Technologies that are progressing at an exponential pace have been coined as "exponential technologies." While often dismissed as trivial or inconsequential in their early stages, these technologies enable entrepreneurs (and entrepreneurial organizations) to often disrupt and surpass incumbent industry players. Some exponential technologies we observe today are additive manufacturing, the blockchain, wearables, synthetic biology, sensors, cognitive computing, drones, and robotics. These are by no means an exhaustive list since new technologies can quickly emerge. Deloitte provides a deep-dive review of Exponentials in its Tech Trends white paper.
Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise
Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT deployments without needing the in-house expertise necessary for deploying a cloud-based IoT solution from scratch. It’s basically IoT-as-a-Service.
How the Internet of Things changes Financial Services
The Internet of Things is going to change the models of business of the financial services sector, unveiling new legal issues. I have already discussed about how the new models of business of the Internet of Things (IoT) are going to be disruptive, placing companies in front of legal problems that they had never experienced before. And…