Category archives: Digital transformation

Humans, AI and machine intelligence – a match made in heaven?

Back in 2016, a Google computer program known as AlphaGo beat Lee Sidol, one of the world’s top Go players. Perhaps that doesn’t sound so impressive, after all, it is only a boardgame. I mean, how hard could it be, right?

Houston, we have a solution! Welcome to the world’s first 5G home network

Earlier this month, the world took a giant leap toward 5G home services when Verizon launched the world’s first 5G Home in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. But what does this mean in the race for 5G and where will the journey take us next?

5 tech trends that are transforming the world as we know it

Every year at Ericsson, the CTO has the pleasure of presenting the upcoming technology trends based on the answers to two key questions: What will the world look like in the decades ahead, from a technology point of view, and which of those technologies are most likely to place significant demands on the future network?

An AI will replace my job sooner than yours

Our recent Ericsson Consumer & IndustryLab Creative Machines report states that as many as 1 in 5 think their own job will be replaced by a machine before they retire. Is that really a realistic figure?

How to enable the IoT ecosystem in China

By 2023, the number of cellular IoT connections will have grown to 3.5 billion at an annual growth rate of 30 percent – with the total number of connected devices reaching 31 billion – according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. Of these 3.5 billion cellular IoT connections, North East Asia is anticipated to account […]

Eternal newbies but instant experts

Have you ever felt like you are living life in the fast lane and slow lane at the exact same time? It seems to me that my short perspective is getting ever shorter and that makes the fact that my longer perspective isn’t moving increasingly hard to adjust for.

Football fans and 5G: How operators can already start winning with live events

As a long-time football fan, I was very much looking forward to this year’s global football tournament in Russia. The great thing about football is that many of us relate to it and have personal experiences attached to it. While the basic game has remained pretty constant from my early experiences as a football fan, […]

5 ways to master the new innovation game

Assuming your organization has a creative mindset, and beyond the possible implications of emerging technologies, a key challenge lies in pinning down what is required from an organizational perspective for innovation to take place. To a large extent, this is the key challenge in the business world today and something that many organizations, especially larger […]

Software robotics and drones – from design to concept

During the rise of technology trends like software-defined infrastructure and hardware disaggregation in 2015, I started looking into what could be the next step in the evolution of datacenter hardware, trying to envision where we would be around 2020.

The telecom industry’s new reality: a world built on robust ecosystem collaboration

The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) is being felt through almost all sectors as enterprises prepare their digital transformation plans. However, despite its name, does a true internet of things exist? The amount of connected things we have is constantly increasing, but these things are not communicating widely with each other and essentially, […]