More U.S. startup unicorns were born in Q4’18 than in any other financial quarter in history, capping off the best year on record. In 2018, 53 new companies hit a $1B+ unicorn valuation, up 83% from 2017 and 26% higher than the previous record in 2015.
via CB Insights
Today’s enterprises are struggling to keep pace in a business world increasingly populated by nimble startups. These enterprises once relied on their IT cores as a source of competitive advantage. Now, those same IT cores increasingly make it difficult for them to adapt to a “New Normal” defined by speed, efficiency and resilience.
via Experience IBM
Cisco Systems is often referred to as a ‘bellwether’ stock, meaning it’s a leading indicator of the direction of the economy, or of a sector of the market, or the market as a whole. How did Cisco achieve that eminence with a remarkable internet-enabled worldview? It was partly via commercial storytelling.
Across a range of applications, exoskeletons are increasingly being introduced to augment human capability — for assistive purposes in the workplace, and for enabling or rehabilitative purposes in the healthcare market.