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Blockchain for business: 5 promising pilots

Big brands in financial services, logistics and other sectors are betting on blockchain’s potential to facilitate transactions and verify provenance of products.

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I didn’t expect that

5 unexpected learnings from the past five years of IoT.

Navigating a field of uncertainty and doubt questions

4 ways to spot startups too focused on Big Problems

Do high-tech startups understand -- and have a solution to fix -- your real problems? Here are four ways to find out.

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Tracking economic disruption in the digital age

From carriages to quantum computing, have today's industries learned how to harness creative destruction?

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The reverse pitch: Enlisting startups to hone innovation

Aflac, Bayer and Bosch are among a growing number of enterprises leveraging the ‘reverse pitch,’ in which companies pose business challenges they will pay winning startups to solve.

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5G is critical to the competitiveness and future success of America’s small businesses

5G represents an exciting range of new possibilities, but it's also important not to let the hype overwhelm the need for security, privacy and safety.

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Ricoh reimagines field service with ‘merged reality’

The Smart Hands project brings together data, communications technology, and subject matter experts to help field-service technicians know everything about repairing and servicing more than 300 product lines.

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How to build a startup evaluation toolkit

In the first installment of our startup evaluation guide, we cover five essential tools you need to ensure you are heading in the right direction.

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8 technologies that will disrupt business in 2020

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these eight disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations in the years to come.

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Are you blinded by the promise of AI?

While many businesses are fueled by their ambition to implement AI initiatives, few understand how it can work for their businesses. How do we keep our AI ambitions in line with the business needs of our organization?

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Why AI/ML is top of mind with corporate executives

From around every corner, from behind every door and through every window our lives are being disrupted by artificial intelligence with embedded machine learning. The escalation and widespread global availability of AI/ML solutions in...

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Life after artificial intelligence

AI stands to be the most radically transformative technology ever developed by humankind. What hypothetical situations are looming right around the corner as AI technology rises?

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Anatomy of an enterprise-scale AI strategy

Looking to move beyond point solutions and proofs of concept? Here’s what it takes to develop to a holistic AI strategy honed for business results.

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PSE&G enlists virtual assistant to better serve its customers

PSEG is using Amazon.com’s Alexa software to help consumers pay their bills and access account information via voice, part of a transformation to help the energy giant get closer to customers.

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An enterprise leader’s guide to the changing landscape of technology innovation

We are seeing work split into two broad camps: those that build and support technology, and those that do work that technology cannot (or which we, as a society, are not yet prepared to) automate. As this shift takes root, enterprise...

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Can crime be predicted with AI/ML?

US law enforcement believes they can and will be able to predict future crime events, proactively diffuse possible violent and criminal hotspots ahead of an actual criminal occurrence. Although in its infancy within law enforcement,...

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Voice-enablement: the next big wave in healthcare’s digital transformation journey

Voice is the most obvious next step of user interface that is going to radically change the way we interact with technology in healthcare services. You ain’t heard nothin’ yet.

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The invention of voice recognition, this century’s phenomenon

Experimentation with Voice Recognition Systems has been a focus since the 1950s and with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) new solicitation offer has included more than just identification and classification....

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