The rapid development of artificial intelligence over the next 20 years will completely change the landscape in which businesses operate. Recent innovations in AI have allowed data scientists to produce tools that can have a genuine disruptive impact on traditional business models across a range of sectors.
Amazon takes every opportunity it sees. Through AWS DeepLens it's brought deep learning closer to developers of all skills. Although it looks like an oversized web cam, it's more of a fully integrated software platform than a camera.
In its most basic form blockchain is a new tool that can be used for accounting purposes and possesses several key features that make it attractive to users. In essence, a blockchain is what it says it is - a chain of blocks that are publicly available, decentralised, and digitised.
Some commentators feel that the Internet of Things is a network of items that exchange very basic data without much intelligence being involved. They point to a lack of analysis that could interpret this data, and do something meaningful with it.
Media has created a buzz around Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence as being applied only to niche products. The truth is that the business world has begun implementing these technologies throughout the entire enterprise schemes to improve their productivity.
Recently, cloud computing has come to have an effect on every single industry. The cloud has become a ubiquitous term but it is actually a very diverse field. Many people are not really sure what the cloud even is.