Transportation & Logistics
In a sector where consistency and safety are crucial, Big Data provides tools for transport and logistics companies to achieve both whilst simultaneously driving down prices and improving service quality.
Roboticists from Carnegie Mellon University pushed the limits of an all-terrain vehicle equipped with sensors to gather data for future self-driving ATVs. At speeds of up to 30 miles per hour, they pushed the heavily instrumented ATV across rough ground and cleared obstacles. They slid through turns, ascended and descended
Data monetization can be an effective tool for helping companies and sectors boost profits and keep consumers happy. Here are five of the industries that data monetization strategies could benefit the most. Music The music industry experienced a prolonged period of upheaval due in large part to streaming services’ popularity.
How will micromobility change the way we travel from point “A” to “B”? How will micromobility co-exist with the traditional models of transportation? What is the importance of network effects in micro mobility? Kristin Dolgner, a marketing and communications professional at BCG Digital Ventures based in Berlin had an eventful
The talent shortage in architecture and engineering is huge. As noted by the World Economic Forum, the ongoing shortage of labour, including a shortage of professional talent for designers, architects, and higher levels of management, has “undermined project management and execution, adversely affecting cost, timelines and quality.” Ultimately, time is
What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population are expected to live in cities by 2050, scientists are seeking new and innovative ways
Vehicle-to-Cloud – yes, it is a thing! And it is making automotive insurance providers and telecoms thrive together to support telematics “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do,” this is a popular quote by Elon Musk. But wait, even more popularly discussed
The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for
Connected cars offer a wealth of data generation and utilisation possibilities. To optimize the use of this data, blockchain has a role to play. When Henry Ford introduced mass production, it gave the automobile industry a phenomenal boost by making car ownership affordable for millions. A second revolution is now
I recently read an article (paywall) in the WSJ about Paul Allen’s Vulcan initiative to curb illegal fishing. It’s insightful and sheds light on Big Data techniques to address societal problems. After thinking on the story, it struck me that it could be used as a pedagogical tool to synthesize data science
The STORM team is back home. In 80 days, they have traveled the earth, showing that electric driving is possible – and very cool. They showed that a strong team can accomplish amazing things and change the world, by building their own bike and traveling around the world with it. Digital