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Extreme situations demand extreme solutions

Technologies are a bit like people. The more that’s demanded of them, the greater the pressure they’re put under, the more they seem to deliver. And so, if we do say so ourselves, it is with the Lenovo ThinkPad. From helping medics in the Amazon to monitoring whale-song in the Atlantic, to studying the cosmos itself, it seems it really is now possible to work wherever you want, whatever the environment…
May 19

Why a laptop is no longer a laptop

In trying to keep pace with our increasingly busy, fraught lives, devices have little choice but to keep getting smaller, thinner, and lighter, and yet tougher and more powerful too. It’s a big ask, but a new generation of machines is taking us beyond traditional laptop territory… and transforming business potential in the process.
May 19

Holiday on ice?

Technologies central to Lenovo’s thinking and its commitment to helping businesses – and employees – the rise of digital and AI across the enterprise is driving an array of productivity and efficiency gains and making ‘always-on’ business a reality, reports Stuart Constable. Factories that keep manufacturing over the holiday season; total mobile connectivity, anywhere, all the time, so people can keep working; back office processes that just keep on… processing…
May 19

Latest Industry 4.0 thinking: is there any such thing?

You’ve heard of Industry 4.0, or the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It describes the impact of digital transformation on manufacturing and the supply chain. But how about this: is it just wrong as a concept? Accenture believes it is, because digital isn’t just one big thing, like a canal network or a steam engine. It’s a constant stream of disruptive brilliance that means the revolution may never end.
May 19

Augmented intelligence or just intelligent augmentation?

Technological change is now so rapid that it’s difficult just knowing what’s coming next, never mind preparing for it. Yes, the opportunities and benefits are growing, but how best to exploit them? And by ‘humanising’ the technologies in question – making machines more ‘feeling’ by adding human ‘senses’ – do we in some way risk dehumanising ourselves? Either way, playing humans and machines alongside one another, to their relative strengths, looks to be key, says Gareth Kershaw…
May 19

Productivity: 8 ways tech is defining it

Tech has always been a great enabler and now so more than ever. Helping us get things done so quickly and seamlessly that we are now being held back only by the limits of our own imagination and motivation, technology is currently advancing productivity in all manner of new ways and places…
May 19