Most Consumers Changed Brands in 2020: Research Explains Why

Now that 2020's global pandemic has taught most of the world how to live and work completely from home, marketers planning their 2021 strategy are asking one big question: “Will this uncertain time change the way people spend money?” McKinsey -- which recently polled consumers in over 48 countries about their 2020 spending habits -- says, "Yes." One of the biggest findings in the McKinsey...

What to expect from 5G and wireless tech in 2021 and beyond

There are roughly 328 million people in the U.S. and about 269 million of us use a smartphone. In fact, so far in 2020, 126 million new mobile phones were shipped across our country alone. Add those numbers to Nielsen’s 2019 report that 95.9% of the 120 million homes with TVs receive signals via broadcast, cable or a broadband internet connection, and it’s clear that...

What Are B2B Prospecting Services and Their Benefits?

Prospecting revolves around looking for new leads in the market and converting them into paying customers. Businesses are always looking for opportunities to grow and bring customers on board. For these reasons, it is wise to have a sales prospecting strategy. As a business owner, you could have your own b2b prospecting team or work with a firm or...

Crypto fund inflows hit second highest on record, assets managed surge – Coinshares

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Institutional investors pumped $429 million into cryptocurrency funds and products for the week ended Dec. 7, the second highest on record, pushing the sector's assets under management to an all-time peak of $15 billion, according to Monday's data from digital asset manager CoinShares. At the end of 2019, assets under management stood at just $2.57 billion. Grayscale, the...

Core Data Science Concepts for Beginners

With so much to learn and so many advancements to follow in the field of data science, there are a core set of foundational concepts that remain essential. Twenty of these ideas are highlighted here that are key to review when preparing for a job interview or just to refresh your appreciation of the basics.   Dataset Just as the...

Digital transformation teams in 2021: 9 key roles

Defining your organization's digital transformation team for 2021 will be especially important as companies speed up work amid the pandemic. Data, cloud, and security expertise are hot – but don't shortchange UX.   A number of factors are converging to supercharge the enterprise drive toward digital transformation in the year ahead. First, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the speed of work and adoption of cloud-based and remote work solutions....

TOP TECHNOLOGY TRENDS THAT WILL REDEFINE BUSINESSES IN 2021

How will technology play a crucial role in the new normal? Staying ahead in today’s crowded market has become indispensable than ever before. The COVID-19 crisis has prompted businesses to adapt to a novel business model not by choice, but by necessity. Leveraging technology can help them unlock breakthrough innovations. The progression in technology in the last couple of years...

Use of AI and big data analytics in agritech

With the execution of rural AI, farmers can investigate climate conditions, temperature, water usage, and soil conditions gathered from their farms to settle on informed choices for business decisions Technology’ as a broad concept has consistently had an enormous task to carry out with regards to relieving pressures and creases in age-old frameworks. Agritech is a more comprehensive and fairly...

TOP 10 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TRENDS TO WATCH OUT IN 2021

2021 will see the best of digital transformation The Coronavirus pandemic has slung digital transformation to the highest point of the unquestionable requirements in the brains of CIOs. It has been a go-to empowering influence for companies to upgrade their customer experience and produce higher ROI. Organizations with physical presence were moving their methodology towards building a digital presence to...

How DeepMind’s Protein-folding AI is solving the Oldest Challenge of Biology

Proteins are essential to life, supporting practically all its functions. They are large complex molecules made from chains of amino acids. What a protein does mostly depends on its unique 3D structure. Understanding what shapes proteins fold into is known as the ‘protein folding problem,’ and has stood as a grand challenge in biology for the past 50 years. In...