Tag: covid-19

Three Reasons AI-Powered Platforms Fail

Three Reasons AI-Powered Platforms Fail

If you’ve found yourself thinking, “There’s an AI-powered solution for everything these days,” you’re not far off.

Shareholder Value versus Lifetime Customer Value.

Shareholder Value versus Lifetime Customer Value.

A business has to choose a pathway, either to focus on the needs of shareholders or the needs of customers. No one likes to hear this, because in the perfect world, we’d love to think that we can do both.

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Julius Caesar is quoted as saying “Veni, vidi, vici” (I came, I saw, I conquered), if Caesar had been a businessman in 2020, I think he may have said Collectas indicium Lunaris examinetur et sententiis (I collected data, I analyzed, I decided), and he may have added I used Nastel XRay to do it.

How the current COVID-19 business climate is forcing changes to spending patterns

How the current COVID-19 business climate is forcing changes to spending patterns

COVID-19 – Cost companies have a list of priorities that are set each year, and budgets and resources are aligned to these. For most companies the priority list looks something like this:

76% Of Enterprises Prioritize AI & Machine Learning In 2021 IT Budgets

5 Ways Machine Learning Can Thwart Phishing Attacks

Machine Learning Global mobile phishing attempts surged by 37% amid shift to work-from-home for the thousands of businesses needing to adhere to shelter-in-place directives. According to Verizon, over 90% of breaches start with a phishing attack and with more than 60% of emails being read on mobile, mobile phishing is one of the fastest-growing threat categories in 2020.…
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Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the current state of adoption of AI by enterprises worldwide, the future of deep learning, and consumers’ attitudes regarding Covid-19 contact tracing.

AI News Index: Worried About Government Data Collection For Covid-19 Contact Tracing?

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the current state of adoption of AI by enterprises worldwide, the future of deep learning, and consumers’ attitudes regarding Covid-19 contact tracing.

Bitcoin’s Hedge Fund Sharks Are Swimming With The Whales

Bitcoin’s Hedge Fund Sharks Are Swimming With The Whales

Bitcoin is doing that thing again. After a 50% slump in the cryptocurrency’s price to about $4,000 in mid-March, when Covid-19 panic was gripping the financial markets, it has bounced back to trade at about $11,200. Veteran crypto-watchers have seen this rapid shift from fear to greed many times before, and know it can have…
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EU Strikes Stimulus Deal; Bitcoin Price Rallies

EU Strikes Stimulus Deal; Bitcoin Price Rallies

Bitcoin – Last night, the European leaders agreed to pass a historic stimulus of €750 billion euros ($858 billion dollars). The recovery fund’s goal is to rebuild the EU economies ravaged by COVID-19. The European Commission plans to raise the money in the financial markets, rather than injecting new money into the system. Approximately half…
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Fintech Post-Crisis: The Role Of Innovation Versus Operational Resilience

Fintech Post-Crisis: The Role Of Innovation Versus Operational Resilience

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted how rapid business response and the ability to quickly pivot have differentiated winners and losers across retail, telecom, supply chain and financial services.  Despite fast growth over the past decade, many financial services and fintech players may not survive the latest downturn because they’ve lost sight of a key business…
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Keeping abreast of COVID-19 – adding new ways to view the data

If there was ever a question in anyone’s mind about the value of data, the recent experience we have all been through has answered it. Knowing how a virus is spreading, the relative infection rates, how long people take to recover, how long they stay infectious, if the infection rates are reduced by social distancing,…
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