Why WiFi 6 and 5G are different: Physics, economics, and human behavior

Why WiFi 6 and 5G are different: Physics, economics, and human behavior

It is an exciting time in wireless networking. The two most-used wireless technologies in the world are getting an upgrade, and the changes could affect nearly every technology-using human on Earth.

Wi-Fi, or local wireless, is undergoing a major advance, to Wi-Fi 6. Cellular, or mobile networking, is getting upgraded to 5G. These improvements will open new opportunities for businesses and new capabilities for users.

A guide to maximizing your chances of success with IoT

A guide to maximizing your chances of success with IoT

“Dream big, start small.” This may sound like a clichéd phrase from a motivational poster, but it’s actually a very valuable piece of advice for enterprises to heed when deploying Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives.

By now, we all know that IoT has the power to drive digital transformations across industries by creating new value propositions, business models, services and markets.

CIOs need to cross the chasm

CIOs need to cross the chasm

Retail is an innovation game. But resources are limiting, and the need for ROI is constant. How does digital set the agenda for a CIO and what are their main concerns? And more specifically, how does the merging of LoB and IT priorities lend itself to the evolving priorities of a retail CIO today?

For starters, a recent study from i-scoop.

Powering IoT with Low Latency Networks

Powering IoT with Low Latency Networks

Why edge computing is imperative in 5G networks
Previously, we looked at how service providers can make 5G a profitable business. A key part of this is also dependent upon service providers delivering distributed compute power as part of the 5G network itself by hosting thousands of mini data centers at the edge.

Predictions 2019: Digital Technologies Shift from Visions to Realities

Predictions 2019: Digital Technologies Shift from Visions to Realities

In 2018, the buzz in business was all about digital transformation technologies—everything from artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to hybrid cloud, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT). That buzz won’t cease in 2019—but the chatter around these technologies may become more refined, with less of a focus on what the technologies are and more on how they will be applied to have the most impact on business.