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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/

Google and its Internet of Things Strategy

Blog about Google's IoT Strategy
Tags Google recently announced the launch of OnHub, a router for the home. OnHub, is not your ordinary home router, but a smart router, which runs on Google’s IoT operating syst… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/google-and-its-internet-things-strategy/

Google rewrites the Alphabet: They’re coming for your industry too

In less than 1000 words, Larry Page just created a new company big enough to own Google
In less than 1000 words, Larry Page just created a new company big enough to own Google Google, the Silicon Valley search giant, has just announced plans to reorganize under a ne… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/google-rewrites-alphabet-theyre-coming-your-industry-too/

The Critical Need to Halt Carhacking in Its Tracks

A disturbing new Wired magazine article illustrates the threat of carhacking and why immediate government action is needed to stop it.
Categories Tags People always have been very ingenious in finding ways to misuse new technologies. But the lead times between innovation and harm are quickly shrinking, while … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/critical-need-halt-carhacking-its-tracks/

MIT's "Enigma" Project Secures Cloud Computation

Google, Facebook, Dropbox... Anyone who stores your data online could give any or all of their customers' data up to the government, or hackers. How many of the services you use do you really trust with that data any further than necessary? MIT's Media La…
Categories Tags What is it? Google, Facebook, Dropbox... Anyone who stores your data online could give any or all of their customers' data up to the government, or hackers. H… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mits-enigma-project-secures-cloud-computation/

Aging Population Is Key Critical Market for Internet of Things (IoT)

Why meeting the needs of an aging population is becoming a key market for the Internet of Things
Categories Americans and Canadians who rely on the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor and adjust their homes’ a/c, alarms, lighting, water taps, and window shades while they ar… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/aging-population-key-critical-market-internet-things-iot/

Google Sets Sights on Smart Cities

Google has launched a new "urban innovation" initiative called Sidewalk Labs. We look at how this shakes up the smart city market landscape, and the potential challenges facing this new enterprise.
Categories Tags Google Wades into the Smart City Marketplace On June 10th, Google announced a new initiative titled Sidewalk Labs, dubbed an “urban innovation company”, led b… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/google-sets-sights-smart-cities/

Unique Use Cases for Social Apps in the Enterprise

Social networking is undoubtedly one of the most impactful consumer technologies today. Many technology developers are trying to replicate the success of the consumer social phenomenon in a business setting.Technology developers that are not entrenched i…
Categories Social networking is undoubtedly one of the most impactful consumer technologies today.  Many technology developers are trying to replicate the success of the consume… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/unique-use-cases-social-apps-enterprise/

IBM Resolves Government's Public Safety Issues with Digital Transformation

Emergencies that create a great strain on public safety personnel can range from traffic jams and water main breaks to terrorism and natural disasters. Multiple organizations that can work together seamlessly is necessary for quick resolution. Advanced an…
Categories Tags Emergencies that create a great strain on public safety personnel can range from traffic jams and water main breaks to terrorism and natural disasters. Multipl… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/ibm-resolves-governments-public-safety-issues-digital-transformation/

General Fusion Harnesses the Power of the Stars

A Movers & Shakers interview with General Fusion CEO Nathan Gilliland, leading a company on the cusp of developing technology to create commercially viable fusion energy.
Commercial nuclear fusion or “fusion energy” is a long-standing goal in the energy business.  Essentially the same force that powers the stars, it promises clean, safe and almost … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/general-fusion-harnesses-power-stars/

Will Education Need a Facelift or Forklift to Ensure the Next Generation has a Bright Future

Here's a movie review of Most Likely to Succeed
Categories Tags College students graduating from top schools are struggling to find professional jobs in the U.S. as history repeats itself- except this time it's the computer… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/will-education-need-facelift-or-forklift-ensure-next-generation-has-bright-future/

Tracking More Than One Mobile Asset Category at a Time

For businesses with remote resources – workers, vehicles, and/or portable equipment in the field – lack of real-time visibility into the asset’s location, activities and condition can result in real problems.
Categories Tags For businesses with remote resources – workers, vehicles, and/or portable equipment in the field – lack of real-time visibility into the asset's location, acti… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/tracking-more-one-mobile-asset-category-time/

Outcome-based Pricing for M2M and IoT Solution Providers

An overview of the M2M and IoT solutions space, with a discussion of the move towards outcome-based pricing for M2M and IoT solution providers in North America.
Categories Tags Background M2M and IoT System Integrators (SIs) integrate various technologies, and component platforms to develop and manage connected solutions. Their pri… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/outcome-based-pricing-m2m-and-iot-solution-providers/

Making Mobile Happen in Cloud-Based File Sharing

Mobile devices are the last frontier in cloud-based file sharing services. Mobility frees workers from on-premises networks and allows for in the field reporting. However, to work seamlessly in a mobi…
Categories Tags Smartphones are celebrated for empowering the people that use them. Smartphone users can access a wide range of applications, consume mountains of digital cont… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/making-mobile-happen-cloud-based-file-sharing/

The Weekly Disrupt #4

The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do business - things to keep on your radar to ensure you capture future growth oppor…
The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do busin… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/weekly-disrupt-4/

The Weekly Disrupt #3

The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do business - things to keep on your radar to ensure you capture future growth oppor…
The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do busi… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/weekly-disrupt-3/

Moratorium on IoT-enabled Toys, Monitors, Until Strict Security Standards are Imposed

The dangers of IoT connected consumer devices, especially toys and monitors are so great that governments must step in with sales moratoriums until tough new security standards are developed and are in place.
My colleague, Principal Analyst Nancy Jamison recently Tweeted a BBC article about a disturbing trend in children’s toys and that is their being connected to the Internet (the Int… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/moratorium-iot-enabled-toys-monitors-until-strict-security-standards-are-imposed/

The Weekly Disrupt - Edition #2

The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do business - things to keep on your radar to ensure you capture future growth oppor…
The Weekly Disrupt is a summary of the most important technology stories from the last week. These are stories that hint at fundamental shifts in the way we will live and do busine… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/weekly-disrupt-edition-2/

Automakers Must Address Vehicle IoT Security Risks Immediately

Automakers must address IoT security risks in vehicles. New report by U.S. Senator Edward Markey who plans to introduce legislation with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal.
Last month I blogged about the critical need for companies to bolster their IT security. They must especially pay attention to connected devices or the Internet of Things (IoT), i… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/automakers-must-address-vehicle-iot-security-risks-immediately/

Support Interaction Optimization (SIO) Takes on the Changing Face of Customer Service

Introduction to an emerging contact center market segment - Support Interaction Optimization (SIO)
Today’s sophisticated consumer and increasingly complex products and services have put a strain on technical support personnel who are on the front lines of providing customer ser… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/support-interaction-optimization-sio-takes-changing-face-customer-service/