Murray Izenwasser

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Analyst firm: Google Home gains ground on Amazon Echo, now 44M total devices sold

According to new survey-based data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Google Home has gained some ground on Amazon’s Alexa device …

Google Home

How to Get Started with Digital Transformation

We recently published a list of top digital transformation influencers to follow on Twitter. Given the popularity of the post, we reached out to four …

Digital Transformation

Alexa, We’re Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do With You

SAN FRANCISCO — These days, you can find virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Google’s Assistant in all sorts of things, from smart speakers and smartphones to washing machines and bathroom mirrors.<p>The challenge isn’t finding these digitized helpers, it is finding people who use them to do …

Marketers Are Racing to Reach Rapidly Growing Audiences on Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home

As brands increasingly seek to understand the Internet of Things, marketers are keying in on how Amazon and Google will dominate connected devices in …

Advertising Industry

EXCLUSIVE: Facebook Dives into Home Device Market with Video Chat Product Named "Portal"

Facebook is about to jump into the consumer hardware business in a big way with a video chat device named "Portal," which will put it in direct …

Smart Homes

Google Assistant now lets you subscribe daily to news briefings, weather, facts, and more

Google has welcomed a new feature to its list of capabilities for Google Assistant. To help bring users more information on a daily basis, you can …

Google

A.I. Assistants Are Changing Our Relationship With Money

Sophisticated advancements in digital voice assistants like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa are rapidly changing the way we interact in our world, …

Why Brands Should Be Ready for Alexa Ads, Despite What Amazon Says

It’s soon going to become Alexa’s world that we’re just living in, complete with its own product recommendations disguised as ads.<p>According to a …

Automation

Ad Lib: What Really Works in Voice -- and Why Google is Smarter Than Amazon

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Inside the Lab Where Amazon's Alexa Takes Over The World

When it first launched in 2014, Amazon's Alexa voice assistant was little more than an experiment. It appeared first inside the Echo, itself a wacky …

Amazon drug sales could 'blow the entire ecosystem apart'

As the health care industry transitions to a more consumer-centric model, Amazon (AMZN) could represent a key piece of the puzzle that may eventually cut out the need for pharmacies altogether.<p>On Tuesday, Merck (MRK) CEO Kenneth Frazier said that Amazon could be helpful for his company as it seeks …

CVS Health

Why businesses need to take advantage of Big Data, IoT and AI now

With competition higher than ever before, it’s no secret that in order to keep up and surpass competitor’s businesses must adopt the latest …

Is Your Company Ready for a Digital Future?

References<p><b>1.</b> In the MIT CISR 2015 CIO Digital Disruption Survey, we surveyed 413 enterprises. In the MIT CISR 2017 Pathways to Digital Business …

Blockchain

How Big Data and Digital Transformation are Forcing Top Business Schools to Re-Engineer the Business Programs | In Focus: Relevance of MBA and MS Business Analytics Programs for Job Market

With the demand for big data and analytics talent, several business schools are now offering Masters in Business Analytics. The growing popularity of …

Digital Transformation
Artificial Intelligence

Banks adopting blockchain 'dramatically faster' than expected: IBM

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology “dramatically faster” than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercial blockchain products in 2017, IBM said on Wednesday.<p>The technology company said …

Blockchain

How To Drive Digital Transformation In A Multi-Generational Workforce - Future Of Work

Most companies would agree that the digital transformation has brought a wealth of changes to the workplace — changes in technology, processes, …

The Blockchain Bandwagon cartoon | Marketoonist | Tom Fishburne

A few weeks ago, a publicly traded beverage company called Long Island Iced Tea Corp changed it’s name to Long Blockchain and announced that it was …

5 Dos and Don’ts of Digital Transformation – Adweek

Over the past two years, businesses have put increased focus on digitally transforming their brands from the inside out. That’s led not only to …

Advertising Industry

How to develop a culture of transformation

An open-minded approach to digital transformation can unlock a new world of innovation and opportunities. However, to truly transform your business, …

How the Citizen-Centric Experience is Driving Digital Transformation in Government

Thanks to digital transformation initiatives in today’s modern organization, citizens are demanding similar efficiencies from their public-sector …

Four digital transformation secrets, revealed

<b>After years of discussions, digital transformation has finally become a reality at many organisations.</b><p>And along with actual transformation projects …

We are Doing Agile, but are not Agile

Everyone, or at least almost everyone is doing some form of agile practices today. In fact, some leaders drive their digital transformation programs …

THE LOOP: a documentary on IBM design thinking

Dive deeper into enterprise design thinking transformation<p>IBM's new tools and practices for software design<p>Russell Parrish and Bobby Smith of IBM …

Design Thinking

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

The Value of Design Thinking in Business

Successful businesses recognize the financial value of integrating “design thinking” into their process, and it’s making billions.<p>Great design is …

Why Enterprise Architecture is Even More Relevant in a Hybrid IT World

Cloud is now a reality in enterprise organizations. While it seems only a short time ago that many organizations were still unsure of the role that …

Big Data

What 2018 holds for IoT: Top Trends and Future Possibilities

Internet of things has not just been a buzz word in the last year, but has shown actual business ROI. With IoT leading the game in Industry 4.0, the …