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Week of Apr 20

“Business people aren’t passive “users” of technology: they are the most important “technology” in the enterprise, and yet this technology is not being fully leveraged – because it’s hard to do so!” – By Timo Elliott, VP, Global Innovation Evangelist for SAP 

Week of Apr 13

“I am most excited about 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 [health care] initiatives.” – By Cindi Howson, Chief Data Strategy Officer, ThoughtSpot

Week of Apr 06

“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.” - By Fawad Khan, Cloud and Digital Transformation Leader, Microsoft

Week of Mar 30

“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.” - By Sarah Burnett, EVP & Distinguished Analyst, Everest Group

Week of Mar 23

RPA will infiltrate vast areas of society, including monitoring networks and cybersecurity, as we continue to evolve to Industry 4.0. – By Bob Carver, Principal Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence and Analytics, Verizon

Week of Mar 16

“The convergence of technology advancements around compliance, integration, dynamic pricing, treasury, settlement and risk management have created a unique moment in time where commercial borders will disappear.” - Rebecca Loevenguth, Global Head of Enterprise Partnerships Commercial Development, Western Union 

Week of Mar 09


Number of healthcare organizations that have experienced a data breach since the third quarter of 2016, according to Black Book Market Research.

Week of Mar 02

“For the company as a whole, being customer-centric has led us to a point where we don’t just see ourselves as a company that leases trucks but as a company in the business of handling other firms’ transportation needs.”  - Ramesh Sundaresan, VP & Division CIO, Ryder System

Week of Feb 24

$165.6 billion

Global social advertising spend expected by 2023, according to Frost & Sullivan.

Week of Feb 17


Number of functional leaders who believe that they have the talent they need to meet current performance requirements, according to Gartner.

Week of Feb 10

13.4 Million

Worldwide spending on telecom services and pay TV services in 2019, according to IDC.

Week of Feb 03

156 Million

Number of 5G Connections worldwide by 2021, according to 5G Americas.