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  • 2018
  • By 2018, 78 percent of US organizations say they will have implemented (or are planning to implement) such operational improvement initiatives as automated workflow management, while 66 percent will have implemented (or are planning to implement) smart connected products that transmit customer data to the enterprise. (accenture.com)
  • AVT ), a leading global technology company, will be showcasing its connected ecosystem this week at Internet of Things (IoT) World 2018 , May 14-17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The Avnet ecosystem is an expansive network of owned companies, services, solutions and partners that provides more than two million customers with the tools and resources they need to bring their IoT projects to market. (businesswire.com)
  • Harvard Business School Case 119-045, November 2018. (hbs.edu)
  • Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 19-052, October 2018. (hbs.edu)
  • risks
  • During the opening keynote, Lou Lutostanski, vice president global IoT, will discuss how businesses can overcome the challenges and risks in IoT deployment. (businesswire.com)
  • Meyer describes the periodic interactive risk workshops conducted at each business unit to identify, assess, and mitigate risks. (hbs.edu)
  • Executive Risk Workshops of the CEO and the company's leadership team discuss the business units' risk profiles and risks that cut across the units, such as safety, weather, and regulatory changes. (hbs.edu)
  • innovation
  • The ultimate aim of the IIIP is to encourage a culture of innovation that benefits business, leading to greater export opportunities and increased graduate employment, particularly in science and engineering. (dur.ac.uk)
  • Professor Patrick Hussey, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science), Durham University, said: "The North East has a proud track record in industry and innovation which continues today through the leading research of our universities and the entrepreneurial flair of our small and medium sized businesses. (dur.ac.uk)
  • Encouraging a culture of innovation has broad benefits to a business as innovators are more likely to export, employ science and engineering graduates and employ other graduates. (dur.ac.uk)
  • Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Warden, Durham University, said: "Durham University is proud to be leading this innovative project which will directly connect small and medium size enterprises with the considerable research and innovation strengths of the region's universities. (dur.ac.uk)
  • In addition to outstanding research skills, MODAG also has necessary development skills and extensive business know-how," adds Astrid Giegold, Start-up & Portfolio Manager at Max Planck Innovation, MPG's technology transfer organization. (max-planck-innovation.de)
  • growth
  • North East England's universities are joining forces under a £3.9m scheme to connect the region's businesses with research to encourage growth and job creation. (dur.ac.uk)
  • The IIIP will bring this creative talent together, allowing businesses who are best placed to identify new opportunities for growth to directly benefit from the research expertise and facilities of the region's universities. (dur.ac.uk)
  • This is a tremendous opportunity to work together to enhance business growth and develop new market opportunities with the aim of encouraging longer-term job creation in the SME sector. (dur.ac.uk)
  • Internet-connected products represent a growth opportunity for wireless carriers, as the smartphone business slows down in developed markets because most people already have service. (libn.com)
  • CLOSE
  • The company fielded 5 million calls in the past two weeks, is close to cash-flow positive, raised another $15 million in venture funding - the total over $70 million - and could be a multi-billion-dollar business with extraordinarily high barriers to entry for competitors. (bizjournals.com)
  • drive
  • From Brazil's varied economic and talent landscape to the factors that make it such a great place to drive new business, we will look at not only what is integral for leaders to know when looking to do business in Brazil, but also look at Brazil's changing business landscape with the new expansion of managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcing, and business process outsourcing in the region. (brighttalk.com)
  • case
  • Hampered by insufficient expertise, security concerns, and the absence of end-to-end sponsorship, half of respondents in a recent survey acknowledged that they were failing to build a strong business case for IIoT implementation. (accenture.com)
  • When asked about the UC case for business tablets, Nancy Maluso, vice president of UC at Avaya, downplayed the role of the tablet itself. (techtarget.com)
  • opportunity
  • By including your pitch for a small fee (only $10 as of this writing) you get your message delivered directly to some of the greenest and most entrepreneurial eyeballs around, including those green entrepreneurs, opportunity-seekers, and businesses that need what you sell but somehow haven't connected with you yet. (75greenbusinesses.com)
  • research
  • Supported by £4.9m from the UK Government's Connecting Capability Fund, the Northern Accelerator aims to commercialise research to boost the region's economy. (dur.ac.uk)
  • content
  • It took Zoove Corp. nine years and $35 million to start selling its StarStar vanity mobile phone numbers - custom call signs such as "**Verizon" - that companies can use to connect callers with a single touch to digital content including web pages, apps and coupons. (bizjournals.com)
  • provide
  • Either you're trying to connect with those who need what you sell or you're connecting with those who provide a resource or information you need. (75greenbusinesses.com)
  • Fitness devices from Sony and Samsung connect with your smartphones to provide digital records of your daily lives. (libn.com)
  • REPORT
  • He explains during a wide ranging interview with Business Report at his company offices in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, that they've sold over 7.5 million smartphones and feature phones in Southern Africa, making them the largest supplier of the gadgets into this lucrative regional economy. (iol.co.za)
  • devices
  • Avnet also will demo the recently announced Microsoft Azure Sphere , a new solution for creating highly-secured, internet-connected microcontroller powered devices. (businesswire.com)
  • project
  • Building everything is too much for a single company, yet "they want all this stuff to work together," said Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, a backer of the Tizen project for connecting watches, cars and more. (libn.com)
  • travel
  • The uncertainty has led to situations such as where a senior lawyer of the company, who was born in Libya and has been a U.K. citizen for several years, had to be asked not to travel to the U.S. for business in February, as she ran the risk of being denied entry. (idgconnect.com)
  • Thirty-five or more fee-fishing businesses in West Virginia are often characterized as small businesses, and they could benefit from connecting with larger travel packages that are more likely to attract out-of state anglers. (usda.gov)
  • systems
  • Cisco Systems and Avaya each promoted a suite of native and integrated UC and collaboration technologies on their new business tablets, the Cisco Cius and Avaya Desktop Video Device, which runs its Flare Experience software. (techtarget.com)
  • innovative
  • and we have taken up residence in the smart new Accelerator building, part of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital campus where we are under the same roof as innovative small businesses and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. (campaign-archive.com)
  • real
  • Few, however, are extracting real value from their efforts: Seventy-three percent of businesses acknowledge that they have yet to make concrete progress. (accenture.com)
  • time
  • A few caveats to note: this isn't a particularly large study, and since the researchers just assessed participants at one point in time, they can't be sure that the brain thinning was caused by sedentary behavior (just that the two were connected). (businessinsider.com)
  • order
  • Amazon and Expedia have submitted declarations in a federal court in Washington, claiming that a recent immigration order by U.S. President Donald Trump is disrupting their business and affecting employees. (idgconnect.com)
  • The submissions by Expedia and Amazon in the lawsuit are focused on the impact of the order on their businesses and employees. (idgconnect.com)