Category Archives: Technology

How Cloud Computing Is Changing The Retail Game

How Cloud Computing Is Changing The Retail Game

Cloud Computing Retail The retail industry is constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers. This transformation is influenced by e-commerce, social networking and the latest technologies. Today’s shoppers expect a connected and interactive consumer experience from start to finish. According to a report by the National Retail Federation, it is a projected that…

It Takes a Village to Raise a Cloud

It Takes a Village to Raise a Cloud

The Community Cloud “We are special. We have unique needs. Our demands for compliance and security go way above your average organization. There is no way we are going to put our precious data in a public cloud. It is just a non-starter.” Sound familiar? This kind of reasoning is often the driver behind either…

Building Your Cloud Business: Startup Facts And Figures

Building Your Cloud Business: Startup Facts And Figures

Startup Facts And Figures A few years ago the ‘eight out of ten businesses fail within the first 18 months’ statement was introduced and quickly accepted, but on closer inspection it seems there really isn’t any hard research backing up this ‘fact.’ What data we do have is somewhat inconsistent, however, more promisingly, the US…

The Aides and Obstacles of Cloud Computing

The Aides and Obstacles of Cloud Computing

Reporting From The Cloud Recent reports pointing to steadily increasing revenues of 21 benchmarked Internet of Things (IoT) companies suggest that cloud computing and IT infrastructure are particularly influential to these positive returns. Says Dan Callahan, TBR analyst specializing in IoT, “Effectively, every type of IT and operational technology (OT) vendor will have a stake…

Mobile Operators Neglecting IoT Is A Paramount Mistake

Mobile Operators Neglecting IoT Is A Paramount Mistake

Mobile Operator ICT Partnerships and IoT Service Revenues Within the past year, mobile operators have been working hard to build relationships with major information and communications technology (ICT) vendors to gain more relevance in the enterprise ecosystem, particularly in regards to IoT value-added services. Recent notable partnerships include AT&T and IBM, Verizon and Cognizant, Tele2…

Living In The Industrial $15 Trillion IoT Market

Living In The Industrial $15 Trillion IoT Market

$15 Trillion IoT Market The industrial revolution of more than two centuries ago is viewed today as a major turning point in civilization wherein a predominantly agrarian and rural landscape became urbanized and industrial. Though we might imagine these changes would have been rousing and remarkable to those experiencing them, the 60 to 80 year…

Ending The Great Enterprise Disconnect

Ending The Great Enterprise Disconnect

Five Requirements for Supporting a Connected Workforce It used to be that enterprises dictated how workers spent their day: stuck in a cubicle, tied to an enterprise-mandated computer, an enterprise-mandated desk phone with mysterious buttons, and perhaps an enterprise-mandated mobile phone if they traveled. All that is history. Today, a modern workforce is dictating how…

How Will The Internet of Things Affect The Business World?

How Will The Internet of Things Affect The Business World?

Internet of Things and the Business World? Experts predict that by 2020, the Internet of Things will have a market greater than $1 Trillion, yet despite it being the new buzzword, many people have no idea how this predicted revolution will shape the business world. We’ve all heard predictions of various appliances with sensors, wearable…

Mobile Commerce Is Redefining The World Of Retail

Mobile Commerce Is Redefining The World Of Retail

Mobile Commerce and Retail With a constant increase in mobile tech developments, many small businesses have made m-commerce, or mobile commerce, a priority. Whether it’s enabling sales through a mobile website or incorporating the use of a tablet in their brick-and-mortar stores, businesses within the fashion industry are finding ways to adapt to a technology-obsessed…