Tag archives: ICT

A hodgepodge of happenings and a little Swedish pride

And so it begins. Opening day of Mobile World Congress. 67,000 experts on mobility, technology, radio networks, chipsets, applications, network this, network that, and not to forget – marketing professionals – it’s an event on a gigantic scale.

Mobile World Congress, it’s like heading to summer camp

Today I’ve spent the whole day rehearsing and preparing for Mobile World Congress, where 67,000 professionals get together in Barcelona every year.

Tide is turning: Copyright to support growth in the digital era

Copyright is possibly one of the most controversial policy topics that have been talked about, lobbied and contested by various stakeholders for a very long time. Skeptics on both sides would say that not much has really changed since the genesis of the controversy, as the debate has always come down to two things: First, [...]

Infrastructure platform means prime performance

When it comes to the success of an app, optimal performance translates into real top-line growth for any application provider. The infrastructure platform is there to provide such performance.

Is a connected commute a more pleasant one?

The inefficiency of people’s daily commute regularly features as one of the major issues facing cities worldwide. Traffic congestion and commuting inefficiencies not only cause environmental, social and economic problems; on a personal level it is also one of the most unpleasant urban experiences and a key source of stress.

Small cell deployments: global urban use-cases uncovered

When talking about the need for small cells, the deployment use-cases are often simplified to a few categories and decoupled from the business problems that need to be solved. The business value of small-cell deployments is easy to articulate on a high level – it includes both universal coverage and capacity – but can vary [...]

The future of shopping: an In-Liner’s view

I must admit that when I first saw the headline “In-Line Shopping” on the latest ConsumerLab report, I thought of Rollerblades and assumed they were back in fashion. After reading the report I realized it was about something completely different. In-Liners mix traditional in-store shopping and online shopping without even thinking about it – [...]

Shared mobility in Paris

Would you give up your car and instead subscribe to a car sharing service? I got this question a few months ago from a friend living in Paris. My initial reaction was no. I like the fact that my car is my own and that it is accessible where, and when, I want it. But [...]

Disruptively building a better business within the Networked Society

Economists, strategists and visionaries are calling for capitalism to be redefined for the 21st century. They are demanding capitalism that creates fair societal ties; capitalism that no longer divides, exploits and creates economic disasters. The open-ended consumption model we have today is no longer sustainable. Fortunately, the change has already started; let me introduce to [...]

Privacy in the Networked Society

Data-protection principles for the digital remaking of society