Edition 47 - How Can AI Help Small Businesses?
AI and ML applications are almost everywhere, from ride-hailing services to voice search on smartphones, we use AI services every single day — It feels so accessible to us consumers that it must be within reach of small business too! It is expected that AI will be a game-changer for all industries by providing smart applications and efficiency in the business processes through optimal utilization of organizations data. Huge corporations have inculcated AI into their systems and are quite satisfied with the improvements, but SMEs are still not sure about potential use cases of AI for them, because they question if it can really bring a change in their business processes.
Let’s see some examples of UI animations going from good to great. With a little bit of tweaking here and there, you can elevate your UI patterns with animation. The interactions listed show continuity between states, denote a relationship between shared elements, and call the user’s attention to something they should notice and act upon. To create these animations, I followed the guidelines from Material Motion, IBM’s Animation Principles, and The UX in Motion Manifesto. All of the interactions were made using the early-access version of InVision Studio.
Smart technology is on its way challenging, convincing and converting the human ecosystem in cyberspace, aquaspace, geospace, and space (CAGS). As smart technology today enables humans in many ways to define and determine our ecosystem beyond CAGS, it is essential to understand and evaluate its impact on nations in the coming tomorrow. Today, smart technology drives smartphones, smart cars, smart homes, smart grids, smart infrastructure, smart cities, and the like. As a result, the smart ecosystem across CAGS is proliferating. As the smart ecosystem continues to expand, we must consider where smart technology is taking nations and what the smart future will look like for each nation’s ecosystem.
Warren Buffet once said: “When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.” It raises a good question for management teams of how much does strategy matter. How much of success or failure comes down to the industry you are in vs. what actions you take—“where you play” vs. “how you play?”
If you are thinking about getting started with serverless applications, this article is for you. While serverless provides a number of benefits, in my experience architecting serverless applications, there are several common myths that can get in the way of success.
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