Category Archives: Innovation

Large scale trials versus pilots – What is the difference?

The notion of trial as is commonly used to describe activities in the ICT discipline seems not to differ sufficiently from experimentation as this is used in various documents related to research and innovation. In the same context also testing … Continue reading

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Is the Internet of Things business case broken?

The Internet of Things (IoT) promised many benefits in terms of new applications and in particular new opportunities for a substantial change in societal behavioural patterns. And indeed we have witnessed many exciting new technologies and applications that are enabled … Continue reading

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Future Internet Assembly becomes Net Futures

At the closing plenary of the Future Internet Assembly 2014 that took place from 17-20 March 2014 in Athens, Greece, the European Commission announced that from 2015 the Future Internet Assembly will be drastically re-designed and re-structured to better accommodate … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Nokia – the cards have been reshuffled

On Tuesday, 3 September, Microsoft announced that it will buy Nokia’s mobile phone business for 5.44 billion euro. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2014. There is no big … Continue reading

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