Hybrid Approaches to AI for Realizing Intelligent Networks in the 5G Era

You can't blame technology vendors and service providers for pushing the limits of marketing hype with Artificial Intelligence (AI). After all, it is hottest buzzword since cloud computing. But digital service providers in the emerging era of 5G need practical, real "AI" solutions to cost-efficiently scale their operations and deliver the quality of service that will deliver the promise of 5G to themselves as well as their customers. Hybrid approaches to AI are needed to accelerate return on investment as operators evolve their infrastructure and operations for a 5G future.

Tech Insight: iOS 12 Gave Apple a Massive Ecosystem Advantage

When the latest series of iPhones are released, we love to see how they measure up to the competition.  The comparative evaluations are typically based on specs - number of cores, processor clock speed, RAM, removable storage - and increasingly on performance benchmark scores.  But what about the value that customers receive over the life of the device.  iOS 12 is enabling Apple to do something no other mobile device manufacturer is remotely able to do - keep your six-year old iPhone up to date and relevant.

The Future-Proof Organization

As businesses face increasingly rapid and volatile dynamics of change, business leaders are challenged to continuously shift and (re)position their organizations for survival. With change coming from a multitude of different vectors, what can leaders do to “future-proof” their organizations and win in a digital economy?

Industry Insight: What Wall Street Does Not Understand About Apple

Yesterday, Apple hit a major valuation milestone becoming the first $1 trillion public company. Many Wall Street analysts and market pundits are calling it an important milestone.  Well, apparently Tim Cook doesn’t think so.  But it is a time to reflect on how the investor community and Wall Street have gotten Apple wrong consistently for quite some time.  And they continue to get Apple wrong as they continue to characterize Apple as an iPhone company or a consumer product company, or a hardware company.

Tokenization: Fueling the Blockchain Business Model

With the rapid decline in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, attention has been shifting toward Blockchain, the technology that underlies cryptocurrency applications. We have heard a lot about tokens but what are they and what role do they play in the…

Digital Reinvention – Part 3 : What Comes After Digital Reinvention?

Special guests from IBM joined neXt Curve to discuss the future of digital, their thesis on "Digital Reinvention" and what comes after Digital Reinvention in the final installment of this 3-part webcast series. 

Digital Reinvention: Part 2 – How Do Organizations Get Ready for Digital Reinvention?

Special guests from IBM joined neXt Curve to discuss the future of digital, their thesis on "Digital Reinvention" and how organizations need to take a different approach to their business, culture and leadership models to ready themselves for Digital Reinvention in part 2 of this 3-part series. 

Digital Reinvention – Part 1: What Makes Digital Reinvention Different?

Special guests from IBM joined neXt Curve to discuss the future of digital, their thesis on "Digital Reinvention" and what enterprises need to do as they look past digital transformation to capitalize on new opportunities to reinvent their businesses and their industry in this first installment in a 3-part webcast series. 

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 blueprint, platforms and solution patterns for consumer-facing IoT applications as well as Smart City, Smart Grid and Smart Transportation.

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