We do not have to choose between technology and people. ICT holds the key to making future cities more dynamic and inclusive, says John Rossant, founder and chairman of the New Cities Foundation.
Cities are the ultimate symbol of the human ability to cooperate, and emerging collaborative models and tools will be the keys to creating opportunities and meeting challenges in the connected cities of both today and tomorrow.
In what ways will developments in ICT, such as intelligent networks and the cloud, most shape life in 21st-century megacities? With most of humanity living in cities – and so many in megacities – how do you see the evolution of how we interact with each other?
David Holecek, Connectivity Brand and Marketing Manager, Volvo Car Corporation, discusses his own and Volvo's thinking behind the Connected Car.
Budding engineers are enjoying a taste of life at Ericsson as part of the Swedish Tekniksprånget internship program aimed at encouraging young talents to pursue a career in technology.
Kevin Pistorius, MTN South Africa, discusses how a flexible charging system can spur innovation and provide a competitive edge.
José de Jesés Islas Ferrer, Telcel, discusses strategies to increase market share.
The banking and financial services industry needs to show flexibility and creativity to adjust to the relentless pace of change today, writes Kosta Peric – the deputy director of the “Financial Services for the Poor” initiative at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. There particularly needs to be a change in mindset, from capturing consumers to empowering them. And within that change, a mobile focus is a no-brainer, Peric writes, along with investments in social media and big data analytics.
Hear the thoughts of international broadcasters, players in the media industry and Ericsson TV and Broadcast Services experts on IBC 2013.
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