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Industry 4.0: How Businesses in Aargau are Mastering Technological Change

Businesses operating in Switzerland are particularly exposed to global competition. High production costs and the strong Swiss franc mean that they are forced to...

Why Robots May Not Be Taking Your Job – at least, not in...

How Organisations Can Embrace Automation By Leslie Willcocks In this article Professor Willcocks discusses the reality of robots, what they mean for ‘human’ jobs and how...

Tech for Britain: Building a Better Tomorrow

The tech sector in Britain is booming, it’s transformed the economy and put the UK on the map as a formidable tech nation. Tech...

Internationalisation in Online Retailing

By Moritz Hahn and Niccolò Pisani Online retailing is clearly on the rise. In this article the authors offer a snapshot of the current status...

The Fairness Challenge of the Internet of Things

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...

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

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....

Impact of Digital on How We Implement Change

By Audra Proctor No one doubts the effectiveness of face-to-face workshops for organisational change implementation. But the practicality of things, such as, availability, time, expense...
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Mobile Customer App Engagement Pays Off

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...

Alphabet International: How today’s companies can achieve sustainable Business Mobility

Sustainability is the modern day buzzword. Sounds great in theory, but what about the practice? Sustainability relating to fleet management goes beyond merely decreasing...

What Companies Must Do Now That Better Is Also Cheaper

By Paul F. Nunes and Larry Downes Industry-disrupting products used to enter the market as inferior but more affordable versions of existing offerings, giving incumbents...

The Impact of Becoming Demand-Driven

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...

Growth Principles from a Decade of Billion-Dollar ‘Startups’

By Josemaria Siota and Luiz Zorzella How did LinkedIn achieved a 35% revenue growth in 20151, after suffering media earthquakes in the previous months? Some...

Mobile Technology Meets Social Innovation: Reflections on progress and challenges

By Ken Banks Talk is good, or so they say. But too much talk and not enough action isn’t. After working for the past twelve...

India’s Lessons for Creating a Digital Business

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...

Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype?

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...

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

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,...

How the Industrial Internet of Things Can Add to the Wealth of Nations

By Mark Purdy and Ladan Davarzani To capture the benefits of Internet-connected machines, national leaders must nurture the conditions that are needed to translate technological...

The Rise of the Mobility Maker

Forward-thinking fleet managers can spark sustainable change by re-evaluating their roles and pursuing a new approach to Business Mobility. Just a few years ago‭, ‬the...

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

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...

The Dawn of a New Era in Business Computing

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...

The Digital Revolution is an Evolution for the Outsourcing Industry

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

Opening the Eyes of the Digitally Myopic!

By Eric Duffaut There are none so blind as those who will not see. They’ll probably go bankrupt too. It has never been easier to...

Unpacking the ‘Big Data’ Skill Set: It’s not Just – or Even Mostly –...

By Mihnea Moldoveanu Big Data presents challenges and opportunities that need a new set of skills. Current formulations of the Big Data skill set are...

“I Can’t Help You:” The Dangers of Employees Disablement in the Social/Media Era

By Christopher Surdak The quality of customer service has been steadily declining in recent years, but now that increasing digitisation has shifted more power to...

Improving Digital Innovation in Large Enterprise: Strengthening e-Leadership at C-level

By Joe Peppard, Simon Robinson and Tobias Hüsing If your company doesn’t want to miss out on the new opportunities IT offers for business innovation,...

Are Digital Technologies the Planet’s Last Best Hope? (If bananas are anything to go...

By John Bates Humanity’s destructive ecological footprint is only getting bigger and effective solutions are needed more than ever. Below Dr. John Bates explains...

The Digital Transformation Opportunities Ahead

By Mike Sutcliff The proliferation of digital technologies allows scope for innovation in the way organisations deliver customer experience. Here Mike Sutcliff explores the first...

Six Months on: Have we Learnt from our Heartbleed Mistakes?

By David Sandin Here David Sandin, product manager at Clavister, looks at whether we have heeded the lessons of the Heartbleed bug, the implications of...

