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How do you solve a problem like mass IoT connectivity?

IoT could, become a great opportunity to align mass market with the best interest of a sustainable future. Before tackling the problem of IoT connectivity, it’s important to understand the mass IoT market: what does it compose of? Will the IoT market largely be made of industrial or consumer connections, or both? What organisations are the providers of mass IoT connectivity? Is it systems integrators, IoT specialists, communications service providers, telecoms operators, IT vendors or others?

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Open API: WHATs, WHYs, and HOWs of API deployment

Banks struggle to soften some negative ramifications of the shift and leverage API, their new weapon, to retain the clients and take banking services to a new level. When done right, Open API has the potential to become a game-changer for banks. Leverage the transformative power of a new age in banking the way top industry disruptors do and see the results soon. Needless to say, technical assistance and consulting should be provided to the bank throughout the whole process of Open API delivery.

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Beginners Guide to the Three Types of Machine Learning

This post gives a brief introduction to each of the three types of machine learning. There are many other steps involved in all of these processes including feature engineering, data processing and hyperparameter optimisation to determine both the best data preprocessing techniques and the best models to use. Machine learning problems can generally be divided into three types. Classification and regression, which are known as supervised learning and unsupervised learning, which in the context of machine learning applications often refers to clustering.

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What Are Microservices?

What Are Microservices? Most of the functions for the two applications were pretty similar, and so the programmer would look at his old program and copy the bits that he needed for the new program and re-use them. And that idea gets us quite a long way towards describing microservices. The big difference is that, nowadays, the first application would be broken down into discrete components called microservices. And the new program would re-use the microservice that already existed.

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IoT Platform: Technical Perspective in Making the Right Choice

It’s better to understand that some companies aren’t using IoT platforms — they’re creating their own platforms in-house. But, depending on how you want to go to market, it may be smart to do some research in the sector of pre-built options. Depending on your situation, you may save a lot of time and money by partnering with a reliable partner who has proven expertise in this domain. One of the basic requirements of an IoT platform is to be stable and dependable from the service perspective

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Automation And Machine Learning: Transforming The Office Of The CFO

In the right hands, automation and machine learning can be a fantastic combination for CFOs to transform the finance function, yet success will depend on automating the right tasks. The first goal for a finance team should be to automate the repetitive and transactional tasks that consume the majority of its time. Doing this will free finance up to be more of a strategic advisor to the business. Machine learning can also mitigate financial risk by flagging suspect payments to vendors in real time.

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Cloud Automation: A Better and Faster Way to Do Business

In this article, we’re talking about cloud automation to introduce the newbies to its perks and remind the old-schoolers of what they’re losing by giving it a cold shoulder. The gradual shift from slow to prompt development along with a manual to automated operations has already become a reality for the industry. On-prem to the cloud, a legacy to new and manual to automation transformation will take time to hit the whole IT market. Eventually, it will result into a more customer-oriented, agile and responsive arena for us, the consumers.

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RPA (Robotic Process Automation): What’s In Store For 2020?

RPA has been shown to generate quick and high levels of ROI (Return On Investment) for customers. And with all the money sloshing around in the RPA space, we should expect quite a bit of action next year. RPA has been concentrated in certain industries, like finance. But it seems like a pretty good bet that the technology will see expansion across more sectors. In terms of the core RPA technology, expect to see dynamism in the new year as well. Here are some areas to consider.

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Fifteen Striking Mobile App Trends That Will Rule 2020 {Infographic}

It has been a little more than a decade since mobile apps were introduced in the world. Here’s a Mobile app trends 2020 looking into the slew of offerings that we are going to witness in the coming year. These mobile app trends 2020 are the testament of big the app industry is now and how much more expansive it is going to become in the time to come. As an entrepreneur looking to enter the flourishing sector, it would help to find use cases for incorporating these technologies in the process – simply to become future-focused. 

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Architects of Intelligence: A reflection on the now and future of AI

The AI field has seen tremendous progress, especially with an explosion of innovation in deep learning and neural networks in recent years. But we also face many fundamental questions: What is the path towards Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)? What are the capabilities and limits of current AI technologies? How do we know that we’ve achieved AGI? And how far are we from human-level AI? These questions answered in a book Architects of Intelligence: The Truth about AI from the People Building it.

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Logistics of the Future - Digital Transformations of Supply Chains

Supply chains and logistics involve a lot of moving parts. Among the most frequently occurring challenges in the global supply chain is tracking where products are at any given time, whether they are in good condition and where they are heading. That’s the key question logisticians ask themselves on a daily basis. Surely, this sector is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, driven by innovations in information technologies and digitalization. Digital, connected and autonomous are on the wishlist of characteristics for any forward-thinking commercial entity.

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How Artificial Intelligence and Fintech Can Work Together

AI in fintech will help firms to streamline customer service, automate manual jobs, detect frauds. All of this will in turn increase accuracy, boost productivity, and increase a company’s bottom line. The groundbreaking technology comes as a life-saver for these firms. Even though leveraging AI will take immense efforts and might eat a lot of money, but it will stand poised to revolutionize the financial services, operate smartly, and make better decisions with time. Most of all, investing in AI for fintechs will bring in handsome ROI.

