Disrupted Transport – momentum in the self drive trucking business
Over $300m already invested in startups to disrupt the trucking business iDisrupted Commentary The cost of transporting product around the world (and especially the USA) […]
Disrupted Transport – retrofit kit turns legacy trucks into self drivers
Here’s how the self drive truck industry could overtake self drive cars iDisrupted Commentary More transport disruption more quickly. The promise of huge cost savings […]
Self Driving Cars – Who’s Really In Control?
Let’s assume that autonomous vehicles, once commonplace, could be controlled by law enforcers. What impact will this have on manufacturers and users? Initially, collaborating with police officers will require…
Data-Driven Disruption In Health – Are You Keeping Up?
The revolutionary technology which will impact the data used by governments and healthcare professionals is ripe for discussion. Tina Woods, D/SRUPTION’s health expert, shares some of the opinions of those who attended our recent event on data-driven disruption…
Virtual Reality, Biosensors And The Coming Self Care Revolution
Some clinicians are already using Virtual Reality environments to treat people with PTSD, anxiety disorders, phobias and addictive behaviours. Augmented with accurate biofeedback mechanisms, these sorts of treatments could soon be self-administered, removing the need for human doctors and therapists, and even putting an end to the looming mental health crisis.
It is estimated that one in six people experienced a common mental health problem in the last week, while mental health problems are reported to be the main drivers of disability worldwide, causing a cumulative 40 million years of ill health in 20 to 29 year olds. In the UK, the Department of Health has reported that mental ill health accounts for nearly 23% of the entire healthcare burden. Wider economic costs, including the direct costs of services, lost productivity at work and reduced quality of life, are estimated at £105 billion annually…
Diverse Communities Drive Sustained Innovation
Communities are the basic unit of sustained innovation because innovation invariably stems from creating new recipes or new ways to blend old and new ideas to create new technologies and solutions to a shared problem. If you can bring together a diverse bunch of people under a common cause with different ideas, knowledge and insights, then through their conversations you’re likely to achieve a significantly better outcome. This means diversity in its broadest sense: across culture, inclusivity and…
Self Driving Cars On UK Roads?… Not So Fast
In what could be seen as a characteristically optimistic government perspective, UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling expects that fully self driving cars will be widely available in the next three to four years. Last year, at an event hosted by the Association of British Insurers, Grayling stated that he considered the UK to be a world leader in the autonomous revolution. This may well be true, but…
How To Lead A Data Driven Organisation
Executives and business leaders now have the responsibility and opportunity of figuring out how to transform their organisations into data – and model-driven enterprises, the only way to ensure survival and growth in the coming years.
There are two primary phases of this transition. The first is making your enterprise data-driven, the second is making it model-driven. In the first phase, data is leveraged to make better business decisions: all business decisions. As your organisation progresses, however, it will start embedding machine-intelligence modeling techniques and automation in its daily operations. Advanced machine-intelligence techniques will give you the predictive power required to survive and thrive…
Artificial Intelligence – Teaching Itself
New ways of training AI will increase speed of learning & capabilities that might affect you Possibly on of the most important parts of building […]
Disrupted Creativity – AI driven creativity gathers momentum
The last bastion of the ad business under assault iDisrupted Commentary The advertising business just keeps on getting disrupted… From Singularity Hub: “Is creativity a […]
Disrupted Cars – Ford renames itself as a “mobility company”
iDisrupted Commentary Well this is brave. The auto industry is trying to innovate itself through disruption. We don’t think the economics make sense though. The […]
Disrupted Cities – how Uber plans to integrate itself into everything
It’s that API thing again. . . iDisrupted Commentary Everyone I know in London loves Uber, apart from drivers of black cabs. They love its […]
Disrupted Disruption – is Google being forced to disrupt itself?
Is Apple and Facebook’s competitive ferocity causing Google to re-invent itself?
Disrupted Reality – Content needs to drive Virtual Reality to make it real
Content is the killer app for VR By guest contributor Lynne Slowey With the potential to become a $150 billion industry, everyone in the know […]
Disrupted Distribution – self driving trucks are going to change ecosystems
Self driving trucks will change the economy and climate for the better – but destroy whole ecosystems. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is clever, radical and disruptive way beyond transportation
Disrupted Patents – Disruptive to Innovation in itself – finally a way around an archaic problem
Patents – a way around an archaic practice that stifles startups Disruptive to innovation in itself are patents. How can a bootstrapped startup ever afford […]
Autonomous Vehicles And The Technological Traffic Jam
Automotive companies are piling money into autonomous vehicles. Self drive technology is being tested across the world, demonstrating the global interest in making these systems work. But with automakers, software companies and transportation firms still jostling to…