Andreas Constantinou

Welcome to SlashData: the next 10 years.

Welcome to SlashData: the next 10 years.

We‘ve come a long way since VisionMobile was founded in 2005. I founded the company just after I had left Orange (the telco) as a means to build a strategy consultancy for the era of mobile. That was two years before Android and iOS were introduced to the world, and ended up impacting every single industry out there.

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Andreas Constantinou

Return on Developer Investment

Return on Developer Investment

It’s a privilege to be working with some of the biggest names in tech - I ‘ve learned a lot the past 2 years. Earlier this month, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Adobe, Intel, Oracle and many more joined our first Future Developer Summit, and shared some of their best practices in how they work with developers. I ‘d like to share some the learnings here.

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The Internet of Things is about to reshape e-commerce

The Internet of Things is about to reshape e-commerce

E-commerce as we know it is about to be fundamentally reshaped, as every connected object in the future becomes a potential commerce channel. Internet of Things – from smart home devices to connected cars - will transform e-commerce and allow it to stretch across the breadth of the customer journey – from awareness, to intent, to purchase. Billions of “things” will double as e-commerce points of sale (PoS), unbundling and extending PoS for e-commerce outside the web, app and product silos controlled by e-commerce players. But how will we get there?

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Andreas Constantinou

To understand Internet of Things you need to understand Zenefits

To understand Internet of Things you need to understand Zenefits

Internet of Things is a buzzword in many board rooms in 2015. Enterprises from logistics to construction to healthcare, are seeing IoT as the source of data-driven cost savings and competitive advantage. For example allowing building operators to drastically save maintenance costs or allowing farms to have real-time insights that can systematically increase the yield of their crops. But there is a much bigger business model shift taking place. One that will cause traditional industry boundaries to collide and some to even collapse. To understand how IoT will change the business world, you need to understand Zenefits.

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Andreas Constantinou

The Commerce of Things

The Commerce of Things

You might be forgiven for thinking that Internet of Things stands for adding apps to a watch, or connecting a thermostat to the internet. This is where IoT stands today. More broadly, IoT is about adding computing capabilities to a physical object, and allowing it to interact with the world around it. But this is only the beginning. As we argued earlier, IoT is fast escaping both Internet and Things. And it’s about to change e-Commerce in ways we never expected.

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