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 …

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 …

Smart Homes

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 …

Report Claims That 16% Of Adults In The US Own Amazon's Echo Or Google's Home

The number of people who have a smart speaker from Amazon or Google in their home has increased by 128% since January 2017 according to a report by NPR and Edison Research. The speakers are not gathering dust on shelves, either. Most of the people sampled (51%) say they use their smart speakers …

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 …

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, …

Banking

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 …

Advertising Industry

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

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Advertising

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 …

Smart Homes

Amazon drug sales could 'blow the entire ecosystem apart'

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

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?

In preparing for the future, many large, established enterprises are embarking on a digital business transformation journey — often without any sense …

Customer Experience

How Blockchain Will Change Organizations

For the last century, academics and business leaders have been shaping the practice of modern management. The main theories, tenets, and behaviors …

How Big Data & Digitization are Transforming Business Schools

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

College & University

10 Powerful Examples Of Artificial Intelligence In Use Today

The machines haven’t taken over. Not yet at least. However, they are seeping their way into our lives, affecting how we live, work and entertain ourselves. From voice-powered personal assistants like Siri and Alexa, to more underlying and fundamental technologies such as behavioral algorithms, …

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>A transaction made with …

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, …

Employee Engagement

the blockchain bandwagon

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 …

Blockchain

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, …

Citizen-Centric Experience Drives Government Digital Change

Due to digital transformation initiatives, citizens demand similar efficiencies from public-sector agencies too, changing the way government delivers …

Public Sector

Four digital transformation secrets, revealed

<b>After years of discussions, digital transformation has finally become a reality at many organisations.</b>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: IBM Design Documentary - Enterprise | InVision

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 …

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

Product innovation happens at the intersection of desirability, business viability, and technological feasibility. Design thinking—with a proven …

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 …

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 …

Internet of Things