10 mai 2017

Data collection, a major issue for French smart cities

In a report given to the Prime Minister on Tuesday, April 18, PS Maine-et-Loire MP Luc Belot draws attention to the risks and stakes of the smart city, knowing that the digital boom requires reforming local governance . "The use of technologies does not in itself create a smart city," warns Luc Belot (MP), who is carrying a mission on the smart city that the government entrusted to him in November 2016. In his report "From Smart City to a Territory of Intelligence (s) "on Tuesday, April 18, sent to Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve,... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2017

Digital Transformation - First a money story for the bank?

Blockchain, artificial intelligence, security, partnership with FinTechs ... The banks are working on their digital transformation. However, the risk of uberization does not seem to be the sting of these great maneuvers. Testimony of HSBC France. "Energize the company without dynamiting the existing". . HSBC France confirms this at first sight. Its increased orientation towards customers is thus "in support and in agreement with these FinTechs". The bank works with a French aggregator of bank... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2017

What are the examples of successful Big Data projects in banking and insurance?

Future of IT: Bank and insurance are well equipped to take full advantage of Big Data: data, their servers are full of them ... Improved responsiveness, customer loyalty, customization of offers, Fraud ... What concrete benefits can be derived? The banking and insurance sectors will not be the poor parents of Big Data. According to an IDC study, French companies could benefit from an "additional value potential" of 54 billion euros in 4 years, and the financial sector could benefit from 20% of this windfall (second step of the... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2017

Bank and automation: "even the masters of the world are threatened"

Future of IT: Investment bank Goldman Sachs will appoint its CIO as Deputy CFO. Incongruity? No, a simple consequence of the computerization of the bank's trades. With automation, many jobs are being trapped. Computer automation is progressing at Goldman Sachs, and "even the masters of the universe are under threat" assures the MIT website. The article discusses the introduction of software that changes the way finance and its most powerful players work. Above all, it seems that this transformation totally reorganizes the ecosystem:... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2017

SNCF, RTE, Engie: where are they in their IoT deployments?

These three industrial groups have decided to launch themselves on a large scale in the IoT. From dozens of sensors for dunces to several thousand for good students. Entrepreneurs of the Internet of the objects have an eye on the energy companies and the giants of the world of transport, whose infrastructures are spread all over the territory. Signing a contract with Engie, SNCF or RTE allows these internet start-ups to demonstrate the efficiency of their intelligent devices. Like Intesens, Hikob and Ubiant, many start-ups now... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2017

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

Gil Press , Contributor  The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey found last year that 38% of enterprises are already using AI, growing to 62% by 2018. Forrester Research predicted a greater than 300% increase in investment in artificial intelligence in 2017 compared... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2017

Augmented Retail: the interweaving between traditional commerce and e-commerce

From "click and collect" to "ship from store", the Internet invites itself in all strata of traditional commerce. Forced turning for some, opportunity for others, the integration of the Web is now inevitable. Gone are the days when physical commerce stood at a distance from e-commerce! Here it is today caught up by the boom of online commerce. Most of the growth in the sector is currently driven by the "click and collect", which puts physical stores at the heart of the global dynamic of brands. While there are many signs of... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2017

Industrial IoT, I4.0 & Digitalization

The transformation of the industrial sector has begun.  Whether it's called Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, or Digitization, companies have begun to use available technologies to completely reimagine their business model. For companies with the right mindset, Internet of Things platforms and technologies will open up major opportunities for improved asset performance, new service offerings, improved operational efficiency, and completely new ways of offering value to customers.   In this... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2017

Smart cities, a key passeport for tourism

There is not only one Big Data of Smart City but several ones. Most of the urban operators have already or are going to launch Big Data projects thanks to the flow of collected information. Smart tourism is booming today : major touristic cities all around the world use digital to boost their attractivity. Paris&Co, the economic development agency of the French capital, encourages all these technologies to facilitate the orientation of the tourists in the French capital. Smart city connects the whole town to foreign tourists... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2017

Francis Pisani Essay on Smart Cities

Smart Cities between Datapolis and Participolis When it comes to the near future of Humans on Earth, the future that our children will experience - and this is the subject of this essay - literature is obviously speculative and readily theoretical. Francis Pisani avoids this double trap with ease, which is what makes his work quite fascinating. How is it ? These intelligent cities in which several billion people will live one day, he saw the first, embryonic or already formed, in China, India, Asia, Latin America and Europe. As a... [Lire la suite]
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