When disaster strikes, rescuers gather massive amounts of information nearly real-time from Twitter. Data scientists are developing a way to fuse the timely social media data with reliable satellite imagery to guide disaster relief, track the spread of disease and more.
Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.
Columbus, Ohio faces many of the same issues as other midsize and midwestern American cities: suburban sprawl, increased commute times, and a lack of accessible public transit and walkability. Will smart technology be enough to solve those issues and more?
It takes only seven seconds for a candidate to make a first impression, and it’s often based on appearance or handshake style. TNG’s Tengai, the world’s first unbiased social interview robot, removes unconscious preconceptions that managers and recruiters often bring to the hiring process.
Combining artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies with meditation and mindfulness training is helping patients and mental health professionals more precisely calibrate treatment plans, likely leading to industry-wide improvements.
The surest way to thrive in the age of digital transformation is to involve security and risk leaders. Whether you seek operational efficiencies, improved customer service, or a modern business model, beware of these eight common types of digital risk spawned from digital transformation initiatives.