Confidence in the global supply chain's continuity and resilience is waning and it's a topic we're likely to hear more about as companies report fourth quarter earnings in the weeks ahead due to geopolitical and climate disruptions. Get ready for another supply chain transformation investment cycle.
Enter AI And The Real Fourth Industrial Revolution
Running out of ideas to inspire, a false fourth industrial revolution was coined by the World Economic Forum. The move to digitization and digital transformation was a necessary half-step to the move towards AI. While some will now profess that the Fifth Industrial revolution is AI, AI is more exponential than the internet or the fake fourth industrial revolution. The dawn of the fourth industrial revolution begins with AI. This Cognitive Era will be with us for decades to come
The World Economic Forum's Four Themes Seek To Rebuild Trust
The 54th annual convening at Davos brings 2700 delegates from over 130 countries to officially attend the World Economic Forum’s event. Meanwhile, an additional 5000 individuals join events around Davos in a series of programing known as UnDavos. This year’s official Davos proceedings center on four main themes:
Two Year IPO Drought Coming To An End
In 2023, only 148 companies completed an initial public offering (IPO). This was the worst year on record and followed a 15% decline from the number of IPO's in 2022, another disappointing year. In 2023, ARM was the sole blockbuster tech IPO.
After a brutal two years with a paucity of tech IPOs, the market is poised for a resurgence in 2024.
AI and biology have the potential to greatly benefit humanity in several ways. Here are some key illustrative opportunities to consider:
I'm excited to be live from AWS re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas. This year's event is packed with announcements about the leading-edge of cloud computing and the hot topic of the year, generative AI.
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