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Editor’s note: To kick off the new year, we invited partners from across our retail ecosystem to share stories, best practices, and tips and tricks on how they are helping retailers transform during a time that has seen tremendous change. The original version of this blog was published by Quantum Metric. Please enjoy this updated …

A billion people in the world have no legal identity. Without an ID they can’t open a bank account, get a loan, or even vote. Now a tech entrepreneur has come up with an answer. Joseph Thompson’s digital app allows people to prove and protect their identity. His company, AID:Tech, has also found a way …

(Disclaimer: If you’re under the age of 12 and are reading this, no matter what anyone says, Santa Claus is real) All naughty kids get a lump of coal for Christmas but all good kids get gifts from their wishlists. Everyone knows that. On the Internet, the tables are turned, like the dystopian inverted entropy …

Whether with the cloud or within their own data centers, enterprises have undergone a period of remarkable consolidation and centralization of their compute resources. But with the rise of ever more powerful mobile devices, and increasingly capable cellular networks, application architects are starting to think beyond the confines of the data center, and looking out …

Throughout our lifetimes we consume, collate, curate, host and produce a staggering quantity of data – some by our own hand, some by others on our behalf, and some without our knowledge or consent. Collectively, our “digital footprints” represent who we are and who we were. Our digital legacies are immortal and can impact those …

Predicting the future is hard and risky. Predicting the future in the computing industry is even harder and riskier due to dramatic changes in technology and limitless challenges to innovation. Only a small fraction of innovations truly disrupt the state of the art. Some are not practical or cost-effective, some are ahead of their time, …

Python is already one of the essential languages ​​in the programming world. However, lately, we have seen that technology is invading other areas as well. One of the main applications is artificial intelligence which means that companies are already learning to adopt the language to make better decisions and achieve results aligned with business goals. …

The business impact companies are making with big data analytics is driving investment in digital transformation across the board. Faced with multiple waves of disruption in a COVID-19 world, almost 92% of companies are reporting plans to spend the same or more on data/AI projects, according to a recent survey from NewVantage Partners. Small wonder. Data mature companies are …

We have all heard the adage “Data is the new oil” in the 21st century. Every business needs to collect, manage, integrate, and analyze the data collected from various sources. Without studying the data properly, no business can earn huge revenues. To churn out the full potential of data, online media offers several data integration …

Over the next decade or so, we’ll see an incredible transformation in how companies collect, process, transform and use data. Though it’s tired to trot out Marc Andreessen’s “software will eat the world” quote, I have always believed in the corollary: “Software practices will eat the business.” This is starting with data practices. To understand …