Application

Digital workspace: a technological and managerial challenge?

Users, IT managers and CxO alike all need to fight for the same cause, i.e. that of the digital workspace and the competitive edge it can deliver. The digital age, mobility, business applications and new working methods all imply a new, employee and client-oriented organisation. But companies still have a long way to go yet –  if the results of two surveys by Forbes Insights and BPIfrance Le Lab are anything to go by.     Attracting and retaining the connected generation (or C-Generation), the need for ever-faster technology refreshes, BYOD policies, supplying mobile apps, empowering users, more extensive, flexible...

Read More

Zzz thanks to IoT

Sleep is crucial for health and wellbeing. But it’s difficult to get a good, long night’s sleep. As an alternative to sleeping pills, more and more sleep-challenged people are resorting to connected devices, and digital technology providers are vying to come up with the most innovative solutions. Sleep deprivation has become a public health issue which has taken its toll on patients, the healthcare system and employers alike. Digital technologies have taken up the challenge, with mobile apps and IoT to monitor our sleep, analyse and even improve its quality, or detect any issues. Sleep Tech: the new sleep...

Read More

#IoT and security: we’re getting there!

Still in a random fashion, the number of measures to improve the security of connected objects and systems is increasing. The first contests, labels, CERTtm and measures are leading the way. “A webcam or a DVD player can now be a part of a zombie cyber-army’s arsenal which exploits the Internet of Things,” say Digital Security in their 2016 report on IoT attacks. Attacks have become more diverse and more frequent, targeting critical sites such as nuclear power plants, industrial structures such as dams, and there will most likely be more attacks in 2017. These cyber-threats can come from...

Read More

#Retail: virtual dressing rooms on your smartphone

After changing rooms with virtual mirrors, there’s now an augmented reality app for mobile devices that means you can try on clothes in a few clicks. But AR isn’t the only technology designed to boost online sales. Clothes and cars with the Asus ZenFone AR and Google Tango The Asus ZenFone AR smartphone, recently unveiled at CES 2017, is the second mobile device after Lenovo’s Phab2Pro tablet that supports Google’s Tango, the new AR platform that runs on devices with Android 7 (Nougat). Car giant BMW recently announced it will be using the technology to boost sales of its...

Read More

#5G networks: where are we at and what will it be used for?

5G, the next generation of mobile networks, but mainly its applications, with widespread VR and 4k streaming and autonomous cars among other things, were often discussed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. Currently at the trial and development stage, 5G is likely to be part of our everyday lives by 2025.   5G offers in Europe in 3 years One of the wishes of the European Commission is to have 5G in at least one major city of each member state by 2020, followed by massive deployment 5 years later. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the...

Read More

Recent tweets

Econocom finances and accelerates companies’ digital transformation.
With more than 10,700 employees in 19 countries and revenue of €3 billion, Econocom has all the requisite abilities to ensure the successful implementation of large-scale digital projects: consulting, sourcing and technology management & financing of digital assets, infrastructure, application and business solution services, and project financing.
Econocom has adopted European company status (Societas Europaea). The Econocom Group share has been listed on Euronext Brussels since 1986. It is part of the BEL Mid and Family Business indices.

For further information : www.econocom.com