Archive for Strategies & Roadmap

Trend 7: Increasing Convergence

Jan 22, 2011 7 Comments

Converging of devices, systems and content means we now enjoy an interactive multimedia Internet & web with TV, radio, phone, text, audio, video and augmented reality offering benefits for users and business. New devices emerge and re-define the choices of how we can deliver, access and interact with online content. Increasingly, the devices, the content […]

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Trend 6: Increasingly Smarter Mobile Devices

Jan 22, 2011 Comments Off

Moore’s Law in action is giving us smarter, faster and cheaper mobile devices that are becoming smaller but with larger capacity. This means we can be connected and do better business whenever, however, whatever and wherever. Knowing Moore’s Law, it’s no surprise that the typical smart phone is now a fraction of the size and […]

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Trend 5: Increasingly Faster Wireless Networks

Jan 21, 2011 Comments Off

High speed wireless networks give us high speed mobility local, regionally and globally. For most of us, it is just a matter of time… How and when will you use it? Gone are the days when we needed to connect to the Internet using a cable plugged into a fixed phone line. Now we don’t […]

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Trend 4: Increasingly Faster Speeds of Transactions

Jan 21, 2011 Comments Off

Instantaneous transactions become the norm when business actions and reactions are done at hyper speed online. The types of transactions vary but instant transactions need to be surrounded by good instant processes. As the Internet now allows for such high speed continual connectivity between devices and people, it may be tempting to take the new […]

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Trend 3: More 24.7 On Demand

Jan 21, 2011 Comments Off

Consumers increasingly expect that suppliers will provide content, products and services when, how, where and as the consumer wants them. Content is being consumed as needed with Just In Time real time access supply and delivery. With continual connectivity comes the increasing expectation that we as Internet users can find and do what we want […]

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Trend 2: Internet Always On

Jan 21, 2011 Comments Off

Continual connectivity to the Internet is increasingly taken for granted and relied upon. This 24.7 bit flow to more people with more devices anywhere is encouraging more users to expect fast responses 24.7 For those of us who can remember life on the Internet in the mid 90s, we’ll recall the struggle of programming a […]

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Trend 1: Moore’s Law Continues

Jan 20, 2011 Comments Off

For the past 50 years and probably the next, we can expect and plan on computers and their processing power always being faster, smaller and cheaper. Processing power doubles every 18 to 24 months. You can count on it! In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore noted that the number of components in integrated circuits […]

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Introducing the 25 Digital Age Trends

Jan 20, 2011 1 Comment

The ten Action Principles, working in combination with 25 macro-level  trends, are creating and influencing the future of the Digital Age. As you go through the trends, some may appear so obvious you take them for granted and scarcely recognize them for the life and business changing effects they are causing. Don’t ignore or under-estimate […]

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Ten Action Principles of the Digital Age

Jan 20, 2011 Comments Off

Intrinsic to the Digital Age trends are ten Action Principles that fundamentally underlie the growth of the Internet and Internet-related technology. The Action Principles are: 1.    Simplifying: Making the complex simple to use. 2.    Decentralizing: Connecting many smaller resources in a distributed system provides more agility, flexibility, capability, expandability and resilience with less risk than […]

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Finding Patterns in the Blur

Jan 20, 2011 Comments Off

The speed of change online creates a blur for many people, unless you move fast enough with the change or shift your focus to see the big picture and not the blur. Far better to do both – move fast AND see the big picture. Major forces and trends are shaping the future of your […]

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How an online bully is using negative reviews to help his business

Jan 01, 2011 Comments Off

Ok, here’s a story from the “It could only happen in America” file…    The New York Times have run an interesting expose on a guy based in New York who deliberately tries to get negative reviews from customers in order to get better search engine ranking from Google.     And it seems to be working for […]

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