Author Archives: GilPress

About GilPress

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

Don’t Automate, Collaborate

The future of work promises increased productivity, getting top results with fewer resources, and using AI not to eliminate jobs but to help teams excel. Ofir Paldi and the startup he runs, Shamaym, may have found the key to this future … Continue reading

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Israeli Tech Startups Break New Records

Raising $4.9 billion, Israeli startups had a record-breaking year in 2020, according to PitchBook. This was up from $3.9 billion in 2019 and 5 times what it was ten years ago. Previous records have continued to be shattered in the first … Continue reading

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The Data Index, March 2021

Data is eating the world and there are numerous indicators of its ubiquitous presence in our lives. Read more

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The Future of Global Workforce Management

How do you get from $0 to $1.2 billion valuation in 60 months? You deliver the future of work now. Or, as Eynat Guez, CEO of Papaya Global, says laughing, “you put in a lot of working hours,” ten-year-worth of … Continue reading

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AI in Healthcare Now

Kira Radinsky, co-founder and Chairman of Diagnostic Robotics, wants to make healthcare more affordable and accessible. The lessons learned from initial deployments of the startup’s AI-based digital triage platform in Israel and the U.S. and the valuable experience gained during the … Continue reading

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The Future of Work Now from Israeli Startup Centrical

The future of work is about reinventing how companies motivate their employees. Centrical, a startup focused on delivering the future of work now, announced on March 10th that it closed a $32 million funding round led by Intel Capital, a new … Continue reading

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Erel Margalit on the Future of Work and Life Post-Covid

It is by now conventional wisdom that work in the post-Covid “new normal” will shift for many to working-from-home most of the time. The new “hybrid virtual model,” says McKinsey, “promises greater access to talent, increased productivity for individuals and small teams, lower … Continue reading

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The Future After the First Telephone Call

The future envisioned after the first phone conversation 145 years ago Continue reading

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Startups Continue to Hire During the Pandemic

Jerusalem-based venture investing platform OurCrowd released the first installment of the quarterly OurCrowd Jobs Index showing that the number of open positions listed by OurCrowd’s portfolio companies rose from 350 in June 2020 to 912 in December 2020. The startups surveyed by … Continue reading

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Data will Continue to Eat the World in 2021

54 predictions about the state of data, AI, and ML in the near future Continue reading

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