Gartner predicts that 26 billion connected devices by 2020, or nearly three for every person on the planet, and Gartner also estimates that the global IoT industry is expected to clock $300-billion revenue. In eastern India alone the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to generate revenues to the tune of $750–900 million , according to a report by PwC and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Continue reading
William Gibson once said “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed “, but now with the help of technology it is easier to distribute the future. Well, this post is all about how to predict the future? Continue reading
In my last blog How to predict future I promised to give you more digital fortune-telling in my upcoming blo
gs; so here I am giving you some practical suggestions on how you could get better insights on future trends that will affect you and your career. We will stickto the three step process that we used in the last blog The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed : 1) Collect 2) Analyse and 3) Visualize Continue reading
Just look at the interest that is gaining in 3d printing over last 2 years. While 3d printing has been there for a while but it was never a mainstream application. 1983 was supposed to be the birth of 3d printing, and then came open-source collaboration and market place,but it was recently only that low cost 3d printers are entering and creating new market place.
Web technologies and social media have opened the door to a new world of idea generation and collaborative environments. Governments and organizations all over the world have started using crowdsourcing to shorten time-to-market for new projects or to improve service levels. There is already a reservoir of community talent that can be tapped into inexpensively by most organizations, but not many companies are using social media to interact directly with their customers in order to influence product creation, design or strategy — as suggested by Forrester Research. Continue reading
Data is slowly becoming the new raw material of business – an economic input almost on a par with capital and labor. We all know that today’s world contains an unimaginably huge amount of digital data that is providing us with many opportunities which previously could not be seen like spotting consumer trends, preventing future deceases, combating crime, and so on. All this data whose size is beyond the ability of typical software tools to capture, store, manage and analyze is called “Big Data.” Continue reading
Imagine if all the information on the web were presented in a way that might be understood by machines as well as people. Humans can always figure out what to do with the information, but in the Semantic Web, even computers can manipulate information. With so many online discussions, bookmarks, microblogs and annotations connecting us to others, the Web is slowly becoming a collection of data silos. Continue reading
Are we moving from LifeCycle thing to FastCycle thing? The race is ON. Trains running at 575km/h in China. China’s Tianhe-1A super computer can perform over 2.5 thousand trillion floating point operations per second. How fast is your life running these days? Is that a right question? Continue reading
Jolicloud is currently at closed alpha testing stage and only offer download on an invitation basis.