The machines are coming for some of our jobs. Be afraid or welcome our new robot overlords, as you prefer.
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PotashCorp, the world's largest fertilizer producer, recently hired the engineering firm AMEC to map a tailings pond in Atlantic Canada. It used Clearpath's Kingfisher robot boat and gathered 100 times more data in one-eighth of the time the job had taken previously -- for 60% less cost.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.