Any organization with hopes of growing (or even doing business) in the future must adopt new tools, platforms and processes to thrive in the ever-changing world of technology. Digital transformation is happening in every industry, at every level of government and in academia far faster than most experts predicted.
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.
FinTech will benefit from three technologies that are expected to expand the usefulness of big data, offer more secure and responsive applications and exponentially grow computational performance.
Tayebeh Alirezaee has no recollection of her life in Iran during the revolution of 1979. It’s understandable given she was an infant at the time. But the trauma of the subsequent conflict between Iran and Iraq, a war that raged from 1980 until 1988, is still fresh in her mind.
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