Data is the new water and AI is helping organisations ride the wave

yourstory.com | January 23, 2020

As of June 2019, there were over 4.4 billion internet users in the world. This statistic represents an 83% percent increase in the number of people using the Internet in just five years! Right now, over 5 quintillion bytes of data are generated in a single day (that’s 5 followed by 18 zeros). Simply put, there’s an ocean of data out there, and AI is our best bet to analyze, understand, and innovate with it. It’s no surprise, therefore, that when it comes to the tech landscape across the world, AI and its affiliated technologies are taking center stage in growth and innovation conversations. AI & ML are improving the ability of computers to improve human lives more than any other technology. Big Data, analytics and IoT have all merged and evolved with AI and ML, driving human progress in healthcare, education, agriculture; everything around us.

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To succeed in today’s dynamic digital world, a unique value proposition and an execution strategy can get organizations only so far. What’s needed are customer-focused processes designed through a human lens, powered by new digital tools and optimized by a hyper-connected and digitally acculturated workforce focused on delivering highly differentiated products and services that fuel outperformance, emanating from the business core.

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To succeed in today’s dynamic digital world, a unique value proposition and an execution strategy can get organizations only so far. What’s needed are customer-focused processes designed through a human lens, powered by new digital tools and optimized by a hyper-connected and digitally acculturated workforce focused on delivering highly differentiated products and services that fuel outperformance, emanating from the business core.

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