Welcome to The Wrap Podcast – where Bridget Courneya, Aaron Back, and John Foley recap their week and the latest from the business and tech market. Today’s episode is brought to you by the Industry Cloud Battleground Week digital event from November 15th to the 19th. This week’s topics include autonomous trucking, manufacturing AI, our new Data Revolution Channel and more.
Industry Cloud Battleground Week
00:31 – Next week, we are hosting Industry Cloud Battleground Week. Join experts from 4 vertical industries: healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and retail. Industry leaders, including Microsoft, Google Cloud, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and Workday, will have presentations for each of the respective industries. Learn more about this digital event and register here.
Also, Bob Evans wrote in-depth reports for the Industry Cloud Battleground channel about each of the participating organizations. Mentioned reports include: Workday’s cloud strategy and Salesforce’s cloud strategy.
01:59 – In honor of Veterans Day, we share a special thank you to all who have served in the military.
03:40 – The team discussed retail banking and the growing adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency. What role will modernization, acceleration, and emerging technologies have in the financial services industry?
06:42 – Kieron Allen wrote an article this week about how financial apps are inspiring a banking revolution. Furthermore, he writes about how these apps are bringing together the worlds of banking, traditional cash, and cryptocurrency.
07:50 – In a recent article, Bill Doerrfeld poses the question: Why is an overreliance on citizen development a dead-end strategy? Discover additional perspectives from our Analyst Network published this week including:
- A Multi-Billion Dollar Question: What is Edge Computing? By Leonard Lee
- SolarWinds Breach & Cybersecurity Executive Order Propel SBOM by Chris Hughes
- Understand the Hacker Mentality to Combat Cyber Threats by Kenny Mullican
Global Autonomous Trucking
10:13 – Guess the CAGR of the Global Autonomous Trucking market. According to Cision PR Newswire, within a 2021 to 2026 global forecast period, autonomous trucking has a projected market growth of 16.0%. The predicted market size is $2 billion in 2021 to $4.3 billion in 2026.
16:40 – The autonomous trucking industry could continue to grow through the reimagining of delivery services with automation.
17:12 – Supply chain inventory issues are being blamed on a truck driver shortage.
18:03 – There are various components that contribute to the 16.0% CAGR, including GPS monitoring and virtual dashboards.
18:51 – Autonomous systems tend to involve artificial intelligence. Additionally, autonomous trucks can essentially be an edge device.
Manufacturing & Artificial Intelligence
19:24 – Recently, Landing AI raised approximately $57 million for its machine learning tools. With this funding, the company aims to equip manufacturers to deploy AI systems.
Data Revolution & Cutting-Edge Technology
21:28 – This week, John Foley published a piece about modern data management on the Data Revolution channel. Also, stay tuned for upcoming podcasts with TileDB and Yellowbrick Data.
23:46 – Analyst Leonard Lee covers cutting-edge technology on the Acceleration Economy.
24:26 – BigQuery Omni is Google Cloud’s primary data warehousing environment. Omni makes it possible to run queries and workloads on Google Cloud’s BigQuery, but with the data stored in AWS or Microsoft.