Welcome to Episode 18 of the Cloud Wars Horizon Minute — featuring news and commentary hosted by Acceleration Economy analyst Tom Smith. Each episode provides insights into one or more Innovation Accelerators on the Cloud Wars Horizon.
This episode is brought to you by Cloud Wars Expo. This in-person event will be held from June 28th to 30th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California
00:10 — Tom details the first set of innovators that will be on the Cloud Wars Expo Innovation Path.
01:55 — Anthill developed a system to help companies manage and retain ‘deskless workers, that is, those who don’t work in an office. Anthill enables two-way texting between employers and deskless employees.
02:35 — Humanly is also seeking better treatment — in its case, better treatment of job candidates. The company aims to make the process work better for those being interviewed by analyzing how interviewers do.
03:05 — NWO.ai develops an (AI) and (NLP) platform that gathers and crunches vast quantities of data from publicly available sources, enabling customers like CPG firms to query that data for visibility into current and future customer trends
03:45 — Specright develops software to digitize and manage product and packaging specifications. But doing so creates better data management inside a company, and better, more robust supply chain interactions
04:15 — Wisy makes a retail execution platform designed for CPG firms. Using AI, it analyzes photos taken from store shelves to see if there are inventory, placement, promotional, or other issues that can be quickly resolved.