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39 articles found for artificial-intelligence:

  • The AI Revolution in Banking

    AI is among the key trends that will reshape the banking industry going forward. Today, AI has evolved to play an integral role in many phases of the banking ecosystem, with a potential to make banks exponentially “smarter”. AI is not just another technology to enhance productivity – it is an industry disruptor with the potential to bring exceptional value to businesses and customers.

  • AI To Aid in Decision-making During Pandemic

    In today’s technology-driven world, artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled devices are more of a necessity than luxury. With more enterprises going online, AI is increasingly becoming relevant. It is also playing a significant role in fighting the global pandemic at various levels. While there are challenges in the adoption of AI, implementing the technology will only ensure organizations are better prepared for similar crises in future.

  • AI - A Key Element in Bridging the Security Gap for IoT Devices

    Increasing vulnerability of IoT devices to cyberattacks and other security threats have led enterprises to implement Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)-enabled solutions. As hacks become more sophisticated and advanced, traditional security measures are being rendered ineffective. Progressive technologies such as AI and ML have helped in improving security by reducing security breaches and increasing operational efficiency.

  • M&A Trends in US Technology Sector

    Technology acquisition has been the preferred way of strengthening position and expanding for both tech and non-tech companies in the US. M&A activity across major technology sub-sectors, including software, technology hardware & equipment, IT services, internet software and semiconductors, is driven by increased interest from non-tech companies and PE firms, and the need to acquire new age technologies such as IoT and AI.

  • The Internet of Things (IoT) — Changing the Manufacturing Sector’s Landscape for Good

    Rising consumer demand, increasing technology penetration, and the advent of modern machines are disrupting traditional manufacturing processes, compelling the manufacturing sector to become more autonomous and self-driven.

  • Myth Buster: Is Job Loss in the Financial Services Sector a By–product of the Fintech Explosion?

  • The Future of Digital Lending in India

    Digital lending is leading the FinTech revolution. Though still in the nascent stage, it has managed to gain a strong foothold in India. Various models are currently being used, as it slowly evolves and becomes sophisticated. In this article, we explore the potential of digital lending startups in India, along with factors driving growth and the role of various government initiatives to support it.

  • Gearing up for the Next Wave of AI in Pharmaceutical Industry – From Cost-based to Value-based models

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping business operations in the health industry. Amid the ever-evolving AI infrastructure, growth in tech-savvy patients and availability of big data, the industry is set to make a transition from using AI for controlling costs to utilizing it for improving patient care. The AI in healthcare market is estimated to reach $6.6Bn in 2021 from $600Mn in 2014, recording a CAGR of 40%; in the five years subsequent to 2021, the market is estimated to grow by more than 10 times.1 In this article, we provide insights on the applications of AI in patient-centric models for improving patient care, from diagnosis to post-treatment care.

  • Can AI be Weaponized for Cyberattacks?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has proved to be a two-edged sword for cybersecurity. AI-enabled tools are being implemented by companies for building a strong security framework, but these are also being used by hackers to design advanced and precise cyberattacks. Could AI become a major threat to enterprises in future?

  • Quantum Computing: A Roadmap to the Future

    With classical computing having reached its limit and advanced computing requirements on the rise owing to the advent of big data and artificial intelligence, quantum computing has turned the need of the hour. However, dealing with the complexities of quantum mechanics is a challenge that many companies are trying to overcome. Although the technology is still at a nascent stage, it is imperative for all industries to begin exploring the potential of quantum computing and develop a road map for customized use cases.

  • Digital Therapeutics: Transforming Medical Treatment Experience

    Digital therapeutics (DTx), an emerging segment of the digital health industry, comprise software- and evidence-based therapeutic interventions; these interventions can prevent, manage, and treat medical disorders such as chronic diseases. DTx enhance drug efficacy using advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, thereby enabling the transformation of medical treatment experience. The way forward for industry stakeholders is to facilitate the adoption of DTx. The solution providers must identify the current gaps in medical treatment, pharma companies should find the right technology partners with experience in DTx, and insurance companies must provide coverage for DTx products.

