New Research on Artificial Intelligence: Five Areas Businesses Must Prepare for Success in AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machines’ ability to “learn” marks a new chapter in digital transformation; it breathes new life into the potential for unstructured data and software, and marks a profound shift in interface and customer experience. It also introduces unprecedented risks and societal questions enterprises have yet to confront. Despite the massive breadth and…

New Research: How VR and AR Technologies Enhance Workforces to Transform the Enterprise

It was just a few years ago that Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) were regarded as most improbable, or at best, a whizbang consumer toy. But with dramatic advancements in compute, algorithms, and content platforms, AR/VR are gaining significant traction… in the enterprise. In fact, enterprise adoption of these technologies trumps that of consumer…

Six Challenges Facing Blockchain & IoT Convergence

Although the technology born of Bitcoin has received tremendous attention, investment, and development activity in the last few years, there are a range of challenges facing broader enterprise adoption. What follows are a very brief summary of those most related to its adoption in IoT contexts. Access this post where it was originally published here,…

Introducing Kaleido Insights

Introducing Kaleido Insights: A new firm and new original research to help corporate leaders act on technology trends shaping the future   What happens when the pace and scope of technological change becomes exponentially greater than an organization’s ability to adapt? This isn’t a prophecy, it’s today’s state of the business world. The scope and velocity…

Artificial Intelligence Impacts Every Business Function

Businesses (and their investors) are atwitter about AI in the enterprise these days. Yet with all the buzz, there is a disproportionate focus on those use cases which support sales and marketing. Tractica’s research finds application for AI in every function of the enterprise. This is in part due to the diverse capabilities that fall…

The Viability of Enterprise Blockchain beyond Financial Services

In a flurry of blockchain investment, activity, and hype, and hyperbole, enterprises are left wondering: Is a “protocol-based” trust system actually viable for business? In 2015 and 2016, blockchain, the distributed ledger technology born of Bitcoin, enjoyed a blossoming beyond cryptocurrency and logging financial transactions, to an architecture capable of supporting the logging of events.…