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Sensors and AI in the Kingdom of Robots

  • Time
  • Start and stop tasks times
  • Travel times
  • Traffic conditions
  • Available workforces and associated costs
  • Available equipment
  • Activities
  • Events
  • Business process steps
  • Expenses
  • Security steps
  • Transactions
  • Compliance tasks
  • Performances against KPIs (key performance indicators)
  • Actors (customers, partners, suppliers, contractors, employees, etc.)
  • Relationships
  • Contract/Agreements
  • Supplies, materials and equipment tracking
  • Etc.
  1. Radios and frequencies for communicating between forces (tanks, infantry and aircraft) in real-time
  2. Strategies for coordinated actions between the three groups
  3. Mission oriented command structures – Commanders define the mission “intent”, but the details of how to accomplish them were left to frontline officers.
  1. New ways of selling
  2. New business models
  3. New ways of managing
  4. New business processes
  5. New ways of collaborating
  6. New ways of making decisions
  7. New ways of engaging customers
  8. New ways of working with products
  9. New marketing and growth strategies
  • Sensors able to identify and classify vegetation - natural and artificial
  • Sensors able to identify and pinpoint distressed crops
  • Sensors that can identify soil moisture content
  • Sensors that can detect heat sources and leaks
  • Sensors that can detect movements and changes in defined objects
  • Sensors that can detect the chemical make-up of make-up
  1. How Digital Leaders are Different
  2. The Three Tsunamis of Digital Transformation - Be Prepared!
  3. Bots, AI and the Next 40 Months
  4. You Only Have 40 Months to Digitally Transform
  5. Digital Technologies and the Greater Good
  6. Video Report: 40 Months of Hyper-Digital Transformation
  7. Report: 40 Months of Hyper-Digital Transformation
  8. Virtual Moves to Real in with Sensors and Digital Transformation
  9. Technology Must Disappear in 2017
  10. Merging Humans with AI and Machine Learning Systems
  11. In Defense of the Human Experience in a Digital World
  12. Profits that Kill in the Age of Digital Transformation
  13. Competing in Future Time and Digital Transformation
  14. Digital Hope and Redemption in the Digital Age
  15. Digital Transformation and the Role of Faster
  16. Digital Transformation and the Law of Thermodynamics
  17. Jettison the Heavy Baggage and Digitally Transform
  18. Digital Transformation - The Dark Side
  19. Business is Not as Usual in Digital Transformation
  20. 15 Rules for Winning in Digital Transformation
  21. The End Goal of Digital Transformation
  22. Digital Transformation and the Ignorance Penalty
  23. Surviving the Three Ages of Digital Transformation
  24. The Advantages of an Advantage in Digital Transformation
  25. From Digital to Hyper-Transformation
  26. Believers, Non-Believers and Digital Transformation
  27. Forces Driving the Digital Transformation Era
  28. Digital Transformation Requires Agility and Energy Measurement
  29. A Doctrine for Digital Transformation is Required
  30. Digital Transformation and Its Role in Mobility and Competition
  31. Digital Transformation - A Revolution in Precision Through IoT, Analytics and Mobility
  32. Competing in Digital Transformation and Mobility
  33. Ambiguity and Digital Transformation
  34. Digital Transformation and Mobility - Macro-Forces and Timing
  35. Mobile and IoT Technologies are Inside the Curve of Human Time
Kevin Benedict
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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Kevin Benedict is an opinionated Senior Analyst at Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work, SAP Mentor Alumnus, speaker, writer, and mobile and digital strategies expert. He is a popular keynote speaker, and in the past three years he has shared his insights into mobile and digital strategies with companies in 17 different countries. He has over 30 years of experience working with enterprise applications, and he is a veteran mobile industry executive. He wrote the Forward to SAP Press' bestselling book on enterprise mobility titled Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP, and he has written over 3,000 articles.

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