How Nigeria’s Rising Tech Hub Is Addressing the Software Developer Shortage

April 23, 2018

What happens when there is an increasing number of software development jobs available but not enough skilled workers to fill them? One American start-up, Andela, found the answer in Africa and over the last few years has been developing tech talent primed for integration into the world’s best tech companies.

Will AI Assistants Save Us From Administrative Tedium?

April 4, 2018

37 percent of survey respondents cited administrative work, such as scheduling meetings and data input, as tasks that would be outsourced to machines or automated by 2030. What do these AI assistants look like, and how do they work?

What the Business World Can Learn From France’s Successful Hacker Fake-Out

April 3, 2018

As the cyberthreat landscape multiplies, deception strategies as part of an overall cybersecurity toolkit are gaining momentum. Both governments and businesses can benefit from having a better understanding of deception techniques, including hacking back. Here’s how it works—and what to consider.

How Today’s Business Leaders Are Transforming Data Into Dollars

March 22, 2018

Digitizing data opens opportunities for predictive analytics and critical business insights. But what if these insights might also be of value to other entities—customers, suppliers, and even outside businesses? See how some early mover companies are leading the way in data monetization.

Behind the Technology Fueling Space Exploration and Resource Extraction

March 19, 2018

The key to fueling the burgeoning private space exploration industry? Water. Read how a Seattle-based startup plans to mine asteroids for water, or more specifically, hydrogen and oxygen — the makings of rocket fuel.

Want a More Diverse Workforce? How AI is Combating Unconscious Bias

March 14, 2018

Hiring a diverse workforce is smart business. Yet even with the best intentions, hiring decisions can still be influenced by personal factors we may not even be aware of. Fortunately, AI technology is gaining momentum in the recruitment field and is beginning to tackle the issue of unconscious bias.