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13 Jun 2019

DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES INNOVATION FUND GIVES €2 MILLION TO NEW HYDRO-FISH PROJECT

The Disruptive Technologies New Project The Hydro-fish project will provide both environmental and economic impact. One of the key concerns in the aquaculture industry is around sustainability as much of it depends on fishmeal and plant ingredients. The Hydro-fish project will use natural resources efficiently by treating fish with enzymes that make higher value feed […]

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11 Jun 2019

HOW A DIGITAL-ASSETS ECOSYSTEM COULD JUMPSTART AN INCLUSIVE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Many countries are looking to transform their economies into digital ones, with the aim to progress from a production-based to a service-based economy, and also to increase economic and societal value for their nations. A digital economy requires more than just ambition. It needs the development and establishment of ecosystems that bring a nation’s economy, […]

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10 Jun 2019

Is there a weak link in blockchain security?

Recent research revealed that blockchain is set to become ubiquitous by 2025, entering mainstream business and underpinning supply chains worldwide. This technology is set to provide greater transparency, traceability and immutability, allowing people and organizations to share data without having to be concerned about security. However, blockchain is only as strong as its weakest link. […]

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09 Jun 2019

Digitalization central to product reinvention

Digitalization is one of the hottest buzzwords of late, as company executives are fixated on how their businesses can become digitalized. According to Eric Schaeffer, senior managing director of Accenture, this is already happening and executives the world over are leveraging digitalization to push for improvements on efficiency and management. Speaking at a roundtable during […]

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08 Jun 2019

When AI Becomes an Everyday Technology

The evolution of AI has been a rich tale of exploration since its origins in the 1950’s, with the last decade providing an especially dramatic chapter of breakthrough innovations. But I believe the real story is what comes next — when the disruption stabilizes and machine learning transitions from a staple of Silicon Valley headlines to […]

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02 Jun 2019

Why are so many companies struggling with digital transformation?

It’s become all but impossible to have a conversation about technology or business strategy without the words “digital transformation” cropping up. While the phrase has become ubiquitous at board level however, there will often be a large gap in understanding and engagement between business decision makers and their employees. This divide was highlighted in our […]

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01 Jun 2019

Why Businesses Keep Failing to Make the Most of AI

According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers study, 20 percent of executives plan to incorporate AI across their enterprises in 2019. Over the past year, countless organizations and Fortune 500 companies have boasted about their AI strategies. When it came time to put those strategies into practice, however, they realized that what they called a “strategy” was little […]

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29 May 2019

Artificial Intelligence In The Workplace: How AI Is Transforming Your Employee Experience

Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly changing just about every aspect of how we live our lives, and our working lives certainly aren’t exempt from this. Soon, even those of us who don’t happen to work for technology companies (although as every company moves towards becoming a tech company, that will be increasingly few of us) will […]

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