The MIT Technology Review released its list of 35 Innovators Under 35, an annual lineup that highlights up-and-coming young professionals who are inventing the devices and technologies that will redefine how we live and work. The MIT Technology Review’ s editors pared the roughly 500 nominees to 80 finalists and outside judges rated the originality and impact, or potential impact, of their work; those scores guided the editors as they crafted the list.
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Digital technologies and the Internet play an increasingly important role in how social innovation happens. NESTA calls this phenomenon digital social innovation (DSI) and created a network map of organisations that use digital technologies for social innovation.
Becoming a digital business’”and achieving digital operations’”is no longer simply about how we incorporate technology into our organizations; it’ s about how we use technology to reinvent those organizations and reinvent operations to get out in front of the dramatic changes that technology is creating.
GigaOM published a list of companies, startups and giants alike, that are changing or could potentially change the mobile landscape in the most profound ways.
IBM’s ongoing “smarter planet” program, which includes a “smarter city” component, has been assisting the development of products and technology services which focus on green technologies, sustainable growth and the implementation of innovation.
How are the tech industries’ thought leaders approaching the new year? GigaOM.com asked 12 of them for their resolutions, and publishes one a day starting on December 27th and running until January 7th.