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Netflix is Responsible for 15% of Global Internet Traffic and video generates most of the traffic via @Statista @MHalle

Netflix is Responsible for 15% of Global Internet Traffic and video generates most of the traffic via @Statista @MHalle | The Future Of | Scoop.it

This chart shows a distribution of worldwide downstream traffic, by web application in 2018.


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Farid Mheir's curator insight, October 11, 2018 2:41 PM

WHY IT MATTERS: I reported in 2015 that Netflix + YouTube accounted for 55% of web traffic. Their share is down only because the other streaming video services are growing. Also interesting from this chart that HTTP (good old web browsing), now only accounts for less than 10%. This means video is the medium of choice, cable TV is on it's way out (so expect more growth) and 5G mobile coverage will be in high demand when it becomes available soon...

2015 reference is here: http://fmcs.digital/blog/netflix-youtube-55-of-internet-traffic/ 

Obinna Odenigbo's curator insight, October 23, 2018 7:51 AM
Incredible how video streaming is taking over the internet with Netflix in the first position and YouTube in third.
 
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The Land of “Possible, Probable and Preferable” –

The Land of “Possible, Probable and Preferable” – | The Future Of | Scoop.it
Why we need to understand the future and its impact on strategy.
 
Canadian academic and thought leader Henry Mintzberg, in a 1994 article published on the Harvard Business Review, defined the differences between strategic planning and strategic thinking in a powerful, well-known statement:
 
“Strategic planning isn’t strategic thinking. One is analysis, and the other is synthesis.”
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Leadership in the era of tech disruption –

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Whether your firm is a tech innovator or not; whether tech disruptors are already transforming your industry or not; whether you believe or not to the suicidal mantra of “digital transformation does not apply to us”, tech vectors are not only reshaping industries and businesses, but they are also providing a new meaning to the notion of leadership. In an article on the MIT Sloan Review the authors explore the seven attributes of the AI-driven leaders: however, many of these attributes provide an idea of the leadership changes with all other new emerging digital technologies. Whether disruption comes from AI or Augmented Reality and Additive Manufacturing, leadership with the need to address similar organizational challenges, drastic mentality changes and talent’s resistance to an extreme learning curve. In this sense, the new leadership attributes are: Become Familiar with technology: nobody expects non-technical leaders to master Phyton, Teras or TensorFlow. Nevertheless, leaders are required to understand enough about the difference between a Machine Learning Algorithm and a Deep Learning one so that they can play a role in building the strategy. Leaders in consumer goods and retail can already observe up-and-coming technologies, like visual search, voice-activated virtual assistants and convenient cashier-less shopping experiences. Only a few of those leaders, the ones who really understand those technologies, can foresee how those will challenge the traditional norm in consumer shopping. And more importantly, only the ones who understand, will steer their organization to be ready, before it is too late Set a proper level of tech ambition for the organization: corporate “fear of the unknown” can slow down large and ambitious digital transformation projects. Training, awareness workshops, consensus building sessions and far less ambitious projects, to begin with, are key elements of taming corporate fear. Leadership is about daring with technology, not stretching the organization ambition. No proof of concept, please! While smaller projects are necessary, especially at the beginning, they cannot happen in a vacuum. They need to provide an organizational-wide low hanging fruit and need to be fully scalable by design. On the other end, pilot projects, by default, have only one clear objective: being observable so that the project team can generate insights. Therefore, by design, they are not scalable. They are meant to be isolated as an experiment, which is not meant to exist beyond the boundaries of a lab. Skills and Competencies before the Tech: new technologies require the whole organization to acquire new skills and competencies. This means that leaders need to stress the importance of development, and need to ensure that new hires deliver above par in certain areas. And the new corporate development programs must have a two-fold objective: first and foremost reduce – if not eliminate – the fear of unknown related to emerging technologies. Moreover, it needs to bring everybody onboard on how tech developments are reshaping non-engineering functions. In our consumer goods example, with the emergence of AI-based shopping assistants, traditional promo-mechanics based on price or gift with purchase, will become obsolete. This will completely change the type of promotions trade marketers need to develop, but also the way key account manager negotiates their customers’ promotional plans. Show me the Data! Customer obsession can be easily translated in fixation with data: data can help to understand “who” the customers are, what they care for, how smooth their customer experience. In many industries providing analytics to customers, it’s often the desired benefit in itself. Leaders need to infuse the whole organization with interest in data, so that data do not become the exclusive responsibility of IT, and not for the only perusal and analysis of data scientists and accounting functions. Collaborative Organization: while this was true already 10 years ago, the need for agile collaboration is transforming from a competitive edge to a necessary condition for survival. When new technologies emerge to disrupt, they do so by reshaping the relationships between functions. Therefore functions need to work together to co-design a response, to co-create a new process, by and for all of the parts involved. Leaders in this new technological era must become the catalyst for this new type of collaborative organization, which Deloitte refers to the symphonic organization. In conclusion, technological disruption is requiring new forms of leadership, to ensure that organizations make the most of - rather than rejecting – emerging digital tools. And while a certain degree of understanding is required, the emerging leadership in the age of Tech is really about overtaking fear, building competences and smoothing personal and organizational edges.
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Change, Hyper-turbulence and technology –

