2017 was a dynamic year for the Internet of Things. Over those 12 months, we watched much of the early hype around connected technology and its enterprise applications become a dynamic reality. Tangible use cases of the IoT proliferated across a range of diverse sectors, from medicine to agriculture. But what of 2018? Here Al Sisto, CEO of Tern PLC outlines his 5 predictions.
The startup funding landscape has changed significantly
over the past few years. While five to ten years ago
the options available to startups were few, lately we’ve
witnessed an important surge in Venture Capital available
for startups at all stages. From seed to growth, from
Series A to Series C.
With this guide we’ll look at what types of fundraising vehicles are being used at the different stages of a startup’s life. At Tern PLC we define five main funding stages…
The Internet of Things (IoT) landscape is awash with dramatic statistics. Gartner suggests that IoT product and service suppliers alone will bring in $300 billion in revenue in 2020. The overall message to organisations is clear. The IoT era is here – why wouldn’t you want to be part of it? However, to be worthwhile, you need to understand how to monetise the IoT – how to create an IoT ecosystem within your organisation that adds real, tangible value. Download our guide and find out how to monetise the IoT.
The IoT is set to be more disruptive and far reaching than many realise. If approached correctly, it can transform entire business models and lead to unprecedented competitive advantage. It can revolutionise customer experience, streamline operations, completely alter product and service design and deliver new business models and revenue streams. In this guide we'll cover the essential enablers that will maximise IoT impact.
Technology plays a huge role in how business is done today. From actual product development and manufacture, through marketing and sales, to internal processes like HR and finance – there is technology available to streamline and innovate in every aspect of business you can think of. Here are the technology challenges that small businesses should be aware of – and the opportunities they should seek to harness.
Sales and marketing are two clearly interrelated business functions. A simplified view of each would state that the major function of marketing is to generate leads, while the major function of sales is to turn those leads into customers. In our insight guide find out how you can align your functions to deliver healthy business bottom lines.
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