Category: Digital Articles

Television’s $30 billion battlefield

Traditional media segments – music, newspapers, magazines, and radio – have faced major disruption as a result of new digital pathways, formats, devices, and changes in consumer behaviour. All media segments, that is, except for television.

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AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?

The House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence concludes that the UK is in a strong position to be among the world leaders in the development of artificial intelligence during the 21st Century.

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Intelligent London: inside the AI revolution taking over the city

Every few decades a new technology emerges that really does have the potential to reshape the world around us — like the combustion engine, the computer or the internet. 

When it looks like one of those paradigm shifts is on the verge of happening, it’s definitely worth taking a closer look — because the real-world consequences could affect all of us. Today, we do seem to be on the verge of a paradigm shift — and it’s all to do with a branch of computer science known as artificial intelligence.

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The journey to an agile organisation at Zalando

Zalando is Europe’s leading online fashion platform. It is one of the platforms around which the online fashion sector has coalesced. Part of the Zalando strategy is to digitize fashion, moving the organization from a digital store to an online platform. 

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Why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Need to Be Disrupted

Four companies dominate our daily lives unlike any other in human history: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. We love our nifty phones and just-a-click-away services, but these behemoths enjoy unfettered economic domination and hoard riches on a scale not seen since the monopolies of the gilded age.

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The ‘internet of things’ is sending us back to the Middle Ages

Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank’s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, and from there to other parts of the casino’s network. The intruders were able to copy 10 gigabytes of data to somewhere in Finland.

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An executive’s guide to AI

Staying ahead in the accelerating artificial intelligence race require executives to make nimble, informed decisions about where and how to employ AI in their business.

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The case for digital reinvention

Digital technology, despite its seeming ubiquity, has only begun to penetrate industries. As it continues its advance, the implications for revenues, profits, and opportunities will be dramatic.

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The Promise of Artificial Intelligence

This presentation from Andreessen Horowitz shares more about the promise of artificial intelligence, beyond the hype. It’s a 45-minute narrated walk-through of what companies are doing with AI today and what’s bubbling up from the research community that’s just a few years out.

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How telecom companies can win in the digital revolution

Telecom companies face increasingly tough times as digitization reshapes the industry landscape. In fact, telecoms come second only to media in the ranks of sectors expecting moderate or massive digital disruption over the next 12 months, according to a cross-industry survey of senior industry leaders.

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Acting on the Digital Imperative

Digital strategy and digital transformation are top priorities for CEOs around the world, but a fundamental question remains: How do we make it happen?

A BCG analysis of more than 1,000 companies undergoing digital transformation concluded that the most successful companies outperform their competition by excelling in speed, scale, and value.

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Digital globalisation: The new era of global flows

Conventional wisdom says that globalisation has stalled. But although the global goods trade has flattened and cross-border capital flows have declined sharply since 2008, globalisation is not heading into reverse. Rather, it is entering a new phase defined by soaring flows of data and information.

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