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Internet of Things

Will the Internet of Things Force Faster Corporate Innovation?

“The next phase of all this stuff is increasingly viewed to be the Internet of Things.” That’s how Techonomy’s David Kirkpatrick introduced his discussion with Flextronics CMO Michael Mendenhall on the final day of the DLD (Digital-Life-Design) conference in Munich. Kirkpatrick didn’t feel compelled to define what he meant by “all this stuff” because it implicitly […]   More

Internet of Things

Manufacturing Intelligent Devices That Could Save Your Life

With 200,000 employees across 30 countries, Flextronics is probably the biggest company you’ve never heard of. The American electronics-manufacturing giant is the second largest manufacturer of any kind in the world, after only Taiwan’s Foxconn. At CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Techonomy’s David Kirkpatrick spoke with Flextronics President Mike Dennison about the next phase for manufacturing—it isn’t just for making things, but for driving systemic change in society. As the Internet of Things evolves into a set of systems that will create a new landscape for both business and consumers, the real challenge will be to integrate innovation, networks, and software development. Flextronics partners with its customers not just to build things, but to design and build the systems that those “things” fit into.   More