Author: Frank Palermo

CES 2019: Weeding Through the Tech Haze to Uncover Business Value

CES 2019: Weeding Through the Tech Haze to Uncover Business Value

The annual pilgrimage of 180,000 people from 155 countries visiting 4,500 of the world’s biggest tech companies — otherwise known as CES 2019 — took place last week in Las Vegas. And it will come as no surprise that AI, voice assistants, robots and 5G technology dominated the landscape.

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Goodbye Copycat: China Returns to Its Innovation Roots

Goodbye Copycat: China Returns to Its Innovation Roots

China has long been considered the copycat nation of the world. For generations, its goal was not to build on what the competition has done, but rather play catch-up by piggybacking on other people’s technological advances and underpricing the competition. For years, Chinese copycat knockoff products have flooded western markets.

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Blockchain Will Stall Until it Finds Its Killer App

Blockchain Will Stall Until it Finds Its Killer App

You can’t turn a corner these days without running into blockchain. Just being associated with blockchain can instantly raise your company’s valuation. And if you want to be a leader in your industry, just mention that you have blockchain experiments happening in your R&D labs and you will immediately

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Artificial Intelligence: There’s Still Hope for the Human Race

Artificial Intelligence: There's Still Hope for the Human Race

Growing concern that robots will take over the world and render humans useless exaggerate the threat at hand.  Has cognitive computing and robots rapidly evolved? Yes. Computers can now challenge humans intellectually and automate tasks previously thought impossible.  While this sounds an alarm for many people, to me it’s exciting.

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