Telecom provider groups reacted to pressure on traditional revenue by increasing their focus on digital services and creating dedicated business units — notably Telefónica Digital, SingTel Group Digital Life and SK Planet.
There’s a wide variety of service areas – including over-the-top, advertising, analytics, payments, e-commerce and M2M.
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Chris Anderson has a unique perspective on technology-driven innovation. He was the editor in chief of Wired for more than ten years, and he’s written two New York Times best-selling books on the digital economy. Today, he’s CEO of 3DRobotics.
Like the Linux open source innovation phenomenon – there is a fundamental DNA path dependency here.
An estimated 5.1 million Ultraportable PCs shipped in Q1 2014, experiencing approximately 65 percent growth in total shipments year-over-year, according to the latest market study by ABI Research.
Moreover, ultraportable shipments are forecast to continue expanding globally.
Open technologies serving as the foundation for SDN and NFV represent the biggest shift in networking in 20 years – creating at least another $20 Billion in value with the opportunity to create more than $50 Billion.
There have already been $3 Billion in start-up exits in the SDN space — with more anticipated.
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One in nine UK households will contain at least one smart system by the end of this year, rising to over one in four households after five years. UK households with smart home system will increase 43 percent to 3.1 million in 2014, with home owners spending a total of £715 million.
This is forecast to double to £1.4 billion across 7.7 million UK households by 2019.
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By 2018, it is anticipated that there will be 1.2 million U.S. job openings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, with a significant shortage of qualified applicants to fill them.
Providing quality access to STEM education and careers is an economic and social imperative for the United States.
The most influential power couple these days is the relationship between an enterprise’s chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief information officer (CIO). Why is that? By 2017 the CMO will spend more on IT than the CIO.
Marketing is purchasing significant amounts of cloud technology and services from their own budgets.
Since its November launch, the Fort McMoney website has been viewed more than 500,000 times and drawn 30,000 active players. The project is a standout in transmedia storytelling, which uses multiple platforms to convey an engaging narrative, and increasingly applies to documentaries.
Most enterprises appear to be taking a “path of least resistance” in their evolution toward Digital Business. — 69 percent are enhancing traditional offerings into digital experiences and 61 percent recognize the importance of state-of-the-art digital monetization.
Yet, only 43% of respondents implemented monetization systems needed to manage and profit from their Digital Business.
Since January 2010, more than 18,500 UK government data sets have been released via the data.gov.uk web portal, creating new opportunities for organisations to build innovative digital services.
UK start-ups using open data have already unlocked a total of £2.5 million worth of investments and contracts.