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Carpe mutationem - seize the transformation!

2014-03-25 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Carpe mutationem - seize the transformation!

ICT has the potential to transform industries, economies and societies – but it can never succeed in a vacuum. Benefiting fully from ICT disruption requires sound public policy-making that shapes and determines the duration, cumulative strength and sustainability of the gains that can be achieved. So policy makers – it’s time to act.

"Every smart-cities conference gets things backwards"

2014-03-25 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
"Every smart-cities conference gets things backwards"

Renowned as the creator of the folding car and the micro-unit apartment, MIT professor Kent Larson’s bold designs can revolutionize transportation and urban living. And ultimately, Larson says, thinking seriously about these issues should lead us to re-evaluate the role and relevance of ICT-based development itself.

Moving fast and breaking things

2014-03-25 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Moving fast and breaking things

The hottest ICT topic today is digital business transformation. But what does it really mean? Is digital business transformation just a buzzword that your colleagues and competitors throw around carelessly? Or is there a real story behind it all? We set out to answer these burning questions – and what we found may surprise you.

Screen test: changing habits challenge the media industry

2014-03-25 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Screen test: changing habits challenge the media industry

Connectivity has already transformed the music industry – TV and video are next. And as more and more consumers discover and experience visual media in radically new ways, how can media businesses stay relevant?

Building more people-centric cities

2013-12-10 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Building more people-centric cities

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 spark human collaboration and innovation

2013-12-10 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Cities spark human collaboration and innovation

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.

Driving service evolution in the age of smartphones

2013-12-10 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Hiroyasu Asami

Hiroyasu Asami, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Smart-Life Business Division for NTT DOCOMO, talks about how the Japanese operator has faced the challenges and opportunities that smartphones create in terms of services, and how he expects the company’s services to develop in the future.

Just Two Questions … to Greg Lindsay, Senior Fellow of the World Policy Institute, and Director of its Emergent Cities Project

2013-12-10 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Greg Lindsay

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?

Our future is already here - how global cities will shape ICT

2013-12-10 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
Our future is already here – how global cities will shape ICT

At Ericsson ConsumerLab, our consumer research looks at how specific cultural expectations may shift ICT onto different developmental trajectories in various cities around the world.

The connected marketplace and the power of the purchaser

2013-12-10 Categories: Ericsson Business Review
The connected marketplace and the power of the purchaser

Together, the smartphone and connectivity provide a universal payment tool that is secure, interoperable and convenient. This has added a crucial layer to the existing trade infrastructure, transforming it into a connected marketplace.

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