Amido research shows 88% of retail tech decision makers (TDMs) see the potential of the likes of AI, AR and VR as ways to increase their competitive advantage, but many are struggling trying to meet the convenience demands of consumers.
Robots have not taken over the world yet, but there will definitely be a lot more of them by the end of the decade. GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, forecasts that the robotics industry will pass the $500bn mark in 2030, after a decade of growing at double-digit rates. That is an impressive figure for an industry that generated global revenue of just $45.3bn in 2020.
Conwy Council has successfully migrated 11 million data records in just four months, by supporting its team with a digital workforce of 40 virtual robots. As a result, the team has achieved a time saving equivalent to 2,000 working days.
IT and Business collaboration proves key to overcoming security and integration challenges; Almost 9 out of 10 organizations agree that IT and business alignment has improved in the last 12 months driving faster innovation, together.
New strategic alliance will bring the Automation 360 platform to Google Cloud, and generate industry solutions that combine Google Cloud AI and ML technology with Automation Anywhere’s award-winning, cloud-native RPA capabilities.
Automation and infrastructure service provider, Ultima Business Solutions Limited, owned by Apse Capital Limited, has acquired Just After Midnight, a global cloud services provider to digital business. Just After Midnight will form a new cloud and application services division within Ultima and will continue to scale its industry-leading full-stack 24/7 support for brands and their digital agencies.
Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.
Owen Rogers, Uptime Institute Research Director for Cloud Computing, discusses the findings of his recent report – Public Cloud Costs versus Resiliency: Stateless Applications, which outlines the importance of cloud service resiliency as it can impact on application availability.
Florian Malecki, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Arcserve, discusses the findings of the company’s recent ransomware survey, which reveals that far too many organisations are still unprepared, not least in terms of recovering lost data. The good news is that businesses do have plans to increase their data resilience investments to meet the challenges of today’s hybrid, digital workplace.
Aoife Foley, IEEE Senior Member and Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, provides valuable insight into a whole range of technology, social and political challenges and opportunities which are shaping the quest for Net Zero.
“If you digitise a flawed process, you get a digital flawed process” is common wisdom in 2022 – and it applies to employee training. How can it be done better though? Felix Eichler, CTO and co-founder, Userlane shares some thoughts on how companies have mastered the shift towards digital workplaces.