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Month: January 2019

Why You Should Celebrate the Data Privacy Day

It’s Data Privacy Day! Do you treat your data privacy as you treat your home? Do you securely lock the doors to keep strangers out, hide the keys in a safe and secure place and keep your eyes peeled for prying eyes? Well, if you don’t, here are some facts to ponder: We now live in the digital era where our personal data is constantly collected, used, and shared across…

5 AI Trends to Keep an Eye On in 2019

Artificial intelligence is trending high everywhere and more and more companies are joining the bandwagon. Banking on this trend, Tatiana Danielyan, ABBYY’s Deputy Director of R&D identifies 5 trends that show how artificial intelligence will help to power enterprise digital transformation journey in 2019. Trend #1. The scramble for datasets to teach algorithms for specific sectoral tasks will intensify. As AI adoption in enterprises matures, it is clear that whoever…

The Tension between GDPR and Blockchain

A potentially problematic challenge for industry and legislators is the apparent tension between privacy rights and the rapid adoption of blockchain-based applications which are expected to reach $10.6 billion in revenue by 2023. There is a school of thought that blockchain is antithetical to and incompatible with safeguarding privacy rights. One of the most notable blockchain skeptics – David Gerard –argues that if “you were silly enough to put personal data into an append-only…

The End of Routine Tasks

Capture and recognition technologies are becoming all pervasive and ubiquitous as private and governmental organizations worldwide move gradually towards a paperless workplace. This progression began with optical character recognition, or OCR, which is a technology that enables you to convert scanned images of text to electronic text so that the digitized data can be stored, searched, indexed and retrieved. Today, digital transformation is not just about the digitization of analog,…