Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes is a writer for Which-50.com and the Which-50 Digital Intelligence Unit.

Technology giants have maintained their position atop Boston Consulting Groups’s most innovative companies list. Apple, Google and Microsoft take the top three spots respectively, with Amazon and Samsung rounding out the top five. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Digital natives crowd the top of the 2018 rankings, holding

Organisations see growing importance in the Internet of Things (IoT) but few are yet to fully leverage the technology, according to a Forbes Insights report released today. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The limited success of the much hyped IoT is due to its infancy, leaving many organisations

Alibaba claims their artificial intelligence model has bested humans for the first time in the world’s premiere machine reading-comprehension test, paving the way for more advanced consumer facing AI. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The Chinese tech giant’s deep neural network model now owns the highest rank for

The role of the CIO is proving a good indicator for the impact of digital. According to a Gartner executive survey, leading CIOs have evolved from cost controlling delivery executives to become data exploiting, revenue generators capable of driving growth. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter “The data clearly

Facebook is introducing a major change to its newsfeed. In a bid to promote more social connection and less of what it calls “passive media consumption”, the site’s newsfeed will begin prioritising content from friends and family over content from brands and publishers. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter

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Youtube has announced new procedures to tackle problematic content and improve brand safety. The platform will introduce more human oversight and moderation of videos, and Bloomberg is reporting, it includes a new method of vetting premium content for advertisers. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter More human and artificial intelligence

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Executives have high hopes for AI and recognise its business case, but adoption remains sluggish and a “large gap” is emerging between passive and pioneering organisations, according to a report from MIT Sloan Management Review. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter While 84 per cent of executives believe AI

Even the 130-year-old Kodak company can not resist the cryptocurrency craze. Kodak has announced it is partnering with Wenn Digital to create its own cryptocurrency and blockchain platform for photographers. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter ‘KODAKCoin’ is a photo-centric cryptocurrency aimed at empowering photographers and agencies “to take

Artificial intelligence is powering the trends that will disrupt the automotive industry and presents a $215 billion opportunity for OEMs, according to a new report from McKinsey & Company. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter AI is a key technology in autonomous vehicles, connectivity, electrification and shared mobility –

Voice activated devices are beginning to eat away at the amount of time we spend looking at our smartphone screens. More people are buying devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo, and their use is coming at the expense of smartphones, according to an Accenture report. Sign up to Which-50’s