Is IoT vital for the future success of businesses?

Vodafone Business launched a report focused on the impact IoT is having on businesses at a time when their digital capabilities are put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic.

IoT business success

The report features responses from 1,639 businesses globally, exploring how they are using IoT and how IoT is helping them be ready for the future.

IoT has made the difference for business success

The pandemic has forced almost all businesses to change their working practices and priorities in a matter of weeks, with the findings showing 77% of adopters increased the pace of IoT projects during this time.

Adopters clearly believe IoT was vital to keep them going: 84% said the technology was key to maintaining business continuity during the pandemic. As a result, 84% of adopters now view the integration of IoT devices with workers as a higher priority and 73% of businesses considering IoT agree the pandemic will

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How teaching hope in school may be the elusive key to success

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  • He says science has documented how teaching hope as both a cognitive function and a practice can be a powerful strategy for success.
  • Miller believes that teaching children to imagine their goals encourages the brain to plan and prepare for future challenges and opportunities.
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On Erin Gruwell’s first day as a high school English teacher, she faced a classroom of 150 “at risk” freshmen. Most of these kids, statistically, were going to fail. They were tough, their young lives already defined by poverty, gangs, violence, and low expectations. These students, she wrote, knew nearly every “four-letter word” except one: hope.

Yet four years later, every one of her “at risk” students at Wilson High School in Long

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CNBC: Tom Lydon Talks Tech Success Despite Lack Of Clear Trend

Looking at the various events of the week that revolve around the approaching general election, the renewed hopes of a new stimulus package, and now the sudden announcement of President Trump testing positive for Covid-19, there is a lot this could mean for an already volatile market. ETF Trends CEO Tom Lydon spoke with Kelly Evans on CNBC, along with Ron Insana, Senior Advisor to Schroders North America, about the tech space, the lack of a clear trend, and what that could mean, based on current data.

Something notable right off the bat pointed out by Lydon, is how despite the announcement regarding Pres. Trump, the Dow is still positive. It shows how while the stock market is not insensitive, the significant things going on in Washington D.C. are not having as large an effect on the market as the underlying areas.

This indicates that, while close to another earning

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IoT Is Vital for Our Future Success, Say 87% of Businesses

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 1, 2020–

Vodafone Business today launches its 2020 IoT Spotlight report, focused on the impact IoT is having on businesses at a time when their digital capabilities are put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The IoT Spotlight features responses from 1,639 businesses globally, exploring how they are using IoT and how IoT is helping them be ready for the future.

During the COVID-19 crisis, IoT has made the difference

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced almost all businesses to change their working practices and priorities in a matter of weeks, with the findings showing 77% of adopters increased the pace of IoT projects during this time.

Adopters clearly believe IoT was vital to keep them going: 84% said the technology was key to maintaining business continuity during the pandemic. As a result, the majority of adopters ( 84% ) now view the integration of IoT devices

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Trilogy books tell success stories using science and technology

MANY are inspired at the modest stories of technology giants such as Apple, Facebook and Microsoft and how it overcame almost insurmountable circumstances to reach the top through sheer hard work and of course science, technology and innovation.

With that being said, the Department of Science and Technology (DoST) has its own success stories to tell as it launches a series of books that celebrates the many success of local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through innovations.

Dubbed as Science For The People, the book series which DoST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña claims “present the very essence of Filipinnovation that put into reality Science for the People which is our ultimate goal,”— features a trilogy of books namely Science For Scale, Science For Success, and Science For Social Change.

The books were launched on September 24 and highlighted how technological innovations have turned things around for the various enterprises,

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B2Digital Announces Continued Success in Saturday’s Pinnacle Combat 32 Sold-Out Event

Tampa, FL, Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — B2Digital Incorporated (the “Company” or “B2Digital”) (OTCMKTS:BTDG), the premier development league for mixed martial arts (“MMA”), is pleased to announce that its Pinnacle Combat 32 MMA event in Farley, Iowa, on Saturday, September 26, featuring a combination of top amateur and pro fights, was another successful venture with a solid pay-per-view (“PPV”) presence and sold out in-person attendance.