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Zygmunt Bauman’s idea of fluid modernity is a good metaphor for the type of change we are experiencing: while the components of our reality flow on each other, the landscape is less stable and predictable, and in certain cases, it can be even chaotic and turbulent. This change is first and foremost social, as we live i
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Jobs at All Levels Now Require Digital Literacy. Here's Proof. 

Jobs at All Levels Now Require Digital Literacy. Here's Proof.  | The Future Of | Scoop.it
Newark, Del.

It's no secret that American workplaces are becoming more reliant on technology.

But what may surprise the country's K-12 educators and policymakers is how work at nearly every rung of the employment ladder is becoming more digitized. Often, the skills needed to succeed have less to do with computer programming than what experts call "digital literacy"—the ability to interpret, create, and strategically use digital information.

"Everyone's job is changing," said Mark Muro, a senior fellow and policy director at the Brookings Institution, a think tank. "The ability to read and then conduct first-order analysis of digital information is highly valued in almost all work environments."

To better understand the central role of digital literacy in the workplace, Education Week took a deep look at four occupations in the Christiana Care Health System. It's the largest private employer in Delaware, with 11,600 employees and an expected 1,500 new hires this year.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 11, 2018 6:39 AM

Interesting stuff. Thanks again to John Evans. 

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Foresight 101 - definition and its forms –

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The historical context In his 1985 article on the Harvard Business Review, Prof. Michael Porter presented one of the most significant economic changes of the second half of last century: the evolution from industry-driven economy to knowledge-based economy. The latter challenges the status quo, in three parallel ways: first and foremost, it reshapes the industry structure, by ultimately altering the rules of competition of a sector.
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Digital Transformation: fast is as important as right. –

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The need for speed.
In a recent post, I highlighted the importance of approaching digital transformation in the right way and honest way: too many companies treat the process as a limited experiment, and many more do not even try, just pretend they are transforming. Nevertheless, there is a third, critical dimension for digital transformation to be successful: speed.
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Netflix is Responsible for 15% of Global Internet Traffic and video generates most of the traffic via @Statista @MHalle

Netflix is Responsible for 15% of Global Internet Traffic and video generates most of the traffic via @Statista @MHalle | The Future Of | Scoop.it

This chart shows a distribution of worldwide downstream traffic, by web application in 2018.


Via Farid Mheir
sales@thefutureof.report's insight:
The future of Media requires more and better data infrastructure
 
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Farid Mheir's curator insight, October 11, 2018 2:41 PM

WHY IT MATTERS: I reported in 2015 that Netflix + YouTube accounted for 55% of web traffic. Their share is down only because the other streaming video services are growing. Also interesting from this chart that HTTP (good old web browsing), now only accounts for less than 10%. This means video is the medium of choice, cable TV is on it's way out (so expect more growth) and 5G mobile coverage will be in high demand when it becomes available soon...

2015 reference is here: http://fmcs.digital/blog/netflix-youtube-55-of-internet-traffic/ 

Obinna Odenigbo's curator insight, October 23, 2018 7:51 AM
Incredible how video streaming is taking over the internet with Netflix in the first position and YouTube in third.
 
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Retail stores will transform into an experience delivery center - Internet of Things #IoT will enable the key use cases to make it happen @Altimeter

Retail stores will transform into an experience delivery center - Internet of Things #IoT will enable the key use cases to make it happen @Altimeter | The Future Of | Scoop.it

IoT has paved the way for brands to use connected devices in their physical spaces too. Learn how location-based brands can invest in technology-rich locations that raise the bar for customer experience.


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Farid Mheir's curator insight, September 27, 2018 10:26 PM

WHY IT MATTERS: store of the future will focus on customer experience and technologies such as IOT are key enablers to make the enhanced experience seamless and complete. This research document classifies applications for IOT into 3 categories, track, intuit behaviour and deliver experience. I find this classification and the examples in the document very useful.

Tuhin Islam's curator insight, October 24, 2018 7:13 AM
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