Industry Convergence: Going Beyond Business Boundaries
Industry convergence might sound like yet another sensationalist buzzword, but it’s worth taking seriously. According to Gartner, the convergence of industries represents the most fundamental growth opportunity for organisations, redefining the boundaries between sectors. An IBM study published in 2016 revealed that two thirds of global CMOs saw industry convergence as their greatest business challenge.
18 Disruptive Technology Trends For 2018
It’s impossible to predict exactly which trends will become the most disruptive over the course of 2018. That being said, there are a number of developments that have and will continue to shape business strategies. From automation to sustainability, organisations are adapting to…
Bridging The Digital Divide
Bridging the digital divide has presented an ongoing challenge for organisations on many different levels. As so much of business strategy is focused on digital, consumers without an online presence can easily slip through the net. Businesses themselves can also be left without adequate services. So why is digital illiteracy still such a major concern, and what can be done to address it? . . .
Africa: The World’s Next Rising Tech Centre
Until recently, Africa was far from a serious competitor in the global tech scene. Over the course of the last decade, however, this has completed changed. . .
Automated Food: Planted by Robots, Harvested by Robots
The robo-farm is here
There are no two ways about it, farming is hard work. Long hours, serious physical effort and unpredictable conditions make for a volatile and risky industry. Perhaps this is why agriculture has been so quick to adopt innovative technology, introducing autonomous tractors, aerial drones, crop monitoring systems and advanced robotic machines. Unless you buy locally, farming produce is just the first step in the long process of getting crop to cupboard. Coordinating farmers, suppliers, warehouses, supermarkets and consumer demand is a complicated logistical task that, like agriculture, is ages old but inefficient. Luckily, new technology is revolutionising the supply chain. How? The Internet of Things.
10 Everyday Uses of the Internet of Things
It’s not just you that’s more connected than ever. . . Technologists began to discuss the concept of connected devices in the 1980s, but it wasn’t […]
AgTech Businesses & the Sharing Economy
Ploughing ahead with sharing & as-a-service models in India A field in rural India might seem an unusual environment for cutting edge technology. However, enabled […]
10 FoodTech Companies Disrupting What You Eat
From printed pizza to vertical farms. . . Companies and developers have used technology to improve customer experience, productivity, healthcare, entertainment, transportation, education. . . […]
Are We Done With Owning Stuff?
Cam Winstanley looks at an emerging business model that could make for a leaner, greener world Everyone now accepts that obesity is a major problem […]
AgTech: Innovation in the Field
Enhancing the industry with IoT & VR As both a way of life and a vital industry, agriculture has faced unprecedented disruption over thousands of […]
Is Lab Grown Meat Really Worth It?
A revolution in the food industry The food industry has faced a lot of criticism over the years when it comes to the production of […]
Aquaculture – Ripe for Disruption
Businesses growing in the deep Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, is an integral part of countless economies worldwide. However, unless you actually work in the industry, […]
The Future of Food
Could urban farming be one way to feed our ever-expanding cities? In this issue: In the opening issue of DisruptionHub Magazine, we talk about how […]
FoodTech: Feeding the 8 Billion
Innovation Disrupting the Food Industry and Beyond Fuelled by advancements in technology, the importance and scope of FoodTech is growing. Over the course of this […]
15 Disruptive Technology Trends to watch in 2017
DISRUPTIONHUB explores the tech that will shape the year ahead
IoT for the Management Consultant
Timothy Chou on the intricacies of explaining emerging technologies to clients