What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #40
|Ed Sim||Jul 28, 2017|
digital transformation march continues, AI on the edge with Qualcomm, polkadot.io and the multichain, and finally Google Glass lives and it’s an enterprise play!
is your business an additive or a multiplicative model? great read on understanding what you are and the weakest link in your biz
We all learned in math class that anything times zero is zero. But it’s not just a model that works in math: It also has vast practical application in life.
all about the decisions product managers make to keep the trains running on time…
While product managers may not build the actual product, they do produce something very tangible for a team: decisions. July 23 update: in retrospect and from feedback, this framework applies to any…
once again, no digital transformation without infrastructure spend
Retail banks technology spend will shift towards digital transformation over the next several years as banks, finally, embrace innovation.
much needed project by Gavin Wood, polkadot.io, creating multichain to connect disparate blockchains, private and public - think ethereum and hyperledger - thanks @Stephan Tual for post
If you are serious about blockchain development beyond PoCs, you will find yourself in a situation where you’ll need to create you own state transition engine. This is where Polkadot comes into play.
AI on edge is coming and will be big - no need to process and analyze everything in cloud
“In the race to get AI working faster on your smartphone, companies are trying all sorts of things. Some, like Microsoft and ARM, are designing new chips that are better suited to run neural…”
The game show was a cinch compared to saving Big Blue’s ailing business.
it’s an enterprise play of course
“Google Glass flopped. Then Alphabet realized that the future of wearables was in factories and warehouses. Welcome to Google Glass 2.0.”
great article by friend Andy Breen on how machine learning is being used in insurance industry
“Risk assessment has always been one of the most challenging and time-consuming pieces of the underwriting process, but with the help of machine learning”
google’s big bet on cloud paying off, focus on machine learning
“Porat told investors that Google is leveraging its infrastructure, distribution and engineering talent to differentiate its products, most notably with machine learning capabilities.”
exactly why Micro VC market keeps growing as well - too big means too hard to do smaller investments
“Giant venture-capital funds are piling up in Silicon Valley, a sign that foundations, pension funds and endowments are still willing to rush money into the risky startup sector despite lingering concerns about overheated valuations.”
By Ed Sim
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