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Rise of the Machines

In this feature article about the rise of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, Arthur D. Little is quoted predicting that 21 million connected devices will be used in homes in offices in the Nordics by 2017, including 45% of vehicles. M2M technology in vehicles will enhance the safety and...

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Automotive

Big Data survey: Telcos split on role of CDO as reality...

In this feature article about whether telcos should hire a chief data officer (CDO) to manage their Big Data strategies, Arthur D. Little manager Vikram Gupta is quoted on his views that organizations should embrace this new job description.

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

E-mobility – the spark is missing

The German national conference for e-mobility underlined once more the national goal of having 1 million electric cars on Germany’s roads by 2020. The German government has suggested purchase incentives that could initiate the breakthrough of the new technology. The speakers admitted that...

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Automotive

Transport Development Index reveals cost of transport in...

The City of Cape Town’s Transport Development Index (TDI) – the first to be developed in Africa – reveals that 95% of commuters making use of public transport in the city fall within the low and low to medium income groups. Furthermore, the low income group spends on average 45% of their monthly...

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Travel & transportation

Final of the ears

High-tech giant Apple recently announced plans to enter the music streaming market. Competitors such as Spotify and Deezer will struggle to compete with Apple’s new business model – already the current market leaders are making losses. Clemens Schwaiger, digital media expert of Arthur D....

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

A triple lock approach

As the UK prepares for a new generation of nuclear power plants, The Energy Industry Times analyzes its preparation and what others might learn from a country that boasts a long and solid nuclear history.  The article discusses how the UK hopes that its detailed approach will not only guarantee...

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Utilities & alternative energy

Nuclear power stations maintain a risk

The ideological battles for the future of nuclear power are over. The nuclear power phase-out has already been decided. Critics worry about the provisions of German energy service providers. The estimated costs for the dismantling of nuclear power facilities and equipment are €70 billion,...

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Utilities & alternative energy

Escaping from the OTTs’ stranglehold

Data-consuming OTTs such as Netflix and Spotify challenge both internet service providers and traditional media with their new online streaming offers. Telecommunication companies complain that they are investing into modern networks while OTTs are making the profit. However, the new study by...

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Dobrindt: No more dead spots from 2018

Alexander Dobrindt, the German minister of transport, asserts that areas with no reception will disappear in the next three years. This week the Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Agency for Networks) will start a new auction to sell frequencies for mobile services.

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Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Systemizing Breakthrough Innovation: Study Results

Most companies recognize the need for breakthrough innovation – it can change the fundamental bases of competition, “rewrite the rules” of an industry and transform the prospects of the successful innovator. There is no one-size-fits-all model for how best to respond to this challenge. Arthur D...

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Technology & innovation management