Tag archives: ICT

Dematerialization – the future of business

Of all of the insights listed in the discussion paper Changing the Game Before the Game Changes You, the digital transformation of businesses around the world is the most disruptive. It is also the most important for companies to understand because of the impact it is having on most industries and the way leaders run [...]

Redesigning how society works, plays and lives

It has been said that more will change in the next 10 years than in the previous 100. It sounds daunting, doesn’t it? That’s why, in collaboration with Jason Hoffman, founder and CTO of cloud infrastructure company Joyent, I have put together a discussion paper called Changing the Game Before the Game Changes You.

21st century children, citizens of the Networked Society

All kids born in 2012 will have dual citizenship; one, or several will be connected to their parents and where they were born, and one will be in the Networked Society.

Social life of the young – same needs, different tools

When I was young, dating – or at least trying to date – consisted of slipping a note into a girl’s locker, or shuffling nervously towards her to ask her out with my friends offering humiliating support in the background.

Healthy apps: Olympics for everyone

People will be glued to their TV screens this week as they watch the opening of the Olympic Games in London, cheering their countries as they compete for gold.

We need a new approach to network transformation

When do legacy 20th-century network elements stop being an asset?

Profiling the producers in the open marketplace

Lately, I have written a number of posts about creative individuals whose product, talent and service innovations are turning the traditional market logic upside down. Previously, homegrown innovators and artists never reached beyond their friends and family. Today, however, they are competing with corporation heavyweights and entertainment superstars by simply being recommended and pushed forward [...]

Shoot and share: photography in real time

The first 10 years of mass-market digital photography have gone well thanks to innovations in mobile phones, single-lens reflex (SLR) and point-and-shoot cameras. The classic Kodachrome film has been discontinued. What can we expect from networked photography going forward?

TV in the home goes high-tech

Buying a TV was easy when it was all in one piece– when all you had to worry about was whether you should put it on a TV stand or hang it on the wall. But now innovation is being taken to the next level as key TV and audio technologies are being integrated with [...]

Could we become the world’s smartest cable?

We have been talking about Connected Me for a while now. Ever since Ericsson’s President and CEO Hans Vestberg presented Connected Me at the Consumer and Electronic Show in Vegas, the concept has been gaining interest.
The fact that information can be carried through the body via its natural properties is exciting. We were designed to [...]