Managing Digital Innovation is still a laborious process for companies and the causes are mainly found within organizations. Is not enough to establish roles such as Chief Innovation Officer or Head of Open Innovation to solve the issue of “doing” innovation within the company: pursuing increasingly collaborative models with all Lines of Business and aiming to add interdisciplinary competences is key.
Among the latest technology trends aiming to redesign the customer experience is voice shopping, that is, the possibility for consumers to purchase online using their voice. This is a clearly an advancement of technology that enables to return to the most natural communication form, more effective and direct.
Digital innovation is changing the ecosystem of main business references. They seek faster and more agile methods of collaboration through which they can also acquire new operating models and new culture: in the digital technology scenario new players are increasingly populating the traditional supplier and ICT services arena, such as Research Centers, leading clients, but especially Startups.
Even though the Internet of Things (IoT) Smart Car application environment is one of the most mature in Italy, with a market that at the end of 2016 had reached the 550 million euro mark, with no less than 7.5 million cars in the Country already connected (+40% from 2015, equal to approximately one fifth of the car fleet), the expected growth over upcoming months is even more considerable due, in particular to the enforcement of the eCall legislative requirement and resulting increase of natively connected cars.
Simulate a three-dimensional environment to interact with and live an experience very similar to reality without leaving your cosy home? This is the major highlight of virtual reality which, through the use of increasingly advanced electronic devices is gradually impacting all main consumer sectors, including Online Gaming!
The news of Toys”R”Us filing for Chapter 11 just before Christmas is like every child’s worse nightmare. The press all over the world blamed this situation on the continuous rise of Internet purchases, but this is only part of the truth.