Innovation

Business Model Innovation in a Cloud-Enabled Economy

An accidental business changes the world of computing – yes that is really a statement that sums up Amazon’s web services. In 2006, Amazon launched Elastic Computing (EC2) and many wondered why would an e-Commerce company that started as selling books get into selling computing power? It didn’t make any sense. According to an interview …

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Business Model Innovation: Social-Enabled Economy

No discussion of social technology is complete without Facebook. Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. It precisely does that. It allows friends and families to stay connected, brands to connect with consumers and provides them with tools to share images, ideas, locations, habits, …

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Apple Pay/Mobile Payments: What retailers are missing?

Apple Pay, Mobile Payments, Google Wallet, and all such are great initiatives to change yet another habit – wallets/purses, plastic money, and cash. The minor skirmish that followed the launch of Apple Pay where many leading retailers blatantly refused to adopt or in some instances backtrack in favor of the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) backed …

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Amsterdam SmartCity powered by Crowdsourced Internet Of Things (IoT) Network

Have you heard about Long Range Radio (LoRA) Wide Area Network (WAN) or simply LoRAWAN? It is based on Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN). It is a specification that allows companies to create low power affordable devices that anyone can use to connect multiple devices. These devices are typically set to cover up to …

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