PREDICTION | Straight Talk

PREDICTION

By Jeroen Bartelse, Business Innovation, Achmea on Artificial Intelligence

From an insurer perspective AI will help us in ways we cannot even imagine at the moment. However looking outside other developments are more fascinating; cars that will drive themselves, urban air mobility will have become normal in certain parts of the world and apparently as of 2024 people space travel could be possible, leading to people visiting, working or even living in space... read more

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By Rebecca Loevenguth​, Global Head of Enterprise Partnerships Commercial Development, Western Union​ on Borderless Commerce​

Borderless Commerce. Anything is possible when the world works together. Technology is the greatest catalyst for removing borders and connecting people around the world. A world with borderless commerce will create something we have never seen before – a world where people connect and learn from each other, where resources and... read more

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By Sarah Burnett, EVP & Distinguished Analyst, Everest Group on Artificial Intelligence

There will be major developments in technology for employee productivity and experience. Advances in conversational AI, voice and gesture recognition will make it easier for technology designers to keep devices highly usable while the size of hardware shrinks. Voice and gesture will become the main human-machine interfaces.  Holographic screens and keyboards will... read more

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By Bob Carver, Principal Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence and Analytics, Verizon on RPA

I believe RPA (Robotic Process Automation) utilizing various subfields of AI to enhance its usefulness is the most exciting breakthrough and has the greatest potential to transform the lives of people around the world. RPA is perfect for handling monotonous, repetitive tasks as well as those that require processing extremely large volumes of data. RPA will infiltrate... read more

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By Cindi Howson, Chief Data Strategy Officer, ThoughtSpot on Healthcare Tech

What I am most excited about is not a single technology but rather a convergence of multiple technologies of AI, cloud, and data collaboratives that allows for the most impactful data for good initiatives. These approaches are improving cancer care, eliminating malaria, fostering income and education equality, and preventing suicides of teens and veterans. In 2020, we have data and... read more

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By Fawad Khan, Cloud & Digital Transformation Leader, Microsoft on IoT

Use of IoT in in precision and smart agriculture will help the world in sustaining the ever growing population of the world for the next few decades.

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By Timo Elliott, VP, Global Innovation Evangelist for SAP on Artificial Intelligence

As Picasso once said: “Computers are useless: they can only give you answers!”. To really succeed in business, It’s not about answering questions, it’s about asking the right questions in the first place. Or to put it another way, the most important thing in business is… knowing what’s important! And (thankfully), that’s an area where artificial intelligence will never... read more

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By Rick King, Managing Director, Thomson Reuters on TechPharma

The future we’ll see in 2030 will be built upon the foundation of the present. Today, AI and machine learning are transforming the way we access and interpret the data we rely on to work, socialize and so much more. These technologies are succeeding where humans fail – they can churn through massive data sets, resolve patterns and abnormalities and provide insights, and today, help us find new... read more

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By Michael Ebeid, Group Executive, Telstra Enterprise on Internet of Everyone

When people look at today’s enterprise technology, they see silos of hardware, software and connectivity. When we look at it, we see an incredible convergence of disruptive breakthroughs. AI, Cloud, Internet of Things and most importantly 5G are coming together to create an Internet of Everything - or what we see as an Internet of Everyone. We’re set to expand on machine to... read more

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