  • Why Technology Surveillance Tools Are Not Enough for Tech Watch

    When technology evolves at a breakneck pace, it is necessary for dynamic organizations to track the innovations and technological developments affecting their area of business, and be aware of the opportunities — and threats — coming their way.

  • Technologies Inspired by Nature

    With over 3.8 billion years of rigorous R&D, Nature is, by far, the most sophisticated and powerful innovator there is.

  • 9 Things to Research Before You Enter a New Market

    One man’s ignorance is another man’s opportunity.

    In a world where external forces are impacting business’ success like never before, conventional wisdom and experience can no longer guide future strategies. To gain a strategic advantage, companies must learn about the what, where, and why of the market environment they plan to enter.

    They need a good Competitive Intelligence (CI) strategy.

  • Commercialization of Nano-additives — Labs to Market

    Through the application of nanotechnology, existing products such as fuel, cement, or food can be manipulated on an atomic, molecular, or supramolecular scale by means of nano-additives/nano-fillers so as to enhance their physical or chemical properties. 

  • 8 Things to Look for in a Good Research Partner

    If you're in business, you're at war.

    Odds are you’re also trying to run a lean business, which means you've not got enough manpower to chuck into the trenches.

    When it comes to gathering critical information about the markets, the competitors, or even the feasibility of key business decisions; most firms operating out there have in-house research experts that are a jack of all trades, but masters of none. And this might work in few cases.

    Sometimes though, and this definitely sneaks up on the weary that aren’t wary, you’ll need to spring a little extra for situations that call for specific expertise.

    Your first big decision is whether you want to tackle this internally, or hire a Research Partner. 

  • Innovative Plastics & Polymer Additives for Smart Packaging

    The smart packaging market is gaining traction, especially among sectors such as food and pharma, and is likely to boom in the coming years. 

  • Why Tech Watch Should Be a Part of Your Competitive Intelligence (CI) Strategy

    “Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.”

    ― Andy Rooney

  • 7 Factors That Are Holding Back China’s Shale Gas Revolution

    China’s aim to replicate the US shale gas revolution by 2020 has been stalled owing to multiple market, economic, and technological challenges.

  • RegTech: Innovation Meets Compliance

    RegTech, a technological innovation, is gaining traction. Part of the Fintech explosion that has taken over the world, RegTech refers to digitization of the compliance and regulatory framework for quicker and more efficient services.

  • Personalization of Treatment: Moving from Volume to Value

    The new healthcare ecosystem is increasingly becoming “patient-centric”. With the “one-drug-for-all” approach rapidly being replaced by personalized treatment, pharmaceutical companies are scouting for technology enablers to realize this goal.

  • Can Quantum Computing Transform the Financial Services Industry

    Quantum computing, a popular concept, is set to transform the financial services industry. The technology has been in existence since 1981 but is still at the nascent stage. Considering its powerful real-world applications, the potential ramifications far exceed the possibilities associated with current technology. This article highlights the likely use cases of quantum computing in financial services that could contribute to the growth of the industry.

  • Digital Procurement: A Direct Materials Perspective

    Over the past few years, digital transformation has become a buzzword that has infiltrated organizational departments, including procurement. Implementation of digital technologies is considered a top priority for most CPOs in mid-to-large scale organizations. While the software market is relatively mature for indirect material procurement, organizations still struggle to find the right set of solutions to facilitate direct material procurement operations. In this article, we have focused on challenges in adopting digital technologies for direct material procurement and the type of systems global conglomerates currently have for direct procurement operations.

  • Digitalization: Gaining Momentum Across Sectors

    ‘Going digital’ is the only way for companies to grow today and gain a competitive edge. Digitalization is taking place across sectors and geographies. However, adopting a new technology is not simple and requires in-depth analysis of various parameters. An expert and knowledgeable research partner can ensure that the company gets accurate data, along with insightful evaluation, to take an informed decision.

