Merritt Group Blog

Understanding the IoT Media Superstorm

Over the years, we’ve done a lot of trends tracking for clients - from the evolution of cloud computing to the rise of big data and analytics. Based on our media research, the Internet of Things (IoT) is by far the fastest growing media trend we’ve seen in recent years.

Topics: IoT

Machine Learning is Hot Right Now. Is Your Company in the Conversation?

It seems, machine learning, and its closely related cousins, artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, predictive and prescriptive analytics and automation, is trending, big time. From Google’s DeepMind taking on and beating the world’s best Go player to Audi’s self-driving RS7 racing all comers, stories about machines encroaching on human tasks is all the rage. It makes for a great story too, because the promise of innovation juxtaposes well with the fear of human obsolescence. In fact, some of the most closely followed and riveting discussions at the 2016 Davos World Economic Forum focused on the state of AI and its impact on the future of work.

Topics: machine learning

Taking Care of Our Mental Health: A National Obligation

 

Topics: Healthcare