CHDC is the joint venture (JV) between the Cabinet Office and Ark Data Centres.

The extension, valued by CCS at up to £500m, was agreed without any competition; the justification being that CHDC forms part of the critical national infrastructure (CNI) and moving to a different supplier would be a risky and disruptive move. The four-year extension period commences in March next year.

UKHotViews Premium LogoAfter Crown Hosting was set up, it took a while to take off. But, over the last couple of years, demand has ramped up significantly, satisfying the demand from public sector organisations seeking a) somewhere to house applications until end of life at lower cost, and b) a halfway house. CHDC’s FY17 results show turnover increasing… more

Posted by Georgina O'Toole at '08:01' - Tagged: public+sector   contract   jointventure   hosting   cloudservices  

Thursday 30 August 2018

Two Weeks To Go - Book Your Tickets for the Latest UK Tech Analysis

tmvIt's TechMarketView's 10th anniversary year and to celebrate we have announced a formidable line-up of speakers to enlighten, inspire and surprise you at our annual 'Evening with TechMarketView', sponsored by InterSystems, Aqilla and Brands2life

Hosted by TechMarketView Chairman Richard Holway MBE, the evening focuses on TechMarketView's theme for 2018, 'Breaking the Boundaries', and you will be hearing from:

  • Tola Sargeant, TechMarketView Managing Director, who will bring the theme alive and challenge the way you look at the UK tech market by illustrating how buyers and sellers of enterprise technology are breaking their own boundaries to try to keep one step ahead of the pack
  • Chief Analyst Georgina O’Toole showcasing brand new TechMarketView analysis that examines the contrasting performances of the ‘legacy’ and the ‘new’ segments of the UK SITS market and ask the question: ‘what needs to happen to return to the halcyon days of double-digit growth?’
  • TechMarketView’s Martin Courtney hosting a ‘fireside chat’ with our special guest Andrew Johnson from Shell. One of the world’s largest retailers with a significant UK presence, Shell is three years into its digital transformation journey and Andrew will share his experiences, which touch everything from digital payments to autonomous vehicles
  • Kate Hanaghan, Chief Research Officer, who will unveil TechMarketView’s Market Readiness Index to share findings from our new end-user analysis and explore how buyers and suppliers can work better together to Break the Boundaries
  • Anthony Miller, TechMarketView Managing Partner, who will be putting his own inimitable slant on the changing fortunes of the leading UK tech suppliers over the past decade and what the future may hold for them over the next.

The TechMarketView Evening is the only event where over 200 leaders from tech industry giants, mid-market specialist suppliers, aspiring 'Great British Scaleups' and innovative early stage companies, as well as advisors, investors and end-user organisations, get the chance to meet and form new friendships and partnerships – and learn what TechMarketView believes the future may hold!

Event Details:
Date: Thursday 13th September 2018
Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects, London 
Registration & Drinks Reception: 6:30pm. An extended networking drinks reception commences from 6:30pm sponsored by InterSystems. This will be followed by the speaker sessions and a first-class silver service dinner.

To Register:
To book tables of 10 or individual seats click here or contact our event management partner, tx2events on T: 020 3137 2541.

TechMarketView Event Rates for:

TechMarketView Presentation and Dinner Banner

Posted by HotViews Editor at '08:45'

Tuesday 28 August 2018

*New Research* Digital Marketplace Preliminary Review 2018

Report CoverDespite the claims of the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden, the latest government figures suggest that it is large business not SMEs that are reaping the benefits of the Digital Marketplace frameworks (G-Cloud, Digital Outcomes & Specialists (DOS), and Digital Services).

Evidenced spend for the period 01 January 2018 to 31 July 2018 was £984m, up 45% compared to the same period last year (2017: £678m). However, the proportion of spend via SMEs continues to fall—micro, small and medium sized businesses represented 38% of spending in the first seven months of 2018 compared to 47% in the same period in 2017. Evidenced spend via large businesses was up 65% to £561m (2017: £339m) compared to an increase of 19% to £378m (2017: £318m) for SMEs.

This data-driven report provides preliminary analysis of sales across the Digital Marketplace, including a comparison between SMEs and large businesses, the shift towards DOS, variations between subsectors, the top 20 suppliers in each subsector and the biggest spenders. It follows our full review of 2017’s data in February 2018 (see here) and will be followed by more in depth analysis of spending in 2018 when the final Digital Marketplace data is published early next year.

