Technology

Digitization and digital transformation - Recommended reading
Digitization and digital transformation – Recommended reading

Digitization is a global mega-trend, causing shock waves across a myriad of industries. Digital technology has only begun to penetrate industries.

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Save smartphone users from themselves
Save smartphone users from themselves

Smartphones have changed the world The world has undergone a massive shift as a result of the smartphone invasion. While mobile devices had been around for a while, the release...

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Digitization of shipping process
Digitization spells the end of middlemen – Digitization of shipping process

Digitization of shipping process - Container shipping sets course for digitization. Traditional industries like shipping are ripe for substantial change

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Will the sharing economy enter the energy market
Will the sharing economy approach enter the energy market

Technology has fuelled an explosion of sharing economy business models In the last decade, technology has fuelled an explosion of sharing economy business models who in just a few short...

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Changed everything within less than a decade
Changed everything within less than a decade

A mobile revolution that has transformed the modern world Ten years ago, January 9, 2007, was a milestone in the history of computing: The launch of the first iPhone. It...

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The on demand economy – Disrupted by the on demand economy
The on demand economy – Disrupted by the on demand economy

Disrupted by the on demand economy Businesses deal with disruption in a variety of ways, but those affected by on-demand seem to realize now that these new digital platforms are...

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Ready for digital transformation - Mind the digitization gap
Ready for digital transformation – Mind the digitization gap

The pace of change is accelerating Much has changed since the "dial in" days with modems connecting to online services like America Online or Compuserve and eventually directly onto the...

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watch industry hit by disruption
Traditional watch industry hit by disruption

The watch industry in trouble - watch industry hit by disruption To those that lived through the "quartz crisis" of the '70s - when cheap Japanese quartz watches threatened to...

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Pay with a finger swipe – The battle for mobile payment

The potential of mobile pay in a nutshell Mobile payments promise to merge one of the oldest tools of society - money - with one of its newest: smartphones. This...

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Focusing on product not technology – Customer needs first
Focusing on product not technology – Customer needs first

Disruption as a result of breakthrough technology At a time when digital technology is transforming one industry after another, large companies tend to view innovation and disruption as the result...

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Cash is rapidly becoming a thing of the past

Cash is being replaced by digital alternatives Most people think of a cashless society as something that is way off in the distant future. But, that is simply not the...

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Tiny fish eats big fish
Tiny fish eats big fish – Big acquisition by small fish

Typically the more established company buys the new Founded in 1966, Bowers & Wilkins - a 1,100-person company - is one of the oldest audio companies in the world. For...

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