It is truly remarkable how many ways smartphones and the wisdom of the crowd can and do assist us in our everyday city life. The other day I learned the hard way about an app in development that tracks tweets to identify which city restaurants might be the likely source of a foodborne illness.
Tag archives: ICT
The digital revolution has often been called, the 3rd industrial revolution following those driven by steam and electricity. While these earlier shifts were about creating efficiency and improvements in how products were manufactured, the ICT revolution is about the transformation of what is being processed. It’s redefining critical business assets, creating new economic models and transforming business in the process.
This is the final installment of a three-part series on enabling the Networked Society in Malaysia. It explores the key enablers being considered by the Malaysian Economic Transformation Program (ETP) team in an effort to transform the nation’s ICT sector including policy, technology business model and ethics enablers.
The debate about copyright enforcement has reached a watershed. In this blog, Rene Summer argues that graduated responses can no longer be done on efficiency grounds without at the same time being intellectually dishonest.
A well-functioning infrastructure is crucial for making modern urban life possible and ICT is an important part of that infrastructure. ICT increases interaction between people, creates new business opportunities, stimulates business development and contributes to economic growth.
It’s International Women’s Day and I’m thinking about how the opportunities brought by our industry – or more specifically by broadband, mobility, and the cloud – are essential for women globally, for helping to facilitate their daily lives and for development and innovation within their communities.
Today I’ve spent the whole day rehearsing and preparing for Mobile World Congress, where 67,000 professionals get together in Barcelona every year.