Tag Archives: Future

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

Augmented reality: Is Pokemon Go-style technology the future of football?

Matchday programmes used to be the place to find out the two teams, discover what your left-back’s favourite film was, or see which local companies were offering a 10% discount when you visited with your copy. Nowadays you can use your paper programme to watch videos… straight from the page. It might sound like magic, but a forward thinking semi-professional ... Read More »

Four key factors that will shape the manager of the future

Doing things as they were done in past won’t last in the rapidly changing industries. Photo:iStockphoto I believe there will be four capabilities and skills that would affect managers in the future: (1) the greater need to think and act strategically in (2) increasingly dynamic environments (3) within global markets that (4) require customer-centric solutions. Strategic Thinking Most of the ... Read More »

Build 2017: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says Tech Sector Needs to Prevent a ‘1984’ Future

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s Nadella announced that 500 million devices run Windows 10 He made the announcement at ongoing Build 2017 developers conference Microsoft also revealed new AI tools Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said Wednesday tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian “1984” future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the ... Read More »

Amazon job advert reveals plans to create ‘science fiction’ gadgets of the future in secretive British research base

An official picture of the Amazon drone, which was completed its first delivery It’s where the famous Amazon delivery drones were designed, created and tested late last year. It’s also home to Alexa, the voice assistant which powers the £149 Echo and Echo dot gadgets. The Echo can be used to order items and control music and home settings and even ... Read More »

The Future of Mobile Marketing: Smartphones and Augmented Reality

With each new year, marketers continue to say that mobile marketing is going to be huge. Has the time already come, or are there more developments in mobile marketing and technology yet to be seen? Mobile is one of the most innovative technology platforms out today, and with about 50% of mobile users (and 70% of affluent customers) owning a ... Read More »

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Visit India in February for Future Decoded Event

Microsoft’s India-born chief Satya Nadella will be in India later this month to address a conference on ‘Future Decoded’ in Mumbai. While Nadella has visited India a number of times since assuming the leadership role, this visit takes on added significance as the global debate on US’ clampdown on visas and its impact on flow of skilled manpower rages. Nadella ... Read More »

The Future of Mobile Marketing: Smartphones and Augmented Reality

With each new year, marketers continue to say that mobile marketing is going to be huge. Has the time already come, or are there more developments in mobile marketing and technology yet to be seen? Mobile is one of the most innovative technology platforms out today, and with about 50% of mobile users (and 70% of affluent customers) owning a ... Read More »

Could Business Meetings of the Future Be in Virtual Reality?

A new offering from virtual reality company Oculus, now owned by Facebook, could have interesting implications for small businesses. Oculus Rooms and Parties are new features for Gear VR users. They’ll also be available on Oculus Rift devices in 2017. Parties are essentially group voice calls that take place in virtual reality. You can add up to three friends to ... Read More »

The Future of Mobile Marketing: Smartphones and Augmented Reality

With each new year, marketers continue to say that mobile marketing is going to be huge. Has the time already come, or are there more developments in mobile marketing and technology yet to be seen? Mobile is one of the most innovative technology platforms out today, and with about 50% of mobile users (and 70% of affluent customers) owning a ... Read More »