Insights by Per Stenius
22 December 2016 — South Korea has long been hailed as the growth miracle of the east. Yet, currently its economy is weak, and its industrial titans seem to be unable to carry the burden of the nation’s growth. The shadow of chaebols also lies heavily on the SME sector.
7 December 2016 — Reddal was invited as a keynote speaker to “the 6th international conference on management of technology”, organized by IRAMOT and held in Tehran, Iran, on December 6-8, 2016. We presented results from our on-going work on how venture capital and private equity is affecting growth in various countries.
Interview: Entrepreneurship, government policy and the role of large corporations in Korea and Finland
19 October 2016 — Per Stenius was interviewed this week by Korean SBS media channel for a program on entrepreneurship, government policy and the role of large corporations in Korea and Finland alongside other experts and organizations.
31 August 2016 — We present some early results from our recent study into Korean private equity, and in particular the mid-cap SME sector. The Korean economy needs to find a new path to growth, and SMEs must play a major role.
28 July 2016 — A new industrial revolution is underway prompted by a new generation of robots. Powered by new digital technologies, robots are now seeping into areas that require more sophisticated and adaptive skills, like logistics or even customer-facing services.
31 May 2016 — Health care is traditionally a very conservative and slow-moving industry, while IT technology that can potentially benefit this industry is growing at a faster speed than ever before. Digital technology is disrupting health care and shifting its structure.
28 April 2016 — The AI technology we see these days is tailored to specific uses and not yet scalable in a generally applicable manner. Nevertheless, AI is rapidly changing our day-to-day lives in a significant way.
28 March 2016 — In complex projects and programs, the choice of operating model (structure, processes and tools) is a key driver of success and execution efficiency. This article presents the evolution of a particularly complex technology program from a top-heavy organization to an agile “divisional” (self-contained) structure
25 March 2016 — In recent years, digital signage has quietly started to enter into our day-to-day lives. This gradual change, together with new wireless and sensor technology applications, is producing new opportunities in many areas.
6 March 2016 — Between 2013 and 2015 hype around indoor tracking built up. Yet today nobody seems to talk about indoor tracking or remember the apps. While the hype has died, work has continued in the shadows addressing both issues with tracking technology and indoor maps.
29 January 2016 — Both technical and consumer trends are pointing to the possibility of Virtual Reality (VR) becoming the next mass consumer and business applications power tool. A related technology, Augmented Reality (AR), is expected to follow suite soon.
26 November 2015 — Consumption and connectivity of social networking services are steadily increasing due to widespread usage of cloud, mobile devices and the Internet of Things. The combination of cloud computing, mobile devices and connected sensors provides massive amounts of diverse data practically everywhere 24/7.
29 October 2015 — Cloud computing is now a part of our everyday lives. Although many people are not aware of all the things cloud provides them, most of us would have a hard time being without it. Cloud is a genuine technical paradigm shift, with broad based implications on today’s technology landscape.