The 10 skills you need to thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution (by WEF)
Five years from now, over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed.
By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced materials, biotechnology and genomics.
Samsung Finally Reveals Why the Note 7 Kept Exploding (by wired)
After months of silence following a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last October, Samsung disclosed its lengthy findings as to what caused the device’s batteries to overheat and catch fire. Based on the company’s own investigation and independent scientific analysis of the issues by three consulting bodies, the overheating was caused by separate problems in batteries sourced from two different suppliers.
The Data Science Industry: Who Does What with Infographic (by datacamp)
Nowadays, the data science field is hot, and it is unlikely that this will change in the near future. While a data driven approach is finding its way into all facets of business, companies are fiercely fighting for the best data analytic skills that are available in the market, and salaries for data science roles are going in overdrive.
Who owns Digital Transformation? According to a new survey, it’s not the CIO (by forbes)
Digital transformation is one of those terms that seems to mean, well, everything. That’s because different groups within organisations are investing in innovative technologies to modernise business operations.
Sweden leads the race to become cashless society (by cnn money)
The first European country to print paper money (1661), might now be the first to do away with it completely.
Elon Musk shows how to be a great boss in 1 simple letter (by inc)
You’re mad. You’ve just heard some of your employees have done something you’ve told them not to do.
What do you do?
Deutsche Post grabs UK Mail in e-commerce parcel delivery race (by reuters)
Deutsche Post DHL (DPWGn.DE) is buying independent British postal operator UK Mail Group (UKM.L) for 243 million pounds ($316 million) to cement its foothold in Europe’s three largest e-commerce markets, Britain, Germany and France.
Global mobile consumer survey 2016: UK cut (by deloitte)
Smartphone penetration is approaching a peak, just nine years after the launch of the first full touchscreen smartphone.
No other personal device has had the same commercial and societal impact as the smartphone, and no other device seems likely to. However, as the base nears a plateau, relentless innovation continues at device and network levels, leading to exciting times.
The transformative business model (by hbr)
We usually associate an industry’s transformation with the adoption of a new technology. But although new technologies are often major factors, they have never transformed an industry on their own. What does achieve such a transformation is a business model that can link a new technology to an emerging market need.