In late October 2020, Slack dropped a report titled Navigating the Disruption of Work. The report centers on five key assertions: As with any assertive set of future-looking statements, context often gets missed when trying to create a position. Slack fails to recognize two essential elements still in play. First, we are too close to the event to forecast what will … [Read more...] about A Counterpoint to Slack’s Navigating the Disruption of Work Report
OpenRoaming, a Wireless Broadband Alliance, brings together broadband suppliers and manufacturers to create a more seamless end-user experience. To succeed, the organization needs to focus on small and mid-tier adopters to ensure their vision achieves timely implementation. Traditional roaming on cellular devices remains expensive and using WiFi while traveling can be a … [Read more...] about Wireless Broadband Alliance OpenRoaming Initiative Needs to Focus On Adoption
The Best of CES 2020 CES 2020, and its rally of 100,783 industry attendees, 68,064 exhibitor personnel, 6,365 members of the media all jostling around the 2.9 million square feet where 4,400 exhibitors showed off their best ideas— ended on January 10. And now it’s time to look back on what mattered in all of that. Most “best of lists” don’t mention all 4,400 exhibitors. Each … [Read more...] about The Best of CES 2020
Scenario Planning and Agility: The Case for Scenarios In an Uncertain World Scenario planning and agility. Too often, managers and leaders focus on how to control the near-term. They don't take the time to consider if what they prioritize as important today, will be useful, valuable, or applicable to some future state of the organization. As soon as the future comes up … [Read more...] about Scenario Planning and Agility: The Case for Scenarios In an Uncertain World
The Slow Pace of IIoT Adoption The slow pace of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) adoption offers a lesson on technology getting ahead of its customers. Unlike pure software plays, IIoT requires a sophisticated network of sensors, along with meaningful data collection and algorithms that turn insights into actions. According to a Cisco study “60 percent of IoT initiatives … [Read more...] about Why The Slow Pace of IIoT Adoption?