If you are an existing PublicSectorViews subscriber, you can read the report now. If you'd like to discuss an extension to your existing subscription or would like details of how to subscribe to TechMarketView, please email Deb Seth.

Posted by Dale Peters at '11:31' - Tagged: public+sector   contracts   research   government   data   research   research   research   research  

Thursday 23 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018Sales of enterprise cyber security hardware, software and services again outpaced most other areas of the UK SITS market in 2017/2018.

A combination of GDPR-related data privacy compliance assessments and persistent threats from cyber criminals and state-sponsored hackers kept security top of mind. IT departments invested heavily in the products, services and skills they needed to maintain optimum levels of protection against the data loss, unauthorised access and operational disruption which could bring their organisations to their knees.

But the headline double-digit market growth rate masks uneven fortunes as some suppliers enjoyed a stellar year and others saw their security businesses shrink.

Our latest Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018 report rates the performance of the Top 20 players by revenue and analyses the differences in strategy and approach that determined their comparative successes during the year.

The report is available for subscribers to SecureConnectViews to download here: Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018.

For further information on becoming a subscriber, please contact our Client Services team: dseth@techmarketview.com.

Posted by Martin Courtney at '08:01'

Wednesday 22 August 2018

*UKHotViewsExtra* Getronics continues its summer of acquisitions

getGetronics has followed its recent acquisition of US-based Pomeroy (see here) with the purchase of French firm, ITS Overlap. With turnover of €50m, ITS Overlap is a considerably smaller transaction, but nonetheless it enables Getronics to broaden its existing portfolio of offerings and customer base in France. Existing ITS Overlap customers will gain access to Getronics’ (growing) global capabilities.

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Acquisitions have formed a significant part of Getronics’ history, and it is almost certain that more are on the cards. We recently spoke to Mark Cook, Getronics Group Vice Chairman, who was instrumental in closing the Pomeroy deal that transformed Getronics into a $1.3bn business. Cook gave us a bit more background to the deal and the further ambitions of the mid-market specialist, which was sold to its current Brazilian owners almost exactly a year before the Pomeroy deal closed. More.....

Posted by Kate Hanaghan at '09:17' - Tagged: acquisition  

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Welcoming Aqilla as sponsor of the TechMarketView Evening 2018

TechMarketView LogoWe are very pleased to announce that Aqilla will be a Sapphire Sponsor for the 2018 ‘Evening with TechMarketView’.

Our sixth annual Presentation and Dinner will be held once again at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), in London on Thursday 13th September from 6:30pm.

Up to 250 of UK tech’s ‘great & good’ are expected to attend the evening event which has become a popular fixture in the tech calendar and has been described by attendees as “the best networking event in the industry”.

Aqilla LogoWe are delighted to welcome Aqilla, as a sponsor for the evening.

Aqilla Limited was founded in 2006. They have developed a web-based accounting solution designed for medium-sized businesses and organisations. It is feature rich and designed for the cloud meaning it runs with ease within any browser whilst saving you time with it’s reporting functionality. Aqilla is multi company, multi currency and even multi lingual, so we’re very excited to have them on board!

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 13th September 2018
Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects, London 
Registration & Drinks Reception: 6:30pm. An extended networking drinks reception commences from 6:30pm and is sponsored by InterSystems. This will be followed by the speaker sessions and a first-class silver service dinner.

To Register:

You can book individual seats, or why not recognise your key clients and partners by booking a table for ten. For more details and to book your place click here or contact our event management partner, tx2events on T: 020 3137 2541.

TechMarketView Event Rates for:

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Posted by HotViews Editor at '06:00'

Wednesday 22 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* UK Enterprise Software Supplier Ranking Report 2018

Enterprise Software UK Supplier Rankings Report 2018

The 2018 Enterprise Software Supplier Ranking report shows how the winds of digital change are shaping the UK market. A quarter of the Top 20 suppliers experienced revenue decline, while significant change saw HPE drop out of the ranking and Micro Focus enter following its acquisition of HPE Software.

The cost of change was apparent as many suppliers struggled to achieve even low levels of growth but the value of specialist expertise was more pronounced in this shifting and increasingly data dependent market. New entrants and emerging suppliers are coming to market with capabilities that cross the business process boundary and go deeper into data strategy. These developments have the scope to change supplier-to-customer relationships.

