April 2019

Check out a Down Under IoT solution to environmental quality

According to the head of an Australian environmental consulting services company, the first part of improving environmental quality is tracking it, overcoming regular methods that only capture a few locations and focus on basic displays of real-time data. Robin Ormerod, the Managing Director of EnviroSuite, says, “Often, the information displayed lacks context, and it is … Continue reading "Check out a Down Under IoT solution to environmental quality"

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How can Employee Scheduling Work as a Growth Booster for your Business?

Creating an efficient and effective employee schedule can be the difference between being stressed out or being relaxed as a manager. Your employees are your business and you always have to Ensure that your staff is where they need to be is critical for the smooth operation of your business. Related Read: 9 Ways To Help … Continue reading "How can Employee Scheduling Work as a Growth Booster for your Business?"

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How San Leandro is using IoT to transform itself

San Leandro, a suburban city in California, plans to integrate a 10-gigabit fiber loop into public infrastructure and services, in a move to evolve the city from its industrial roots. The fiber loop is capable of connecting thousands of Internet of Things (IoT) devices together, sending all the data back to servers where it can … Continue reading "How San Leandro is using IoT to transform itself"

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Why many major American companies have struggled in China: A final word

This is the final installment of an eight-part series about the importance of cross-cultural design which examined several attempts by large, well-known American companies to expand their reach by marketing in China. As this series exposed, the bulk of those attempts have failed to achieve much success, even though China is the second largest economy … Continue reading "Why many major American companies have struggled in China: A final word"

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How to socialize great smart cities strategies for all urban centers

The Smart Cities for All initiative, led by G3ict (Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs), with the support of Microsoft, has helped to produce a new toolkit to assist cities with implementing smart city programs that can help all community members. In a recent survey of more than 250 experts worldwide, research has found that 60 … Continue reading "How to socialize great smart cities strategies for all urban centers"

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Condition Monitoring Crucial to Industry 4.0

The world is now at the dawn of fourth industrial revolution or better known as Industry 4.0 – the transition from computerized systems to cyber-physical systems, enabled by technologies like the Internet of Things, Cloud computing and Artificial Intelligence. In the strictest sense, Industry 4.0 is the integration of new technologies into the current industrial … Continue reading "Condition Monitoring Crucial to Industry 4.0"

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Why many major American companies have struggled in China: Amazon

This article is part of a series about the importance of cross-cultural design, other installments of which have been published  over the last month. Before mentioning anything about Amazon, the scale of its problem must be described. In 2014, after disappointing results for their business in China, Wolfe Research Analyst Aram Rubinson estimated that Amazon … Continue reading "Why many major American companies have struggled in China: Amazon"

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How Mastercard wants to become your new travel ticket

Public transportation systems around the world are very different. Ticketing systems and route information are often confusing and rarely convenient for the user. But what if your credit card could act as a Fifth Element-style multipass enabling you to board that commuter train or bus with a wave of your hand? This is the idea … Continue reading "How Mastercard wants to become your new travel ticket"

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