Hackers Target Weak Links: Humans and IoT Devices

Rocketspace

Leadership Internet of Things (IoT Last year was a landmark year for cyber attacks, with security breaches, alleged hacks and cybercrime assaults hitting the headlines almost daily.

5G Entrepreneurs Creating Billion-Dollar Businesses

Daniel Burrus

Because of this, many industries will either be agile , reacting to an ever-increasing number of 5G innovators disrupting their industry, or they will be anticipatory innovators and use the predictability of 5G capabilities to become the disruptor. Internet of Things (IoT).

The Internet of YOU

Technology Created

The Internet. When you think of the changes its brought into our lives, it really does give one pause. The definition of “oeuvre”? Symptoms of meningitis? The web is a first class citizen in your toolbox to do these and many more amazing things.

Gartner’s Lewis Farran Explains Technology Trends And Managing For The Future

Game-Changer

In his role he works with senior business leaders on their journey to utilize technology as a strategic asset instead of a cost center. Professionally, Lewis collaborates with Gartner’s subject matter experts across a wide spectrum of areas (from ERP to augmented reality).

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“Faux Innovation” and Other Discontents

Innovation Excellence

Over the course of this year, I’ve had the good fortune of working with three Global 50 companies – two U.S. Despite being in different industries (high-tech, financial services and industrial), one common theme emerged: senior leaders in each of. value of creating innovation cultures what is business innovation what is corporate innovation what is faux innovation What’s now agenda

Generating Disruptive Ideas for the Hyper-Digital Era

InnovationManagement

In doing so, intrapreneurs must address two fundamental truths when leading big idea innovation: that of value creation and that of persuasive communication. Disruptive ideas don’t just happen - they must be championed.

The Evolution of Digital Transformation and the CIO

MSSBTI

Our elementary vision of it is of fish growing legs, crawling out of the muck as alligators turning into rodents then monkeys then apes and finally something resembling people. Of course, this is not how it works. Digital Transformation Internet of Things Technology

IoT Consortium Insiders Newsletter: 3 Perspectives on the Intel – Mobileye Deal

Linda Bernardi

acquisition of Mobileye mean for the IoT industry at large? The recent acquisition of Mobileye by Intel is definitely a spark in the momentum of the IoT Industry. Intel as a chip manufacturer (the ‘thing’ that goes into all other things) is a natural player in IoT, but for the last few years has taken a back seat in this space. With a price tag of $15B (not a normal spend by Intel) one might say this is significant.

Being Digital : Innovating For a Smarter, Faster, Lighter Enterprise

Tata Consultancy

TCS is gearing up for its annual thought leadership event – TCS Innovation Forum – in New York , London, Sao Paulo and Medellin in the coming months. This is especially true of enterprises that were ready to innovate early and began their computing journey decades ago, like we did.

Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

When it comes to innovation, building capabilities and applying the right leadership style give top performing manufacturers the edge over skills-focused peers. 84% of manufacturing executives say that they will hire for technology roles in the next 5 years.

CDO: Understanding Organizational Readiness

HYPE Innovation

The Chief Digital Officer’s leadership is key to success as digital has a transformational impact within and beyond the organization.

Intensity of Use of Technology, Not Just Access, Is What Creates Economic Opportunity

Game-Changer

The Next Economy will be driven by these emerging technologies : artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, big data, internet of things, 3D printing, genetics and blockchain. Innovation Leadership technology diffusion

Smart Cities – Seeing the Invisible and Doing the Impossible

Daniel Burrus

But we all know the impossible isn’t completely out of reach. When we develop this sort of understanding, previously unknown opportunities and solutions become clear — doing the impossible then becomes just a matter of commonsense problem-solving.

Keeping Up is a Fool’s Game

Daniel Burrus

By using metrics, a business will study the practices, designs, and financial outcomes of industry leaders with one distinct purpose: To keep up with the pacesetters. Asking these questions enables you to go beyond your competition and get off the treadmill of keeping up.

Finding the Meaning and Purpose of Digital Transformation

The Future Shapers

It is believed that 50% of the traditional companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since 2000 due to digitalisation. It is one evidence of the brutality of digital transformation and a scenario that has never been seen in the history of economics and business.

