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Meltdown & Spectre – Part 1: The Threat We Don’t Want to Talk About

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor. With the unveiling of such profound security holes, what do business leaders need to do to understand the potential…

0 comments on “Bitcoin & Blockchain: The Semantic & Conceptual Disconnects That Get in The Way of Value”

Bitcoin & Blockchain: The Semantic & Conceptual Disconnects That Get in The Way of Value

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain are tremendously misunderstood and misrepresented in the media and within the industry today.  The challenge in properly understanding Blockchain and its applications such as Bitcoin is rooted in the fact that Bitcoin is neither a technology, a…

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CES 2018: Key Takeaways

neXt Curve attended the largest consumer electronics trade show on the planet with over 180,000 in attendance to identify the deeper technology and market trends that are underlying the rapid evolution of our digital lives and are expressed in the new digitally-enabled consumer applications from smart homes, virtually reality to connected vehicles.

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Retail/Hospitality Industries Digitally Transformed: The Next Mobile Carrier Killer App

Mobile carriers have the opportunity to reshape industries, such as the hospitality and retail industries, through 5G networking combined with edge computing as the IoT transformation is permeating through the US economy. Historically, retail, hospitality and restaurants were powered and…

0 comments on “World Internet Conference 2017: Key Takeaways”

World Internet Conference 2017: Key Takeaways

China's journey toward becoming a digital economy is well underway.  Internet Plus is the vision and the framework that is guiding the digitization of China's economy and the development of the next generation of digital businesses and industry models.  The epicenter of China's digital industrial revolution - Wuzhen.

1 comment on “The Future of The Car: Before We Give Up Our Steering Wheels”

The Future of The Car: Before We Give Up Our Steering Wheels

Autonomous/connected vehicles are all the rage at the moment with many industry pundits asserting and forecasting that self-driving cars will fill our streets in the near future.  But there are some important realities that need to be considered before we…

0 comments on “Blockchain Solutions Forum 2017: Key Takeaways”

Blockchain Solutions Forum 2017: Key Takeaways

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…

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When Agile is Bad for Business

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.

0 comments on “IoT Solutions World Congress 2017: Key Takeaways”

IoT Solutions World Congress 2017: Key Takeaways

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…

0 comments on “Market Insight: The Passing of The Torch – Apple Watch”

Market Insight: The Passing of The Torch – Apple Watch

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. “His greatest gift, his (Steve Jobs) greatest expression of appreciation for humanity…