We’re a buying society, there’s no way around it. I’m told there was a time
Digital natives are actively in the process of reshaping the workforce according to their needs, which are driven by the emergence of new technologies. Research last year from the Mckinsey Global Institute, for example, identified automation and artificial intelligence (AI) as key drivers in changing the nature of work.
In 2018 the world saw a marriage of policy and technology to give consumers more control over their data. In 2019, as the relationship between humans and technology continues to become more intertwined, I believe we’ll see an even more marked shift in how we deal with data, from stricter guidelines outlining how marketers can access it to a greater dependency on the devices we use to make sense of it.
With thanks to IAB’s Mobile Steering Group – in particular Blis, Factual, Google, MediaCom, Oath, Verve, and Weve – for putting their views forward, this article highlights where location data started, what has changed over the years, and what the future looks like.
The use of artificial intelligence is becoming more common in smartphones, connected home devices, wearables and connected cars. By 2020, there will be 20.4 billion connected devices in use, according to market research firm Gartner. Location data is getting easier and easier to acquire.
Cognitive Automation, Neural Intelligence, Emotional AI, Conversation Assistants, and Proximity Guides — AI as a Technology Has Come a Long Way Since Its First Mention in a Sci-Fi Novel in the Last Century.
“Talk to an expert in the tech field and they will tell you one certain fact about the future; it’s going to involve AI.” Wouldn’t you agree?
Current AI systems use training algorithms and brute-force computational strength, as opposed to real intelligence. If an alteration is made to a situation involving AI, it will currently not adapt as it has no ‘understanding’ and therefore cannot recognize new strategic patterns.
Blis says new offering can predict where consumers will go – and will only charge for ‘successful conversions’
Location intelligence company Blis has launched Blis Futures, an AI-powered mobile advertising product it says predicts consumers’ future whereabouts – and Belgian beer Stella Artois has signed on to use it to guarantee it sees new customers in bars.