John Ward

digital transformation, ERP, consumer goods, manufacturing, food

What Aioli Can Teach You About Taking Your Business Global

9-Mar-2018 | John Ward

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] There’s no doubt that going global can offer a company significant business opportunities. A piece in BBC News puts it simply: “Despite the difficulties

How Analytics Could Put A Big Dent In Rising Healthcare Costs

5-Mar-2018 | John Ward

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] In 2015, the total healthcare spend in the United States was estimated at $3.2 trillion – or almost 18% of the nation’s gross domestic product. Healthcar

innovation, digital transformation, ERP

Innovation Is A Cross-Industry Phenomenon

27-Feb-2018 | John Ward

 Fill in the blank. Innovation is most critical today in the ______________ industry. It’s a trick question. You could name virtually any industry and find lots of evidence to support your answe

public transportation, IoT, analytics, big data, brussels, belgium, smart cities

How Business-Driven Analytics Make Public Transportation Smarter In Brussels

15-Jan-2018 | John Ward

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] Modern public transportation seems fueled as much by data and analytics as it is by diesel, natural gas, or electricity. Want to know where your bus is ri

healthcare, machine learning, AI, medical, science

Machine Learning And Medicine: Made For Each Other

11-Jan-2018 | John Ward

Analysts predict that artificial intelligence and machine learning will disrupt almost every industry – education, financial services, transportation, and retail among them. But more often than n

Internet of Things, IoT, Sensors, 2018 trends

Will IoT Trump Blockchain And AI As The Megatrend Of 2018?

3-Jan-2018 | John Ward

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] Pundits and prognosticators are busy predicting which technologies to watch in 2018. In his article, Top 10 Trends For Digital Transformation In 2018, for ex


Measuring Earthquakes One Building At A Time

4-Dec-2017 | John Ward

Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone places in the world. An estimated 1,500 quakes are recorded in the country every year, and minor earthquakes occur almost every day. Tokyo has particular rea

Is South Australia The Epicenter Of Energy Innovation?

20-Oct-2017 | John Ward

At a time when the global energy industry is undergoing dramatic change, South Australia could very well be the epicenter of innovation. The South Australian government just announced plans for a 

Fueling China’s Soccer Revolution, The “City Way”

6-Jul-2017 | John Ward

There are a lot of football fans in China. And when the Chinese talk football, they are talking about soccer. According to an article in the Huffington Post, soccer is China’s most-watched sport. E

Is This Winning Business Formula The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?

20-Jun-2017 | John Ward

Sometimes lasting success starts off with one really, really good idea. That’s the case with the Hansaloy Corporation of Davenport, Iowa. In fact, this family-owned business is based on what is p