  • Facility Management: Increasing Efficiency Through Adoption of Emerging Technologies

    Facility management is widely regarded as an essential service that helps maintain the health and safety of people as well as increase the lifespan of buildings and the assets within. Emerging technologies have been assisting facility managers to achieve these objectives. The industry’s reliance on technologies is expected to grow and play a crucial role in containing the spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • What 2017 Looks Like for Indian Start-up Valuations

    As caution (and common sense) began to question the business and revenue models that India’s biggest tech-startups were banking on, investors shifted focus from scalability to profitability.

    2017 looks like a year of reckoning for India’s tech-startups.

  • Construction Technology Trend – Prefabrication

    The construction industry is in the throes of a massive shift as it embraces innovative technologies to improve productivity, reduce lead times, and ensure the safety of its workforce. One such new trend – prefabrication – is rapidly gaining popularity. Prefabrication allows the optimal utilization of resources, enables smooth operations, and ensures high-quality construction work.

  • Way Towards a Smarter Power Network

    Smart Grid is a power network that uses advance technology to monitor, communicate and control the flow of electricity in the network. It improves the efficiency of the power network, helps reduce the overall cost of operation and enables consumers to monitor their power usage. Digitisation of the power sector is an ongoing process, and in the coming years, the sector will embrace transformational technologies to develop and thrive.

  • Industry 4.0 – The Next Big Trend in Manufacturing Sector

    Revolution–Industry 4.0, also known as smart factories, is the forthcoming phase in digitization of the manufacturing sector where machines will interact with each other and make independent decisions. This would enable companies to improve productivity and take competition to the next level. Whether the new technology will find takers or not depends on how sustainable it is in the long term and how effectively it can translate into higher revenue, lower cost and increased productivity.

  • Has COVID-19 Impacted the Growth Prospects for Wide Bandgap Materials?

    The COVID-19 outbreak abruptly paused the supply chain for wide-band gap materials, however reoccurrence of demand green shoots in 2Q 2020, is likely to reset the market from a proverbial pause mode to an active fast forward stage as wafer suppliers mitigate the existing supply chain conundrum and plan for a longer haul in the semiconductor material market.

  • Four Technological Advancements That Could Change the Medical Tourism Landscape as We Know It

    The next wave of medical tourism growth will be assisted by superior technological systems and services.

  • Parked Cars - A Hidden Potential Resource

    The automobile industry landscape is witnessing a major shift as innovative models, such as electric and autonomous cars, get ready to enter the market. The increase in production will lead to billions of car going on the road by 2040. According to research, private cars are parked 95% of the time and hence under-utilized. Industry players are currently looking for opportunities to use parked cars in a sustainable and effective manner while positively impacting the environment and the society.

  • 5G: Did COVID–19 Mar the Grand Rollout?

    The rollout of 5G, expected globally in 2020, took a beating as COVID–19 struck with all its might, taking one country after another. To deal with the highly contagious virus, lockdowns were imposed across the globe that completely derailed the rollout of 5G. While spectrum auctions and implementation have resumed, the tempo has slowed significantly compared to the speed with which 5G was being rolled out; however, there is hope that the delay will not have a long-term impact.

  • Use Cases: Digital Twin in Livestock Farming

    The agriculture industry is confronted with a new set of problems such as shortage of labor, pressure to feed an increasing population, and environmental degradation that are affecting the health of plants and animals and, consequently, agricultural produce. Agtech, entailing application of technology to agricultural operations and processes, is fast emerging as a solution to address these issues. Investment in digitalization in agriculture is lucrative in terms of increasing productivity, process efficiency and animal welfare. One such approach is the digital twin technology, yet to be explored in livestock farming. The use cases mentioned here indicate the technology’s application in livestock farming.

  • Existential Risk Management – Managing the Risk of Extinction

    The global pandemic has once again bought fore the need to have risk management and business continuity plans to deal with crises. As COVID – 19 spread across the world, it spelled doom for the global economy and many companies were forced to declare bankruptcy. Could this have been avoided if there was a blueprint for disaster management, readying them to face unprecedented challenges?

  • PE Firms Going Long on US Online Short-Term Rental Market

    The vacation rental homes industry has developed rapidly and is set for more growth. Due to the promise it holds, the market has not only attracted venture capitalists but also witnessed an increase in mergers & acquisitions. This growth can be attributed to technological advancements and the market’s online nature, making it easy for travellers to choose, review and book. Hotel chains are also entering this space through either mergers or by creating smaller entities within to have a slice of the pie. Outlook for the industry remains positive and disruptive technologies will redefine the domain further.

