How Smart Should The Smart Home Really Be?

Ever thought about connecting all electronic devices in your home and controlling them with the touch of your fingertips or voice command? Chances are you did but dropped the idea as it seems too complicated or just too expensive; not worth the trouble. The IT revolution has certainly not bypassed our homes. A lot of […] Read more »

The Future Of Communications Is Inside The App

There is a two trillion dollar fixed and mobile communications market out there that is about to find out that both communications and connectivity could quickly become feature and function rather than product and service. Already communications is rapidly being unbundled from the underlying network. Skype, WebEx, and Lync are just a couple of examples […] Read more »

The Future Of The Desktop Is Out Of The Box

In 3001 Frank Poole was brought back alive after floating in space for about a 1000 years after HAL got a mind of its own. Being revived, Frank was at first not really connected to his new environment, hardly able to communicate; things had definitely changed. Then he got his Brain Cap that directly connected […] Read more »

The Mobile Voice And Text Messaging Platform Is Burning

And KPN is the proverbial canary in the coal mine. For operators, the impact of an increased uptake of mobile VoIP and chat (mVoIP/Chat) is potentially devastating. Operators run a very real risk that voice and SMS revenues will dwindle. A study by GSM/Wireless Intelligence estimates global mobile service provider revenues will be $1.1 trillion […] Read more »

Dawn Of The Information Era: Changing Of The Guards

For decades analysts have discussed the success of the IT industry and the brilliance of IT developments; all from a technology point of view. But the IT industry’s success is fading and, fueled by M&A, it is clear that it is quickly becoming a very mature sector where it is all about share and hardly […] Read more »

From Unified To Social Communications And Collaboration

We have come a long way since Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876. Mr. Bell’s first call was to his assistant, Thomas A. Watson, in the next room, speaking these famous first words, “Mr. Watson — come here — I want to see you”. Today we can reach virtually anyone on the planet […] Read more »