As driverless cars become a mainstream reality, AI is aiding it greatly to remove all barriers to autonomous function and humanization of its operation. The biggest challenge self-driving cars will have to overcome on the road is being able to react to the randomness of traffic flow, other drivers, and the fact that no two driving situations are ever the same. AI is what comes to play in this sphere.
More investors are setting their sights on the financial technology (Fintech) arena. According to consulting firm Accenture, investment in Fintech firms rose by 10 percent worldwide to the tune of $23.2 billion in 2016.
As e-commerce (and retail in general) becomes increasingly global and competitive, business leaders understand that AI can be a valuable tool in reconnecting with consumers. AI has the power to analyze huge amounts of data from numerous sources, including human behaviors and emotions. This can then be used to create more meaningful customer experiences.
The Banking and Finance sector (BFSI) is witnessing one of its most interesting and enriching phases. Apart from the evident shift from traditional methods of banking and payments, technology has started playing a vital role in defining this change.
Rapidly evolving technology and a digitally focused world have opened the door for a new wave of automation to enter the workforce. Robots already stand side-by-side with their human counterparts on many manufacturing floors, adding efficiency, capacity (robots don’t need to sleep!) and dependability. Add in drones and self-driving vehicles and it’s no wonder many are questioning the role of humans going forward.
Digital skills are in high demand and short supply. But first things first — how do you define a digital team when nearly everything is digital?
Companies are using more real-time analytics, because of the pressure to increase the speed and accuracy of business processes — particularly for digital business and the Internet of Things (IoT). Although data and analytics leaders intuitively understand the value of fast analytical insights, many are unsure how to achieve them.