Digital Barriers (AIM: DGB), the specialist provider of visually intelligent solutions to the global surveillance, security and safety markets, is pleased to announce the award of a contract with a major US federal law enforcement agency and existing customer valued at $7.2 million. This contract is one of several that were in the final stages of procurement at the time of the Group’s trading update on 24 March.
George Zarkadakis is a thought-leader in digital innovation, digital transformation, and most importantly for us, Artificial Intelligence. He’s now the Digital Lead at Willis Towers Watson, a world leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, and he has even written a book on AI, called In Our Own Image: Will artificial intelligence save or destroy us?. Zarkadakis took some time to talk to us about how AI was being implemented in businesses today, and how it will change our industry of the future.
At the beginning of the year, the UK Government’s Office for Science released a paper entitled ‘Distributed Ledger Technology: beyond blockchain.’
For many who heard the government’s chief scientist, Sir Mark Walport, discussing the report on BBC’s Radio Four, it might have felt liked they’d banged their heads and woken up a few years later to when a technology called blockchain was being adopted so widely that even the government were paying attention to it. But in reality this is still a relatively new technology that most people haven’t even heard of, yet right now the government, regulators and institutions want a look in.