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5 Tech-Related Business Ideas
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5 Tech-Related Business Ideas

Starting a business in the midst of a global pandemic may not seem like the best time, but this isn't necessarily true. Roughly 627,000 small businesses start in the United States per year, so it isn't hard to imagine that those with an entrepreneurial spirit want to join in. That said, roughly 20% of businesses fail within their first year, and 50% fail before making it five years. The most common reason for this is a lack of capital. Either business owners fail to secure enough funding in the beginning, or the costs of maintaining their businesses simply become too much. There are ways, however, to fight both the capital issue and the pandemic. If you start a tech-related business online, you should have significantly fewer start-up costs than a brick and mortar business, and you won'...
3 Things to Consider Before Implementing AI with Human Voice in Your Call Center
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3 Things to Consider Before Implementing AI with Human Voice in Your Call Center

There are several things you can do to increase productivity in a call center. One of the first things that comes to mind is artificial intelligence (AI). This cuts down on the number of real people you need to hire to keep the business running smoothly. While AI has come a long way, nothing is ever completely perfected. So, if you’re thinking about adding AI with human voice in your call center, consider these three things first: Combining AI interaction and real person interaction While business for employers is generally about the numbers, for the customer, it’s more about feeling positively about a brand. This tends to come from a sense of a “personal touch” that keeps them coming back. However, customers still want a balance to cope with their busy lives. According to McKi...
Eurotech: On edge computing trends, the future of Industry 4.0, and bringing it all together
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Eurotech: On edge computing trends, the future of Industry 4.0, and bringing it all together

Edge computing, seen by many industry pundits and analysts as a key piece of the jigsaw in enabling technological convergence, is at a tipping point today. According to a report from Frost & Sullivan, by 2022 90% of industrial enterprises will be utilising edge computing. Many technology vendors are therefore advocating edge’s potential – The post Eurotech: On edge computing trends, the future of Industry 4.0, and bringing it all together appeared first on Internet of Things News.Cloud, Data & Analytics, Devices, Enterprise, IIoT, IoT
Shifting smart priorities amid the Covid-19 pandemic: A guide
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Shifting smart priorities amid the Covid-19 pandemic: A guide

  Across the globe, governments have fast tracked the use of mobile and IoT technologies in the fight against Coronavirus. At the same time, leading cities are supporting shared bike schemes and dedicated cycle routes. They are also evaluating the viability of public transport systems where ridership has decreased by as much as 90% . The post Shifting smart priorities amid the Covid-19 pandemic: A guide appeared first on Internet of Things News.Development, Enterprise, IoT, Standards