Hospitality Industry – Top 10 Communication Trends in 2017

If you’ve been inside of any hotel, motel or other hospitality business in the last few years you know that they are, technologically, light-years ahead of anything you parents may have booked back in their day.   Most now are great little hubs for activity ranging all the way from family-friendly vacations to business seminars, with…

Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) Dramatic $700 Billion Impact

The savvy CEOs anticipate that trends in 2017 are likely to follow the path of disruptive events in 2016. Change is the norm. Digital technology will continue to have a dramatic impact on legacy players in the marketplace. Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) sectors completed 3,021 deals worth $698.2 billion in 2016, representing a decrease…

CIO Executive Council outlines four essential principles for IT leaders

Many intrinsic tensions manifest themselves when IT leaders seek to become more innovative. There is, for example, the question of economy: How long will management tolerate endless whiteboard-wielding brainstorming sessions until the realities of opportunity cost come to the fore? And there are also the inherent problems that arise in trying to create an “innovation…

ITU Telecom World 2016 calls for implementation of comprehensive broadband policies and regulations

Huawei and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) hosted the first Asia Pacific Exchange on Broadband Regulation and Policy. The speakers at the ITU Telecom World 2016 called for more comprehensive broadband policies for improving the speed and development of the broadband networks. At the exchange, Houlin Zhao, secretary-general of the ITU pointed out that the…

Cisco Execs on Trump: Cautiously Optimistic

On an earnings call Wednesday, Cisco’s CEO and CFO expressed cautious optimism about the outlook for the company and business economy in general under Donald Trump’s administration. Following the US Presidential election, most CEOs are “pragmatic” and want to see how the incoming Donald Trump administration shapes up regarding business policy, CEO Chuck Robbins said.…