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Titanium, ESDs and No Annual Fee: How Apple Card’s Limited Rollout Was a Smart Manufacturing Move

By: Suresh Kumar - Director of Payment Technology & Product Management Apple has entered new territory with its first-ever credit card — and the tech giant’s not taking any risks. Before making it available to the masses in August, Apple rolled out the heavy titanium card to only a limited number of targeted users. And from a manufacturing Read more

17/09/2019
Apple Card
consumer experience
credit card
titanium card
valid

17/09/2019|

Data Attic – discover gold in your data

By: Vikram Shanbhag – Vice President of Data Solutions Picture this moment – It’s around the Thanksgiving holiday, you have taken time off and decide to rummage through your old stuff stored away in the attic.  You come across pictures, old diaries, post-it notes and other scraps of paper – some of them decades old, simply put aside Read more

09/09/2019
CDP
Customer Data Platform
dark data
data
data attic
valid

09/09/2019|

Facial recognition can protect our kids: here’s how to convince parents

By: Kevin Freiberger, Director of Identity Programs at Valid The New York State Education Department blocked facial recognition software testing in schools merely weeks before it was set to begin. This comes despite reassurances from the Lockport City School District that it would only enter the information of significant threats (like suspended or expelled students and sex offenders) Read more

06/09/2019
biometrics
education
facial recognition
valid

06/09/2019|

IoT is Rewriting Digital Transformation

By: Surinder Dhar - Director of Mobile Solutions, Business Development IoT and Digital Transformation are two initiatives taking the world by storm and are rapidly taking us towards a more digital future. While we have been heading in this direction since the late 1990s, when they were termed M2M and Computerization respectively, we have now passed the inflation Read more

29/08/2019
Digital Transformation
IoT
valid

29/08/2019|

IoT is Driving Advancements in Agriculture

By: Surinder Dhar, Director of Mobile Solutions - Business Development The impressive gains in global food production during so-called "Green Revolution” have subsided over the time and are too small to keep pace with population growth. The world population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050. The challenges of extreme weather conditions, rising climate change, and environmental impact resulting Read more

13/08/2019
agricultural drones
agriculture
agritech
IoT
livestock management
precision farming
smart greenhouses
valid

13/08/2019|

Post-secondary institutions and the challenge of taking academic records from paper to digital

By Jairo Lima - Commercial Supervisor & Alexandre Okamoto – Digital Manager It’s now the law. Brazilian Decree no. 9,235 and Ordinance 315 require post-secondary institutions to implement a “design for a digital academic archive, using a method that ensures the integrity and authenticity of all information contained in the original documents.” This is a resolution that impacts the Read more

01/08/2019
education
valid

01/08/2019|

The Top Trends Driving and Derailing Experiential Retail

The Top Trends Driving and Derailing Experiential Retail BY MARTIN KURPIEL July 8, 2019 “How do I keep people coming in the door when my customer’s next purchase can be done anytime, anywhere?” This is the question that’s been on nearly every brick-and-mortar retailer’s mind for years. The emergence of experiential retail has been a saving grace keeping Read more

15/07/2019
experiential retail
valid

15/07/2019|

Is the public sector ready for mobile IDs?

Is The Public Sector Ready For Mobile IDs? BY KEVIN FREIBURGER June 27, 2019 Mobile identification is no longer just a digital replica of a traditional drivers’ license or state ID. Today, digital identity management has evolved to take full advantage of security features offered by smart mobile devices. But is the public sector ready to accommodate? Traditional Read more

08/07/2019
mobile ids
valid

08/07/2019|

Banning Facial Recognition Tech Moves Safety Backwards

Banning Facial Recognition Tech Moves Safety Backwards (Contributed) Kevin Freiburger June 26, 2019 Facial recognition technology wasn’t always feasible for the public sector. The accuracy of the face-matching software algorithms was not reliable, some contained biases and the systems themselves required significant IT overhead to operate. However, that tide has shifted. Today’s facial recognition technology is much faster, Read more

01/07/2019
biometrics
facial recognition
security
valid

01/07/2019|

What the Equifax and FICO Partnership Means for the Future of Finance

What the Equifax and FICO Partnership Means for the Future of Finance by Martin Kurpiel, Senior Vice President of Technology Solutions & IT June 12, 2019 Credit giants Equifax and FICO have joined forces in a move that has both companies getting into the alternative data market. The two companies announced in late March they would be pooling their collective Read more

20/06/2019
data
equifax
fico
finance
valid

20/06/2019|