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Date: 03.03.2016
For firms interested in marketing data analytics capabilities to potential customers, the Oscars presents an opportunity to showcase techniques and test accuracy by making public predictions of the award ceremony’s winners. This year was no exception, with many companies vying to put forth a winning forecast, while touting why their...
Date: 03.02.2016
Virtual reality has been touted as transformative technology for the gaming world that will offer greater innovation in 2016. This technology is now expanding its reach into other realms – promising dynamic experiences in the fields of education, real estate, film and more. Here are a few highlights of the new virtual reality developments...
Date: 02.29.2016
The Internet is a critical infrastructure and catalyst driving new business models. A prime example of this is the platform economy, which has given rise to marketplace powerhouses from Amazon to Zillow. A global survey sponsored by The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE) entitled, “The Rise of the Platform Enterprise” found that...
Date: 02.26.2016
Dynamic technologies combined with a wealth of data collection and optimization capabilities are enabling companies to finely target and engage customers in a highly personalized way.  Strategically interacting with customers is a competitive differentiator and honing in on the right technological tools to galvanize customer outreach and...
Date: 02.16.2016
Telemedicine is expected to gain momentum in 2016 and beyond, with the global telemedicine market projected to more than double over a five-year period, rising from $14 billion in 2015 to $34 billion in 2020. According to The Wall Street Journal, a key driver of this fast-paced growth is venture capitalists’ vigorous investment in apps and...
Date: 02.12.2016
As the business models of telecommunications companies shift with technological advances, an increasing array of providers are viewing their surplus real estate holdings as an asset to be leveraged to drive new areas of expansion, reports the Wall Street Journal.  Windstream is a prime example of a company seizing a sales opportunity to...
Date: 02.04.2016
Some Americans are willing to part with personal information or permit security camera surveillance if there is a perceived benefit, according to a new Pew Research Center report. But often people are unhappy about what happens to information once companies collect it, the report said. Pew’s study looked at six information sharing scenarios...
Date: 01.29.2016
As 2015 online holiday sales made clear, U.S. consumers are increasingly turning to the Internet to shop, as evidenced by the 20 percent jump in 2015 holiday revenue compared with 2014. Online shopping is not relegated to the holidays, however. Around the world, people are increasingly migrating to e-commerce, and participating in a new “...
Date: 01.27.2016
Across the nation, leading telecommunications companies and technology innovators are teaming up to design the cities of the future. As Fortune reports, AT&T is undertaking substantial smart city initiatives, rolling out big data-backed innovations in Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago in partnership with Cisco, Ericsson, GE, IBM, and Qualcomm....
Date: 12.18.2015
The countdown to the holidays is growing closer, but digital gifts enable even last-minute shoppers to find something sure to please friends and family with a few quick clicks. Here’s our shortlist of gift options for the tech savvy and gamers in your life, all easily accessible online: Tech & Media Upgrade. Check out Verizon...

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