The textile industry doesn’t have the best reputation; it’s known to be pollutive, cumbersome, conservative and its working conditions in low-wage countries aren’t very kosher. It’s not as bad as Phillip Morris, but it’s fair to say there’s room for reputational improvement. In this post we will look at the role digital can play to make a shift for the better and also which digital initiatives and innovations already exist.
Translating analog events in digital figures can be helpful to comprehend products and systems. Smart products usually bring insights both on a consumer level and on a product level. This time we focused to get a rainwater drainage system validated by collecting data during the biggest test set-up in Europe.
Disruption is a hot topic in business. CEO's, managers and employees are expected to avoid disruption. Companies are even thinking about how they could disrupt themselves just to avoid being disrupted by anybody else. But is it actually a good idea to try to be disruptive or to pursue disruption itself?
Have you ever had a brilliant idea and without hesitation imagined your future life as a billionaire? Most start-ups, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs are in love with their idea. Of course there’s no shame in being proud of a great idea! But the effort doesn’t stop there.
In the previous post about the characteristics of Digital Technology I stated that specific technological developments were going to infuse the next big paradigm shift, following the one we had when the Internet came into our lives. More specifically I'm talking about Blockchain. And Blockchain might just rock your world in the next decade, so focus!
How developers will take over the world and why you should probably try to keep up with them! In this post I will talk about how digital technology could lower your footprint, put bad banks out of work and possibly increase the social impact of businesses.
The past 50 years stores, companies and businesses scaled immensely. Lacking the appropriate tools we lost connection with our customers and their needs during that scaling process. Unfortunately this resulted in lots of businesses losing sight of the reason of their existence: addressing customers’ needs, resulting in profits. So many companies got it upside-down and believe the reason of their existence is making profit, and therefore they try to address customer needs.