* Date : 2018-02-15
The era of IoT, or Internet of Things, which can connect all objects like electronic appliances based on the internet, has been rapidly approaching. The global IoT market is expected to become over a one trillion dollar market in 2020. CES 2018, which is the largest consumer electronics show in the world was recently held in the U.S. and a lot of domestic IoT technologies have garnered a lot of attention during the event. Along with the rise of smart city, home IoT technologies have achieved remarkable growth. Also, advanced IoT skills were introduced to the smart electronic blackboard system and it has eliminated a limit on place and enabled users to have classes or meetings by connecting with mobile devices. On Smart Korea, we report on cutting-edge IoT technologies in the domestic market which have been applied to various industrial sectors and emerged as a key growth engine for the future.
According to the Chinese zodiac, year 2018 is the year of the golden dog, which comes for the first time in 60 years. Along with the beginning of the new year, the distribution industry has boosted diversified marketing strategies. A variety of items, that have focused on "gold" which symbolizes wealth and "dog" which is a symbol of loyalty, have grabbed the attention of consumers in various fields including fashion, beauty and food industries. A lot of collaborative works which have introduced limited edition items with friendly and cute puppy characters have also gained a lot of popularity. On Trend Biz, we look into a variety of creative and unique marketing strategies for the new year.
Finding the proper prioritization between work and lifestyle has emerged as a popular trend these days. Along with the rise of a work-life balance as a social issue, an increasing number of companies have put top priority on maintaining the balance as well. Work-life balance refers to a concept that seeks a balance between personal and professional activities in an individual's life. As an increasing number of people have put top priority on the quality of life, work-life balance, which also puts emphasis on a personal life, has become a significant standard when finding a job. On Biz Issue, we introduce a variety of ongoing changes caused by the rise of work-life balance and the outlook for the future.