AI in Operations (“AIOps”)

Recently I was searching for verbatim “AIOps” on Google and got 624K results. Without many surprises noticed that there have been over 100 times rise in search trends since July 2017. That signifies the momentum for AI led Operations. As my curiosity on AIOps increased, I looked at market opportunity for AIOps. From MARKETSandMARKETS analyst […]

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Marching Ahead to 2019

Here is my take on the next 3 big trends to watch out as we march ahead into 2019. 1) Automation crossing over inflection point: Point I am making is progressing beyond task automation. For example, when we call a Bank, it really doesn’t matter whether a bot or a human reply from creating the net […]

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CPG Blockchains

CPG Supply Chains are undergoing an unprecedented change looking out for new ways of improvement. I am focusing on this blog on how net-new technologies including  Blockchain is transforming the CPG supply chains.  Evaluating few real-life examples in CPG space triggering a discussion on Blockchain relevance in CPGs. CPG sectors that benefit from Blockchain are […]

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Real Estate Blockchain Ecosystem “ReBe”

I was contemplating to title this blog “Enriching real estate buying experience with Blockchain”, but finally chosen the title “Real Estate Blockchain Eco-system” to brand the collation of ideas as “ReBe”. As you got the crux of the topic and let us dive into details. Investment Opportunity vis-à-vis Technology Advantage of Blockchain is an ongoing […]

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Enhancing Gift Cards Value Proposition (Blockchain for Gift Cards – Part II)

Last week, I published a blog post titled “Blockchain Boosting Customer Loyalty Programmes”. In continuation of views on Blockchain relevance, highlighting the following 4 aspects of gift cards industry that encompasses open & closed loop cards, new age innovative cards such as gift cards for stock, lottery retail gift card, donation gift cards etc. 1) […]

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Boosting Customer Loyalty Programmes (Blockchain for Gift Cards – Part I)

Getting little bit into history, reward programs spans over a century (~120 years) with S&H Green Stamps in late 1800’s, the launch of modern programs by the airlines ~35 years ago, and to the recent coalition programs like Plenti’s initial marketing partners that include Macy’s, AT&T, Exxon Mobil and Rite Aid. According to the 2017 Colloquy […]

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Creating Business with New Reality (AR/VR) Value Chains

One way to interpret AR/VR ecosystem is classifying it as a platform, what I am referring in this blog as “Platform 4.0”. Followed by personal computer, web, and mobile, AR/VR platforms fundamentally are transforming how present-day consumers interact in the physical world. One way to define AR/VR is as follows, VR: Immerses users in an imagined or replicated world […]

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Living in an Artificially Intelligent World

I was reading an article on new research led by the University of Adelaide on the subject of an AI’s ability to predict a patient’s lifespan simply by looking at images of their organs. After taking a deep breath picked up my coffee and started walking thinking about the deeper engagement of AI in human […]

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Combating Counterfeiting with Blockchain Technology

Let’s visualize, you walk into a jewelry store and see a very aesthetic diamond necklace you were dreaming to buy to your fiancé on Valentine Day. What if you have a technology at hand that make sure the jewelry is authentic. Self-authentication is seemingly the need for many consumers buying various products before making a […]

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