Digital business, digital transformation and technologies with a focus on convergence, interactions, cross-fertilizations, challenges, impacts, predictions and outcomes in/of a hyper-connected age with rapid technological change, data/information at work, people/societies, natural ecosystems, value and values.

IT evolutions future transformation multiplied innovation

Key information technology evolutions enabling future digital transformation

The main IT technologies and evolutions enabling digital transformation in 2018 and beyond include human-digital interfaces, artificial intelligence, open API ecosystems, cloud services and...
CEO and digital transformation concept

The CEO and digital transformation in multinational organizations

In recent years more CEOs have taken responsibility over digital transformation leadership and recruited Chief Digital Officers to do so. When it boils down...
Connected car smart traffic vehicle data concept

Insurers want drivers in the vehicle data ownership seat, not car manufacturers

Connected cars and vehicles overall are among the main IoT use cases. The automotive industry invests in vehicle data while the insurance industry, which...
IoT IT infrastructure concept

The expanding and changing impact of IoT data on IT infrastructure

Enterprise IT infrastructure and IT resources investments are influenced by the increase of IoT data. Shifts in IoT data strategies and technologies such as...
IoT edge concept

Industry 4.0 and IIoT move edge and boost the IoT edge platform market

Industrial markets in Western Europe and North America boost the IoT edge platform market, which is poised to grow at a staggering rate in...

The MES software market in motion: drivers and forecasts

A look at drivers and forecasts regarding manufacturing execution systems (MES): trends and predictions for the global MES software market against the backdrop of...
GDPR awareness concept

GDPR awareness: a matter of people, culture, leadership and acting now

The first stage in any plan to prepare for the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is GDPR awareness with a special focus on staff...
GDPR and personal data protection concept

GDPR data protection: the data subject, personal data and identifiers explained

On our EU GDPR overview page we looked at personal data, identifiers, special categories of data ('sensitive', genetic, health, gender, biometric, etc.) and data subjects....
Cisco City Infrastructure Financing Acceleration Program CIFAP

Funding smart city initiatives: inside the Cisco $1 Billion CIFAP program

On the first day of Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Cisco announced the launch of its $1 Billion City Infrastructure Financing...
Barcelona smart city

Smart City Expo World Congress 2017: towards active citizen participation

From November 14 to 16 it's again all smart cities in Barcelona at the occasion of the 2017 edition of Smart City Expo World...
Power management and energy management concept

Power management and energy management: the difference, the overlaps and the evolutions

In a previous article we looked at the growth ahead in the Building Energy Management System or BEMS market. We also covered the difference...
Building energy management system concept

Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS): the BEMS market in flux – evolutions and drivers

As described in our overview regarding the evolutions of the building management systems (BMS) landscape in the age of hyper-connectivity, the movement towards the...

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