The former CTO of AT&T is well-known throughout the technology world for his
bold and futurist ideas. His strategies and implementations during his time
at AT&T undoubtedly changed the way the company operate, and by doing this,
strategically transformed the future of the network. As the keynote speaker
at the summit, his technical presentation focused on the future trends in
services and applications that will be implemented over the next decade.
Eslambolchi's insight into his futuristic world of communication sparked the
tone for the rest of the week amongst the industry figureheads. A brutally
honest debate lead by Courtney Munroe from IDC, touched on the concept of the
‘consumer', their needs and what they are willing to pay for. Heated
discussions and opposing views occurred between Neil Cox, Qwest, Ibrahim
Gedeon from Telus, Christian Jorg from The Island De... (more)
John Funnel on Ulitzer
Earlier this year one of my staff attended a SYS-CON event and returned to
the office a different person. Revitalised and motivated.
I asked her what happened at the event to warrant such a transformation? What
was her secret? Was it the New York Shopping experience? A business Romance
or was it Devine intervention?
She simply advised me to ‘check out Ulitzer. – Everyone who is anyone is
She was not the first to introduce me to the innovation. Many of my peers had
gone through such noticeable changes, It was like a weight had been lifted
from the... (more)
Green Technology Journal on Ulitzer
The week that Coca Cola’s staff are sporting uniforms made from recycled
bottles at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, Esat Sezer, CIO of Coca Cola
Enterprises, explains candidly to meettheboss.tv how going Green is more than
just a Corporate responsibility.
Esat Sezer is the current SVP and CIO with Coca Cola Enterprises and has been
working with them since 2006. The Challenge with Green IT, is to take the
buzz that has been created around the recent phenomenon and mobilizing it
into effective strategies for growth and efficiency.
Esat explains “I... (more)
Latest reports from Brazil suggest that the economy's growth is reaching
sustainable levels in Latin America. Inflation is expected to end above
centre of the government target, but despite this growth the market seems to
be maintaining a sustainable pace and not overheating. The first Quarter of
this year has seen the biggest economy growth since 1996 when the government
implemented its current methodology. Growth is fantastic for the economy
but fears among the consumer of increasing prices and security threats have
lead to the meetings of some of the continents leading name... (more)
Recession or not, there has never been a better time for technology to come
to the fore and prove its worth within the retail environment. Attitudes
towards technology are changing in that the hard times may come and go, but
consumer expectations do not. And retail technologists now have the perfect
opportunity to help shape a better retail experience for the future.
Marketing via a mobile device was hardly seen as popular a year ago but it
has seen increasing popularity this year and many retailers use mobile phone
s to send the throng of Christmas shopper's special offers and th... (more)