Posts Tagged ‘Internet of Things‘

Rudy de Waele on Big Data, IoT and co-Innovation

In our series “The Futures Agency Speakers Videos“, here’s a short interview with digital transformation strategist Rudy de Waele taken at The Drum’s Disruption Day on Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and co-Innovation: Rudy says the industry is still in the “early frame” of utilising big

Why The Internet of Things will drive a Knowledge Revolution

Great read by David Evans (previously Chief Futurist @ Cisco) on why the Internet of Things will drive a Knowledge Revolution. The types of things we are connecting are clearly changing rapidly – from homes to cars to livestock to wearables, and even to the pills that

IoT could be worth $11T per year

Our bottom-up analysis for the applications we size estimates that the IoT has a total potential economic impact of $3.9 trillion to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. Read more from McKinsey & Company Also read Gerd’s blog on IoT and its unintended consequences

CHART: The Internet Will Win Over All Other Media

According to data published by ZenithOptimedia this week, people around the world now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media, with the Internet taking up an increasingly large chunk of total media consumption. Read more from Statista You will find more statistics at

Does IoT mean mass unemployment?

“If we do this wrong, the technology providers could end up destroying hundreds of millions of jobs with products and services in the cloud, which makes these businesses indispensable and very rich,” says Gerd Leonhard, futurist, author and CEO of The Futures Agency. Automation and

Understanding the Internet of Things

While the idea of IoT has been around for years, it’s just beginning to enter the consumer space, and the category has yet to mature. But there are good products out there. If you’re looking to buy now, as with anything, do your research, buy

The Internet of Things Landscape

…Early adopters in these verticals are using the IoT to pioneer new product areas and to find efficiencies that save money or reduce demand for resources…Consumers in these verticals are able to see the internet extended beyond desktops and mobile devices. As with any gold

We need collective solutions to over-connectivity

We live in exciting times. Times full of the promise of progress, where the exponential pace of technological development is both visible and beneficial to ever more of the world’s population. From e-medicine to digital education, next-generation transport systems to smart grid solutions, the near