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The Top Five Challenges In IoT Digital Enterprise Transformation (Part One)

IoT technologies, database systems, and Artificial Intelligence have all progressed exponentially in the last few years—but there remain significant challenges in people’s understanding of how digital technologies function, and how quickly business benefits and ROI can be achieved.

Read articleposted 4th March 2020
The Cutting-Edge Of AI Cancer Detection

The Cutting-Edge Of AI Cancer Detection

Detecting cancer might be AI’s most altruistic and convoluted challenge yet. Standard screening methods such as radiological imaging can miss signs of cancer, or return a false negative (as it does in 20-30% of cases). The process of scanning images is particularly in . . .

Read articleposted 2nd May 2019
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3D Printing – Discussing New Balance And Root Canals With Formlabs’ Dávid Lakatos

3D Printing - Discussing New Balance And Root Canals With Formlabs' Dávid Lakatos

Making your own Yoda bobblehead or bringing a Penrose Triangle into existence are by far the least useful uses of 3D printing, despite what hundreds of YouTube channels might suggest. The technology has quickly become democratized and even reduced to making cheap and cheerful . . .

Read articleposted 2nd May 2019
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What is RPA? Part 2: RPA Lessons & Predictions for 2019

What is RPA? Part 2: RPA Lessons & Predictions for 2019

RPA is fast becoming a reliable way to trial automation without committing to a full-scale AI program. As the market grows, RPA is becoming a viable automation technology in its own right, and companies are beginning to demand more from . . .

Read articleposted 16th April 2019
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Part One: Why Are Experian, The UK Government And OpenReach Using RPA?

Part One: Why Are Experian, The UK Government And OpenReach Using RPA?

Compared to AI, IoT, Blockchain and 3D printing, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has not grabbed the headlines in the same way. This may lead to a lack of understanding about what RPA is, but the market is growing around the . . .

Read articleposted 11th April 2019
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Solving ‘The Britney Spears Problem’: Why Finding Trends In Data Is Such A Challenge

Solving 'The Britney Spears Problem': Why Finding Trends In Data Is Such A Challenge

‘I think, therefore I am.’ ‘I google, therefore I think.’ Not sure that Descartes would agree with this. Search engines are not as omniscient as many people may think – as anything powered by AI is limited by the statistical . . .

Read articleposted 2nd April 2019
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Making Automation Work For You (And Your Employees) – Interviewing Schneider Electric’s Digital CTO

Making Automation Work For You (And Your Employees) - Interviewing Schneider Electric's Digital CTO

Automation technologies – AI, IoT, 3D printing and more – are making their presence felt in industry. Some pessimistic estimates state that 30% of all jobs are at potential risk of automation by the mid-2030s, but automation technologies are widely seen . . .

Read articleposted 1st April 2019
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The Future On Four Wheels – Change In The Automotive Business

The Future On Four Wheels - Change In The Automotive Business

The future of the automotive industry is open. As new technology enters the market, like sensor technology, mixed reality and 3D printing, contenders from all manner of industries are bringing different thinking to the boardroom as well as the R&D . . .

Read articleposted 28th March 2019
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Why AI & IoT Need To Be Accepted Outside The C-Suite

Why AI & IoT Need To Be Accepted Outside The C-Suite

AI and IoT devices are too complicated for their own good. Digitization, optimized processes, prescriptive analytics – these phrases may excite the C-suite, but for those actually using industrial machinery, following processes that have often been unchanged for decades, buzzwords . . .

Read articleposted 26th March 2019
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‘I Thought About Suicide So Much Today It’s Scaring Me’: Should AI Intervene On Suicidal Texts?

'I Thought About Suicide So Much Today It's Scaring Me': Should AI Intervene On Suicidal Texts?

Technology is often seen as the exact opposite of emotion. Robots in the movies are portrayed as unfeeling killers or incapable of experiencing an emotion without exploding – with the implication that human feelings are too complex for computers to . . .

Read articleposted 25th March 2019
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