To explore the state of innovation, The Boston Consulting Group fields an annual innovation survey of thousands of senior-level executives. Since 2005, their survey has revealed the 50 companies that executives ranked as the most innovative. The interactive guide shows the changes to The BCG’s list of most innovative companies from 2005 to 2014.
Connecting the unconnected is more than a platitude. Connecting people and things in new ways allows us to create new industries and businesses, address issues of global environmental importance, bring economic stability to unstable nations, educate populations in new ways, and fuel myriad other public- and private-sector endeavors. In order to address these types of national and global challenges, while spurring business innovation and growth, we must integrate technologies in new ways.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to potentially generate huge new market opportunities for current information technology (IT) or telecom companies and new start-up companies, according to the latest global market study by CompTIA.
As the explosion of data and proliferation of smart devices pushes traditional mobile networks to their limits, service providers are looking towards Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) for savings and innovation opportunities.
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There is a shift from smartphones being a communications device to a multi-function, voice-controlled computer that helps you run more and more aspects of your life. It’s already a cloud-connected digital personal assistant that knows you, but it will grow to communicate with the computer in your car, at home, in the office, at the shopping mall and elsewhere.
“Media owners still sell identical units from the past, merely digital equivalents of what we already knew, sold in the same way, to the same people in media agencies who use the same techniques to plan and execute.”