Coronavirus: a black swan event or just another canary in the coal mine? For all the big data modeling, prediction markets, and analyst forecasts, virtually no one saw the rapid global emergence of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Spreading faster than the virus is fear itself, as different countries deploy different prevention tactics, and information remains […]
The state of data privacy in 2020 leaves many feeling resignation, but are there reasons for optimism? The International Day of Data Protection dates back to 2007, originally conceived to raise awareness among businesses and people of the importance of protecting personal and sensitive information. Since then, awareness has grown indeed, but so has pessimism, […]
By Jessica Groopman, Jeremiah Owyang, and Jaimy Szymanski As one decade ends, another rolls in, and with it an astonishing array of technology-driven trends. Predictions abound on the technology developments and advancements expected in 2020. However, tech is no longer a vertical, as data and automation are disrupting every industry and reshaping daily life. Based […]
There is nothing quite like CES to glimpse where technology may be headed. The Consumer Electronics Show is infamous for its colossal showcase of consumer tech, from tiny start-ups to the world’s most influential tech giants. Every year some 200,000 people flock to Las Vegas to ooh, ahh, and oh?! all manner gadgetry and whiz-bang […]
With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), consumers, businesses, and society confront unprecedented risks and opportunities for safety and security. Organizations often focus on the impacts to enterprise assets, product, and to the workforce, but what about AI’s impacts on the next generation– the “AI-native” generation? As online and physical worlds converge, how do we […]
The subject of digital safety for children has become a top priority for families and imperative across many industries and technology companies. AI is already informing how we evaluate online safety risks and protections.
In the age of dramatic technological advances and shifting competitive landscapes, businesses need market research more than ever. As a research and advisory firm, Kaleido Insights takes a data-driven approach to strategy development. We help you to make sound business decisions, based on market data. Our clients often come to us to help solve challenging […]
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As the physical world grows ever more digitized with data emanating from billions of devices and sensors, demands for performance, reliability, and security are pushing much more compute ‘to the edge’ where real-time processing and coordination are vital. Cloud computing and centralized data processing may be the predominant architectural paradigm of today, but there is […]
Big data and AI call for a new business competency: Ethics. 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 […]