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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Innovation' (5)

Breaking Down Cognitive Computing | What’s it all about?

Cognitive Computing is often used interchangeably with artificial intelligence, not that it’s entirely incorrect. MIT Sloan School of Business, for instance, defines the term as a system that adaptively utilizes underlying algorithms or processing with exposure to new data.

It wasn’t always a hot trend though. The present dictates otherwise, with much…

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Added by Jay Nair on July 10, 2018 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Introduction to open data

Today the world generates vast quantities of data each day that can be used to enhance the quality of living of virtually anyone in the world. Information is power but also a tool for supporting development, knowledge sharing and social initiatives. Tracking natural disasters, crowdsourcing rainfall data and mapping out the night’s sky are amongst a diverse range of…

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Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on September 22, 2015 at 3:58am — 1 Comment

On the Role of Big Data in International Development

The United Nations and World Bank are part of a growing globally-oriented Open Data movement.  After World Bank meetings last week in Washington, DC, those involved in defining the international Big Data Revolution asked for inputs.  This is what I posted:

There is no doubt that big data offers significant and exponential potential for international development work across multiple fields.  That this Independent Advisory Group has been formed is clear evidence that the United…

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Added by Anne Russell on October 15, 2014 at 12:47pm — No Comments

The Merging of Social Media, Big Data, Perpetually Connected Consumers and AI... Nirvana, or the End of Free-Will?

The Not So Distant Future

It’s Friday September 14, 2046, and you are at the airport getting an alert from your car that your 10,000 mile service is due, but something peculiar comes with your alert. It’s a question: your car asks you if you wish to have the service taken care of within the next 10 days, or after.

You respond “in the next 10 days.”

Your car’s smart system contacts the car dealer’s smart system and arranges everything, but first…

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Added by Tullio Siragusa on September 10, 2013 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Real-time Insights on Driving Patterns from Big Data – The Next Frontier for Competitive Advantage for Automakers

Getting real-time insights on driving patterns could disrupt how automotive manufacturers compete, build, market and offer cars in the next decade and beyond. Note that I didn’t use the word “sell” which I think is fast becoming the old way of doing business – “pushing” products to consumers i.e “build it and they will come” strategy will simply not work as consumerization takes hold

A recent report from Center for Automotive Research, pegged…

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Added by Balu Rajagopal on January 29, 2013 at 3:06pm — No Comments

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