Digital transformation for a better future was in the spotlight at the 17th Ericsson annual event held in the historic Italian Senate (Palazzo Madama) building in Rome on July 6. Politicians, private representatives, and young people discussed the challenges Italy faces to meet the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted last year by the….
In 2009 I was sitting in a conference room at Ericsson headquarters in Kista, just outside of Stockholm. That was by no means an unusual activity for me – but this meeting was special. We left this meeting with a new remit to answer a question that has been instrumental to us as a company….
Today we are featuring a guest post from John Yazlle, Ericsson’s Head of Strategy & Marketing, Latin America & Caribbean. John attended the World Economic Forum on Latin America last week and came away with these insights: Based on the conversations I heard and participated in at the World Economic Forum WEF) on Latin America,….
Right now the mobile industry is very busy planning for 5G, the next step in the evolution of mobile communication that should provide state-of-the-art connectivity beyond 2020. 5G will be a key component of the Networked Society, and it will help us realize our vision of essentially unlimited access to information and sharing of data….
In addition to its countless benefits, the Networked Society brings new ethical challenges, which could lead to technology being misused.
Eleanor Roosevelt once said: “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” I was recently invited to participate in the Stockholm Peace Talks, hosted by Interpeace and held at the Swedish Parliament building, and opened by Urban Ahlin,….
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.
Billions of people are moving to the world’s cities in search of better lives. Culture and creativity are helping create new urban opportunities and share them among entire populations.
On the Ericsson M-Commerce blog, I recently wrote two blog posts about women in developing countries. The first was about the importance of recognizing the role of women when rolling out mobile financial services in emerging markets. With the second, I looked at how mobile and financial service providers can promote mobile phones as an….