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The Fairness Challenge of the Internet of Things

January 20, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Corporate Governance, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (2)

By Bang Ngyuen and David De Cremer The Internet-of-Things essentially enables mass data collection and analysis, to the benefit not just of businesses, but individuals and society too. However the question is, are businesses behaving ethically when collecting, storing and leveraging this data?   You might also like: Biochemistry 101 Breaking the Mould! A

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Creeping Towards Creepy: Companies Must Learn Constraint with Big Data, Before it’s Too Late

January 20, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Robert D. Owen and Christopher W. Surdak Companies have invested billions just to utilise technology to analyse customer needs and wants with maximum accuracy. Technology has been developed in such a manner that it can be already seen as creepy. In this

Mobile Customer App Engagement Pays Off

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Social MediaComments (2)

By Peter Weill and Stephanie L. Woerner The popularity of the smartphone has exploded, and continues to do so. The ever-growing usage of the latest mobile technology across all demographics provides businesses in any type of industry with unique opportunities

The Impact of Becoming Demand-Driven

September 17, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Supply Chain, Supply Chain ManagementComments (0)

By Karin Bursa Becoming demand-driven enables companies to knock down organisational silos and create an integrated planning platform that ensures all teams involved are aligned and working toward the same goal – the ability to profitably satisfy demand. In

India’s Lessons for Creating a Digital Business

July 20, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Social MediaComments (0)

By Raghav Narsalay and Avnish Sabharwal As India rapidly moves into the digital era, leading Indian businesses are changing their business models to capture the opportunity. You might also like: Breaking the Mould! A New Business Model for the 21st Century

Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype?

May 22, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Social MediaComments (8)

By Sunil Gupta Google Flu Trends article of November 2008 heralded in a new age for big data where where it is possible to leverage the vast amount of data to speak for itself, without theory or expert knowledge of the subject matter. However, in a short

Selling Illusory Joy: Emotions, Big Data and the Coming Retail Renaissance

May 22, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Digital Transformation, Surdak on TechnologyComments (2)

By Christopher Surdak and Ed King Today the world is awash in massive amounts of context-rich data. Whether it’s GPS position information, social media posts, emails, digital audio or video, – even bio-sensor gathered data – customers are

Analysis Paralysis: How “Big Data” May Finally Spell the End of Make-Believe Numbers

March 12, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Surdak on TechnologyComments (1)

By Chris Surdak  In this article, Chris Surdak speaks from experience and argues that financial models are not used to present scientific or mathematical fact but rather to further the political agenda of a business. But as Big Data takes hold, he asks what

The Dawn of a New Era in Business Computing

March 12, 2015 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By David Stokes In 2013 it was estimated that 90% of all of the data in the world had been generated in the preceding two years. The vast majority of digital information (about 80%) is generated in an unstructured form – articles, blogs, posts on social

The Digital Revolution is an Evolution for the Outsourcing Industry

January 19, 2015 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Mike Salvino Digital technology has transformed virtually every industry, affecting the way companies serve customers, manufacture products,