Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

I launched the Big Data conversation; writing, research, marketing services; https://whatsthebigdata.com/ & http://infostory.com/

2017 Tech Investment Priorities

IDG: In 2017, IT leaders will be increasing investments in numerous applications and platforms with business intelligence & analytics (71%), securing enterprise information assets (59%), CRMs (47%) and mobile enterprise apps (46%) leading the pack. Additionally, tech leaders shared their … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence, Analytics, and the Cloud

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In Praise of Automation

The McKinsey Global Institute: The automation of activities can enable businesses to improve performance by reducing errors and improving quality and speed, and in some cases achieving outcomes that go beyond human capabilities. Automation also contributes to productivity, as it … Continue reading

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Questions about the self-driving car bubble

Artur Kiulian comments on Frank Chen’s 16 questions about self-driving cars: The major assumption is that “Everything that moves will go autonomous”, and we are not only talking about cars, all the trucks on our roads, drones in the sky, shopping … Continue reading

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AI, Big Data, IoT, Cybersecurity, And Jobs: 2017 Predictions From Senior Tech Executives

‘Tis the season for the public relations exercise known as “here’s what we think (or hope) will happen in the tech sector next year,” flooding my inbox with predictions for 2017. No one knows what will happen tomorrow, let alone … Continue reading

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Venture Capital Firm 83North Backs Israeli and European Entrepreneurs

In the first nine months of 2016, Israeli high-tech companies raised a total of $4 billion, a year-over-year increase of 27%.  Increasingly, these funds are geared towards long-term growth as Startup Nation is shifting into a Scale-Up Nation mode. The … Continue reading

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Apple to Target 2.15 Billion Video Streaming Viewers

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple plans to add video streaming of original content to Apple Music, escalating “the arms race between Apple Music and Spotify, which both offer essentially the same catalog of tens of millions of songs, … Continue reading

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