Subscribers to TechMarketView's ESASViews (Enterprise Software and Application Services) research stream can read the full analysis of the trials, tribulations and successes of the leading enterprise software suppliers to the UK market and check out up and coming suppliers, in the 2018 edition of the Enterprise Software Supplier Ranking report.

If you would like to take a subscription to ESASViews, please contact our Client Services team: dseth@techmarketview.com.

Posted by Angela Eager at '00:00' - Tagged: market+trends   cloud   software   rankings   AI   machinelearning   digitaltransformation   machineintelligence   enterpriseapplications   enterprise+software   enterprisesoftware  

Tuesday 21 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* UK Application Services Supplier Ranking 2018

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Just in case you missed it, this year’s edition of the UK Application Services Supplier Ranking 2018 report is now available. Subscribers to TechMarketView's ESASViews can read the full analysis of who's gaining ground in this c.£14b market, who's falling back, and why.

Lower than anticipated market demand last year led to a starker than usual contrast in performance between the winners and losers in the Application Services (AS) world. Within the 2017 list of Top 20 UK AS suppliers, as many companies saw their revenues increase by 9% or more as witnessed their sales decline. The necessity to take market share to achieve top line growth has become the new normal in this increasingly competitive arena.

Continuing erosion of legacy services expenditure in 2017 was barely offset by increasing customer investment in “the new”. Moving buyer behaviour on to digital execution at scale remains a key challenge for the supply side. As the boundaries are increasingly broken both between adjacent service towers and into non-traditional, digitally-redefined sectors moreover, so AS suppliers must not only extend the breadth of their capabilities, but also widen the focus of their services to remain market relevant.

If you are not yet an ESASViews subscriber, please contact Deb Seth (dseth@techmarketview.com) to find out how you can access this research. 

Posted by Duncan Aitchison at '08:46' - Tagged: newresearch  

Monday 20 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Financial Services SITS Supplier Ranking 2018

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Not only is the Financial Services sector the most important buyer of Software and IT Services, it is also on the threshold of further major disruption. Many FS enterprises are embarking on significantly more aggressive strategies to digitalise operations, improve customer experience and slash costs. While we don’t expect much net new money to be directed to this epiphany, it will mean a big shift in spending as legacy systems are replaced and as automation revolutionises many processes.

But who are the leading suppliers to the sector today? How big is the gap between the largest players and the next group of would-be leaders?

Interestingly, the top 10 positions in TechMarketView’s annual supplier ranking are occupied by the same companies as last year - but how have their relative positions changed and who actually grew revenue in a tight market?

Several companies lower down the rankings recorded exceptional growth, while others delivered steady progress up the table.

As aspiring companies develop new skills, refresh their partnership strategies and develop deeper customer relationships, they have every chance to move up the ratings. Established players have their work cut out to maintain their positions.

Subscribers to FinancialServicesViews can access our 2018 Financial Services SITS Supplier Ranking report, here. If you want to know who is where in the pecking order and learn how to move your company up the ranking, this report is a must-read.

Posted by HotViews Editor at '09:35'

Friday 17 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* AWS charges up the Infrastructure Services Ranking

Infrastructure Services Supplier Rankings Report 2018Amazon Web Services is clearly making its presence felt in the UK market. However, the speed with which this now sizeable organisation continues to grow might still surprise some.

Available now for InfrastructureViews clients is the latest Infrastructure Services Supplier Ranking report. This must-read research looks at the performance of AWS and the other leading players in the Top 20 Ranking. It follows several months of research by the TechMarketView analyst team to understand supplier performance in the UK.

It is a complex set of market shaping trends that is molding the evolution of the c£14bn Infrastructure Services market, and both buyers and suppliers face many uncertainties. “Transformation” is more than a buzzword, but both the journey and the destination are not well defined. Very few organisations are starting with a ‘clean slate’ and successfully dealing with legacy systems will be an integral part of creating the right strategy going forward.

OUT NOW, Infrastructure Services Supplier Ranking 2018 gives details of how each of the Top 20 players performed in the last financial year, examining the trends around their performance.

