Category Archives: internet of things

How IoT is Transforming Unexpected Industries

By the late 1990’s computers became truly transformative, followed by Internet and email as conduits to a continuous flow of information that could be processed, analyzed and turned into action. Today, as digital connectivity transforms physical machines, we’re likely into the early days of a similar productivity boom.

Say Goodbye To Privacy From The ChatBots of the Future

chatbotChatbots Of The Future: Privacy Even More Overrated Let’s talk chatbots. There have been several interesting articles over the holiday break about how Amazon Echos have been “behaving badly”. One was on a TV talk show triggering ordering things, another was a child in the house ordering dollhouses, without parental approval. There’s a hotel in…

Innovative IoT’s Ups and Downs (Still) Hinge Largely On Security

The idea of an IoT future is both exciting and terrifying. Unfortunately, for every wonderful idea made plausible by the IoT, there are still core issues that need to be worked out. With consequences ranging from annoying to potentially deadly, it’s hard to weigh the potential benefits made plausible and possible by innovation in the IoT against the dangers that the same systems will inherently expose us to. Nevertheless, we must look ahead and realize that even if the IoT is-coming-no-matter-what, there is no similar promise that follows in terms of security and disaster mitigation--at least not yet.

The Future of The Internet of Things (IoT)

There are few topics which are discussed as regularly by those in corporate venturing as the Internet of Things. But what does it actually mean? The chief analytics officer Toby Lewis from Global Corporate Venturing Analytics will chair a discussion on the main investing trends and hot topics... Continue reading

Are Singapore & Sweden More Innovative Than The United States?

Who Is More Innovative? A Tale Of Three Countries In two different recent articles, both Singapore and Sweden were singled out as leading the way in two completely different, very innovative directions, both of which seem disruptively innovative compared to the United States. Typically, when you see lists of the worlds most innovative countries, something…

Startups, Innovation and The Future

We get this question a lot – why do you focus on these three things on your blog? Well, if you ask me, innovation is all about attempting to predict the future – looking at the market, at trends, both mega and micro, and coming up with high level scenarios to determine the state of the […]

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