Business leaders need to tread carefully. The Blockchain gold rush is on and there is plenty of fool’s gold out there. However, just like the Internet, technologies such as Blockchain can have significant implications for your business and industry and should be taken seriously.
There is a lot of noise today about the use of Agile in digital business. In my experience leading Agile development projects, helping early “eBanks” innovate their web development and operations and advising some of the leading digital enterprises today with their transformation and innovation initiatives, I have come to realize that there is an fundamental misunderstanding of Agile as it pertains to “digital business.” Furthermore, there is a pervasive misconception that Agile practices somehow translate into business agility and adaptability. Not true.
IoT is still a widely confused topic for most businesses though the conversation has evolved a bit beyond sensors, connectivity and data. We are starting to see practical business applications emerge from the world of Industrial IoT, which will likely provide the blueprint, platforms and solution patterns for consumer-facing IoT applications as well as Smart City, Smart Grid and Smart Transportation.
Apple Watch is Apple’s new muse of innovation, design and technological leadership. The iPhone is no longer the future of Apple. Apple is no longer just about iPhone.