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Marketing technology: increasing effectiveness of the martech stack

While marketers are expected to increase their martech investments according to most forecasts (some see temporary slower growth ahead for 2020, though not necessarily...

Retail innovation and transformation – what winning retailers do better

Smart retail innovation requires asking intelligent questions, focusing on the right projects and steering away from thinking in terms of technologies and means to...

Global Connected Consumer Index 2019: the relevancy balance in marketing

The second edition of the Selligent Global Connected Consumer Index finds a connected consumer who is more demanding and at the same time more...

Customer-centricity explained – what it means to be customer-centric

Customer-centricity: what is it and what does it even mean to be customer-centric? Does it matter to define it or look at how people...

OT and ICS cybersecurity – the human dimension and organizational challenges

The increasing digitization of industrial networks comes with ample benefits. But at the same time, the attack surface of OT (operational technology) with Industrial...

Substation automation: meeting the growing need for energy control and monitoring systems

Substation automation systems are used by companies where energy availability is critical, and energy control and monitoring is a necessity. The demand for substation...

ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance: a more secure industrial ecosystem

If companies want to realize the potential of Industry 4.0, cybersecurity can't be an afterthought. With industrial cybersecurity still being years behind general IT...

Variable frequency drives: mitigating the negative effects of electrical harmonics

How do you best manage the harmonics created by variable frequency drives? An interview with two subject matter experts with a focus on critical...

Connected mining: installed base and trends per segment according to Berg Insight

According to Berg Insight the total installed base of connected mining solutions reached almost 0.6 million units in use across the globe in 2018....

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Data lakes and big data analytics: the what, why and how of data lakes

What are data lakes and how are they used for big data analytics? A definition and description of data lakes, how they work and...
Data age - the global datasphere - trends and data-readiness from edge to core growing to 175 zettabytes in 2025

Data Age 2025: the datasphere and data-readiness from edge to core

A look at Data Age 2025, a collaboration between Seagate and IDC - on the growth of the global datasphere, the increasing role of...

Digital healthcare is a top concern for US healthcare institutions

According to a survey, unveiled in August 2019, digital health is a main concern for leading healthcare institutions in the US. Tracking quality metrics...

C-level executives number one target for social engineering attacks

C-level executives are increasingly targeted by cyber criminals with financially-motivated social engineering attacks according to the Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Cybersecurity needs...

Smart grids: what is a smart electrical grid – electricity networks in evolution

A smart grid is an electricity network/grid enabling a two-way flow of electricity and data whereby smart metering is often seen as a first...

The state of digital HR – HR transformation and talent management

HR plays a vital role in digital transformation. At the same time, and as a consequence of digitalization, HR is evolving with digital tools...
Digital transformation concept

Digital transformation maturity: from internal operations to external limitations

Digital transformation is still seen too much as a matter of siloed and ad hoc projects with digital transformation maturity remaining quite low. The...

Cloud data management on the rise – road to intelligent data management

Organizations invest in digital initiatives with technologies such as cloud, Big Data, AI and IoT. Data management practices urgently need improvement the 2019 Veeam...
Future health - digital health records and transforming healthcare experiences

Future health: focus on health records and information sharing

A look at the Future Health Index 2019 from the perspective of digital health records (DHR) and the impact of several information sharing and...

IoT endpoints: the industries and use cases driving growth in 2020

According to Gartner the number of enterprise and automotive IoT endpoints in use will increase by 21 percent in 2020, compared with this year....

NB-IoT explained: a complete guide to Narrowband-IoT

Narrowband IoT or NB-IoT is a wireless communication standard for IoT projects. NB-IoT belongs to the category of low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN), enabling to...
LPWAN

LPWAN: delayed deployment of NB-IoT and LTE-M benefits LoRa and Sigfox

Technical issues and questions of enterprises and OEMs delay the deployment of cellular LPWA network standards NB-IoT and LTE-M. Non-cellular standards, mainly LoRa and...

NB-IoT device shipments to triple in 2019 as the US and Europe catch up

NB-IoT device shipments will likely triple in 2019, reaching a total of around 142 million units (on a yearly basis). There is a somewhat...

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