In the press – 17/10

“Nadella, unabashed, insists on a “moral obligation” to push forward with innovation — and an equally powerful obligation to weigh social and political impacts of technologies like AI and to make sure the benefits are widely shared.” @FT #Hit Refresh, by Satya Nadella “Polestar vehicles will be available only through 2 or 3-year subscription plans, a method some auto analysts believe could become the norm in years ahead.” @WSJ #Volvo Unveils a Direct Challenge to …

New Revenue Stream For Volvo (Polstar)

“Polestar—which previously existed as a Volvo model, rather than as a distinct company—will also be an experiment in marketing cars through smartphone-based subscription plans with monthly payments but no upfront fee. Polestar vehicles will be available only through 2 or 3-year subscription plans, a method some auto analysts believe could become the norm in years ahead.” @WSJ # Volvo Unveils a Direct Challenge to Tesla Comment: Volvo/Polstar the business model building block [Revenue].  

In the press – 17/05

“The new Psion is called the Gemini …” @FT #Pocket computers are poised for a comeback “In effect, the BlackBerry era is over.” @FT #How the BlackBerry phone era came to an end Special Report: The Connected Business May 2017 @FT >> Fears of automation overshadow our road to the future >> If you can’t beat robots then why not teach them? # The Circle’s sinister tech vision is already a reality “Google hat Anfang April …

In the press 17/04

“Manufacturers such as Rolls-Royce, GE and Siemens have been investing in this “predictive maintenance” technology for years.” @FT #Germany’s Mittelstand joins revolution in big data “Industry experts say the fair will show that “Industry 4.0” … is becoming a reality, creating cost savings and enhancing productivity.” @FT #Hanover fair to showcase advances in industrial internet of things  “A vast majority (80 percent) … respondents believe their industry will be disrupted by digital trends.” @HBR #Competing in 2020: …