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    Last Week in Business Communications: December 21, 2015

     

    Last Week in Business Communications is a weekly post where we cover some of the notable articles and happenings in the business communication world from the week before. Check back each Monday for your news fix.


     

    How IoT Will Save Retail
    On Media Post

    Physical retail is struggling – as mobile apps make shoppers savvier and less dependent on going to the store to buy what they want. Joe Jensen, Intel’s GM of Retail Solutions says that The Internet of Things could be physical retail’s lifeline as technology and data deliver a smarter shopping experience to these savvy customers. Find out how. Read the article >

     

    FCC's Wheeler Beckons AT&T, T-Mobile on Mobile Data Policies
    Fierce Wireless

    Some mobile carriers are launching innovative plans to stay competitive, but do some of them begin to fly in the face of net neutrality? The FCC has invited two carriers to discuss their offerings to find out. Read the article >

     

    EMEA UC Market to Overtake US by 2018
    On UC Insight

    The unified communications (UC) market in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region is predicted to soar by a compound annual growth rate of 21 per cent until 2018, according to a new report from US-based analyst company, Transparency Market Research. The main driver is the growing popularity of mobile UC in an environment of BYOD schemes and of workforce and enterprise mobility. Together, these trends help in the delivery of real-time access to not only content, but also to collaboration with partners, customers, and co-workers, according to the firm.  Read the article >