1. The Big Ideas Blog

What happens when you bring together global innovators and disrupters? Magic


Connectivity and mobility are going to transform industry after industry, creating markets we can’t even imagine right now.

How does one company compete across that wide of a playing field?

Simple.  They can’t.  This is why building ecosystems – with startups, academia and established companies – are so important as we enter the age of 5G, AI and IoT, just to name a few developments. Continue reading

Machine intelligence when automation is not an option

How can a machine learn from experience? And what is learning anyway for a machine?

A good way to answer these questions is with probabilistic modeling, where researchers use models in which there are multiple possible outcomes, each having varying degrees of certainty or uncertainty of their occurrence. Continue reading

Cellular networks deliver industrial IoT connectivity – cut the cables for flexible production

Manufacturers may not need to know all the in-and-outs of networks and wireless technology, but I think they should know this much: cellular provides one simple, wireless solution to IoT and a fully digitalized industry. Continue reading

Is smart advertising becoming too smart for its own good?

When we buy things online, we tend to rely a lot on the information we find on the internet. And when more people buy more things online, influencing that information will make more business sense to more companies. Continue reading

Driverless car regulation – rules of the autonomous road

Driverless vehicles being trialed in Kista.

Projected to be road-ready in five to seven years, driverless cars are on the minds of politicians, policy makers and city planners around the world. Continue reading

Nine clusters to simplify the operator challenge in making the best use case choices for 5G

5G has quickly become top of mind for consumers and businesses alike as a network technology with the potential to improve a large variety of use cases. But with the large potential also comes the challenge for operators to choose which use cases will drive their initial investments. This blogpost is about a strategy designed to simplify the choice: a quest for easy that reduces 200 use cases down to just nine use case clusters as the basis for network planning. Continue reading

The killer app: the road to mass AR and VR adoption

Augmented Reality adoption might be closer than we think.

What is the key to mass augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) adoption? Over the last year, I have been thinking about this from a consumer perspective. And what, if any, is the killer app? Continue reading

Just how fast is a 5G network going to be? Watch this video

Connected rock

5G isn’t just fast. It’s rock and roll fast. Continue reading

Why is innovation the buzzword right now?

What exactly is innovation? And how does it work in the business transformation context within ICT? Continue reading

The photo we’d all like to step inside – virtual reality memories!

Summers were much longer than they are today when I was a kid. The sun was always shining and the water in the sea was so warm that you could stay in it all day. There was just so much fun, our summerhouse was like paradise. Continue reading