Friday Jun 05th

  • Retail industry is going through major changes, Adobe points out

    Retail industry is going through major changes, Adobe points out

    In Singapore, the Department of Statistics revealed an increase in online sales in November, attributed to the higher online sales from major online shopping events. Since customers engage with brands through various offline and online channels, meeting the needs and expectations of a digital consumer has become a mandate for retailers of all sizes.

  • American marketers face knowledge gap in China

    American marketers face knowledge gap in China

    LEWIS, the global marketing consultancy, recently revealed the findings of its Bay to Bay research campaign that surveyed 351 U.S. marketers on their perceptions and priorities in the China market.

  • Utilize the full potential of AR

    Utilize the full potential of AR

    Most executives make their decisions based on the perspectives, trends and cycles that are already known today. However, this view carries the risk of thinking too linearly and of missing out on the crucial innovation point.

  • How AI is changing customer communication

    How AI is changing customer communication

    It should have become clear by now, that AI technology has the potential both to create opportunity and to drive significant disruption, since it is a foundational catalyst for advanced process automation and human augmentation and engagement.

  • Vantage points of AR technology for the financial industry

    Vantage points of AR technology for the financial industry

    Although all AR headsets currently on the market are well-suited for trading and market data analysis, the financial community is waiting for new developments that are closer to normal eyewear in terms of design and comfort, allowing longer time of gestation.

  • JioMart and Whatsapp partnership to change the face of mom-and-pop retail stores in India

    JioMart and Whatsapp partnership to change the face of mom-and-pop retail stores in India

    After entering into a massive US$5.7bn deal with Facebook, Reliance Industries has begun piloting its new commerce venture JioMart on WhatsApp.

    JioMart has the advantage of its own Jio telecom user base and the massive reach of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp platform to transform the Indian retail landscape, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company that estimates the Indian online food and grocery channel to reach INR678bn (US$8.9bn) by 2023.

  • Quantum leap for photon entanglement could revolutionize secure communications

    Quantum leap for photon entanglement could revolutionize secure communications

    A breakthrough in the development of quantum-enhanced optical systems could pave the way for advances in encryption, communication and measurement, scientists say.

    In a new paper published in the journal Science Advances, a group of researchers, led by Matteo Clerici at the University of Glasgow’s James Watt School of Engineering and colleagues from the UK, Japan and Germany, demonstrates a new method of generating and detecting quantum-entangled photons at a wavelength of 2.1 micrometers.

  • Spending on VR & AR expected to reach globally $18.8 billion next year

    Spending on VR & AR expected to reach globally $18.8 billion next year

    Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecasted to be $18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the $10.5 billion International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent in 2019.

    The latest update to IDC's Worldwide Augmented and Virtual Reality Spending Guide also shows that worldwide spending on AR/VR products and services will continue this strong growth throughout the 2019-2023 forecast period, achieving a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 77.0%.

  • Experience economy requires open-mindedness

    Experience economy requires open-mindedness

    The use of new, fast, and frequently advancing digital technology to solve problems is inexorably changing one industry, proving that the so-called digital transformation is far more powerful and disruptive than anything seen before. We are living in an exciting but challenging time of unceasing digital changes and new developments.

  • Top megatrends of the 2020s: technology and responsible investing

    Top megatrends of the 2020s: technology and responsible investing

    According to deVere Group’s chief executive and founder, Nigel Green, technology, and responsible investing will “inevitably be the top two megatrends” of the next decade.  The bold, unambiguous message from one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations, is clearly looking ahead to the post-pandemic era and gradual economic recovery.

  • Why the COVID-19 pandemic boosts digitization

    Why the COVID-19 pandemic boosts digitization

    Today, there is hardly a company that can do without digital technology. Usually, a large number of IT systems and programs perform their services in more or less peaceful coexistence, but it was hardly possible to synchronize these systems and to structure processes better. The collaboration of processes and procedures, however, will bring the next boost in digitization.

  • Google’s new feature translates and transcribes audio in real time

    Google’s new feature translates and transcribes audio in real time

     

    Google’s new feature translates and transcribes audio in real time

    Google Translate just launched ‘Transcribe’, a new feature that gives people the ability to translate and transcribe audio in real time.

  • Ensuring ethical AI models in business

    Ensuring ethical AI models in business

    PR Krishnan, Executive Vice President & Global Head EIA & AI, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), believes that “ethical AI will be one of the potential reasons that drive business revenue in the near future, which is why he encourages embedding ethical AI to become an AI-Ready Enterprise.

  • Criteo’s new marketing solution for traffic generation

    Criteo’s new marketing solution for traffic generation

    Criteo just announced global availability of its marketing solution for traffic generation, which helps advertisers connect with new audiences to drive engagement and increased website traffic.

    Previously in beta testing with over 750 clients, Criteo’s Traffic Generation solution enables marketers to influence prospective users in high-intent moments as they research, compare and consider different brands.

This week's highlights

PropertyGuru unlocks a new world of opportunities with FastKey

Category: May 2020 - Natural language processing & conversational analytics: data quality beyond reproach
PropertyGuru just launched a new digital feature ‘StoryTeller’ into its market leading sales enablement platform ‘PropertyGuru FastKey’.FastKey digitizes and automates the enti
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How conversational marketing drives online sales

Category: May 2020 - Natural language processing & conversational analytics: data quality beyond reproach
Today’s online buyer expects a direct approach, an authentic dialogue and excellent service anytime and anywhere, according to iAdvize.“Consumers don't want to get a product sold, they wan
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Frost & Sullivan’s call to gear up for future risks

Category: May 2020 - Natural language processing & conversational analytics: data quality beyond reproach
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Future Risks—Future-proofing Your Strategies, 2030, provides a compelling analysis that will help stakeholders understand the impact of futur
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Previous articles

In times of Covid-19, the future is more digital than ever

Category: April 2020 - Social Commerce & Influencer Marketing
Throughout the ages, major extraneous circumstances and calamities have been the key factors that catalyzed rapid innovation, both in society and industry.
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Covid-19: CIO of the Year?

Category: April 2020 - Social Commerce & Influencer Marketing
There has certainly not been a shortage of anecdotes on how COVID-19 should be declared the CIO of the year. I have been in many conversations that have variously blamed or credited the pandemic as be
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Social Media: wide-spread, easy and quick source for all kind of information

Category: April 2020 - Social Commerce & Influencer Marketing
Although most companies are represented on social media and tend to work hard to solve problems quickly, taking a closer look makes clear that customer service and social media do not harmonize well:
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Previous month's highlights

ABI Research’s 2020 Technology Trends Report

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions

ABI Research identified the key freight transportation and logistics market trend that will transpire in 2020 – and the one that will not.

Genesys Engage on Microsoft Azure for better customer experiences

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions

Microsoft Corp. and Genesys have expanded their partnership to provide enterprises with a new cloud service for contact centers that enables them to deliver superior interactions for customers.With the omnichannel customer experience solution, Genesys Engage™, running on Microsoft Azure, enterprises have the security and scalability they need to manage the complexities involved with connecting every touchpoint throughout the customer journey.

American marketers face knowledge gap in China

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions

LEWIS, the global marketing consultancy, recently revealed the findings of its Bay to Bay research campaign that surveyed 351 U.S. marketers on their perceptions and priorities in the China market.

Media Trends & Predictions 2020

Category: January 2020 - Digital Business Trends Predictions

This year, marketing and media experts will have to develop new skills, engagement models and assessment methods to appeal to consumers in the crowded media landscape, Kantar found out in its global study "Media Trends & Predictions 2020".

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