Joseph Bradley

February 5, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

In the Beauty Industry, IoE “Lights Up” How People Try On, Wear, and Even Produce Custom Makeup

Connecting Dark Assets: An ongoing series on how the Internet of Everything is transforming the ways in which we live, work, play, and learn. For months now, I’ve been talking about how the Internet of Everything (IoE) “lights up” dark assets—but I never thought I’d be talking about makeup in that context. Of course, my […]

January 20, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Hyper-Relevant Retailer: From Dark Assets to Dynamic Processes

As I was walking the aisles at the National Retail Federation “Big Show” in New York last week, I was impressed with the myriad of connected, smart solutions now available to retailers. Augmented reality, data analytics, video-enabled in-store robots and warehouse drones, you name it, it was there. I’m just as dazzled as everyone else […]

January 13, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Making the Last Traffic Jam a Reality

Traffic jams aren’t just stressful—they’re expensive. A recent study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research revealed that in 2013 traffic jams cost the U.S. $124 billion. By 2030, they estimate the annual price of traffic in the U.S. and Europe will soar to $293 billion. Can we turn this around? I think so. […]

January 12, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

In Retail, Insight Is Currency, and Context Is King

Today’s retailers face a rising tide of change, disruption, and challenges, all driven by technology. As their business landscape is upended, many are struggling to adapt to changing consumer behaviors,...

December 22, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Artificial Intelligence, Linking People and Things on the Hong Kong Subway

Connecting Dark Assets: An ongoing series on how the Internet of Everything is transforming the ways in which we live, work, play, and learn. The Internet of Everything (IoE) is all about connecting people, process, data, and things in innovative ways. And if you think that’s just a nice vision for the future, look no […]

December 4, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoE Takes the Shirt Off Your Back, and Makes It Smarter and Healthier

Connecting Dark Assets: An ongoing series on how the Internet of Everything is transforming the ways in which we live, work, play, and learn. It may be true that the clothes make the person, as Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet. But even he never imagined how the Internet of Everything (IoE) would be changing the nature […]

November 26, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

A Safer Ride, with a Smarter Motorcycle Helmet

Connecting Dark Assets: An ongoing series on how the Internet of Everything is transforming the ways in which we live, work, play, and learn. Racing down the wide, open highway on a beautifully crafted motorcycle is one of life’s most exhilarating rushes. At least I used to think so, before my wife talked me into […]

November 21, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Context…Not Content…Is King : How Mobility Is Accelerating Innovation in an IoE World

We’ve learned a lot since releasing our original research on the Internet of Everything (IoE) at the end of 2012. I created a top-10 countdown style review of these learnings, however, today, I’m jumping right to #1 (sorry David Letterman). Here it is: #1 – Context…not content…is king. Same Person, Different Customer I was recently […]

November 14, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Rise of the “Supertasker”: Our Next-Generation Workforce

We are living in the age of the “supertasker.” At Cisco Live Cancun last week, I polled our audience and asked, “How many devices are you connected to at this moment?” The majority of the audience held three or four. However, some still had their hands up at five and six devices. Supertaskers are emerging […]