Five ways CSPs can measure digital transformation success in plain sight

Digital Transformation has been a pervasive theme in the communications industry for the past several years but it has not yet translated into category leadership in key areas, says Ed Finegold, strategy director, Netcracker Technology.

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Rise of the ‘citizen data scientist’: How humanised machine learning is augmenting human intelligence

IDC estimates worldwide data volume is set to rise by 61% between 2018 and 2025 – eventually reaching 175 zettabytes – with much of this generated by businesses. So how can this be harnessed to optimise business processes, improve day-to-day operations and inform decision-making?

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Lockheed Martin and Ulbrich Stainless Steel use SAS Artificial Intelligence to conquer IoT challenges

Manufacturing companies, Ulbrich Stainless Steel and Lockheed Martin are using SAS analytics to drive Internet of Things (IoT) innovation in their facilities. Whether manufacturing engineered stainless steel for medical implants or creating the speciality wire for solar panels, Ulbrich Stainless Steel & Specialty Metals knows its customers count on consistently high-quality products.

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The top 3 challenges of preparing IoT data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already entrenched in our everyday lives – from wearables and smart watches through to connected TVs and smart home appliances.

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Cost of a cyber security breach reaches a record high as Canadian businesses spend up to $5.8mn to recover

Cyber security incidents have become the new normal for Canadian companies, with 100% of organisations experiencing attacks, according to the findings of a new study from Scalar Decisions Inc. of more than 400 Canadian IT and security workers.

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Ericsson expects 4G and 5G cellular IoT to impact in four sectors

Ericsson unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT . The company has also launched new solutions that it says will enable service providers to address a larger part of the Internet of Things market with diverse use cases across verticals including automotive, manufacturing, and utilities.

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Nearly 80% of CSPs in Europe expect 5G to enable higher enterprise revenues, says IDC survey

Almost 80% of European CSPs expect the introduction of 5G to expand revenue opportunities with enterprise customers. So says a new survey by Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies.

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Tackling the industrial IoT’s failure rate

75% of Internet of Things (IoT) pilots fail. But when they do succeed, the stats show that organisations see a huge improvement in operational efficiency. It’s reason enough for many businesses to take the leap and, despite the high risk of potential failure,

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Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality expected to top US$20bn in 2019, says IDC

Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be nearly $20.4 billion (€17 billion) in 2019. This is an increase of 68.8% over the $12.1 billion (€10 billion) International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent this year.

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Rogers to launch national LTE-M network to power the next era of IoT in Canada.

Rogers announced its plan to launch an LTE Cat M1 network (LTE-M) to help businesses connect and track their assets in real time – using solutions such as logistics tracking, alarm monitoring, and smart metering.

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Will artificial intelligence have an impact on IoT sooner or later?

The market intelligence company IDC estimates that the number of connected devices and sensors to the internet will surge from 11 billion in 2016 to 80 billion by 2025. These devices and sensors will produce huge amount of big data, says Tushar Bhatnagar, IoT project manager with TechMahindra.

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Fog World Congress schedule announced for event focused on transformation through fog computing in AI, IoT and 5G

Event organisers announced the lineup of more than 60 presenters, session tracks, tutorials and panel sessions for Fog World Congress 2018, produced by the OpenFog Consortium in collaboration with

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Asia Pacific spending on technologies enabling smart city initiatives to reach US$30bn in 2018, says IDC

The latest update of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide expects spending on technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives to reach a value amounting to US$30 billion (€26.10 billion) in 2018 for Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ).

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IDC Canada projects Smart Cities spending in Canada to reach C$2.8 bn in 2022

Smart City initiatives in Canada will attract technology investments of more than C$1.4 billion (€0.93 billion) in 2018, and spending is set to grow to C$2.8 billion (€1.87 billion) in 2022,

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Israeli embedded AI processor start-up Hailo targets Japan and South Korea

Hailo, developers of a proprietary chip technology for deep learning on edge devices, is extending its efforts to work with technology and business partners in Japan and South Korea.

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Is paper dead? No, it’s ‘smart’ and back with a vengeance!

The world is digitising at tremendous speed, powered by the rise of connected machines and all kinds of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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