Just $225M in 2015, sales of SD-WAN gear will hit $1.19 billion this year as enterprises pick it to resolve challenges created by increasing cloud, mobile, big data and analytics traffic
IDC projects global revenue from big data will reach $203 billion in 2020. By 2025, we’ll produce 180 Zettabytes of data annually, much of it from IoT. And next year, there’ll be 440,000 big-data related jobs in the U.S. alone, with only 300,000 skilled workers to fill them.
Accenture has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform (www.rtap.io). The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform.
Founded in 2014 by a group of high-profile technology and manufacturing companies, the Industrial Internet Consortium has since blossomed into a major player in the critically important world of IoT, helping to demonstrate how the new technology can apply to a variety of commercial and industrial fields. Network World talked with the group's president, Bill Hoffman, who discussed the long, strange journey of technology's relationship with industry.
The rise and rise of chatbots in Australia has been impressive. Recent roll-outs of virtual assistants include NIB Health Funds’ Nibby, Domino's Pizza’s DRU Assist, and Jetstar’s chatbot Jess. Banks are particularly fond of the technology, with UBank’s RoboChat, NAB’s “digital virtual banker”, CBA’s Ceba and AMP’s Rosie among those implemented in customer facing roles.
Data science is a method for transforming business data into assets that help organizations improve revenue, reduce costs, seize business opportunities, improve customer experience, and more.