Can better data analytics slow the fastest growing illegal trade in the world?

It’s the third-largest criminal activity in the world, and the fastest growing. Can big data disrupt human trafficking?


Auto companies are quick to implement IIoT, but slow to secure it, new study shows

87% of auto companies are implementing IIoT into plants and assembly lines without fully evaluating risk, according to a new study.

Big Thinkers

At United Airlines, Jason Birnbaum aims for transformation without the turbulence

United Airlines' digital transformation had yet to prove truly transformative. Jason Birnbaum wanted to change that.

Kroger’s food safety chief wants to untangle the food supply chain

Written by Jordan Teicher | September 6, 2018 | Big Thinkers, Blockchain, Retail and Consumer Products

Howard Popoola is part of an ambitious effort to provide a new level of trust and transparency to the food supply chain through blockchain technology. more

In the ’90s, Dan Kohn brought retail to the web. Now he has another big idea.

Written by Jordan Teicher | September 5, 2018 | Big Thinkers, Cloud, Retail and Consumer Products

At 21, Dan Kohn made secure retail transactions possible online. Now, he advocates for new technologies that improve e-commerce. more

Can AI help reduce Beijing’s smog?

Written by Rich McKay | September 4, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Energy and Utilities...

Energy and utilities companies can use AI and IoT to embrace sustainability and efficiency: reducing pollution, optimizing renewable energy, and improving asset management. more

Smoother flights when AI runs the show

Written by Guest Author | August 23, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, IoT...

New AI and mobile technologies are helping airlines and engineers tackle maintenance issues faster and more comprehensively. more

No matter which class you fly, AI is personalizing airline travel

Written by Guest Author | August 20, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Customer Experience, Data...

In a competitive field of low-cost carriers, legacy airlines are turning to artificial intelligence to personalize the journey for customers and build brand loyalty. more

How AI improves manufacturing quality

Written by Rich McKay | August 15, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, IoT...

Artificial intelligence that can see and hear defects in manufacturing? Yes. Almost any manufactured part could benefit from AI’s gaze. more

For this Maryland city, a smarter city is a safer one

Written by Justine Jablonska | August 9, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Government...

Seat Pleasant, Maryland is located on less than one square mile a few miles east of Washington DC. It has two major highways running through it, a population of 4,721, and a mayor that likes to ride a bike wearing a shirt with his title in large letters across the back. Upcoming city events include more

The fastest woman alive is making speedy sponsorship deals thanks to AI

Written by Jordan Teicher | August 8, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Media and Entertainment, New Normal

By connecting athletes with brands through AI, OpenSponsorship is shaking up the sports industry. more

Accessibility on the go: mobility for everyone

Written by Rich McKay | July 31, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Data...

How can governments and companies build accessibility into emerging tech like IoT and AI? IBM's Erich Manser explains why designing for everyone is critical for digital transformation. more