IoT is still at a relatively early stage of product adoption. Most of those using IoT devices are ‘early adopters’ if not ‘innovators’. IoT applications that have caught on in a bigger way, are successful because they meet a real need among consumers. read more
Are you one of those businesses struggling to hire the talented data scientists needed to manipulate corporate data for insights? Well, I have good news for you! It no longer should!
By 2020, there will be – according to forecasts from Cisco – 50 billion connected devices. Gartner makes a more ‘modest’ estimation of 26 billion devices. And as for the value of the Internet of Things (IoT) market, by 2025 it is predicted to grow to USD6.1 trillion (McKinsey) or even USD7.1 trillion (IDC)!
These forecasts for the IoT market are almost as impressive as the huge data flows themselves, but are they realistic too? read more
It can hardly have escaped your attention: in May 2018 the new regulation on data privacy (GDPR) will become effective for all companies working within EU countries. Research shows that 10 months after the official adoption of the regulation and the directive by the European Union, the majority of IT and business professionals state that they are not, or do not know whether their company is prepared for GDPR. With a little more than one year to go, it is about time to raise awareness about the fact that companies need to treat personal data differently. read more
Nowadays we often talk about ‘customer experience’. This means that, throughout his relationship with a company, a customer must always have the same positive experience - whether he is buying a new product or contacting the company about a problem. With regard to advertisements, this means that companies must avoid bombarding the customer with advertisements. Instead, it is better to deliver the right message at the right place at the right time. read more