“Most community banking providers can’t match the digital sophistication of megabanks. But River Valley Bank and it’s aptly named ‘IncredibleBank’ online unit prove that small fish can swim with the sharks. Here’s how this community bank manages to innovate and thrive without selling its soul.”
“For most of us, the more we use technology, the better we get at learning shortcuts. AI is the same. Machine learning, an increasingly impressive branch of AI, enables machines to process data and learn on their own, compounding knowledge as each additional piece of data is acquired.”
Predictions about the potential for an economic slowdown in 2019 apparently haven’t impacted digital business growth aspirations. As more CEOs focus their executive team attention toward digital transformation investments, IT vendors are preparing for the new demand.
“We’ve got the skills, we’ve got the technology, we should now have the courage to be ahead of the curve,” said South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa. The technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, such as AI and blockchain, would allow the continent to leapfrog ahead.