Mentions of cloud computing throughout the filings of firms within the maritime business rose 154% between the primary and second quarters of 2022.
In whole, the frequency of sentences associated to cloud computing between July 2021 and June 2022 was 185% increased than in 2016 when GlobalData, from whom our information for this text is taken, first started to trace the important thing points referred to in firm filings.
When firms within the maritime business publish annual and quarterly experiences, ESG experiences and different filings, GlobalData analyses the textual content and identifies particular person sentences that relate to disruptive forces dealing with firms within the coming years. Cloud computing is one in every of these matters – firms that excel and put money into these areas are regarded as higher ready for the longer term enterprise panorama and higher geared up to outlive unexpected challenges.
To evaluate whether or not cloud computing is that includes extra within the summaries and techniques of firms within the maritime business, two measures have been calculated. Firstly, we appeared on the proportion of firms which have talked about cloud computing no less than as soon as in filings through the previous twelve months – this was 43% in comparison with 18% in 2016. Secondly, we calculated the proportion of whole analysed sentences that referred to cloud computing.
Of the ten largest employers within the maritime business, Submit Italiane was the corporate which referred to cloud computing probably the most between July 2021 and June 2022. GlobalData recognized 41 cloud-related sentences within the Italy-based firm’s filings – 0.3% of all sentences. Kuehne + Nagel talked about cloud computing the second most – the difficulty was referred to in 0.1% of sentences within the firm’s filings. Different prime employers with excessive cloud mentions included FedEx, Yamato and DSV.
Throughout all firms within the maritime business the submitting revealed within the second quarter of 2022 which exhibited the best deal with cloud computing got here from Uber. Of the doc’s 1,203 sentences, 5 (0.4%) referred to cloud computing.
This evaluation gives an approximate indication of which firms are specializing in cloud computing and the way vital the difficulty is taken into account throughout the maritime business, nevertheless it additionally has limitations and must be interpreted fastidiously. For instance, an organization mentioning cloud computing extra repeatedly is just not essentially proof that they’re utilising new methods or prioritising the difficulty, nor does it point out whether or not the corporate’s ventures into cloud computing have been successes or failures.
GlobalData additionally categorises cloud computing mentions by a sequence of subthemes. Of those subthemes, probably the most generally referred to subject within the second quarter of 2022 was ‘software program as a service’, which made up 89% of all cloud subtheme mentions by firms within the maritime business.