Category archives: Technology

Agility is the new organizational logic

The physical spaces we work in are changing and so too are the ways that individuals work. For example, we now use private networks for work-related issues as well as other non-corporate services. The question is, are organizations following?

Looking for the perfect parking spot?

A growing challenge in the cities is how to meet its citizen’s parking needs. Users expect navigation support to help them find parking spots close to their destination. With the growth of hybrid and electrical cars, the demand for powered parking spots will grow in urban areas. But what role do networks and smartphones play [...]

The office is dead – long live the exchange place!

The office as we know it, is dying. There are still many traditional workplaces out there but it’s only a matter of time before they too will change. With constant connectivity, work can take place at any time and at any place. Offices workers used to be tied to one specific location because of the [...]

By transforming industry we can transform society

Over the past decade, new economic powers have emerged, challenging established structures. New corporate giants have emerged too, taking over new markets. Industries have been transformed by new disruptors’ business models. Today, the most important competitor you have may not even exist in your industry yet.

It’s time to power up public city spaces

Modern “cityzens” expect mobile coverage and capacity wherever they go. Providing infrastructure for good mobile-data coverage and capacity is as important as public transportation, electricity, water and sewage. The question I want to address in this post is: how do operators leverage the capabilities of small cells to power-up performance in public spaces?

Let’s solve the issues of cities (and we’ll solve many of the problems of the world)

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. In a megacity, the amount of people in itself creates an extreme environment in terms of how space and resources are employed, which drives cities to lead innovation. With the rapid urbanization, and the challenges that follow as a consequence, today’s cities are [...]

In Australia, IPTV is time- and place-shifting learning

IPTV is no longer just about watching movies whenever you want; it is also dramatically changing the way the next generation of dentists in Australia learn and practice.

‘Going to work’ is taking on new meaning

Work has forever been a task associated with a distinct location – the workplace. Many professions, dependent on a phone and PC as primary tools, have changed allowing the possibility to work from alternative locations like the home. The service-centric professional life in the city and widespread availability of tablets and smartphones allow for many [...]

Here’s how Jakarta gets smart

In order for Jakarta to become a truly smart city, it will rely on service providers’ ability to innovate and tap into each other’s industries while taking on multiple roles in the new ecosystem.

Putting networked restaurants on the menu

What is essential for owners to consider as they take their restaurant concepts toward into a more connected environment?