Artificial Intelligence

Report: Big IT players in the race to acquire artificial intelligence (AI) assets

London, 7 June 2018 – The world’s major IT players - Google, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Facebook, Twitter and Salesforce - are racing to invest in, acquire and absorb cutting-edge artificial intelligence start-ups and scaleups, according to Hampleton Partners’ latest Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Market Report on Artificial Intelligence, published today.

Machine Data Analysis                       

Industry still struggling to defend against breaches but getting better at dealing with them according to IISP Survey

23 May 2018: The latest survey from the not-for-profit industry body, the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP), shows that over the last three years, those feeling that organizations are getting worse at defending against major cyber security breaches has leapt from 9% to 18%. In contrast, the number of businesses that feel better prepared to respond to and deal with incidents rose from 47% to 66% over the same period.

A Double Win for Thoughtonomy: Recognized as a Leader in Everest Group RPA PEAK Matrix and FStech Award Winners

Thoughtonomy, the Intelligent Automation Company, has been recognized as a Leader in Everest Group’s Robotic Process Automation (RPA) – Technology Vendor landscape with Products PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2018. On the same day, Thoughtonomy also received FStech’s “Cloud Computing Innovation of the Year” Award.

Four People-Centered Trends to Watch for in E-Commerce

To succeed in e-commerce, look for new ways to serve basic needs - David Mattin from TrendWatching told about 200 digital professionals at the Handelskraft conference in Munich, Germany. A seemingly simple statement, but as the lead trend spotter went on to show, innovation is about how we deal with emerging expectations. Look at how Uber has led us to expect one-touch service for getting from point A to B.

Mattin outlined four trends in e-commerce in his lively talk. Here they are in the order that the audience rated as important for their businesses.

Tech Trailblazers Awards for Innovative Startups Announced RealWire Thu, 03/01/2018 - 18:02

The Tech Trailblazers Awards are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of 2017 in fourteen categories. Tech Trailblazers Awards focus on startups under 6 years old, highlighting up-and-coming and established technology talent globally. Entries are judged by an esteemed panel of judges, all leaders in the respective fields, as well as by public vote. The judging was made all the more difficult given the high level of innovation and number of entries. 

Tech Trailblazers Awards Fifth Edition Winners and Runners Up

Top Five Cloud Services Predictions 2018

Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud Solutions at Nuvias, takes a look at what’s in store for organizations using the cloud in 2018:

The Rise of AI


2018 will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive a transformational change among organizations and impact on cloud use. 

ICT isn’t getting any simpler, and businesses are being forced to move faster as their customers’ requirements become more demanding. This is driving innovation in areas like AI, but automation of past processes won’t be enough to keep up with the “need for speed” in business agility.

Batten down the hatches: Semafone predicts new onslaught of cyber-attacks in 2018

Guildford, UK: 4th January 2018 - Semafone, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for contact centers, sees trouble ahead for companies which don’t have their cyber security in order – but also predicts that new regulations will have a positive impact on the market. CEO Tim Critchley, global solutions director Ben Rafferty, and head of information security Shane Lewis, share their top five predictions for 2018.

1) Mainstream breakthroughs for futuristic technologies

Aricent’s Leadership in Innovation, Design and Engineering is Recognized by Zinnov for the Fifth Consecutive Year

Santa Clara, California — December 11, 2017 — Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced that for the fifth consecutive year, the company has been recognized as an industry forerunner in Product Engineering Services (PES) by Zinnov. Honoring Aricent’s outstanding market performance in innovation, R&D and design, the Zinnov Zones 2017 PES report positioned Aricent as a leader in six key areas including Embedded Systems, Telecommunications, Automotive and Semiconductors.

Handling Big Data with Salesforce Einstein - All that you wanted to know about it

Today’s digital world is all about Big Data. The cumulative figure of data is so large that trying to prove its enormity numerically would perhaps turn futile because people would find it difficult to comprehend the numbers. Instead, naming it, Big Data could make it easier to get some idea about its size. However, for those who would still be interested in numbers, it is worthwhile mentioning that according to IBM estimates every day we generate data amounting to 2.5 quintillion bytes, which is equivalent to 1018 bytes.