Aargau, Switzerland: Home of Innovation

Welcome to Aargau – the Swiss high-tech canton with a Triple A rating. In Aargau, where the number of people working in R&D is...

The Ingenuity Challenge: What Big Data Really Means for Big Business

By Mihnea Moldoveanu Big Data presents a unique challenge to big business, one that intelligence as we now think of it cannot solve alone. Big...

Technology Innovation the New Currency of the Digital Age

By David Stokes The advent of the internet changed modern day lives irreversibly but the new game-changer is already here: mobile digital technology is changing...

Can Digitisation Save the Planet?

It is a big, big question with millions of small positive answers  Part 1 – digitisation & long-term economic success By John Bates  In a post-crisis...

Swarm Economics: How 3D Manufacturing Will Change the Shape of the Global Economy

By Olaf Groth, Mark Esposito and Terence Tse The collaborative economy and commons are challenging the way

Disruptive Digital Technologies Can Help Europe Recapture Competitiveness

By Mauro Macchi European countries have long lagged behind other developed economies in productivity and innovation, even prior

The Road to Sustainable Business Mobility

Interview with Carsten Kwirandt In this day and age, sustainability must be on the agenda of every organisation – particularly when it comes to their...

Rethinking Network Security in the Age of the Internet of Things

By Aaron Portnoy The rapid onslaught of the Internet of Things poses new challenges to network security; each and every connected device is susceptible to...

Should We Give Connecting Ourselves to the Internet Pause for Thought?

By Jim Carlsson With each device that is connected to the internet comes a new opportunity for cyber-criminals to exploit and new ways for hackers...

Growth Through Innovation: Innovation Principles for the Technology-Driven Enterprise

By R. Boutellier and M. Heinzen Technology is the key to our growth, but with it comes many risks. Below, Roman Boutellier and Mareike Heinzen...

Better Be a Baller: The Coming Talent Gap May be the Opposite of What...

By Christopher Surdak The concept of Big Data has rapidly emerged as web and telecoms-based networking has expanded on a global scale. Christopher Surdak explores...

The Internet of things: An Inside Perspective

By R. Richard Asselstine A data revolution is underway: the Internet of Things is giving a “voice” to billions, even trillions, of objects – connecting...

The Internet of Thingies

By Dr. John Bates Dr. John Bates describes how the concept of The Internet of Things has come into being and how exactly technology has...

Embedding Security in the Internet of Things

By Jim Carlsson The Internet of Things will mean a better-connected world, with huge possibilities for positive change – and big opportunities for cyber-criminals. Jim...

Internet of Things: Challenges and Opportunities

By S. C. Mukhopadhyay and N. K. Suryadevara The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) is used to describe embedded devices (things) with Internet connectivity, allowing...

Crowdsourcing Disaster Response: Mobilizing Social Media for Urban Resilience

By Thérèse F. Tierney As urban populations continue to expand worldwide, natural disasters are precipitating increased challenges to public health, welfare, and safety. Informal methods,...

Enter the Age of Intelligent Business Operations

By John Bates Is your firm stuck in the Customer Service Dark Ages? Or have you entered the Age of Customer Experience Management?...
Heartbleed

Open Heartbleed Surgery – Securing Against Further Vulnerabilities

By David Sandin David Sandin, product manager at Clavister looks at the implications of the Heartbleed bug and the use of open-source code libraries in...

Internet of Things: A Review and Future Perspective

By N. K. Suryadevara and S. C. Mukhopadhyay Internet of Things (IoT) is all about the ability to sense things, understand and act according to...

Leadership Mindsets for IT Success

By Donald A. Marchand and Joe Peppard Negative stereotypes regarding IT departments abound: they are slow, ineffective, dull. But the reality is very different. As...

Securing Mobile Targets

By John Vestberg While 4G and LTE networks deliver unprecedented bandwith and performance, they lack the inherent security of previous-generation networks.  Below, John Vestberg, CEO...

Marketing Strategies for a Digital World

By Eric Greenberg and Alexander Kates In an increasingly digital age, organizations are being rapidly educated about the importance and scale of digital channels, and...

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