Global remittances totaled $613 billion in 2017, marking a 7% increase from $573 billion in 2016. Factors such as stricter immigration policies have possibly resulted in an increase in the number of remittance payments this year, and the 2018 figures are expected to rise accordingly.
Digitally determined organizations demonstrate the ability to vision, plan, and operationalize their digital transformation (DX) through ambition, grit, discipline and commitment. Ultimately, all digital determined organizations aspire to become ‘digital native enterprises’.
“Our conversation with marketing leaders suggest these budgets are fluid. Some are hard-pressed to make a business case to restructure or increase budgets for staff. On many to-do lists: Bring activities in-house, such as media planning and buying, and make better use of their agencies.”
At the WEF Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, interdisciplinary teams of experts and government representatives are applying a new strategy. They’re using a faster-paced, iterative and experimental approach to exploring regulations for new-edge technologies such as blockchain, drones and personalized medicine.
AI advances will increase global GDP by up to 14 percent between now and 2030 — the equivalent of an additional $15.7 trillion contribution to the world’s economy. That said, AI latecomers will be at a serious competitive disadvantage within several years.
Machine vision is in the process of transition and dramatic expansion. Deep learning (DL) techniques are taking machine vision systems to next level, driving the mass adoption in several industries — including the automotive, retail, consumer, industrial, and surveillance sectors.