DPP Predictions Report 2018 – Key trends impacting the media sector
The Digital Production Partnership (DPP), the media industry's international business change network, have delivered its 2018 predictions report in association with Equinix. This report, gathered from feedback from the core DPP membership, evaluates the impact of the previous year's predictions and talks about the technical, business and social trends expected to disrupt the industry over the next 24 months.
- Private interconnection – the creation of direct connections between different parties within the cloud ecosystem – will continue to be a huge growth area
- Getting cloud ready is a key area for DPP members, whether it is working out how best to either use or sell cloud led tools and services
- Businesses will better understand and manage their data throughout the value chain with the need for speed will lead to a strong demand for real time analytics
The strength of the annual DPP Predictions is that they are drawn up in consultation with people who know the day to day reality of doing business in the media sector.
Mark Harrison, Managing Director of DPP.