Lixar Podcast: IoT is Your Data Funnel Part II

Are you AI-Ready?

IoT and AI are here to stay. The manufacturing industry alone is set to see some of the greatest potential impacts from IoT use— as much as $3.7T per year with the value coming from productivity improvements. 15% of enterprises are using AI as of today, but 31% are expected to add it by 2019. While IoT and AI are still relatively new ideas, 83% of the most aggressive adopters of AI and cognitive technologies have said that their companies have already achieved substantial benefits

Artificial Intelligence is the perfect companion to IoT. The droves of data produced by IoT is optimal to train Machine Learning and AI models. So, what do you have to consider to leverage your IoT and take the first step into the world of AI?

In this podcast, Lixar experts discuss the factors that businesses leveraging IoT need to address before they’re ready to implement applied AI solutions. We talk building blocks, business cases, and a few short-term steps that can set you up for success down the road.


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The Top 5 Takeaways From FTE Global

Future Travel Experience (FTE) Global wrapped up on September 12th, once again bringing together airlines, government agencies, airports, and various other travel industry stakeholders in a global forum to define the future of the end-to-end passenger experience. Lixar’s very own Jonny Stevens and Andrew Duke were on the ground in Las Vegas – participating in panels about the latest tech and helping to shed light on the upcoming disruptions that could redefine the traveler’s experience. Let’s take a look at the change on the horizon – here are their top five takeaways from this year’s conference:

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Lixar Podcast – Why the Data Plumbing Matters

In this episode, we take a look at the steps you can take toward becoming a data-driven organization. The first step: get your data “plumbing” in order.

Data plumbing provides a way for your company to manage, process, and store data efficiently so that it can be easily accessed and used to improve your company’s processes and organization. By having a well structured plumbing system, your company can increase business efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and provide actionable insights promptly, with data to back-up your decision-making.

Listen below to learn how to take those first steps.

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