The Origins of the First Global Telecommunications Standards

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However as Tom Standage argues in his book The Victorian Internet there was another global telecommunications technology which had similar if not more profound implications for humanity, namely the humble telegraph. ISTO Blog standards telecommunications telegraphic

3 Growth Strategies to Capture Revenue Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunication Services Industry

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How will the space economy change the world?

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Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace High Tech & Internet TelecommunicationsSpace is no longer the sole domain of governments and aerospace and defense companies. Businesses that pursue emerging opportunities now may gain a first-mover advantage.

Building a world-class Dutch start-up ecosystem

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Western EuropeA strategy to both increase the number of start-ups and facilitate their ability to scale can elevate the Netherlands to a global leader in the world of entrepreneurship ecosystems.

Breaking through the hype: The real-world benefits of 5G connectivity

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Our Insights Telecommunications Wireless broadband Mobile Wireless telecommunications IoT Supply chain management IT infrastructure Disruptive Technology5G offers a level of connectivity that could transform the shop floor.

Entrepreneurship zeitgeist 2030

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Our Insights Telecommunications Europe Germany Digital Economic Studies Innovation StrategyMaking start-ups Germany’s next economic powerhouse.

Hard choices: How Europe’s fastest-growing start-ups become unicorns

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Our Insights Media & Entertainment Telecommunications StrategyJust one in ten start-ups valued at $100 million grows to $1 billion within four years. Here are five trade-offs they made to get there.

Thinking like a ‘ServCo’: How telcos can drive B2C growth

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Our Insights Telecommunications GrowthEven without legal or structural separation, telcos can accelerate the transformation of their B2C business units by adopting the mindset of a service company (“ServCo”).

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Tech talent tectonics: Ten new realities for finding, keeping, and developing talent

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Digital Insights Technology, Media & Telecommunications Digital strategy and organization IT organization & governance OrganizationLarge incumbents can compete successfully for tech talent—but only if they’re ready to completely rethink their entire HR approach.

CIO perspectives on leading agile change

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Our Insights Telecommunications DigitalAs agility gains ground, CIOs from the banking and telecom industries came together to discuss challenges and lessons learned from leading agile transformations.

Hard choices: How Europe’s start-ups can navigate the journey from centaur to unicorn

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Our Insights Media & Entertainment Telecommunications StrategyJust one in ten start-ups valued at $100 million grows to $1 billion within four years. Here are five trade-offs they made to get there.

Entrepreneurship beyond Silicon Valley

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Media & Entertainment Telecommunications Europe Innovation GrowthInnovation is accelerating in Europe and beyond, making way for a new generation of start-ups.

Digital health: Can gamification be a winning strategy for disease management?

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentSidekick Health is out to show that digital therapeutics programs can help patients more effectively manage their chronic conditions.

Developer Velocity at work: Key lessons from industry digital leaders

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Our Insights TelecommunicationsThe experiences of several high-performing software development organizations in banking and retail offer a road map to excellence.

The emerging shift to responsible product management

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentProduct managers already have a complex role in tech development.

Unlocking the value of 5G in the B2C marketplace

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Our Insights Telecommunications High Tech & Internet Digital InnovationTelcos are confident they can monetize 5G core in the B2B arena, but the value proposition for consumers is less clear. A slew of promising innovations could change that.

Laying the foundation to accelerate the enterprise IoT journey

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentWienke Giezeman is building and serving an IoT ecosystem by offering open-source tools and a “workbench” on which to build solutions.

Can Japan finally become a start-up power?

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentLong viewed as a relative laggard, Japan’s start-up ecosystem is beginning to come into its own. Investor Paul McInerney sheds light on the evolving environment for entrepreneurs.

Responsible product management: The critical tech challenge

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications SustainabilityPrioritizing privacy, sustainability, and inclusion will soon be essential to successful tech development. For product managers to make responsible innovation a core discipline, companies must first lay the foundation.

What tech innovation means for the business of fashion

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentIn the wake of the pandemic, the industry long better known for art than science is undergoing a dramatic, technology-fueled makeover.