Artificial Intelligence: Disruption or Opportunity?

Daniel Burrus

Artificial intelligence (AI), one of twenty core technologies I identified back in 1983 as the drivers of exponential economic value creation, has worked its way into our lives. IBM’s Watson is a good example of a fast-developing AI system. IBM Watson first shot to fame back in 2011 by beating two of Jeopardy’s greatest champions on TV. The key is not to react to change, but to get ahead of it by paying attention to Hard Trends.

Changes in Manufacturing: How Will Different Generations Adapt?

Daniel Burrus

We categorize everything, from subgenres of music to which foods are the healthiest. The Change Curve of Manufacturing. In recent years, the change curve of manufacturing has gone from a static line to an extreme slope. But ongoing technological advancements are uprooting that sedentary perspective, and the change curve of manufacturing is now an upward climb. Much as we once “knew” where jobs were headed, we used to have a polarized view of what success meant.

Is Digital Disruption Keeping You Awake at Night?

Daniel Burrus

Two of the biggest Hard Trends right now are around organizations moving their data into the cloud and the very real increase in online security disruption threats we face on a daily basis. The fear of suffering a data breach or even data loss is unthinkable; it’s what keeps most CEOs awake at night. This is where we are starting to see a new wave of digital disruption as conflicts are forcing a change in the technology landscape.

3 Warning Signs Your IT Strategy is All Wrong

MSSBTI

Ultimately, the goal of strategic planning and road mapping is to determine how the business will win, what capabilities are needed and how the leadership will prioritize initiatives. Your leadership does not have the skills necessary to take on the digital future.

Top Organisations Manage for Growth

The Future Shapers

The world is changing quicker than you can say the word “irrelevance” – we talk about Moore’s Law, the role of the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) Big Data, Digitisation, Disruptive Business Modelling and then throw into the mix other specifics like FinTech, the potential of the Blockchain and the sharing economy, to name but a few. Technology and the power it represents opens a new world of potential all around.

The Billion Dollar Breakthrough You Missed

Gregg Fraley

Fresh combinations of technologies, processes, materials, people, trends, concepts, and other factors are what creates innovation. It’s interesting that large organizations with lots of intellectual property don’t systematically examine what they can combine to innovate.

Mapping the customer journey is the top driver for digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

Organizations are struggling to understand the behaviors of the ‘connected’ customer. The lack of having a well mapped out customer journey means missing out on opportunities caused by not knowing this complete set of connections being made into you.

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Do we want to stop talking about innovation? Leaders be authentic!

The Future Shapers

Events about it or with an agenda on innovation-related subjects (digital transformation, Internet of Things, customer experience, etc.) It should not be the goal but the outcome of our way of doing things. Central to this is the leadership style of the organization. Also, our leaders should ensure the availability of rules of the game that allow us to develop our own Innovation Culture lingua franca.

Leading People in the Digital Age

ImagineNation

It is transforming everything we do, from how we do business and especially in putting leading people in the Digital Age at the top of the corporate agenda. Cheap storage (the cloud) and smart access tools connected by the broad-band, hence the internet of things.

Data Science: Infinity War

mjvinnovation

In the coming weeks, we will post a series of posts here on the blog, where we will explain the details of the transformations guided by the new Data Age – which still faces a lot of different organizations. Since you cannot talk about movies without running into spoilers, here’s one about the digital revolution: data is the new digital strand of business! According to Nielsen, we spend on average 10 hours in front of our favorite screens.

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Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation

Gregg Fraley

The man asking, a CEO of a Fortune 500 company, was dead sincere. ” Now I knew he was having a bit of fun. Do you have an innovation plan for the integration of digital tech? If there is some aspect of this I can assist with, please get in touch, gregg@greggfraley.com.

Why Apple vs. FBI Matters

Outside Innovation

The Apple vs. FBI legal battle over the need to unlock a dead terrorist's iPhone has been top of mind for many IT professionals, civil rights advocates, law enforcement supporters, legal pundits, and cyber-security experts. And maybe to the rest of us?

Tomorrow thinking for CEOs

The Future Shapers

How come, that even though they understand their challenges and what direction they need to take, corporates are incapable of moving on their own in order to prepare for tomorrow? A myriad of responses are possible in order to be future fit. Read on for a summary of suggestions.

