A recent study by the Cambridge Judge Business School assessed major transformative innovations across a number of industries to distill the “Six Degrees of Innovation.” The six degrees represent six matching patterns between trends in technology and market needs that occur with regularity in successful business models.
The results of a worldwide survey show that digital disruption will displace approximately 40 percent of incumbent companies within the next five years, in each of the 12 industries studied. Technology Products and Services sector has the highest potential for disruption.
via Cisco Systems
DevOps is a software development and IT management method that brings software engineering, quality assurance, and IT operations together. A new study examined the cultural and structural barriers to cloud adoption, and the positive impact from DevOps practices within government.
Network operators agreed to change, but they’re in two camps: those initiating change with the implementation of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networks (SDN); and those waiting to see the results of these changes, seeking standards, guidelines and lessons learned.