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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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Companies are gaining clarity about their digital vision

More executive committees say they understand how digital impacts their business strategy.

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Considering an innovation practice? Think location, location, location

One of the greatest untapped innovation resources are world-class institutions of higher learning. Institutions of higher learning not only attract top talent but provide on-demand lab environments and nurture a culture of...

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Tech days of reckoning

Even for technology veterans, keeping pace with advancements is like chasing a moving train that will always be just a bit faster. Try as you may, you can never quite catch up and, if you stop trying, you will never catch up.

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6 tips for working with AI vendors

For most organizations, DIY artificial intelligence is out of reach. Here’s how to cut through the hype and create business value with off-the-shelf AI.

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Technology in retail

Startups are bringing game-changing technology to the masses. Are you keeping up?

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9 biggest hurdles to AI adoption

Early adopters are beginning to reap real business results from artificial intelligence implementations. But rolling out an AI initiative isn’t without its challenges.

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Retail robots prove power of human-machine collaboration

Clean up on aisle 5: Robots patrol Ahold Delhaize USA’s Giant/Martin’s and Stop & Shop stores for spills, one of several examples of how automation technologies are augmenting human work.

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A primer for CIOs needing ‘deep learning’ on the benefits on emerging tech

Analytics, machine learning and other emerging technologies are transforming how businesses compete.

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How virtual assistants are driving business value

Leading organizations are leveraging virtual assistants to streamline operations and better serve the needs of staff and customers alike.

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The ‘future of work’ in the digital era may not be what you think

Despite all the banter about the ‘future of work’ no one is talking about what that really means. Our inability to see through our present reality has limited and tainted our discussions about how work will fundamentally transform...

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Emerging consumer technology influences your industry

Those gadgets you got as presents aren’t just fun toys to automate your home or supercharge your entertainment options. They're electronic dowsing rods of how your industry will evolve in the coming wave of emerging technology.

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Carrefour modernizes food traceability with blockchain

Blockchain is helping the supermarket chain track the provenance of its food products, but knowing your supply chain inside out is the key to making the most of the technology.

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How to establish a thriving IT innovation hub

Innovation and disruption are essential for business success. An in-house tech hub will help your enterprise meet both goals. Here's how to get started.

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TD Ameritrade banks on AI, VR

TD Ameritrade has struck forward-thinking deals with Amazon.com and Facebook on virtual assistants and virtual reality, respectively. Will these bets pay off?

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10 hot startups targeting today’s key IT initiatives

Startups remain a key resource for CIOs seeking an innovative edge. From AI to data analytics to cybersecurity, here are 10 startups looking to fulfill IT leaders’ most pressing digital needs.

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7 IT projects primed for augmented reality and virtual reality

From training to data visualization, AR and VR are proving to be bona fide business enabling technologies. Here are areas to consider putting augmented reality and virtual reality to work.

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Augmented reality edges into IT operations

Enterprise augmented reality can offer some benefits to IT operations, but high prices and usability issues are hindering adoption

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