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As digitization expands across nearly every industry, organizations continuously seem to find themselves one step behind when it comes to maximizing the new opportunities that digital solutions make available to them and their customers.
With the May 25 GDPR deadline about a month away, attitudes around the European Union (EU) regulation seem to be shifting. Up until now, the sense of urgency around prepping for the GDPR has been lacking, with a recent Forrester study reporting that only one-third of companies felt they were ready for the regulation.
ModusLink is proud to announce that our entitlement management software, Poetic®, now supports the full product lifecycle with the implementation of several new features.
Expectations are higher than ever due to new technology that makes shopping bigger, better, faster and easier.
We all like new gadgets. Whether it’s the latest phone or the fanciest car or the smartest smartwatch, we love having the newest and flashiest device on the market.
It took 46 years for a quarter of the United States population to use electricity. It only took seven years to reach the same usage of the internet.
Why is that?
We’ve all seen (or heard) the TV ads. The one where an Amazon Alexa turns on the sprinklers, or Apple’s Siri tells a would-be chef what he can substitute for butter, or the one where a Burger King employee intentionally sets off Google devices everywhere by asking, “OK Google, what is the Whopper burger?”
We live in a connected world, largely due to the Internet of Things, or IoT for short, but there is, even more, innovation on the horizon due to the emergence of IoX ̶ the Internet of Everything.
“Bundling” has become synonymous with achieving greater value. You might bundle your telephone, internet, and television services. Or maybe you bundle your home, auto, and life insurance. By having all related services bundled into one, not only do you get better value but you also maintain stricter control over your activities. Bundling isn’t just limited to internet and insurance; it can also be implemented within the supply chain.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of our favorite topics here at ModusLink, and we’ve worked to stay ahead of the pulse to help our innovative customers take full advantage of the opportunities it brings to the supply chain. These opportunities will only increase over the next few years, according to analyst firm Gartner – the number of total connected devices is predicted to reach 25 billion by 2020.
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