This article was originally published to the Nokia blog by TL Viswanathan on May 15, 2019. Five years ago, it might have seemed odd to suggest that communication service providers (CSPs) should aspire to model their operations on a retailer like Amazon. On the surface, they don’t have much in... Read More
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Financial technologies, or FinTech, isn’t the most glamorous industry. But AI is being used to modernize archaic financial institutions by automating repetitive tasks, helping drive the adoption of mobile banking and digital transformation. Chatbots and AI assistants, in particular, represent an exciting opportunity for the world of banking. Digital agents... Read More
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This article was originally published to the Nokia blog by Gerald Reddig on February 19, 2019. My last article covered the four elements of 5G security needed to build digital trust. Now, I want to explore why security strategies must be implemented at the outset of 5G planning and before... Read More
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With abundant clean energy and new investments in renewable energy technologies, Africa may be on the cusp of a clean energy revolution. According to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable energy will make up almost half of sub-Saharan Africa’s power generation growth by 2040. Like mobile phones... Read More
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The digital revolution is changing how we live and work. Headlines like these are causing people to panic: “How the robots will take your job and kill the economy” (Fast Company, 2015) “Automation could kill 73 million U.S. jobs by 2030” (USA Today, 2017) “Job loss from AI? There’s more... Read More
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The global mining industry, which generated $600 billion in revenue last year, long ago left pickaxes and panning behind. Now, the business of extracting value from far below the earth has gone high-tech. Global consulting firm BDO predicts that by 2020: Autonomous trucks at mine sites will boost mining output... Read More
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This article was written in collaboration with Santeri Jussila, Head of Analytics Product Line Management at Nokia. The global artificial intelligence (AI) market is booming. Market research firm Tractica estimates annual global AI revenue to grow from $9.5 billion in 2018 to $118.6 billion by 2025. For industries that capture... Read More
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Growing automation and artificial intelligence (AI) have raised concerns over employment, with fears that more jobs will be replaced by smarter machines. Market research firm Forrester forecasts that “knowledge engineering” will factor into 10 percent of enterprise jobs. One-tenth of startups will have more digital workers than human ones, but... Read More
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From finding breaking news to tackling healthcare efficiencies, artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing pretty well every business vertical. AI can provide appointment reminders and organize access to records among multiple healthcare professionals. Hotels have AI robots deliver extra towels to guests or serve as a virtual concierge. And financial institutions... Read More

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