EPE101: EPE Partners is developing streaming services that are much different than the digital video accessed by millions of users on other video-streaming websites, but it shares a lot of the same ubiquitous, pervasive nature. A single subscription can be accessed by multiple television sets within a home, and Internet-based transmission allows for web-based applications to enhance a viewer’s experience.
EPE Partners' goal today is to benefit from the current state of IPTV and Internet television technologies globally, as well as what the near future holds for these entertainment systems.
EPE101: EPE Partners is aware that the gaming industry is arguably one of the most important and innovative sectors in tech today. Its importance to culture, social networking and entertainment cannot be understated. The term “entertainment industry” is no longer reserved for Hollywood and the movie industry because gaming is now providing one of the most immersive and awe-inspiring forms of entertainment to more than two billion people around the globe.
EPE101: EPE Partners is on the Cutting-Edge of Virtual & Augmented Reality.
EPE Partners is working hard on improving the quality of the Virtual Reality headsets. Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are meant to put you right in the middle of the action. Instead of playing from a third person point-of-view, VR drops people into computer-generated environments to make them feel like they’re actually part of the game. VR offers gamers the ability to step into magical worlds and do everything from kick around a soccer ball to fight off hordes of monsters.
EPE101: The global market for smart glasses, activity monitors, and smart watches could reach $3 Billion in 2023. While the use cases for smart glasses aren’t yet developed enough to outweigh the aesthetic concerns for the average consumer, EPE Partners is rapidly working on apps to make them more useful, if not irreplaceable. They have enterprise potential in heavy industries such as manufacturing and oil and gas where a worker in the field might benefit from hands-free access to instructions, maintenance guides, videos or live interaction with a remote trainer or team. Yet, in the near term, the rationale for widespread adoption of smart glasses in the enterprise doesn’t exist yet.
EPE101: EPE Partners is aware that the future of technological innovation in digital television broadcasting is alive and well.
New Webvvision services for broadcast beyond HDTV, multicasting and mobile DVT are in the process of being developed, and the first step in the process is developing technical standards. These standards will address the technical specifications needed for applications and services to consumers.
EPE101: The convergence of social software platforms and big data analytics is creating new avenues to explore the factors driving business performance. From a marketing standpoint, businesses continue to make significant progress in examining social media interactions with and among their customers to learn about and address needs, desires, and opinions.
EPE Partners is in the early stages of analyzing social data in combination with other data sets from both within and outside the enterprise to guide strategic decisions.
EPE101: EPE Partners recognizes that while proprietary and open-source software have co-existed since the early days of the computing industry, competition between these two modes of development have intensified dramatically following the surge of the Internet. This information provides a first step to better understand incentives to invest in proprietary and open platforms.
Let's examine a model of proprietary and an open-source two-sided platform to study equilibrium investment in platform quality.
EPE101: As the world has shifted to digital, EPE Partners knows that many trends start in the consumer space and move to the enterprise.
Individuals became comfortable with digital technologies like search, ratings, and social media in their personal lives and have, with mixed results, brought them into the workplace. This has already been manifested in the trend toward bringing personal consumer devices to work and will continue.
EPE101: EPE Partners used performance indicators that measured the level of engagement for the entire company, as well as for smaller departments and position types. Measuring levels of engagement for smaller employee groups allowed EPE Partners to target specific groups with initiatives aimed at boosting participation. These efforts were customized to help members with lower involvement become more engaged, while continuing to encourage and reward groups with higher levels of adoption.
EPE101: As EPE Partners considers the possibilities gained through the digitisation of the physical world, we can’t overlook the potential benefits from digitisation of the employee. And while a more specialized application of the technology of fitness bands has some value for timework studies and better understanding employee interaction patterns, the best near-term opportunity for companies to use these consumer devices might be to improve employee health and wellness by using wearables in concert with the social media and other technologies the workforce already uses.