Posted by HotViews Editor at '09:30' - Tagged: research   AWS   research   research   research   research  

Thursday 16 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* UK BPS Supplier Ranking 2018

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There has been a lot of movement among the Top 20 providers of Business Process Services (BPS) in the past year, reflecting the disruption taking place within a market continuing its move away from traditional BPO towards technology-enabled services.

The shift in delivery models away from ‘lift and shift’ BPO towards tech-enabled BPS is accelerating with platform-based BPS winning an increasing share of the business and with vendors putting ever greater emphasis on partnering, acquiring, building and ‘uncovering’ IP. The blurring of the boundaries between BPS and enterprise software and application services is continuing whilst the deployment of maturing Intelligent Automation solutions is delivering even greater market disruption.

Subscribers to TechMarketView's BusinessProcessViews research services can read the full analysis of who's hot and who's not, and why, in our new report UK BPS Supplier Ranking 2018.

If you are not yet a BusinessProcessViewssubscriber, please contact Deb Seth (dseth@techmarketview.com) to find out how you can access the research. 

Posted by Marc Hardwick at '07:57'

Tuesday 14 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Funding Trends & Patterns: UK AI/Machine Learning Startups

imageEstablished suppliers and individuals looking to chart their way through technology disruption and identify the partners, acquisition targets and technologies that are positioned to impact the market should be looking at startup funding patterns for insight. This is all the more so when the startups making extensive use of AI/machine learning within their products are top of the funding list.

If you want to:

·        understand the UK AI/ML startup funding landscape,

·        identify the sectors attracting the highest levels of funding,

·        determine the types of startups gaining funding and why,

·        develop insight into the AI/machine learning money trail,

you should be reading the recently published Funding Trends and Patterns: UK AI/Machine Learning Startups research note, which provides a snapshop of UK AI/machine learning funding activity. You’ll see where the investment money is flowing and what new types of businesses are emerging on the back of digital data.

Click to download Funding Trends and Patterns: UK AI/Machine Learning Startups.

This research is available to eligible TechMarketView subscribers. If you do not currently take a subscription and would like details please contact Deborah Seth.

Posted by HotViews Editor at '09:15' - Tagged: funding   AI   machinelearning   machineintelligence   startups  

Monday 13 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Clanwilliam Group: Ambitious Plans in Healthcare

Clanwilliam Group logoA short time ago TechMarketView caught up with Howard Beggs, CEO of Dublin-based Clanwilliam Group. After acquiring 14 healthcare businesses in the last four years the business shows no signs of slowing down (quite the opposite), so we wanted to learn more.

From Howard’s first step in healthcare technology with Medicom Medical Solutions in 1995, through the launch of Helix Health in 2007 and the acquisition by Eli Global and the creation of Clanwilliam Health in 2014, the business has seen a huge amount of change. Since being acquired by Eli it has grown rapidly through an acquisition strategy that mirrors the “buy-grow-and-hold” approach of its parent company.

As Clanwilliam’s M&A capability matured we saw six deals completed in 2017, including NHS clinical correspondence and dictation business Medisec Software (see Clanwilliam Group acquires another NHS technology provider). Further deals have been completed in 2018, including NHS predictive analytics provider Informatica Systems (see Clanwilliam Group acquires Informatica Systems).

Clanwilliam’s total investment in new businesses since it was acquired by Eli now totals c.€150m, but it’s not resting on its laurels, in fact we can expect to see it ramp up its acquisition ambitions. PublicSectorViews clients can read more about Clanwilliam’s history, strategy, its approach to acquisitions and what it plans to do next, here: Clanwilliam Group: Ambitious Plans in Healthcare.

For further information on becoming a client, please contact our Client Services team: dseth@techmarketview.com.

Posted by Dale Peters at '09:57' - Tagged: strategy   healthcare   acquisitions  

Monday 13 August 2018

Full series of Supplier Rankings reports OUT NOW!

Over the last couple of weeks, TechMarketView has published must-read Supplier Rankings across every one of our research streams. If you have not yet downloaded your copy, here are the links to the reports:

Public Sector UK SITS Supplier Rankings Report 2018 Financial Services Supplier Ranking Report 2018 Business Process Services Supplier Rankings Report 2018 Infrastructure Services Supplier Landscape Report 2018
Application Services Supplier Ranking Report 2018 Enterprise Software Supplier Rankings Report 2018 Cyber Security Services Supplier Rankings Report 2018

Each report ranks the Top 20 suppliers to the sector and analyses their performance relative to the market and their peers. Each of the Research Directors also identifies those suppliers jostling for position. It is clear – across the board – that diversity of performance is a common theme. And often it is those further down the rankings that are performing the most strongly.

