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The Evolving Enterprise: Edge and 5G will match the car and canned food revolutions

In this issue:

  • Payment security a major concern for online retail
  • Edge and 5G will match the car and canned food revolutions, says Wind River’s CMO
  • 5G and Industry 4.0: Where promise meets reality – and expectations are huge
  • Businesses see a need for ethical, trusted AI - powered systems, but progress is patchy
  • Robotic Process Automation auto-balancing feature to offer ‘hands-free’ bot workload management
  • Company, Product & Market News

Protection for cloud-based applications from Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated, the provider in cloud security, announced the availability of its Trend Micro Cloud One Application Security, a cloud native security solution for modern applications and APIs. Delivered as part of its platform, Cloud One Application Security provides code-level visibility and protection against the latest cyber threats.

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Lessons from AI deployments today point to a rosy future

Transforma Insights’ examination of real-world artificial intelligence (AI) deployments shows that most today are focused on mundane applications delivering cost savings, rather than being truly transformational. However, rapid pay-back and high levels of automation bode well for more widespread adoption in innovative fields. Matt Hatton, co-founder of Transforma Insights reports.

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Keep communities safe with actionable, data- driven insights from advanced video analytics

BriefCam, a provider of video content analytics and VIDEO SYNOPSIS solutions, reports that its advanced video analytics software platform will serve as the analytics engine for Verizon’s Intelligent Video solution. The monitoring service helps law enforcement and security teams keep public and private facilities secure with near real-time, actionable data from video content.

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IoT can get you back to work

The City of London usually welcomes around 550,000 workers daily. Today that number is closer to 15,000. Why? Because the majority of City workers have to commute by public transportation train, tube or bus to get to work. In the past, says Bart Schouw, chief evangelist at Software AG, this meant sitting or more likely standing in a crowded, hot space with no air conditioning (and not enough people wearing masks).

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How AI enhances connected device manufacturers’ fraud detection and prevention

As sure as the sun rises in the east, when money is actively exchanging hands, scammers will shortly get a whiff and show up to take what they can. And so, says Judd Bagley, VP of marketing at Everise, it is in the market for connected devices, where Statista reports that in 2019, new smart phone and smart home product revenues in the US alone combined to reach just under $160 billion (€135.23 billion) – which is more than the GDP of Ukraine.

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Data-powered enterprises outperform peers: Up to 70% increase on average revenue per employee

Data-powered enterprises vastly outperform in financial parameters, achieving up to a 70% increase on the average revenue per employee. This is according to a new report by the Capgemini Research Institute entitled, “The data-powered enterprise: Why organisations must strengthen their data mastery.”

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Navigating ‘Big Tech’ threat in banking; Banks can learn from fintech

In 2017, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released a report which cited ‘Big Tech’ as a greater threat to banks than fintech. Three years later, says Eelco-Jan Boonstra, managing director of EMEA at Mambu, this continues to hold true as we’ve seen technology giants such as Google, Apple and Facebook move deeper into the world of finance.

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IT leaders now look to data management for competitive advantage, says survey

Druva Inc., a specialist in cloud data protection (CDP) and management, announced the results of the 2020 Value of Data Report. The report offers insights from 700 IT decision makers in the US and UK and underpins the importance of maximising the value of data as businesses navigate an unprecedented global event.

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Fibocom’s Smart Module Revamps the Retail Industry and Makes Business More Intelligent

(Sponsored News) Since the online shopping boom a few years ago, physical stores have experienced unprecedented challenges with reducing in-store customers, decreasing profit margin and rising management costs. The ever-growing competition has put greater pressure on the retail industry, forcing retailers, as well as restaurant owners and hotel owners, to deliver a more satisfactory in-store experience to attract new and existing customers.

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VIDEO: We are at a pivotal point in AI. How will data bias affect future decisions?

In the world of AI and machine learning, it’s common to hear fear-based statements about what the poor decisions unchecked algorithms might make.

What most people rarely hear about are the actual challenges that cause AI practitioners to worry.

FICO’s Chief Analytics Officer, Scott Zoldi sat down with Kate Crawford, a Distinguished Research Professor at NYU and a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, to discuss how unconscious data bias and untrained data scientists poses risks to AI models and the trust we place in business decisions derived from them.

Why you should watch their candid conversation:

  • How will data bias affect future decisions?
  • How unconscious data bias and untrained data scientists poses risks to AI models
  • How data bias and machine learning are remapping our society
  • The real problems with AI that keep data scientists up at night
  • What businesses and data scientists need to do to ensure ethical AI
  • How to avoid introducing gender bias and other forms of bias into AI models

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