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Taking it to the Edge: the new ‘super platform’

As billions of connected devices start joining the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses will experience exciting transformations in some areas and unwelcome disruption in others. Not least, the network environment itself will transform into an astonishing…
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The Future of Work: Digital Autonomy

High transaction costs in the inefficient markets of the past led to the creation of the business as we know it. A huge proportion of today’s business sector is designed to meet these needs. However, the world is rapidly changing, and making these old ent…
Categories Tags The State of Business in 2015 It’s the year when the world’s biggest retailer, Amazon, has no inventory, the world’s biggest media publisher, Facebook, create… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/future-work-digital-autonomy/

The Human Brain: The Unsaleable Commodity

Technology has always replaced human labour. But artificial intelligence will replace jobs so quickly, workers will be left without jobs. Society will have to adapt to an age of worklessness. The Universal Basic Income offers a policy prescription.
Categories Tags Technology has always replaced humans  “If, then, man’s principal asset and value is his brain and his ability to calculate, he will become an unsaleabl… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/human-brain-unsaleable-commodity/

No Nasty Surprises: AT&T and Maersk Use Asset Tracking Technology to Monitor Refrigerated Shipping Containers

Want to keep enjoying strawberries in the middle of winter? Then you have to trust that these and other perishables are maintained in good condition over vast shipping distances.
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Creating a Sustainable Model for Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Tackling Smart City issues, starting with transport, offers quick wins for any policy maker
Categories Tags The weight of urbanization is exerting mounting pressure on policy makers on a global scale. The trend is not a recent phenomenon. Cities did not undergo massi… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/creating-sustainable-model-peer-peer-car-sharing/

The Other Side of the Smart City Coin

This blog post is a response to the 6th October 2015 Meeting of the Minds & Living Cities group blogging event. The topic states that year is now 2050. Write a letter to the people of 2015 describing what the city is like, and give them advice on the next…
This year is 2050, the evolution of smart city has come a long way from where you are in 2015. Some cities have progressed faster than others, but in general, the outcome needs so… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/other-side-smart-city-coin3/

The Other Side of the Smart City Coin

This blog post is a response to the 6th October 2015 Meeting of the Minds & Living Cities group blogging event. The topic states that year is now 2050. Write a letter to the people of 2015 describing what the city is like, and give them advice on the next…
This year is 2050, the evolution of smart city has come a long way from where you are in 2015. Some cities have progressed faster than others, but in general, the outcome needs so… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/other-side-smart-city-coin1/

The Other Side of the Smart City Coin

This blog post is a response to the 6th October 2015 Meeting of the Minds & Living Cities group blogging event. The topic states that year is now 2050. Write a letter to the people of 2015 describing what the city is like, and give them advice on the next…
This year is 2050, the evolution of smart city has come a long way from where you are in 2015. Some cities have progressed faster than others, but in general, the outcome needs so… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/other-side-smart-city-coin2/

The Other Side of the Smart City Coin

This blog post is a response to the 6th October 2015 Meeting of the Minds & Living Cities group blogging event. The topic states that year is now 2050. Write a letter to the people of 2015 describing what the city is like, and give them advice on the next…
Categories Tags This year is 2050, the evolution of smart city has come a long way from where you are in 2015. Some cities have progressed faster than others, but in general, … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/other-side-smart-city-coin/

The 2015 AT&T Analyst Summit: Laser focus emerges around the Internet of Things (IoT)

AT&Ts IoT Strategy and plans as highlighted at the 2015 AT&T Industry Analyst Summit
Categories Tags Over the past 5 years, AT&T’s commitment to IoT has never been in question. The company made large investments to create and build up the 2 different divisions… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/2015-t-analyst-summit-laser-focus-emerges-around-internet-things-iot/

Mobile Worker (B2E) Apps: More, More, More

North American businesses continue to demonstrate high interest in deploying mobile software applications to their employees (B2E). Why? ROI, more engaged customers, and happier workers.
Categories Tags North American businesses continue to demonstrate high interest in deploying mobile software applications to their employees (B2E).  Why?  ROI, more engaged cu… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-worker-b2e-apps-more-more-more/

Mobile Application Partners: Who Do Businesses Prefer?