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Augmented Analytics: Democratizing Insights and Empowering Business Users

Augmented Analytics incorporates AI, machine learning, and business intelligence into existing workflows. Augmented analytics is implemented in all kinds of industries, including sales and marketing, finance, HR, and accounting. The primary point of augmented analytics is to ensure that regular business users can benefit from it. Businesses no longer have to rely on someone with a data-related degree to make sense out of their analytics. Hence, augmented analytics promotes a decision-making culture that is solely based on facts and figures. 

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Why We Should Be Careful When Developing AI

AI is going to become a very important aspect of the organisation of tomorrow. Although it is unsure what AI will bring us in the future, it is safe to say that there will be many more missteps before we manage to build Responsible AI. Such is the nature of humans. AI can bring a lot of advantages to organisations, but it requires the right regulation and control methods to prevent bad actors from creating bad AI and to prevent well-intentioned AI from going rogue. A daunting task, but one we cannot ignore.

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IoT Platform: How to Make the Right Choice and Add Value

How to choose an IoT platform? That’s a more difficult question to answer, because it depends on several factors. These factors include whether you need specific hardware, protocols, real-time access, or custom reports. Make sure you take into account your IoT platform’s business model. What are the charging principles of your IoT platform? Are they based on data usage, number of users, nodes, or something else entirely? This can, in turn, have an influence on your own business model. Ask the right questions beforehand, prior to selecting a provider.

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Ten Trends of Blockchain in 2020

Blockchain technology will stimulate people to acquire new skills and traditional business will have to completely reconsider their processes to harvest the maximum benefits from using this promising technology. In addition, blockchain will revolutionize operations and processes in many industries and governments agencies if adopted, but its adoption requires time and effort. The implementation of this technology has a rapid growth which will create a situation for the demand of Blockchain experts by 2020. The following 10 trends will dominate blockchain technology in 2020.

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Access and Embrace the Future through AI

Bringing together knowledge from the business, a function or process, data and AI technology, and developing a governance structure where everyone works in unison, will help foster successful AI initiatives. Approaching AI as a shared capability will enable you to develop an ecosystem of partnerships, generate common best practices and create reusability. AI is a two-part journey: getting ready and applying. Organizations that prepare for the AI evolution will be able to access and embrace the future and surpass their competition in the process.

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How To Begin Your First Big Data Endeavor Using Data Streaming Frameworks

Companies are now realizing how mighty big data can be. We are starting to see the massive potential it has in the world around us. Manufacturing and heavy industry are also ready for big changes in the big data era. No doubt, a true transformation will take tons of time and resources. However, backed by the potential of modern technologies, the businesses of today will manage to build inspiring industries of tomorrow. Don't miss a chance to be among the winners.

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History of Programming Languages

Behind everything, we do on the computer and on their cell phones stands the code. The code is a specific dictionary of terms and instructions that ultimately leads to what we see users on their computers, such as a website, to a mobile game. There is a multitude of programming languages, but each one is unique. Each of them has a unique set of keywords and specific syntax. Adi is attributed to the creation of the first computer programming language using Bernoulli’s numbers.

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Protecting Big Data and the need for Data Centric Security

With security now the priority, is it possible for businesses to get security right without data analytics suffering? The need for Big Data will continue to grow as it becomes the key for enterprises to stay competitive in a dynamic market. By implementing a “data-centric security” solution, organizations can carry out Big Data analytics without having to compensate on security. Importantly, it will all be under the lens of compliance, to ensure that adherence with data protection regulations is being met.

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The Internet of Everything

Internet of Things is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, The Internet of Everything, however, also includes user-generated communications and interactions associated with the global entirety of networked devices. Basically, the IoE is the intelligent connection of people, process, data, and things. The IoE describes a world where billions of objects have sensors to detect, measure, and assess their status; all connected over public or private networks using standard and proprietary protocols.

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AI Isn’t Smarter Than You Are... Yet

Artificial intelligence seems to be popping up everywhere. However, many of the boldest claims for artificial intelligence have not yet come to fruition.  And therein lies a key takeaway for anyone wanting to find success with AI: artificial intelligence can’t yet do things that humans can’t do. In twenty years, we will be having an entirely different conversation about AI—and hopefully reflecting on the many new insights and innovations this technology has contributed to the world.

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Businesses Have Plenty Of Data, So Why Aren’t They Using It?

Companies across sectors are already collecting data at such a scale that big data has become a buzzword technology. They want lots of it because they want an edge wherever they can get it.  Who wouldn’t? Data increases the quality of decisions made on lower rungs of the ladder. Those decisions end up being more often data-informed, and data is power. But that’s easier said than done lately. Businesses have no issue collecting data nowadays, but they do tend to keep it cordoned off.

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Are You Ready For The Robots?

By 2021, some of the capabilities offered by RPA platforms may well be commoditized, driving the technology costs to the floor. Companies will each create thousands of digital workers in the coming years. These digital workforces will be anchored into the RPA platforms where they run.  Businesses face some important choices around RPA. Navigating in the RPA realm is a daunting journey for many. This article explores some practical questions to make your RPA journey easier.

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