In India, Bestseller turns to AI to keep stores relevant

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 20, 2019 | Customer Experience, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

With the right technology, such as AI, key decision-makers in India’s retail world could enhance their intuition and help them forecast better in order to deliver what consumers want in each store. ...read more


Can blockchain pave the way for ethical cobalt?

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 14, 2019 | Blockchain, Manufacturing

A pilot program is working to demonstrate how materials in the cobalt supply chain can be responsibly produced, traded, and processed from mine to end manufacturer. ...read more


For the homeless, a government they can count on

Written by Justine Jablonska | March 12, 2019 | Data, Government, Healthcare

“We’re dealing with a population with complex needs.” ...read more


AI may help burn patients live longer

Written by Justine Jablonska | March 12, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, New Normal

The Australia-based Fiona Wood Foundation is examining the long-term effects of burns on the health of a person over their lifetime. ...read more


How blockchain can make your next trip Instagram-worthy

Written by Rich McKay | March 10, 2019 | Blockchain, Supply Chain, Travel and Transportation

Travelers want unique experiences they can manage with ease and simplicity. But is the travel industry ready to accommodate them? Blockchain can help. ...read more


Would you open an email from your tire dealer?

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 8, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Retail and Consumer Products

Customers come to tire and auto repair retailers infrequently and grudgingly. For Belle Tires, improving customer relationships was a top priority. They looked to AI-enabled analytics to keep customers engaged. Nonetheless, Saran said, Belle Tire ...read more


Research director Bola Rotibi focuses on the people behind the technology

Written by Rich McKay | March 6, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Big Thinkers, Telecommunications

UK-based Creative Intellect Consulting’s research director and founder is turning the conversation around network transformation from product to people. ...read more


Nation Waste Inc.’s CEO Maria Rios sees opportunity everywhere

Written by Justine Jablonska | February 26, 2019 | Big Thinkers, IoT, Manufacturing

“When I see waste, I see opportunity,” Maria Rios begins. “That’s my slogan.” She’s calling from the library of her alma mater, the University of Houston, where she’s now a board member. The university is where she wrote the business plan for her now-multimillion-dollar company Nation Waste Inc., the first female Hispanic-owned waste removal company ...read more


A dash of flavor, a pinch of pepper, and a spoonful of AI

Written by Justine Jablonska | February 22, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, New Normal, Retail and Consumer Products

How can food companies develop products with greater staying power in a constantly evolving market? ...read more