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How the 2010-2020 Decade of Smart Became the Multi-trillion Dollar Decade of SMACT

Sogeti Labs
July 10, 2014

Today’s business reality is called Digital Transformation. In a recent article – The Five Keys to a Digital Mindset – by renowned IESE Business School analysts this is being made clear from the start: “In boardrooms around the world “digital” is on everyone’s lips. Executives ask questions like, what´s our strategy in relation to mobility, social media, the cloud or big data?” No doubt about that: we call this Mobile, Social, Cloud and Analytics. Only, the sequence should be SMAC, and the T of connected Things is missing. In 4 Olympic 4-year periods, the development at the start of this Digital Transformation century can be pictured as follows with the Uber-Intelligence of Big Data Analytics in the middle: smact_vint Recommended further reading: 1 – The 4I Revolution: Industrial – Information Tech – Internet – and Industrious Once More 2 – RoboThings, Awake! 3 – The IT+OT+IOT “Pervasive Interaction Engine” (PIE) 4 – Grab Your Piece of the PIE: Internet of Things to Fuel the Digital Customer Experience 5 – Your Internet of Things Tinkering Kit: 10 Necessary Tools & Tips 6 – Digital Disneyfication Is What M2M and Internet of Things Means 7 – The New PC or Pitching Convergence: Both Industry AND Business!

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    1. Now it’s time to ACT!
      Please realize that today, Social and Mobile may be well established, but SMACT as a whole, and especially the ACT side still is a long way off the Pervasive Smart ideal. Senseable (sensible + sensing) solutions will require other uses of Social Media and Networking, more advanced Mobile solutions, and integrated Analytics. For sure, on the ACT side of SMACT there still needs a lot to do be done during the next 6 years.

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