This week my colleague Joe Battikh and I have met a variety of visitors at the Ericsson stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The theme this year was “Your guide to the Networked Society” and we were stationed in the center of it all at the “compass point.”
At the annual telecoms.com awards ceremony on Monday, Ericsson received an award in the Connecting the Unconnected category for its contribution to the Millennium Villages Project and Connect to Learn initiative.
People displaced by the crisis in Syria will now have the possibility to reconnect with family members as the service is brought into Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
Last week, I was invited to speak at a seminar about the “Internet of Things (IoT)”. The seminar was a great opportunity to share ideas and perspectives, and reminded me what IoT is ultimately all about.
At a lively gathering in Washington, D.C., Alice Korngold, author and noted expert on corporate social responsibility, kicked off her book tour for “A Better World Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot.”
The Education for All Global Monitoring Report for 2013 was published a few days ago. The report is an independent annual publication, facilitated and supported by UNESCO. It provides an update on the progress that countries are making to ensure education opportunities are available for all children.