Digital

RoD NeXT: Unlocking Exponential Value Today for Enterprises of Tomorrow

Enterprises across the globe are quickly scaling their businesses to deliver exponential value from the investments in technology and digital programs. There is a greater premium among companies to explore new channels that widen growth sources and accelerate business. Leaders

The New Money: A Day in the Life of Cryptocurrency

Payment services like PayPal and peer-to-peer Venmo have made the process of making and receiving payments much easier at the individual level, important in a world that sometimes moves at warp speed. These services act as a simplistic alternative to

Untethered: Life Beyond the Smartphone

The conversation went something like this: “I’m working from home today. I need to prepare for a speech tomorrow so I need things quiet today.” “Want me to turn your notifications off until the end of the workday?” “Yes. Wait,

The Case for Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality in Business

Market revenues for virtual reality in 2016 were $2.5 billion while those for augmented reality were a lesser $1.5 billion. By 2021, those numbers will grow significantly—and swap places. Augmented reality is projected as the big winner of the two,

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Jobs in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is pervasive. Predictions of robots replacing human workers and rampant job loss are in the news every day. Is AI mired in controversy? If artificial intelligence is really a sleeping giant, why rattle its cage? Why not leave

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Evolution of a Revolution

Watching talks from the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, I was drawn to the discussions surrounding Industrial Revolution 4.0. The earlier Industrial Revolution gave us the light bulb, telegraph, airplane and Model T. These were highly relevant inventions

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Self-driving cars will impact more outside than inside the car

Tesla moved one step closer to the self-driving car last week when it introduced the self-driving module to its Model S cars. While the software update does not enable the car to run completely on its own, it does bring

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mHealth – for the healthier world

Earlier this month, a patent application was filed by Google with the US Patent & Trademark office for “Reader communication with contact lens sensors and display device”. As is well known, Google and Novartis are working on the smart contact

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Digital – A Practitioner’s View

UC Berkeley – Haas School of Business has recently published a case study titled, HCL’s Digital Open Innovation: Enhancing Business Model Effectiveness through Talent and Customer Acquisition, Development, and Retention. The case study is a practitioner’s view of the digital

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The quiet world of Digital: how Digital is changing the traditional sector

Today, the word digital instantly brings to our mind the image of cool companies, cool products, platforms and services which create innovative consumer products – all managed through mobile devices. While this is definitely true and has raised the profile

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The 4 attributes: how does a new idea / innovation become mainstream

All mega and life changing innovations that have created or have the potential to create massive impact on people, societies and businesses have the following dimensions: (1) technology / engineering to enable the idea / innovation / research; (2) leverage

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Be Digital or Be Extinct – the existential question!

The era of Digital Darwinism is upon us. Businesses have no choice but to adopt digital technologies or disappear. Traditional businesses which do not leverage digital technologies risk becoming irrelevant or losing business to native digital companies which understand technology better.The

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Big data and its impact on One

Big data and predictive real-time analytics are critical dimensions of technology which have wide applicability across industries. IDC forecasts the big data technology and services market to become a USD 41.5 billion business through 2018. This market is growing with

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Software Led Healthcare

Marc Andreessen stated, “software is eating the world” in his article for WSJ in August 2011. Looking around us, it is easy to see every facet of our lives, both personal and professional, being impacted by the power of software.

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Digitalization: the time to speed up is now

The unstoppable digitalization of enterprises is happening all around us. Businesses are being reinvented, rejuvenated or being freshly built by a new set of tools, technologies and ecosystem integration to leverage the digital advantage. Clearly, going digital is an irreversible

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Digital vs. Physical – what’s the right balance?

The ever increasing digitization around us has created interesting conundrums for various industries. Many business segments have become digital dominant, such as media, telecom, etc. Many others, such as retail, financial services, manufacturing, etc. are in the process of transformation

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It’s not just the data but what you can do with it that will define the winners.

Data is important. However, even more important is the critical Analytics which the data drives. Information needs to enable decision making, either through rules-based/automated decisions, or by people taking decisions based on the analytics presented to them. It is not

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Symbiotic world of net will continue to drive new possibilities

Successful companies have leveraged the power of the internet to drive significant growth in their businesses. On the other hand, companies which have not embraced the opportunities created by the net or have delayed leveraging the same have disappeared. In

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