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Week of Feb 26

$1.5 Trillion

Anticipated US business and government tech spending in 2018

Week of Feb 19

“Technology is changing quickly in our industry and the race is on. Our competitors no longer just make cars. Companies like Google, Apple, and even Facebook are what I think about at night because after all, we didn’t start out by making cars either!”

Akio Toyoda, President and Member of the Board of Directors, Toyota Motor Corporation
Week of Feb 05

“So far, most people think about cyber in terms of having a credit card stolen. What you’re talking about now is a nuclear attack: If you can’t get to the ATM and get it to work."

Stuart Madnick, professor of IT, MIT Sloan School of Management
Week of Jan 29

$96 Billion

Global enterprise security spending in 2018

Week of Jan 22

“It’s very easy to get captivated and fall in love with the tech but you have to take a step back and say to yourself, ‘Is this actually helping people, individual customers, and is it helping society?"

Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company
Week of Jan 15

$772 billion

Worldwide spending on Internet of Things in 2018

Week of Jan 08

"We thought about how technology could help us create that one-on-one personalized messaging outside of the bar without having to hire 1,000 people to respond to individual guests… That's where the power of chatbot technology comes into play"

Sherif Mityas, Vice President and CIO, TGI Fridays
Week of Jan 01

$79.57 Billion

The size of the home automation system market in 2022

Week of Dec 25

“We lead people, not projects”

Wayne Shurts, CTO, Sysco
Week of Dec 18


The increase between 2016 and 2021 in the number of retail business assets (such as products, digital signs and Bluetooth beacons) connected to IoT platforms

Juniper Research
Week of Dec 04

“The amount of publicly available data is so huge that no human can come to grips with it, but AI can”

Elly Hardwick, head of innovation, Deutsche Bank
Week of Nov 27


The number of data science tasks will be automated by 2020