Headline Rollups for April 5, 2018
Yuichi Ishizuka, Canon U.S.A.’s president and chief operating officer, has taken a new position as president and chief executive officer of Canon’s Europe, Middle East and Africa division. Kazuto Ogawa has been appointed president and C.O.O. of Canon U.S.A. as of April 1.
If you are an office equipment dealer or a managed services provider you might have heard about a little thing called “Channel Convergence.” But did you know that it’s not some future thing you need to worry about, but a very real threat (or opportunity) to your business today?
The Internet of Things connects people, places, and products and, in so doing, it offers opportunities of value creation and capture for a full panoply of stakeholders. Organizations, however, should be careful in focusing on IoT initiatives that solve real business problems and create real business value―not just connecting stuff for the sake of connecting stuff.
IBM announced its ‘Five-for-Five’ report, highlighting five amazing technological advances that will have a real impact on lives in the next half decade.
Memjet and Canon have entered into a long-term, global agreement to cross-license their patents around key segments and applications. Terms of the agreement remain confidential.