Monthly : January 2016

13 Jan

Disrupt or be Disrupted? The Age of Transformation is coming…

by Mark Jenkins

“By 2018, one third of the top 20 companies in every industry will have been disrupted by digitally transformed competitors.” So says Frank Gens, chief analyst at IT intelligence specialists IDC. In simpler terms, that means there’s an Uber knocking at the door of almost every company in every sector. In a recent report by IDC, […]

04 Jan

The Rise and Rise of Smart…

by Mark Jenkins

Smart! The new buzz word for urban development in the 21st century. Smart cities, smart communities, smart society. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the industrial revolution created the wealth to build roads and railways that brought people closer together. 150 years later mobile communications meant that people didn’t need to be, well, mobile anymore. […]