Missing Maps

Missing Maps

Digital mapping allows the Missing Maps project to crowdsource skills to remotely map vulnerable areas. The digital maps are printed and enriched…

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Money Talks

Money Talks

Commerce and messaging combine for payments and shopping. New generations of users are jumping directly to mobile and social platforms. Short, visual…

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Wearables at Work

Wearables at Work

Consumers are already switched-on to the potentials of wearable technology. The rise (and fall?) of Google Glass™ and the upcoming Apple smartwatch,…

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Fjord Trends 2015

Fjord Trends 2015

Why will automated helplines be axed in favor of services manned by real human beings? How can “nearables” and “hearables” help to…

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Women in Technology

Women in Technology

  Emma McGuigan, Director of Technology at Accenture, is passionate about attracting more women into Technology.”More than 50% of all technology gadgets…

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Trading on Twitter

Trading on Twitter

When Osama bin Laden’s death was first reported in a traditional news outlet, the news had already broken 20 minutes before on…

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Telco 3.0

Telco 3.0

Smartphones and mobile devices continue to be adopted by consumers of all ages and locations, from developed to developing nations, and they’ve…

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The Distributed Home

The Distributed Home

Domestic life is becoming increasingly connected — be it connected to the Internet, to the cloud, or to phone and tablet apps…

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Rebooting IT

Rebooting IT

In any organisation, IT throws up challenges like no other department. As all businesses become more digital, these challenges tend to have…

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Invisible Money

Invisible Money

From new digital currencies, to alternative payment systems, to the evolving role of high street banks, consumer finance is well and truly…

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Product = Service

Product = Service

As the infamously straight-talking Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos puts it, “If there’s one reason we have done better than our peers in…

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The Open Enterprise

The Open Enterprise

Many parts of the internet are powered by open source software. Enterprises should embrace open source principles to improve their competitiveness. Open…

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