When we look forward to 2015 and developments around the Internet of Things, we are predicting four key trends and implications.
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Hadoop adoption and innovation is moving forward at a fast pace, playing a critical role in today's data economy. But, how fast and far will Hadoop go heading into 2015?
This year’s edition of our top emerging technologies addresses age-of-the-customer realities.
Salesforce’s entry into the wearables space has been both bold and well-timed.
At this early stage, smartwatches still look like tiny smartphones -- much as early automobiles looked like horse-drawn carriages without horses.
And closing the experience gaps -- performance, convenience, personalization, and trust -- requires a different mindset.
As data explodes, so do old ways of doing business.
While the last several years can best be characterized as exploratory for most enterprises, cloud services and cloud platforms are now an undeniable part of the IT landscape.
Retailers are constantly seeking technologies to both bolster customer experience and increase efficiency. To execute this vision of in-store experiences powered by technology, retailers need to leverage the critical skill sets of both business leaders and infrastructure and operations professionals.
John Kindervag puts a unique spin on what the internet of things means for security.
Google’s new Sustained-use Discounts returns that value to customers without the hassle of forecasting or predicting future cloud use. It’s a simple and highly compelling value - if you use more, you get a bigger discount, automatically.
As we enter the age of the customer we are leveraging cloud, mobile and big data technologies to build better and more complete experiences with our customers. In doing so we are creating new digital experiences, radically different interactions, and redefining what our companies do and how they should be viewed.
In the fast-moving markets of wearables and IoT, it's easy to be dazzled by new technologies. But what's more impressive is a coherent, disruptive business model.
The fact that crypto-currency makes illegal activity and terrorism easier to fund is deeply disturbing. But the drivers are simply too powerful: Crypto-currency is around to stay and the changes to our global economy will be staggering.
As Google announces a partnership with VSP -- the largest optical health insurance provider in the United States -- the key business model of the year for wearables is becoming embedded into the health care system.
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