Management notes that the event drove larger in-person revenue levels on a per-ticket basis due to an increased in-person attendance allowance. The event also generated higher overall margins on each attendee ticket sold than in the Company’s prior event in Alabama.

“Iowa was a huge success that dramatically exceeded our expectations despite the headwinds presented by the difficult context,” commented Greg P. Bell, Chairman & CEO of B2Digital. “That success was driven by strong organic growth as our brand continues to

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Customer Success Stories From The FourKites Conference

Two weeks ago, Chris Cunnane and I joined the FourKites Visibility 2020 conference from the confines of our home offices. The conference offered a clear message of how FourKites is moving forward during the current pandemic, a vision of what is to come, and a number of customer success stories.

First of all, who is FourKites? FourKites is all about near real-time visibility to shipments. FourKites CEO Matt Elenjickal has pointed out that visibility by itself is not enough. “It is one thing to know where the trucks are, but what am I going to do with that data? Who do I contact if something goes wrong? Customers are looking for visibility across the entire supply chain; they want to know where their products are across the entire network at any time. This could be in a warehouse,

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IDC Launches Future of Digital Infrastructure Practice to Highlight the Critical Importance of Responsive, Scalable, and Resilient Cloud-Centric Infrastructure to Digital Transformation Success

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Success in the digital economy requires organizations to move beyond a traditional, cost-sensitive view of infrastructure and adopt a broader recognition that a responsive, scalable, and resilient cloud-centric infrastructure will help drive revenue while aligning technology adoption and IT operational governance with positive business outcomes. The transition to a cloud-centric digital infrastructure, which is already underway within many organizations, depends upon commitment to a digital strategy accompanied by a new set of key performance indicators focused on resource optimization, consistent resilience, and continual enhancement. To guide organizations through this transition, International Data Corporation (IDC) has published the Future of Digital Infrastructure framework.

Digital infrastructure will continue to grow in volume and complexity, increasingly extending to assets deployed in the edge, such as multi-access edge computing nodes (MAECs), campuses, buildings, and metro colocation facilities. It will include resources that facilitate rapid adaptation of applications and code to

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Inspired By China EV Makers’ Success On US Markets, Aiways Plots Its Own Debut

Aiways is the latest electric vehicle startup in China plotting an initial public offering, according to a Reuters report on Thursday.

What Happened: Aiways President Fu Qiang told Reuters the automaker’s ambitions have been fueled by the success XPeng Inc (NYSE: XPEV) and Li Auto Inc (NASDAQ: LI) have enjoyed on bourses in the United States, and the Shanghai-based company is making similar plans.

“IPO is also in our plans, and we’re planning to push ahead with it,” Fu said. The Aiways CEO suggested that the electric vehicle maker hasn’t aggressively sought investments, and its total funding since 2017 —when it was founded— doesn’t exceed $1.4 billion.

Fu revealed that the company’s sales could reach 10,000 cars in China and another 3,000 units could be sold in Europe.

Why It Matters: Electric vehicle startups from China like Nio Inc (NYSE: NIO), Xpeng, Li Auto, and WM Motor have reportedly raised

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Kevin Vasconi, The CIO Who Helped Turn $16 Billion Domino’s Pizza Into A Digital Success Story, Is Leaving The Company

Domino’s Pizza has announced that Kevin Vasconi, who joined the company as its CIO in 2012, will retire effective October 2. Domino’s chief technology officer (CTO), Kelly Garcia, will take over as the top tech leader of the company, which has a $16 billion market cap.

Vasconi and Garcia, who also joined Domino’s in 2012 and became its CTO last year, have worked closely together to turn it into something of a poster child for the digital transformation movement. In a world where software is said to be eating everything, the company’s IT division has taken code and used it to redefine how people get to eat their favorite slices.

The division’s work has helped turn Domino’s into the world’s largest pizza business when ranked by retail sales and has enabled it to keep growing during the

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