In the light of a market consolidation, the CEO of a Dutch software company wanted to understand the changing market dynamic and competitive landscape. He engaged Lakana to develop a business plan to map out the future of his business.
Why is software-driven innovation essential to becoming an Industry 4.0 / Smart Industry winner? In this 5 minute pitch, Robert Howe describes the challenges that face companies wanting to succeed at industrial digitalisation and where to go to find out more. Prefer text? The speaker notes of the presentation follow below the video. [...]
For decades, innovation has been driven by hardware with software consigned to an enabling role. Today, the move towards large-scale digitalisation is reversing these roles, with software driving innovation and hardware becoming increasingly commoditised. A new generation of smart systems is set to emerge based on software-centric technologies such as the industrial internet of things, [...]
The Smart Utopia More than ever, society is dreaming of a utopian future where “Smart” technologies such as AI, IOT, Big Data and Autonomous Vehicles improve quality of life for the majority of the world's populace. All of these advances are entirely dependent on software driven innovation. Therefore, mastering the ability to innovate in [...]
One of the biggest fallacies of our time is that software is indeed “soft”. For the last thirty years I have continually heard that it’s hardware that costs money, that it’s hardware that adds value, that it's hardware that the customer buys. I once worked in a development group that had 30 people working [...]
InfoQ did an interview with Rob Howe, host of the MDSE session at the software engineering conference and CEO of Verum, about the state of practice and recent developments in model driven software engineering.