Data maps: the next battle in 'smart' homes
GE partnered, invested in, and shared patents with Quirky, a community-led invention platform. The goal was to enable everyday consumers to access connected devices. Would opening GE's patent portfolio to the masses create value for GE, Quirky, and consumers?
How BBOXX is bringing the “Internet of Things” to off-grid energy solutions
Exhausted parents around the world have probably fantasized, at some point, about a crib that could automatically rock their crying infants to sleep. Of the many firms currently trying to win the hearts of new parents is Google’s Nest Lab, an interesting example of a company that has recognized and attempted to mitigate the pain points that parents of newborns often face.
P&G is at the forefront of digitization among CPG companies with some of their “smart” product launches, however, will they be able to continue to innovate and win in this space?