The surprising acceleration of technology dispersion

Technology dispersion, once a slow-moving phenomenon for digital services, has accelerated so quickly in recent years that it has utterly transformed the global market. In fact, India, arguably the poster child of this technology dispersion trend, provides a vivid picture of just how fast things move now. After Amazon launched in the US in 1994,...

Reflections on CES and 2017 outlook

Originally published on LinkedIn CES in Las Vegas was once again a tremendous experience for me personally and for the whole Lenovo team. It’s always refreshing to catch up with customers, colleagues and business partners, and enjoying the atmosphere created by the anticipation around seeing new technology. If there’s one word that would sum up...

Why smart everything is more exciting than the Internet of Things

Originally published on LinkedIn The Internet of Things (IoT) is a firmly-established concept. The numbers are large and compelling: Gartner quotes 20 billion connected devices by 2020. As an organisational leader, it’s important that you think about what the IoT actually means: new opportunities, businesses and organisations not yet imagined. Ideas will come from unexpected...