Europe’s Digital Imperative Moves into View

Do you feel you’re living in a golden era?  By some important metrics, 2016 was the best year in humanity’s history (I know, hard to believe). According to World Bank figures, every day about a quarter of a million people moved out of extreme poverty, and that’s the highest it’s been in, like, ever.  Disease, famine […]

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The Rise of Smart Products in the Consumer Goods Industry

After years of unrealistic prognostications and unfulfilled reality, the IOT’s potential is being proven in early trial and pilot projects of smart products. The impact of insights gained from ambient data acquired from smart, connected and instrument­ed objects and infrastructure is illuminating the ways in which businesses can enhance employee productivity, increase operational efficiency and create new business ecosystems across nearly every product and production process that can be made Internet Protocol (IP) addressable.

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Retailer’s Checklist for Digital Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping is intense This year’s holiday shopping season is just around the corner. Most retailers are already announcing their rock bottom deals for Black Friday, when millions of shoppers will descend on stores and websites. . . which means retailers will also have to plan for spikes online and off. And it’s not just […]

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