How the 2019 digital trends impact Asia – part 1

DXC recently identified six digital trends that will drive the market in 2019.  I want to describe how these trends will impact the Asia market in a two-part blog series. In this first post, I address these three digital trends: Enterprises go after digital business moonshots. Action at the edge disrupts the cloud. Enterprises begin […]

Algorithm bosses: No yelling, but lots of micromanaging

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Enterprise workers today use technologies such as computers, smartphones, mobile apps, and cloud platforms as tools that allow them to be more productive and efficient. In the workplace of the future, however, the stakes will be raised: Employees will collaborate and interact with advanced technologies such as algorithms, robots, and artificial intelligence (AI). And some […]

Digital green shoots: New opportunities arising from disruption

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There’s no getting around it: Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics, and automatic will disrupt most or all industries in the next two decades. And disruption means specific jobs and even entire industries will go away. Whether future technologies will result in a net gain or loss of jobs has been a […]

The driverless car will require 5G

There’s a great deal of effort underway on the part of companies in the telecom, auto and technology industries to start mainstreaming connected, self-driving cars by the early-to-mid 2020s. ABI Research forecasts there will be more than 11 million shared vehicles operating by 2030, serving an average of 64 users per shared driverless vehicle. Early […]

Machine Learning está triunfando ya en estos sectores

El aprendizaje automático ya no es “una tecnología de futuro”. Las organizaciones en algunas industrias, desde minería hasta fabricación o medicina, lo utilizan hoy en día para ofrecer un mejor servicio a sus clientes, impulsar la investigación y mejorar sus productos o transformar sus operaciones. Mencionemos algunos ejemplos: Minería La inteligencia artificial (IA) y el […]

Can we trust AI-enabled machines with our cyber security?

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Unless you are coming straight from the dark ages, you cannot escape the deluge of news about the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) in all spheres of life, be it autonomous vehicles, healthcare or Alexa. AI, backed by machine learning as an enabling technology, is making an impact all around us. AI is particularly relevant […]

AI, robots will help create far more jobs than they cost, World Economic Forum argues

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Machines will do more than half of all labor in the workforce by 2025, according to a massive study by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Automation and intelligent machines already have made strong inroads into the workplace; machines put in nearly one-third (29%) of total hours worked in 2018, versus the 71% logged by humans. […]

The small but important ways AI can transform an enterprise

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are expected to usher in a glorious new era of innovation across multiple industries, including healthcare, finance, retail, manufacturing, and education. “AI will hyper-accelerate the rate of innovation as its algorithmic capabilities and computer-processing power outpace its biological equivalent,” writes Forbes Technology Council member Chad Steelberg. “The solutions to cancer, […]

How AI can enable workplace collaboration

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Few industries and professions will remain unaffected by artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robots, and other emerging technologies. On the downside, this means entire categories of jobs already are in the process of being outsourced to automation or algorithms. On the upside, these technologies are expected by some experts to create more new jobs than […]

What technology is your pet shopping for?

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As the fawning owner of a 5-year-old Australian Labradoodle I’ve become interested in what kind of technology is available to the canine (or feline) demographic — and I’ve tried to view this as the pet being the consumer of the technology. So, have we reached a point where Bowser can have his own Alexa skills […]