Bruce P. Mehlman
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According to Forrester, nearly 16 million new broadband subscribers will emerge in the next five years. More than half of those will materialize in the next 24 months.
During a survey conducted by Forrester research of 2,001 employees, almost 60% of information workers say they e-mail hourly; 87% use it at least occasionally. Meanwhile, 74% say they never use instant messaging at work.
During a survey conducted by Forrester research of 2,001 employees, seventy-six percent never use Web conferencing tools such as Cisco System’s WebEx. Others that are mostly ignored include business-reporting tools (78%), team document-sharing sites such as Microsoft SharePoint (80%), social networking sites (89%) and videoconferencing (91%).
During a survey conducted by Forrester research of 2,001 employees, only one in three information workers use a laptop for work, while one in nine uses a smartphone. Seventy-six percent use a desktop PC most of the time. One in five shares a PC with a co-worker.
Asia’s share of the world’s online population will swell to 43% in four years, while North America will represent just 13% of Internet users, according to a new report by Forrester Research.
The total world-wide population of active Internet users (defined as those who have been online at least once in the past month) will be about 2.17 billion in 2014, up from 1.46 billion last year.