In the past decade, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come out as something that people use almost every day without even realizing it. Apart from powering a huge number of applications and other digital devices, this technology stands to benefit all industries including supply chain. In fact, many companies have already started benefiting from investing in AI. A report by State of Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises shows that supply chain is one of those areas which will significantly benefit from AI. On the other hand, PwC states that AI could inject up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030.
For some years now, robots have been creeping slowly into the retail industry. It is due to the advantages that they offer that many organizations are investing in them. Walmart is one of the companies that has embraced robots in its activities. The company has been adding thousands of robots to its stores across the US to carry out various functions most of which are repeatable or predictable tasks. Being the world’s largest retailer, Walmart is always looking for methods to improve service delivery, enhance customer experience and minimize the cost of production. Discussed below are areas where Walmart is using drones.
Between November 1 and 15, 2018, a hacker or hackers had entry into Image-I-Nation Technologies’ database full of customer’s personal information. Some of the data breached included customers’ names, home addresses, date of birth, and social security numbers. Before you breathe a sigh of relief, you may have been affected even if this was the first time hearing of Image-I-Nation Technologies.
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