Dan Wellers

About Dan Wellers

Dan Wellers is the Digital Futures Global Lead and Senior Analyst at SAP Insights.

Ambient Intelligence: What’s Next for The Internet of Things?

17-Nov-2015 | Dan Wellers

Imagine that your home security system lets you know when your kids get home from school. As they're grabbing an afternoon snack, your kitchen takes inventory and sends a shopping list to your local s

Virtual Reality Finally Gets Real

28-Oct-2015 | Dan Wellers

Virtual reality (VR), the use of digital technology to replace reality with a wholly immersive simulation, was once the stuff of science fiction. So was its sibling, augmented reality (AR), which lets

Cyber Insecurity: Trying to Waterproof a Sieve

10-Sep-2015 | Dan Wellers

The inventors of the Internet didn't give much thought to cyber security. Why would they? The idea behind the Internet’s main predecessor, the Pentagon’s ARPANET, was to help researchers share mor

Beyond Bitcoin: How The Blockchain Could Disrupt Our Financial System

5-Aug-2015 | Dan Wellers

If you haven't been paying attention to Bitcoin because you don't understand how a digital currency might be relevant to your business, you might want to reconsider. It's unlikely that Bitcoin will

Drones: Lots Of Buzz And A Little Bit Of Sting

7-Jul-2015 | Dan Wellers

At this very moment, somewhere in the world, a drone is taking a picture of an insurgent's hidden outpost — or a tropical sunrise. Launching a missile over a battlefield — or bringing a beer to s

Self-Driving Cars: Joyride Or Wrong Turn? [VIDEO]

16-Jun-2015 | Dan Wellers

Karl Benz, who sold the first modern automobile in 1886, would recognize its descendants on the road today. They're sleeker, faster, quieter, and (thank goodness) not open to the elements, but they're