Vital signs: The growing impact of digital health innovation

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment DigitalDigital health solutions have the potential to dramatically improve patient care and slow rising costs. Yet achieving that at scale still has obstacles to overcome.

How tech, media, and telecom winners use talent to stay ahead

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment OrganizationCertain capabilities matter more for performance than others, particularly when combined in the right way.

Turning India into a SaaS power

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentThe rise of SaaS has dramatically transformed the software industry and opened it to many new players. What will it take for India's SaaS start-ups to thrive in this new era.

How online marketplaces are making secondhand fashion a first choice

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentOnline resale marketplaces are turning secondhand fashion into a mainstream market. Maximilian Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective, thinks growing interest in sustainability will further fuel the category.

Giving Gen Z customers what they want: A conversation with by.U

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Digital Insights Wireless telecommunications Digital Growth InnovationTwo top executives at Telkomsel, Southeast Asia’s largest wireless provider, explain how the company supported a new venture and freed it to succeed on its own terms.

Global VC view: Funding startups in the next normal

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment DigitalThe boom that tech startups have been experiencing has continued through the pandemic. Two leading venture capitalists talk about how investing in them is changing.

Next on the menu for food delivery

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentEven as revenue soars, profitability is still a challenge. How can platforms and restaurants get their fill, and what does the future hold for all players in this complex ecosystem?

Is there a ‘best’ owner of satellite internet?

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Aerospace & Defense Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Aerospace DigitalNew satellite internet concepts are moving ahead. Are some types of companies better positioned to succeed in this growing market than others?

How capability building can power transformation

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Transformation Insights Manufacturing Telecommunications High Tech & Internet Digital Operations Organization

Fueling innovation and filling gaps in Latin America

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentA lack of early stage capital on the continent has hampered start-up creation and scaling. MAYA Capital co-founders Lara Lemann and Monica Saggioro are determined to change that.

Telecom’s future in the Web3 era: José María Álvarez-Pallete López

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Our Insights TelecommunicationsThe chairman and CEO of Telefónica S.A. and chairman of the GSMA Board offers his thoughts on organizational delayering, a powerful new connectivity platform, and sharing the cost of building smarter networks.

Reliably connecting the workforce of the future (which is now)

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment Industrial high tech DigitalThe pandemic magnified existing trends and challenges affecting the way workers function. Always-on, cellular-connected devices may now finally break out of their niche.

Driving motors into a digital, sustainable future

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentElectric motors power much of the global economy, and they also waste a quarter of global electricity consumption. Ryan Morris thinks his company can solve this environmental challenge.

Quick commerce pushes the limits on grocery delivery

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentJust as food delivery is booming, the speed with which groceries can arrive at your door is taking off. Berker Ya?ci

Giving developers a leading role in cybersecurity

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentCyber-attacks are happening at such a breakneck pace that protecting against them increasingly starts when developers are first building software.

Fintech off the shelf: Making an all-in-one approach pay off

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentMore and more digital businesses want to be viewed as a fintech provider. Arik Shtilman created a thriving start-up by offering companies a simple way to make that leap.

Common goods: Fighting materials’ impact on climate change

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentThe materials used to make physical goods produce a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. Origin Materials thinks it has the solution to that pressing problem.

What’s fueling Pakistan’s emerging start-up ecosystem

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentWith a massive young, English-speaking population and a fast-growing, tech-savvy middle class, Pakistan has many ingredients for a thriving start-up ecosystem. So why is it only now starting to live up to its entrepreneurial potential, and where is it headed?

E(lectric) Commerce: Volta Trucks’ vehicle for sustainable delivery

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentCommercial trucks are a major source of emissions in cities. Carl-Magnus Norden thinks his start-up can be the catalyst needed to make the sector more environmentally-friendly.

Building a “digital operating rhythm” with OKR software

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Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & EntertainmentAs the pandemic has fueled the growth of remote work and the pace of strategic planning, more companies are looking for greater transparency around goals and execution. Deidre Paknad, the co-founder and CEO of Workboard, is growing a business that provides just that.