Most North American companies prefer to work with an outside expert when choosing and deploying mobile apps. However, their partner preferences are changing -- and the shift may be troubling to wireless carriers.
Categories Tags The majority of North American companies prefer to work with an outside expert when selecting and implementing mobile software applications.  However, just who… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-application-partners-who-do-businesses-prefer/

Uberization of Healthcare - Are the Opportunities Real?

The prevalent consensus thus far is the Uberization of healthcare will be one of the defining healthcare trends of the 21st century. In this Forbes article, Reenita Das, healthcare expert at Frost & Sullivan, explores the potential for this new model to b…
Categories Tags Check out my colleague Reenita Das' article in Forbes as she explores the issues with this model: http://www.forbes.com/sites/reenitadas/2015/09/24/the-end… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/uberization-healthcare-are-opportunities-real/

Survey Says: Prepackaged Mobile Apps Beat Custom Solutions

When a company decides to deploy a mobile business application, one of the first walls they run into is the "build or buy?" decision. Our latest decision-maker survey reveals a clear preference.
Categories Tags When a company decides to deploy a mobile business application, one of the first walls they run into is the “build or buy?” decision.  For many years, while… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/survey-says-prepackaged-mobile-apps-beat-custom-solutions/

Bit by Bit: NIST Advances Quantum Computing

Teleportation has long been the realm of science fiction. From Douglas Adams to Isaac Asimov, storytellers have ensnared us with visions of instantaneous travel. Physical teleportation remains a fantasy. Quantum teleportation, the transfer of quantum inf…
Categories Tags   What happened? Teleportation has long been the realm of science fiction. From Douglas Adams to Isaac Asimov, storytellers have ensnared us with visions o… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/bit-bit-nist-advances-quantum-computing/

The iPhone Upgrade Program – Carriers Beware!

On 9/9/2015, Apple announced its latest devices in San Francisco. While much of the analyst commentary has been focused on new device features and functionality, I would like to discuss a small footnote of the announcement that is likely to send shockwave…
Categories Tags On 9/9/2015, Apple announced its latest devices in San Francisco. While much of the analyst commentary has been focused on new device features and functionalit… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/iphone-upgrade-program-carriers-beware/

What to make of the Apple announcements today..

Apple ipad Pro, Apple Upgrade Plan and Apple TV Stand Out
Categories Tags Its amazing to see how well the Apple team has continued the legacy of Steve Jobs. The trademark annual launch events continue to generate the same excitemen… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/what-make-apple-announcements-today/

“Hey Siri” Tomorrow Widely Anticipated to be One of Apple’s Biggest Media Events

One hint about the importance of tomorrow’s media event to Apple lies in the choice the company made for this year’s venue: the Bill Graham Auditorium, which can seat up to 7,000 people, as opposed to last year’s September location, the Flint Center, whic…
One hint about the importance of tomorrow’s media event to Apple lies in the choice the company made for this year’s venue: the Bill Graham Auditorium, which can seat up to 7,000 … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/hey-siri-tomorrow-widely-anticipated-be-one-apples-biggest-media-events/

BlackBerry Bolsters Its Enterprise Acumen with Good Technology Acquisition

BlackBerry announced this morning its latest M&A move, an all-cash purchase ($425m) of Good Technology, a leading player in the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) space. The acquisition further boosts BlackBerry’s software portfolio, after buying the l…
Tags BlackBerry announced this morning its latest M&A move, an all-cash purchase ($425m) of Good Technology, a leading player in the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) space. … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/blackberry-bolsters-its-enterprise-acumen-good-technology-acquisition/

Bitcoin 2.0? A Fork in the Road Ahead

Two factions have emerged in what will prove, however it is resolved, to be a pivotal moment for the Bitcoin Blockchain. Bitcoin is heading into dangerous territory and an unnecessary crisis point, according to one faction of developers. The time has come…
Two sides of the same coin: Bitcoin Core and BitcoinXT Two factions have emerged in what will prove, however it is resolved, to be a pivotal moment for the Bitcoin Blockchain. … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/bitcoin-20-fork-road-ahead/