AT&T Edge-to-Edge

AT&T commercial shows how technology can address everything except food-stealing coworkers

In some manufacturing organizations it’s easier for people to get along with robots than other employees, based on one of A&T’s most recent TV spots. Though it is still the world’s largest telephone company based on total revenue, AT&T wants enterprise customers to be aware of the wide range of IT services it can offer […]

Deloitte

Editor’s Note: Don’t let Deloitte’s most persuasive 2018 prediction get you down

Earlier this week in Toronto, consulting firm Deloitte hosted an annual event where its research team predicted the biggest trends to come in technology, media and communications. Unlike years past, however, this year’s next big thing was a set of massively lowered expectations. According to Duncan Stewart, who leads the research practice at Deloitte Canada, there are plenty of […]

design thinking

How design thinking can help sales teams: Advice from the authors of ‘Naked Sales’

We in design haven’t been very good to sales for some time now. Over the last few years the leading methodology for innovation, design thinking, has changed the way people manage daily communications (mobile devices and applications), access health care (medical devices and care practices), travel (autonomous driving) and manage their lives at home (via […]

J.B. Wood

Inside The Mind Of . . . J.B. Wood

J.B. Wood is president and CEO of Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA). He is a frequent industry speaker, and author of the popular books, Complexity Avalanche (2009), Consumption Economics (2011), B4B (2013), and Technology-as-a-Service Playbook: How to Grow a Profitable Subscription Business (2016), and has appeared in leading publications, such as Fortune, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He works with the […]

utilities

SAP uses TIFF 2017 to spark a conversation about the future of electricity

All eyes may be on the movie stars promoting their work at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this month, but SAP is using some of the event’s premieres to stimulate thinking around enterprise-oriented topics like the Internet of Things and big data. The software giant has sponsored a series of TIFF movies, which it […]

SAP Leonardo

SAP Promises to Accelerate Innovation with Leonardo Service Packages

SAP is following up the launch of a digital innovation system it calls Leonardo with a set of services to help enterprises more quickly, and easily gain the benefits of the Internet of Things, blockchain and big data. The three SAP Leonardo Innovation Services launched at the company’s “Leonardo Live” event in Frankfurt includes an […]

What you need to know about the Industrial Internet of Things

We all keep hearing the same refrain: the Internet of Things (IoT) is coming—or in some cases, it’s already here. At least that’s according to the New York Times, they reported General Electric (GE) opened up their big data platform to help facilitate more growth within the IoT industry. But what exactly does that all […]

Beyond the hype: Get ready for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things has reached peak buzz. Gartner placed IoT at the very pinnacle of its 2014 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies, and it’s little wonder why. For years now, technology executives, “thought leaders” and especially marketers have loved to talk about the seemingly futuristic concept of a global nervous system of networked, intelligent sensors. The implications […]