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Edge computing and 5G promise to unlock new low latency, high bandwidth applications for businesses … [+] and consumer
Upheaval in the global environment has many leaders asking the question, what creates a competitive advantage? At the recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) Telco Symposium, Jennifer Didoni, Head of 5G Cloud and Services for Vodafone Business, addressed just this question in her speech titled in the right place at the right time – moving to the Edge.
Didoni said, “Competitive advantage comes from being able to get actionable insight to the right people in the right place at the right time.” This concept mirrors what I wrote about in the book “Right-time experiences: Delivering value with mobile and big data.” Right-time Experiences (RTEs) are products, services and workflows that offer a person the right information and services at the point of need or desire. These experiences provide information and services that consumers, employees, and partners need (or would like to have) when they need it.
Mobile, cloud computing, big data analytics and the Internet of Things provide the foundation for new right-time experiences that are contextual, learning and predictive. However, these technologies still needed to mature for businesses to realize that vision of …
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