Just as autonomous vehicles are held out as a potential future for transportation, autonomous factories and plants are a possible future for at least some forms of manufacturing. With the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applications in the asset performance management (APM) space, coupled with the fact virtually every control…
What are the top 5 problems of the business of AI? What should AI vendors do? AI market research is overestimating AI growth. Executive surveys show slow uptake. Why is AI not gaining traction like the pundits predict?
Carefully cutting technology costs is not how most companies react to a recession. Say “recession” and managers think layoffs, project cancellations, and across-the-board budget cuts. We at the Analyst Syndicate think differently. We share our favorite, proven ways to cut costs without falling behind the competition or being left unprepared when business picks up.
Are some of your business processes inefficient but too complicated to exhaustively reengineer right now? Don’t overlook the ways RPA can automate small and large-scale business processes in most industries and departments. Check out where to start, what actions to take, how to organize your teams, and what to avoid.
With few exceptions, when it comes to significant, strategic AI investments, enterprises are waiting for the “IT bigs” to do it for them by enhancing their portfolios with new, AI-based capabilities. Job posting data speaks volumes. Listen to the data.
A centuries-old military aphorism claims that “all battles occur at the edges where two maps meet.” The implication is that the most critical aspect of combat takes place where details are lacking, and control is limited at best. IBM gets this, and it is the reason behind their critical edge computing announcements at last week’s…
In my first Analyst Syndicate post, I talked about the ongoing IT-OT civil war and why a CIO or other tech-related CxO needs to actively address the issue to get the most from Digital Transformation. The questions that blog raises has prompted this blog post about what the roots of the tribalism Prediction 2020 revealed…
By 2025, one third of robotic process automation (RPA) projects will reveal opportunities to accelerate and diversify revenues, but over half of those opportunities will be missed by obsessive focus on the bottom line.
AI researchers don’t think of intelligence the same way other people do. On hearing that “an AI” can play GO better than human champions, ordinary people assume that those skills can generalize. After all, that’s what people do. AI has no generalized smarts.
On 27 and 28 March 2019, at PwC’s Risk Summit in Boston, PwC senior leaders and consultants in the risk assurance and consulting practices shared with their clients and over three dozen industry analysts their vision of how digital technologies are transforming both risk management and business performance.