Ray Wang on the technologies driving business disruption

Technologies converse around business models and business problems. Ray Wang says that we  don’t talk about separate social, mobile and cloud strategies – they simply inform the way we work. New technologies like AI, IoT and blockchain also have the potential to disrupt organisations in positive ways. The answer, says Wang, is to simply start...

Is your business IoT ready?

It’s hard to miss the fact that the world is getting smarter. It started with phones, then spread to watches, cars, televisions and refrigerators. In business and industry, devices and machinery are increasingly intelligent and connected. Whereas previously, the internet was comprised of connected computers, now electronic devices and machinery of all shapes and sizes...

The 13 things about IoT you may not have known

The Internet of Things (IoT) is most definitely here to stay, and there are a lot of individuals and businesses still figuring out how to interact with it. This tech revolution is changing the way that we obtain information and interact with the world around us using our various mobile devices and internet-connected sensors and...

Understanding Gartner’s top 10 strategic predictions for 2018

Research firm Gartner has long been an authority in evaluating the current technology landscape, and forecasting future trends. So when the company publishes its predictions for the coming year, companies around the globe should pay attention. That’s exactly what happened earlier this month, when forecasts that range from IoT to cryptocurrencies put entire industries on notice. Here...

A global leader’s guide to the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) revolution is here, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Gartner has predicted that an estimated 25 billion connected things will be in use by 2020. According to BCG, this will mean $267 billion will be spent on IOT technologies, products and services. To put this staggering growth in another...

Why collaboration is key to IoT

If you haven’t noticed, planet earth has donned an “electronic skin.” This new “skin,” as described by professor of sociology Neil Gross, is the massive emergence of IoT devices. In 1999, Gross predicted that the world would “use the Internet as a scaffold to support and transmit its sensations.” Now that his prediction has come...