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Open and Closed Innovation: what are the differences?

mjvinnovation

When we think of Open Innovation, it is tempting to associate it with the opposite of Closed Innovation, the traditional one, generated by our own efforts in organizations, without the aid of external entities and agents. In fact, the best thing to do is to think of these two concepts as complementary. Let us begin by recalling that the term Open Innovation was coined by Henry Chesbrough, a researcher at the University of California.

Qmarkets Invited to Present at the Lufthansa Group Innovation Forum V, 2016

Qmarkets

Taking place on the 8th of November at the cutting edge Lufthansa Seeheim facility near Frankfurt, the Lufthansa Innovation Forum 2016 brought together over 80 senior representatives to recognize and promote innovative activity within Lufthansa Group.

Qmarkets Invited to Present at the Lufthansa Group Innovation Forum V, 2016

Qmarkets

Taking place on the 8th of November at the cutting edge Lufthansa Seeheim facility near Frankfurt, the Lufthansa Innovation Forum 2016 brought together over 80 senior representatives to recognize and promote innovative activity within Lufthansa Group.

Remembering

Technology Created

“The greatest advances in human civilization have come when we recovered what we had lost: when we learned the lessons of history.” The iPhone was five months old, Twitter was barely on the horizon, much of what we consider intrinsic in our daily lives today was not really present at all.

Customer Experience Strategy: 4 Ideas for Creating Customer Focus

BrainZooming

The folks over at “Inside the Executive Suite” from Armada Corporate Intelligence addressed an important aspect of customer experience strategy this week: turning your organization’s claims of customer focus into real actions. Take on leadership and responsibility for decisions.

Why Apple vs. FBI Matters

Outside Innovation

The Apple vs. FBI legal battle over the need to unlock a dead terrorist's iPhone has been top of mind for many IT professionals, civil rights advocates, law enforcement supporters, legal pundits, and cyber-security experts. And maybe to the rest of us?

Facebook’s Surge, Apple’s Slide and Chipotle’s Stall – It’s All About Growth

Adam Hartung

Growth fixes a multitude of sins. If you grow revenues enough (you don’t even need profits, as Amazon has proven) investors will look past a lot of things. That’s a price/earnings (p/e) multiple of something like 84.

Business Analytics: how to implement in your company

mjvinnovation

In the “Data Age,” the volume of information produced and shared every second has become so large that the traditional methods used to process them are no longer adequate. It is in this new scenario that the concepts of Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, etc.

Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

The execution of a successful digital agenda starts with a mind-set shift that places a heightened emphasis on people a nd social systems to effect positive and sustainable change. As yet I have not yet come across an industry standard definition of digital transformation.

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How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Corporate Innovation

Read part one on The Evolution of Corporate R&D , part two on Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley , and part three The 6 Decisions to Make Before Setting up an Innovation Outpost. Successful Innovation Outposts typically develop over a period of time through three stages.

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Corporate Innovation

Read part one on The Evolution of Corporate R&D , part two on Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley , and part three The 6 Decisions to Make Before Setting up an Innovation Outpost. Successful Innovation Outposts typically develop over a period of time through three stages.

You Are Being Digitally Disrupted – Do Something About It

The Inovo Group

An AI could be “sitting” on your board of directors, at the right-hand of your CEO, informing and guiding major decisions. An AI could be at the center of your Industry 4.0 This scenario is the inevitable outcome of the looming digital transformation.

Need for Speed in Business Model Innovation

Tata Consultancy

Innovations in these fields have enabled an unprecedented level of visibility into operations and systems, making it easier to conduct what-if scenarios, predict faults, and understand customer and system behavior.

How to Set Up a Corporate Innovation Outpost That Works

Corporate Innovation

Read part one on The Evolution of Corporate R&D , part two on Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley , and part three The 6 Decisions to Make Before Setting up an Innovation Outpost. Successful Innovation Outposts typically develop over a period of time through three stages.

Brexit – Economic Destruction vs. Creative Destruction

Adam Hartung

In the last 20 years, largely thanks to the initial insights of the faculty at Harvard Business School, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in understanding how new companies use new technologies to disrupt markets and wipe out the profitability of companies that were once clearly successful.