With both the FASB and the IASB declaring their intention of publishing final lease accounting changes in late 2015, it is very important for companies that have substantial portfolios of leased real estate or equipment to evaluate the effects on their organizations. If your company hasn’t already
Automobile manufacturers, mobile operators and technology vendors are all trying to position themselves to become the leading interface with clients and thus maximize their share of the smart car opportunity. We believe that mobile operators have an important part to play in the value chain.
Self-driving, driverless, automated, autonomous, flying cars are in the news—all except the flying part, that is. The past year has given us a steady stream of announcements about a quickly approaching future in which we’ll ride in self-driving cars. But if we look at the 2014 Gartner Hype Cycle
Soon, avid tennis fans may have more to look forward to than just watching exciting championship matches. The Internet of Things can let them feel the power of their favorite players in their own hands thanks to embedded sensors within tennis rackets. See how Wimbledon is leading the way in
Will your refrigerator start “friending” you in the near future? This scenario isn’t so far-fetched as the Internet of Things connects us with our personal devices in fascinating—and increasingly private—ways.
Thanks to the IoT, existing laws of supply and demand are evolving. Businesses are seeing greater profits based on minute-by-minute pricing. But are consumers all in? See where ‘surge pricing’ is taking hold and where it can go.
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
Today, we are dealing with billions of devices and instant communication, and current cloud models won’t be able to handle the load. Advances in mobile processing power and wireless bandwidth have allowed the design of a far more capable architecture that can help us smoothly and intelligently
As opposed to big data, which focuses on analysis of large and varied types of content, the concept behind digital business is the convergence of historical, real-time and mobile proximity data that offer fleeting digital business moments that can be taken advantage of by a digital business. This
Savvy businesses such as Uber are taking advantage of the Internet of Things to disrupt existing business models and create profit. How is Uber doing it and—more importantly—how can established organizations do the same?