Up to 800 million jobs could be lost to automation by 2030 according to a recent study from the McKinsey Global Institute. Though the figure was the most extreme scenario, there’s no doubt that technology will indeed replace many functions that humans perform today. But what will that future actually look like? We often hear […]
From blockchain and AI to the emerging IoT, businesses are investing in technology and improving outcomes with every dollar spent.
Customer experience is an integral part of your brand’s success, and we’re surrounded by examples that demonstrate how it can make or break a company.
When we were asked to help promote the “Resident Evil” film franchise for Sony Pictures a couple of years ago, we came up with the idea of altering the fictional artificial intelligence character (The Red Queen) into a real AI character — for which the fans could interact. It was a fun concept that was quite successful, […]
The only way to make deep learning an invisible member of your sales department is to get over the fear of a would-be takeover by robots.
BigCommerce says, 51% of Americans prefer to make a purchase online, and 96% of Americans have made at least one online purchase in their lives. Just a decade ago, physical stores were the only shopping solutions for customers. Today, with the headway in digital trends, it has become easier for merchants to reach out the […]
Artificial intelligence is taking up the pace when it comes to global logistics and supply chain management. As per a number of executives from the transportation industry, these fields are expected to go through a more significant transformation. The on-going evolution in the areas of technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and similar new technologies […]
Before investing in an automation platform that can do it all, think about whether an automated platform should do it all.
Deep learning, one of the most effective approaches to artificial intelligence, continues to gain traction in the business world. And AI is booming: Salesforce’s “2018 State of Sales” report found that sales leaders predict that the use of AI will grow 155 percent by 2020. Gartner predicted that AI and deep learning would be commonplace by 2023, mainly […]
Instead of pinning all your competitive hopes on a Super Bowl ad that gets everyone talking — for about 10 minutes — start looking to the future.
Outdated technology practices will keep your company mired in competitive quicksand. To remain competitive, address these five tech mistakes.
As marketplaces become more crowded and competitive, companies will need to look for every advantage to remain relevant and appealing. AI plays a big part in that.
Context is everything when it comes to discussions about the future. The future can scare you or excite you, depending on what you know and understand about it. For every story about Google secretly spying on people through their Nest devices, there’s the announcement of an Amazon Go store where you can quickly grab needed […]
Cybercrime remains a critical concern for businesses, but it’s not always clear how to best defend against it. Too often, companies wait for something to happen and then scramble to repair the damage — reacting instead of preparing. By then, valuable resources have already been compromised. Instead, to ensure continued growth and robust security, leaders […]
Never have enterprise firms had such a short shelf life. Innosight’s 2018 Corporate Longevity Forecast found that, if the current churn rate holds, fully half of S&P 500 companies will be replaced in the coming decade. Could half of the S&P 500 companies be replaced in the coming 10 years? While 80 percent of executives […]
Most of the time, the discussions looking into artificial intelligence (AI) have seemed like they’re in the distant future. AI-powered technology fully automates business processes and displaces large swaths of today’s workforce. You don’t, however, hear all that much about the ways that AI is already making significant changes in the way businesses work. For […]
There isn’t a single sector that has not been revolutionized by Technology in the past decade. Everyday conversation, commute and companionships have changed. Nevertheless, the Healthcare industry has come a long way than any other industry could have imagined. To say that technology has transformed the healthcare industry would be an understatement in many levels. […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is here — and it’s long overdue. The technology is rapidly gaining traction and becoming a prominent force within several industries. The technology has come a long way since IBM’s Watson creation trumped Jeopardy! in 2011. Originally, Watson made its home in small and encasement approximately the size of an average […]
When a new technology emerges, we instinctually meet it with reserved apprehension. Twenty years ago, the idea of using your credit card to buy a book on the internet was laughable. Willfully uploading your picture next to your birthday and current employment status seemed ludicrous. Now we do both without a second thought. With time, […]
No matter what industry you’re in, staying profitable is always a priority. Reducing overhead costs is vital to this goal, and most advice for doing so these days involves technology. But investing in new tech can seem like a luxury that companies only engage in when they have capital to burn. In today’s technology-centric landscape, […]