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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08 mars 2017

Interconnectivity and the IoT revolution

A global network of interconnected devices linked to the internet is about to revolutionise the way we live and work today Interconnectivity changes things. You can control the temperature in your house while sitting in an airport. Your car can update the maps for its navigation system while sitting in your garage. You can monitor the water levels of rivers in Oxfordshire or reservoirs in California from your couch. You can see pollution levels in the biggest cities in China or Europe on your smartphone. This opens up the... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2017

Newsletter INI #1

Here is the first newsletter of INI, SME Cluster dedicated to the digital technology and big data. Read online version     Newsletter #1   Editorial Here is the number 1 of the newsletter... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2017

The safety puzzle of connected objects

From surveillance cameras to refrigerators the number of objects connected to the Internet 24 hours a day multiplied. And the risk of diversion too. At the end of September 2016, a deluge of connections occurred on OVH, the European giant of Internet hosting. It comes from a network of at least 145,000 connected objects, all piloted without the knowledge of their owner, completely disrupting the operation of the servers of OVH, which are saturated. Barely a month later, part of the American Web is shaken by a similar attack. The... [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]