Public IR 4.0 Resources

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Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in Retail

IoT has the power to substantially increase the amount of data retailers can capture. AI and the analysis of data collected will allow retailers the ability to better draw conclusions, understand processes, and increase supply chain efficiency.

Data Analytics
Customer analytics applications add artificial intelligence to reduce market 'friction'

AI will revolutionize the customer experience. AI has the ability to provide a seamless experience with its predictive capabilities and understanding of consumer behavior.

Data Analytics
Artificial intelligence: Touchpoints with consumers

AI is becoming a more accepted expectation. With a survey showing 32% of respondents plan to own AI devices in the home and almost 40% of consumers responding would consider a drone as a delivery method, how consumers shop as well as how retailer deliver their goods will change as AI evolves.

2018 AI predictions: 8 insights to shape business strategy

While there are many predictions around the future of AI, there is still uncertainty of where what the next five to ten years will bring in machine learning. It is expected however, that AI can benefit both employees and employers while helping businesses analyze data to answer important business questions.

Artificial intelligence: The time to act is now

AI will disrupt industries around the globe. To benefit from AI, companies should take note of six points: value capture will initially be limited to the consumer sector, focus on microverticals in promising industries, end-to-end solutions are a must in AI, most value will come from solutions and hardware, specific hardware architectures will be critical differentiators for cloud and edge computing, and companies need to act now.

Artificial or Augmented Intelligence: Talks with Intel's Chief Data Scientist, Bob Rogers

What once began as analytic systems with basic question-answer functions has evolved into today’s AI capabilities of predicting and recognizing consumer behavior based on data patterns. Businesses can take advantage of the benefits machine learning has to offer through AI incorporation in the business model.

The Internet of Things: Revolutionizing the Retail Industry

IoT is expected to be disruptive to the retail industry. Retailers finding ways to adopt IoT can improve the customer experience, optimize supply chain operations, and create new channels and revenue streams.

Redefine Your Company Based on the Company You Keep: Intelligent Enterprise Unleashed

Consumers are expecting the lines between customers, employees, and companies to blur. Deeper relationships between business and customer can be established through the use of increased and embedded technology interactions.

Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4)
Painting the Digital Future of Retail and Consumer Goods Companies

Digitalization is leading the retail and consumer goods industries to change more in the next ten years than they have over the last 40, forcing leaders to stay ahead by using digital to connect with consumers, adopting key technologies, testing their business model, and adjusting their mindset. Consumers will be expecting effortless, personalized retail experiences that utilize all that technology has to offer.

Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4)
Reworking the Revolution

There are three stages to the application of AI to improve efficiency and consumer outcome: education, prototyping and experimental initiatives, and large-scale application. To get the most out of AI, business leaders must understand how their organization will be reconfigured by machine intelligence as well as develop a knowledge of how to work with and the disruptive potential of machine intelligence.

The App Economy

With the expected launch date of 2020 for 5G, the use of smartphones replacing desktops as office management tools, and the proliferation of apps for business use, apps will revolutionize business processes. On the customer-facing side of business, a well-designed app has the potential to build a loyal customer relationship and be used as an effective tool for advertising and marketing.

Mobile Apps
Coming of Age Digitally

Established companies are beginning to take digital disruption more seriously than in the past, recognizing that digital leaders are crucial in setting their company apart. Digital transformation requires companies to increase the pace of their business to be faster than it ever has been before. Organizations that develop a growth mindset can adapt to the continual changes created by digital disruption.

Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4)
Creative Disruption

The impact of emerging technologies like AI, augmented reality, and blockchain have been felt across many industries and markets, and the creative economy is no exception. These technologies will offer consumers new experiences and paths of creativity, while presenting individualistic challenges on their application in the creative economy.

Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4)
10 Red Flags AI Project is Failing

Many executives have failed to convert their analytics programs into scalable solutions. In the early stages of scaling analytics, prioritize based on feasibility and impact, and understand the role analytics play in the present and future.

10 Principles for Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

The rise of digital technology enables individuals to connect outside the traditional value chain and deliver more efficient, effective products and services. Businesses can take steps to lead the next industrial revolution, including rethinking business models and strategies, designing for customers, and improving technological acumen.

8 AI Predictions for 2018

It is difficult to predict where AI will be in the coming years. However, because the benefits of AI are clear, such as automating complex processes and identifying trends to create business value, 72% of business leaders indicated AI will be the business advantage of the future. Organizations will need AI literacy and a digital mindset to achieve the biggest AI gains.