Leveraging machine learning and big data, Alibaba developed the revolutionary consumer finance product Ant CreditPay and Zhima Credit that effectively tapped into the massive lower end consumer market in China. Customers with higher credit scores can have more favorable lending terms and access to better services offline such as not having to pay deposits when renting apartment. But will this turn China into a black mirror episode, where society imposes discrimination based on people's scores?
Leading mining companies like Rio Tinto are developing and deploying autonomous haulage technologies in-house and using big data to make smarter real-time decisions at the rock face. What are some of the opportunities and challenges presented by these advances?
While Maersk and others in the shipping and logistics industry historically have maintained profits through scaling ship size and market consolidation, new challenges require them to embrace digitalization of the supply chain in order to survive.
How can Azure and cloud services compete against rising international data protectionism?
Over the last six years, Stitch Fix has achieved success in the fashion retail space by revolutionizing the shopping experience. But is their business strategy differentiated enough to stay competitive?
Intel, the world's semiconductors pioneer, is leveraging digital supply chains to optimize its manufacturing.
To respond quickly to the demanding customer needs, UNIQLO has digitized its supply chain to transform into Digital Consumer Retail Company. Does this change accelerate their growth to surpass its competitors in global fast-fashion market?
Aetna is using digital technologies to create efficiencies in the health insurance supply chain.
A world of fully automated robotic rigs may be around the corner. Read how Halliburton plans on going about doing it.
How big data creates tremendous value in the last mile delivery for both customers and DHL.