  • Impact of NB-IoT and LTE-M in Manufacturers and Logistics sectors

    IoT is increasingly being incorporated by businesses, indicating its growing significance. The connectivity facilitated by this system plays a key role in boosting efficiency. Currently, the most popular connectivity technologies are LTE-M and NB-IOT, characterized by low power consumption and wide area of coverage. Here, we mainly discuss their impact on logistics and manufacturing industries, including the role they would play in further growth in the two domains, and the outlook for these technologies.

  • Chemicals 4.0 – An Overview of Potential Digitization Drivers

    Parallel to the industrial revolution, the chemical industry has surged in terms of both production volumes and innovations. The sector’s adaptability to modernization, especially adopting digitization, is a testament to its resilience, irrespective of economic conditions, especially the crisis currently underway globally. Considering the innovations, investor interest, and positive industry estimates, digitization in this sector is expected to increase. Due to the constant need for chemicals across allied and non-allied sectors, the outlook for the chemical industry would continue to be positive. Hence, along with the trending ‘Industry 4.0,’ ‘Chemicals 4.0’ must concord, paving the way for the potential adoption of several digitization drivers.

  • Five Benefits Insurers Can Reap From Blockchain

    Till date, the insurance sector has been weighed down by conventional, outdated, and labor-intensive operating models. However, as the industry progresses with the recent technological advancements, innovative Blockchain-based solutions could provide opportunities for insurance companies to expand as well as increase profitability. Blockchain could be the solution to various challenges encountered by global insurers.


Blogs

14 blog posts found for artificial-intelligence:

  • Artificial Intelligence Could Boost Good Governance

    Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) is definitely gaining significant ground among enterprises. It can also help governments to usher in better governance, and ultimately, improve overall growth and development. 

  • Five emerging trends likely to shape the workplace

    Digital transformation is modifying our work environment gradually. With more sophisticated technologies and wider connectivity, workplaces as we know today will undergo a complete change in the coming decade. Needless to add, this cannot happen without a simultaneous shift in mind-set. The articles explores some key trends likely to usher in the revolutionary change.

  • Predictive Analytics – Game On

    Predictive analytics, a subset of artificial intelligence (AI), is set to bring about a revolution in the coming decades. It will make forecasting ever-changing phenomenon such as weather conditions or ground motion, for instance, seismic movements, more accurate, helping save lives and reduce the scale of destruction. The possibilities of this technology, expected to have a positive impact on almost every aspect of life – physical, social, economic – are boundless, and we have only scratched the surface.

  • Cyber Security is Critical in an Age of IoT and Healthcare Hacks

    Regulatory compliance to maintain extensive electronic patient records have made hospitals and healthcare institutes a treasure-trove of information, especially for hackers on the prowl for comprehensive databases of personal information.

    In an age rife with identity thefts and online fraud, digital medicine and the next generation of healthcare services may be shelved simply because cyber security measures haven’t kept up with the times.

  • Global Healthcare: Five Emerging Technologies Changing the Landscape

    The healthcare sector of today benefits immensely from technological advancements. Emerging technologies are helping develop newer, better treatments while alleviating cost burdens. Some technologies are yet to be explored to their full potential, but have still brought about a massive shift in the sector. Innovations such as artificial intelligence and robotics are completely changing the landscape, ushering in a new future for healthcare.

  • IoT Could Make a Difference in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Supply Chains

    The digitization of data and processes across the value chain coupled with the Internet of Things (IoT) could transform the pharmaceutical industry. 

  • Why the U.S. Needs Automation to Keep Manufacturing Jobs Viable

    The current Trump administration, in conjunction with the manufacturing sector, would have to address a growing need to convert an existing ‘semi-skilled’ workforce to a ‘tech-skilled’ workforce, which would directly align itself with the march of automation.

  • Apple Special Event 2017 – Just Another Version Launch, or Could There Be More?

