“IDC is seeing an increasing number of AI server, storage, and processor vendors develop AI stacks that consist of abstraction layers, orchestration layers, AI development layers, and data science layers that are intended to seamlessly operate together.”
“When you adopt a stewardship mindset, you become deliberate in your meeting decisions from start to finish. Being intentional and making smart meeting choices do not take much time at all — with practice, they can take only a minute.”
via MIT Sloan
“Having reminded many companies of the vulnerabilities of global supply chains, both the pandemic and the trade war between the U.S. and China could lead companies towards a more domestic approach to production and sourcing, which might result in a sustained reduction of global trade.
Some technology sector M&A activity is relatively immune to market disruptions. The robotics industry received significant investment in 2019, reaching $46 billion. A total of $17.8 billion went to acquisitions and a further $29 billion went into investments, according to ABI Research.
Enabling contactless customer interactions, from using smartphones for ordering in restaurants to controlling self-service kiosks with hand gestures, these solutions are reducing the risk of exposure to germs by making customer interactions touchless.
via CB Insights
Marketers are shifting investment strategies. Global digital advertising impressions on mobile (+32%) and over-the-top (+182%) devices increased significantly in first-quarter 2020 versus first-quarter 2019 and computer impressions saw a -9% decrease.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML) solutions can help drive value, transform businesses, and outperform the competition. But it’s challenging to navigate the lifecycle of developing, deploying, and maintaining ML models and AI solutions.