Our in-depth reviews highlight how differences in strategy and approach are determining the comparative success of the various suppliers. Which suppliers are best dealing with digital disruption in the market and, in line with our 2018 research theme, breaking their boundaries to remain relevant and take share in a shifting market?

If you would like to read any of these reports but your organisation is not a subscriber to the relevant stream, please contact our client services team to find out how you can gain access.

You can also reserve a place at TechMarketView’s Annual Presentation & Dinner on 13th September 2018 to hear more on how the shift from the ‘legacy’ to the ‘new is impacting software & IT services suppliers – to find out more click here.

Posted by HotViews Editor at '08:56' - Tagged: public+sector   business+process+services   financialservices   rankings   it+services   ApplicationServices   infrastructureservices   supplierlandscape   cybersecurity   enterpriseapplications   Suppliers   IT+rankings  

Wednesday 08 August 2018

Full series of Supplier Rankings reports published!

Over the last couple of weeks, TechMarketView has published must-read Supplier Rankings across every one of our research streams. If you have not yet downloaded your copy, here are the links to the reports:

Each report ranks the Top 20 suppliers to the sector and analyses their performance relative to the market and their peers. Each of the Research Directors also identifies those suppliers jostling for position. It is clear – across the board – that diversity of performance is a common theme. And often it is those further down the rankings that are performing the most strongly.

Our in-depth reviews highlight how differences in strategy and approach are determining the comparative success of the various suppliers. Which suppliers are best dealing with digital disruption in the market and, in line with our 2018 research theme, breaking their boundaries to remain relevant and take share in a shifting market?

If you would like to read any of these reports but your organisation is not a subscriber to the relevant stream, please contact our client services team to find out how you can gain access.

You can also reserve a place at TechMarketView’s Annual Presentation & Dinner on 13th September 2018 to hear more on how the shift from the ‘legacy’ to the ‘new is impacting software & IT services suppliers – to find out more click here.

Posted by Georgina O'Toole at '08:00' - Tagged: public+sector   business+process+services   financialservices   rankings   ApplicationServices   infrastructureservices   supplierlandscape   cybersecurity   enterpriseapplications   Suppliers  

Monday 06 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018Sales of enterprise cyber security hardware, software and services again outpaced most other areas of the UK SITS market in 2017/2018.

A combination of GDPR-related data privacy compliance assessments and persistent threats from cyber criminals and state-sponsored hackers kept security top of mind. IT departments invested heavily in the products, services and skills they needed to maintain optimum levels of protection against the data loss, unauthorised access and operational disruption which could bring their organisations to their knees.

But the headline double-digit market growth rate masks uneven fortunes as some suppliers enjoyed a stellar year and others saw their security businesses shrink.

Our latest Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018 report rates the performance of the Top 20 players by revenue and analyses the differences in strategy and approach that determined their comparative successes during the year.

The report is available for subscribers to SecureConnectViews to download here: Cyber Security Supplier Ranking 2018.

For further information on becoming a subscriber, please contact our Client Services team: dseth@techmarketview.com.

Posted by Martin Courtney at '09:56' - Tagged: rankings   cybersecurity  

Friday 03 August 2018

*UKHotViewsExtra* UPDATE - SCC benefitting from mid-market digital demand

sccWe caught up with James Rigby to discuss some of the trends around SCC’s UK Services business following the announcement of its annual results to the end of March 2018.

The UK in total hit revenue of £612m in the context of the entire EMEA Group (covering France, Spain and the UK), which achieved record revenue of £1.8bn (+9%) and EBIT of £27.7m (+10%). Services specifically increased 4% to £325m. 

SCC’s Services performance in the year mirrors many of its larger counterparts in UK Infrastructure Services. 2017 was incredibly tough with some struggling to find any growth at all - see Infrastructure Services Supplier Ranking 2018. However, like the market itself, growth patterns within SCC vary considerably by type of service. A particular growth hotspot was the firm’s own cloud platforms, which are popular with customers because of the services and security wrap it has created. More.....

