Alan Morrison

Alan Morrison

Alan is a senior research fellow at PwC’s Center for Technology and Innovation and an editor of the firm’s Technology Forecast quarterly. He was the principal researcher and author of Technology Forecast issues on big data, analytics, mobile, social and semantic technologies. His experience includes more than 20 years in various research, analyst, writing and editorial roles, including over a dozen years at PwC. Alan advises PwC’s clients on a variety of emerging technology and industry trends and their business impacts and has been a featured speaker at Enterprise Data World, the Semantic Technology & Business Conference and other enterprise IT events.

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Machine learning 101 (infographics)

Our visual primers will show you what it is, how it works, and where it’s headed.

Machine learning methods (infographic)

What’s the right algorithm for the task? Our visual primer shows the most common ones in use and the business problems they solve.

Machine learning evolution (infographic)

What will it take for AI to become mainstream in business? The convergence of different research approaches—and lots of human intelligence.

A look at drones as a data service (infographic)

Why data collection and analysis—not delivery—is where drones will make their mark.

A primer on blockchain (infographic)

How the technology invented for bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions is changing the way we do business

Machine learning overview (infographic)

See how it works, its relationship to AI, and where companies are using it.

The yin and yang of AI and blockchain

Artificial intelligence is the yin and blockchains are the yang of digital business.

From the internet of things to the collaboration of things

Most people don’t realize it yet, but blockchain could clear a path for “the collaboration of things.”

Besides blockchain, what’s missing from the internet of things?

The IoT will become a much richer phenomenon, an internet of not just connected things, but a collaboration environment where machines as well as humans can interact, at scale.

The realities of polyglot persistence in mainstream enterprises

Ritesh Ramesh describes how NoSQL and Hadoop get used in retail environments.

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