The evolution of the smart and connected home has created new revenue growth opportunities for consumer electronics vendors and telecom service providers. According to the latest worldwide market study by Berg Insight, the number of smart homes in North America and Europe reached 45 million in 2017.
FIS and IBM top the 2018 IDC FinTech Rankings Top 100 and Enterprise 25 respectively. Now in its 15th year, the annual IDC FinTech Rankings categorize and evaluate technology providers based on calendar year revenues from financial institutions for hardware, software, and/or services.
According to 451 Research, new survey results suggest most organizations are adopting or considering artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) due to its commercial growth benefits, rather than the potential to cut jobs.
Every online customer touchpoint – including websites, mobile apps, and APIs – is being attacked by bots. What are these bad bots doing? Interrupting good customer traffic, committing fraud, and stealing information – just advertising fraud alone is set to exceed $3.3 billion in 2018.
Blockchain has recently made its way into the impact investment community, and a broad range of use cases are being developed to take advantage of its features, giving rise to a new category of application referred to as “impact tokens”.
“By linking primary research to big data, we can improve the robustness and practicality of foundational frameworks like segmentation. We can even create predictive algorithms that increase the precision of go-to-market strategies and initiatives.”
Many business leaders have a much better understanding of blockchain technology than just a couple of years ago. There’s been a surge in R&D, both internally and in partnership with third parties, and a recognition that blockchain has the potential to be deployed in a variety of commercial use cases.