    Apple’s (AAPL) September 12th special event probably has more riding on it than most of its previous ones. The stock is up 57% over the past 12 months and had a fairly strong Q3FY17. Yet, a lot of that would now have to be backed up by what analysts would term as a potential product upgrade cycle. The launch of iPhone 8 should answer that question.

  • Robots in the Global Education Industry

    With talented teachers in short supply and a growing demand for educational institutions that are geared for the future, the global educational robots market is expected to be worth USD 6.05 bn by 2020, boosted by significant VC investments and the expansion of several robotics start-ups in an already competitive space.

  • Whom Do You Trust With a Billion Dollar Technology Race — Financial Investors, or Strategic Investors?

    While every venture capitalist has their own motives, it all really boils down to one of two things — Profit, or Progress. Which of those two drivers is most likely to  help a new technology succeed? Read on to find out.

  • China Bans Big Investors From Cutting Stakes For Next 6 Months

  • The Global Smart Lighting Market is Poised for Growth

    Factors such as government subsidies, growing demand for energy-efficiency, as well as next generation intelligent utility and facilities management solutions will drive the smart lighting market.

  • Shortlisting Appropriate Search Results – Can IP Intelligence Help?

    Looking for the right prior art in a sea of patents is as drawn-out as it is dreary.

    It’s about time we tapped Big Data and AI tocut to the chase.

  • Technology Disruption in the Media Industry

    The world of entertainment has undergone a massive change in the past decade due to the advent of new technologies. Innovations in the platform, content, and the entire delivery process have ensured that our entertainment is engaging, exciting, and accessible anywhere, anytime. Such technologies are still evolving and will continue to enhance our viewing experience.


Infographics

4 infographics found for artificial-intelligence:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market Overview

    Despite its nascent stages of development,  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is steadily gaining popularity across a wide array of sectors and applications.

  • Global Wearable Devices Market

    The global wearable devices market is expected to increase significantly at a CAGR of ~21% between 2015–18 due to the growing popularity of IoT and an increase in consumer preference for sophisticated gadgets.

  • Global Video Over-the-Top (OTT) Services Market

    The global video OTT market could be worth USD 51 Bn by 2020, presenting opportunities to key industry participants such as content creators, distributors, and OTT service providers.

  • US B2B e-Commerce Sales

    Increasing emphasis on reducing the operational cost, and rising demand from customer side to procure products online is expected to drive the demand for US B2B e-commerce sales


Special Reports

4 special reports found for artificial-intelligence:

  • IoT - How Technology is Helping Overcome Legal and Ethical Challenges

    Internet of Things (IoT), at the center of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is a fast-growing domain. It is now a part of our daily lives and activities: in transit, at home, or office. However, with its rise, privacy issues and threat of data loss have also reared their head. Cybersecurity has, therefore, become a primary concern for all companies implementing IoT or building IoT devices. Apart from the security aspect, there are other challenges such as absence of proper laws and inadequate governance.

  • HealthTech Decoded

    As the world fights through COVID-19, Healthcare technology (or HealthTech) have been in the spotlight for the past few months and have also garnered substantial investor interest. HealthTech companies primarily include startups harnessing digital solutions to solve real-world problems in the broader healthcare domain. At a time when the healthcare infrastructure is being tested for its resolve, these digital solutions have been instrumental in addressing customer needs. As the interest and adoption of HealthTech grows, the sector is poised for a supernormal growth curve and is on track to create new Unicorns. As expected, the sector continues to attract funding at modest pace despite the ongoing crisis, and it is expected to thrive over the foreseeable future.

  • Is the Center of Steel Production Shifting Again?

    A combination of several factors has resulted in developing countries like China and India replacing traditional steel-producing countries such as the US, Japan, and Germany over the past few years.  There's another shift afoot, however, and new global centers of steel production are likely to emerge before long.

  • Financial Data Management – A Detailed Step-by-Step Approach

    The saying “data is the new oil” is quite apt in the current age. In the digital world, data collection has become much simpler. However, data structuring and analysis remains complex. Digital transformation facilitates this process, yet obtaining relevant information requires expert knowledge and handling.