AI and Edge … the return ticket for the cloud journey?

AI and Edge … the return ticket for the cloud journey?

Two trends in the telco industry that have been discussed up and down for several years are certainly Edge and AI. It is no surprise that at some point there is the attempt to bring the two together, but there are question marks behind profitable use...
Face Recognition in China

Face Recognition in China

Unlocking the smartphone with your face or automated passport controls at the airport using face recognition are nothing new for us. This technology is used in Switzerland and other countries to identify people, and is well accepted by the public for these specific...
The Schrödinger’s Cat of Corporate Innovation

The Schrödinger’s Cat of Corporate Innovation

​Title image: “cat in a box“, by Robert Couse-Baker, licensed under CC BY 2.0. According to HBS professor Clayton Christensen, up to 95% of all product innovations fail. Is this because those were bad ideas? Were they executed poorly, or did they just come...
Securing devices and data with CASB

Securing devices and data with CASB

Before going into what a CASB (cloud application security broker) is and explaining the value it can bring to companies – let’s take a step back and look at how IT evolved from companies having “data-silos” to a distributed data collection that stretches as far...
Insights on 5G Applications from China

Insights on 5G Applications from China

​​In the following Interview, Yanqing Wyrsch, Managing Director of Swisscom Outpost China, highlights possible business applications around 5G, realized by a selection of companies and startups in China. Yanqing, you are currently scouting on 5G best practices in...