Posted by Kate Hanaghan at '08:49' - Tagged: results   cloud   infrastructureservices   AI   cognitive  

Friday 03 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* Financial Services SITS Supplier Ranking 2018

coverNot only is the Financial Services sector the most important buyer of Software and IT Services, it is also on the threshold of further major disruption. Many FS enterprises are embarking on significantly more aggressive strategies to digitalise operations, improve customer experience and slash costs. While we don’t expect much net new money to be directed to this epiphany, it will mean a big shift in spending as legacy systems are replaced and as automation revolutionises many processes.

But who are the leading suppliers to the sector today? How big is the gap between the largest players and the next group of would-be leaders?

Interestingly, the top 10 positions in TechMarketView’s annual supplier ranking are occupied by the same companies as last year - but how have their relative positions changed and who actually grew revenue in a tight market?

Several companies lower down the rankings recorded exceptional growth, while others delivered steady progress up the table.

As aspiring companies develop new skills, refresh their partnership strategies and develop deeper customer relationships, they have every chance to move up the ratings. Established players have their work cut out to maintain their positions.

Subscribers to FinancialServicesViews can access our 2018 Financial Services SITS Supplier Ranking report, here. If you want to know who is where in the pecking order and learn how to move your company up the ranking, this report is a must-read.

Posted by Peter Roe at '07:15' - Tagged: financialservices   rankings   insurance   legacy   banking   transformation   Suppliers  

Thursday 02 August 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* UK Public Sector SITS Supplier Rankings 2018

Report CoverThis year’s edition of the UK Public Sector SITS Supplier Rankings report is now available. Subscribers to TechMarketView’s PublicSectorViews research stream can read our analysis of how the leading software and IT services (SITS) suppliers have performed in the public sector.

The report updates the Top 20 supplier ranking based on revenues from the latest available financial information (as at end of June 2018). It also contains Top 10 rankings for each of the subsectors we track (central government, local government, health, education, police and defence), as well as providing a snapshot of the ‘ones to watch’ from outside of the ranking tables.

Many major suppliers across multiple subsectors had another tough year operating in a market that continues to transition away from legacy contracts to smaller and shorter deals. Four suppliers in the Top 20 experienced double digit declines this year and just two had double digit growth. Only one supplier made in excess of £1bn from UK public sector SITS in its latest financial year. In central government the continued disaggregation of contracts sees a new name take its place at the top of the ranking.

The report is available for download by PublicSectorViews clients, here: UK Public Sector SITS Supplier Rankings 2018.

For further information on becoming a client, please contact our Client Services team: dseth@techmarketview.com.

Posted by Dale Peters at '08:42' - Tagged: public+sector   market+trends   rankings  

Wednesday 01 August 2018

*UKHotViewsExtra* Share Indices for July 18

HVPIt’s been an ‘interesting’ month for share movements - particularly for the FAANGs and MAGAs. Plus huge variations in the performance - positive and negative - for the UK Software & IT Services stocks that we track.

You can read our reviews of the Share indices for July 18 exclusively in HotViewsExtra. Available to all our paying clients including those HotViews Premium subscribers

Posted by Richard Holway at '10:21'

Wednesday 01 August 2018

*UKHotViewsExtra* Capita profits halve as turnaround plan kicks in

capitaCapita will have been hoping to have used this morning’s half-year results to reassure investors that its turnaround plan remains on track.

Headline financials show underlying revenue, after business exits are stripped out, declining by 4% to £1.98bn (£2.07bn H1 2017) and operating profit to be down 53% to £108.1m (£228.4m H1 2017). All of Capita’s six divisions experienced single digit declines in underlying revenue. However, results were in line with expectations given the high levels of contract attrition and restructuring costs that are flowing through the business.

HV PremiumReturning to sales growth is clearly going to take some time. The order intake for the first half reached £921m largely comprised of contract wins and renewals in Customer Management, Software and Government Services including deals with the BBCFinancial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and Transport for London. However, Capita's order book at the end of H1 stood at £7.7bn compared to £8.2bn at the end of 2017, reflecting a lower order intake, the low levels of bid activity in 2017 and continuing delays in decisions.

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Posted by Marc Hardwick at '10:02' - Tagged: results   Capita