Gareth Llewellyn

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Retail's pursuit of the Millennial Shopper - the exemplars keep on coming

One of the most elusive, but eagerly pursued beasts is the Millennial Shopper. He or she is the creature seemingly most desired by retailers and many …

Generation Z

Retailers Race Against Amazon to Automate Stores

SEATTLE — To see what it’s like inside stores where sensors and artificial intelligence have replaced cashiers, shoppers have to trek to Amazon Go, the internet retailer’s experimental convenience shop in downtown Seattle.<p>Soon, though, more technology-driven businesses like Amazon Go may be coming …

Business Intelligence

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD - BBC News

Getty Images<p>Food preparation work is among that most at risk of automation, says the new study<p>Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.<p>An influential 2013 forecast by Oxford University …

How Retail Hiring Will Change in the Next 5 Years

The shopping experience has changed a lot over the past 10 years. But the experience of applying for a retail […]The post How Retail Hiring Will …

5 characteristics of AI technologies worth investing in

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are timely subjects that spark the public imagination. In 2016, between $26 billion and $39 billion was invested in AI, according to recent estimates from the McKinsey Global Institute, a leading private-sector think tank. That number is three times the …

Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning: What are the basics?

Jennifer Roubaud, VP of UK and Ireland at Dataiku, on what machine learning means for data driven organisations.<p>According to Google Trends, interest …

Demystifying the Use of Machine Learning & AI Within Financial Services

On this webinar: What business problems can be alleviated through the application of machine learning, and which areas have failed to deliver …

How Financial Services Use AI To Serve Customer Needs

Finance is integrating artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and predictive analytics at a striking rate for both customer-facing and back-end operations. As PWC has noted, 81% of banking CEOs are concerned about the rate of technological evolution in their industry – and Forbes reports …

AI Enables Banks to Identify and Prevent Money Laundering While Surpassing Regulatory Demands

In this special guest feature, David McLaughlin, CEO and Founder of QuantaVerse, discusses how advancements in data science, including artificial …

AI, Algorithms and the Future of Finance: Companies Use Deep Learning to "Read the Tea Leaves" in Market Data

Henri Waelbroeck, director of research at machine learning trade execution system Portware, says rather poetically that the system "reads the tea …

Machine Learning

Cover Story: The future of AI in financial services

<i>Artificial intelligence is poised to disrupt the banking and wealth management industries. With the technology, financial service providers will be</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Big data in financial services: 9 companies to watch

The financial services industry is ripe for innovation. Technologies ranging from artificial intelligence, fintech, and even blockchain all pose an …

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Changing The Finance Industry

As artificial intelligence transforms an increasing number of domains, financial institutions and companies are moving fast to keep pace. This can …

MAS proposes moves to support growth of robo advisory firms

Singapore<p>LOW-COST, efficient portfolios for retail investors willing to take the digital or robo advisory route could soon become more …

Fintech startups on radar as digital economy takes shape - IBTimes India

Startups working on financial transaction space are likely to get more attention from private equity players in coming days.<p>Startups working on the …

Australia’s venture capital market hits “unicorn” status with estimated $2 billion in new money

Nearly $2 billion in new venture capital funds has emerged in Australia, turning the local market into a “unicorn”, says Oxygen Ventures investment …

Public Predictions for the Future of Workforce Automation

From self-driving vehicles and semi-autonomous robots to intelligent algorithms and predictive analytic tools, machines are increasingly capable of …

Why Even The C-Suite Might Not Be Safe From Automation

Algorithms are already outperforming execs in key C-level tasks at a time when anti-hierarchical headwinds are blowing stronger.<p>In 2013, two University of Oxford professors published a study analyzing 702 different occupations. Of those, they determined that the role of chief executive fell within …

C-suite Leadership

Don’t Replace People. Augment Them.

<b>If we let machines put us out of work, it will be because of a failure of imagination and the will to make a better future!</b><p>“Could a machine do your …

Are you ready for the jobs of the future?

The flow of reports about the impact of automation, mostly dire, continues. The latest is from StartupAUS, Australia’s national startup advocacy …

The Four Trends That Will Change The Way We Work By 2021

Hint: The rise of the gig economy is only the start of what’s coming.<p>In some ways, 2015 was the year of the gig economy, with the scale and diversity of the freelance workforce not just expanding, but attracting more mainstream notice as well. By our own recent estimates here at Upwork, some 54 …

If robots are the future of work, where do humans fit in? | Zoe Williams

We need to rethink our view of jobs and leisure – and quickly, if we are to avoid becoming obsolete<p>Robin Hanson thinks the robot takeover, when it comes, will be in the form of emulations. In his new book, The Age of Em, the economist explains: you take the best and brightest 200 human beings on …

Singularity

Deutsche Bank's fintech strategy

Markus Pertlwieser, the German banking giant's Chief Digital Officer (CDO), explained the bank's fintech strategy in an interview with BI Germany this week.<p>The strategy is part of the bank's larger plan to reorganize its commercial and private banking businesses in its home market. The plan …

Deutsche Bank

The role of machine learning in data science and analytics

Machine Learning has crossed from the lab to the business world. Machine learning provides insights that help to create more intelligent data-driven …

The economic essentials of digital strategy

A supply-and-demand guide to digital disruption.<p><b>In July 2015,</b> during the championship round of the World Surf League’s J-Bay Open, in South Africa, a …

Key trends in machine learning and AI

You can hardly talk to a technology executive or developer today without talking about artificial intelligence, machine learning or bots.<p>While everyone agrees on the importance of machine learning to their company and industry, few companies have adequate expertise to do what they wanted the …

Digital Catapult

Discovering next generation VR and AR companies<p>Augmentor is a 10-week programme supporting early stage businesses developing innovative and …

Start A Fire

7 Questions to Ask Before Your Next Digital Transformation

Although digital investment is almost unquestionably the right course of action for most firms, organizations still struggle to create the desired results. Estimates of digital transformation failures range from 66% to 84%. Such a high failure rate isn’t surprising, as leaders are trying to create …