Tag: 4th industrial revolution

Get Your Head In The Cloud

Roy L. Smith wrote that the successful businessman is the one who finds out what the matter is with his business before his competition does. Failure to anticipate or react to competition, technology or changes in the marketplace can lead a business into the red zone. When last did you hear the phrase "Add me on Mxit", or "Beep me on my pager" (assuming you’ve ever seen one)? Remember Kodak?...

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It’s Virtually Reality

It's 2021, 6 am. Your alarm goes off, you wake up and slowly rub your eyes. You turn to your left, plonk your feet on the ground and reach for your…glasses? Not any old glasses, but your HoloLens 5 Mixed Reality headset, your gateway to a brand-new world, an all-encompassing 24/7 fast-paced digital planet from where you live and breathe. You walk downstairs, and as you pass the bathroom a vi...

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“Things are getting Interesting”

The Rise of the Internet of Things

In a world where technology and humans become more and more entwined, the scope for the application of tech to our everyday lives increases exponentially. Distilled to its simplest form, technology has two main functions - to augment or replace and, in its short existence, these functions have been revealed and portrayed in the most amazing and devastating fashions. From artificial intelligence...

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Future of Business

Changes shaping our world.

The world is changing, and business is just as affected as technology, society and retail. Like all change, these shifts happen slowly at first, and then all at once. The key is to be prepared for them and to act at the right time, not too early or too late. The major shift happening at the moment is the emergence of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” We’ve already seen three revolutions, e...

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