The phrase, ‘the customer is always right’ was coined by the founder of Selfridges, Henry Gordon Selfridge, in 1909. Despite its prominence, the accuracy of the phrase is highly debated by most people who deal with customers as, sometimes, what the client wants can be bad for business or too demanding to carry out. (more…)
In the last year the increased focus on digitalisation, robotisation, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) has led me to think about where this will all end up? (more…)
London, UK. January 4th, 2018 – There’s still time to gain massive publicity for your Internet of Things (IoT) project, team or leader from a shortlisted entry in The IoT Global Awards 2018. The premier IoT Awards scheme worldwide is sponsored by IoTGlobalNetwork.com, organisers of the Awards, and Smart IoT, hosts of the UK’s leading Internet of Things event (www.smartiotlondon.com). (more…)
In December 2017, entertainment platform Steam stopped accepting payments with Bitcoin as the currency was seen as too volatile to bank on. While the cryptocurrency is in flux at the moment, there is potential for businesses to take advantage of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. (more…)
Thomas Fischer, global security advocate at Digital Guardian, assesses the role security will play in the IoT and argues that manufacturers must return to the drawing board to find a sustainable, long-term solution.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is hotter than ever and in 2018 there will be more collaboration between market leaders, even as the community of 300+ platforms begins inevitable consolidation. According to Matt Smith, CTO at Software AG, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will begin to infiltrate IoT platforms and devices and new business models will flourish. (more…)
Going to important conferences tends to concentrate the mind on what you want to talk about and what you want to demonstrate. This was definitely the case with the recent ARM TechCon in sunny Santa Clara. My team has been very busy working with our IoT products during 2017, and we were really excited when we managed to finalise a really exciting demo just in time to show it at the conference. (more…)
Today marks a momentous milestone for the wireless industry: the finalisation of the 3GPP Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR) Standard. The formalisation of the NSA standard anchors the coming Standalone (SA) version and represents a remarkable step forward for the industry. (more…)