The Appocalyse: No Bright Future for Apps

Remember a few years ago, when every marketer told you that you needed to augment your brand with new touch points and that you couldn’t possibly do without your own app? The vision was that every store, every dentist and delivery service would have its own app. While for some use cases such as publicContinue reading “The Appocalyse: No Bright Future for Apps”

How to Estimate an AI Project’s Data Needs

One of the biggest challenges in today’s business world for mid and top-level executives is to correctly estimate data needs of new AI projects both at inception and over time. You may also want to read: Machine Learning in the Organization: First Steps The main questions which arise here are: what kind of data doContinue reading “How to Estimate an AI Project’s Data Needs”

How digital companies are leaving the rest behind

My favorite hashtags: digital transformation, digital company, digital business, digital everything! I am all about digital, I live it and I breathe it. And then I have to make a bank transfer and have to fill in a bunch of paper forms and “sign here, here, here, and initial here please.” Sigh! We have beenContinue reading “How digital companies are leaving the rest behind”

What is the Benefit of Modern Data Warehousing?

[Guest Post by Ronald van Loon] Access to relevant customer and industry information is the primary competitive advantage businesses have over their direct and indirect competitors today. It is the smartest approach to remaining vigilant in a business environment where competition is at an all-time high. That is where data warehousing comes in. Data warehousesContinue reading “What is the Benefit of Modern Data Warehousing?”

The Era of Voice and Image Cloning: Can You Believe What You Hear and See?

Over the past years, we have learned to live with fake news, which has been largely limited to articles on fake news sites. “Fake news”isn’t really a big problem. Statements can be fact-checked, authors can be questioned as to whether they ever made this or that statement. Audio statements (interviews) and images are used asContinue reading “The Era of Voice and Image Cloning: Can You Believe What You Hear and See?”

Are you a FAAAN? 5 Companies to Rule Them All.

Remember the 90s? Remember Microsoft’s antitrust troubles? For years, the software giant was in the crosshairs of government officials because it was deemed too dominant and needed to be broken up. Well, those times are back, only this time, nobody is crying foul. There are now five companies who are ruling the world and haveContinue reading “Are you a FAAAN? 5 Companies to Rule Them All.”

Forget Fake News – Here Comes Fake Data

AI voice assistants will cause a flood of fake data Everyone and their grandma are now working on algorithms to fact-check news. But as manufacturers, marketers and especially as consumers, we are facing a much bigger enemy. It is called artificial intelligence. This is the present: you run out of milk and go to theContinue reading “Forget Fake News – Here Comes Fake Data”