Avoid 5 Skype for Business deployment pitfalls and successfully transform your business

 Avoid 5 Skype for Business deployment pitfalls and successfully transform your business  Tom Arbuthnot, Principal Solutions Architect at Modality Systems, is guest posting to the Skype for Business blog this month to discuss5 common Skype for Business deployment pitfalls.   Skype for Business can positively impact your business and help enable both a digital transformation and a modern workplace, but in the real world how do you...

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European Open Data from NMCAs to be Included in Key UN Boundary Information Initiative

Harmonised European open data from official national sources is to be included in the United Nations Second Administrative Level Boundaries (SALB) initiative. EuroGeographics, which represents National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities from the whole of geographical Europe, is providing its 1:1 million scale topographic open dataset, EuroGlobalMap to assist the project’s aim of compiling global administrative...

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Small Business Lender Kabbage Receives $250 Million Equity Investment | 2017

Kabbage, the Atlanta-based online small business lender, today (August 3, 2017) announced it has raised $250 million in equity from the Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. According to the announcement, Kabbage has pioneered a financial services data and technology platform to provide automated funding to small businesses in minutes. Kabbage uses data generated through business activity such as accounting data,...

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AI gastronomy

For consumers that are obsessed with documenting and sharing images of their food, MIT is developing a very useful website. Pic2Recipe!, a neural network created by electrical engineering and computer science student Nick Hynes, uses artificial intelligence to find the right recipe that corresponds to an uploaded image of food based on a database of over one million recipes. While the website is still in the early stages of...