AI 50: America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies

“To be included on the list, companies needed to show that techniques like machine learning (where systems learn from data to improve on tasks), natural language processing (which enables programs to “understand” written or spoken language), or computer vision (which relates to how machines “see”) are a core part of their business model and future success. Find all the details on our methodology here.”

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband and the future of finance

  • “According to some estimates, global fintech investment reached $27.4 billion in 2017, with the value of deals in the U.S. rising 31% from the previous year.
  • According to a 2018 survey by a major financial institution, apps for mobile banking are among the top three used by Americans.
  • For the nearly 50% of the planet estimated to be unbanked or underbanked, institutions may be able to use 5G to set up secure micro branches”

AI in marketing: How to find the right data sources

“Machine learning and AI now has a variety of use cases in marketing. The CMO Survey 2019 lists the following as top uses of AI in marketing:

• Content personalization

• Predictive analytics for customer insights

• Targeting decisions

• Customer segmentation

• Programmatic advertising and media buying

• Improving marketing ROI by optimizing marketing content and timing

• Conversational AI for customer service

• Next best offer

• Augmented and virtual reality

• Autonomous objects / systems

• Facial recognition and visual search

• Biometrics”

Deloitte Challenges Retailers To Look At Their Businesses Using New Retail Metrics

“Deloitte has done more than just talk about it. The firm has proposed a new retail metrics model in a report entitled “The Future of Retail Metrics: Measuring Success in a Shifting Marketplace.”

  1. Retail-profit-per-transaction
  2. Sales-per-unique-customer
  3. Enterprise value measures revenue growth, return on invested capital (ROIC) and free-case flow (FCF)”