Pervasive Connectivity: A Driver of Change

Posted January 31, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Several factors are leading the fintech revolution and affecting technological innovations. These include cryptocurrencies, tokens, initial coin offerings, blockchain, and other security advancements (i.e., multifactor and biometric authentication). The ability of the financial services industry to experiment with these new technologies responsibly is an essential component of their future success and sustainability. The disruption affecting innovation in the financial industry is also driven by the pervasive connectivity that characterizes today’s telecommunications sector, enabled by the diffusion of Internet access worldwide and the integration of the Internet with other sensor-based technologies, forming the Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure.

About The Author
Salvatore Moccia
Salvatore Moccia is Professor of Strategic Management at the International University of La Rioja, Spain, and holds visiting positions in Armenia, Germany, Switzerland, and Thailand. He is the Editor-in-Chief of ISSIP (International Society of Service Innovation Professionals), a professional association cofounded by IBM, Cisco, HP, and several universities with a mission to promote service innovation for our interconnected world. Dr. Moccia has… Read More
Katia Passerini
Katia Passerini is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice. Dr. Passerini is also Dean of the College of Professional Studies, St. John’s University, where she also holds a Professor appointment in the Division of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Science. Previously, she was Professor and Hurlburt Chair of Management of Information Systems (MIS) and served as Dean of the… Read More
Igor Tomic
Igor Tomic is Professor of Economics at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University. He is Director of Global Business Research Symposium and past Editor of Review of Business. Dr. Tomic is the author of Managerial Economics: Tools and Concepts; Essentials of Monetary and Fiscal Economics (with C.L Jain); and has published articles in the areas of mergers, privatization, common currencies, and financial stability. Before… Read More
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