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About Dan Wellers

Dan Wellers is the Global Lead of Digital Futures at SAP, which explores how organizations can anticipate the future impact of exponential technologies. Dan has extensive experience in technology marketing and business strategy, plus management, consulting, and sales.

The Big (Data) Problem With Machine Learning

11-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Historically, most of the data businesses have analyzed for decision-making has been of the structured variety—easily entered, stored, and queried. In the digital age, that universe of potentially

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Pulling Cities Into The Future With Blockchain

10-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

The next wave of the digital economy is just over the horizon, and it could be built on the blockchain. Blockchain technology has been rapidly growing in influence since 2015, when it became appare

Perception vs Reality: Conversational Computing

10-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Perception: It's about consumers interacting with devices Reality: What makes computing conversational isn’t the mode of input but how you engage an application and perform a transaction. Instead

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The Future of Learning – Keeping up With The Digital Economy

4-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Learning is perhaps the only area still largely untouched by digital transformation. It's not just that curriculums aren’t keeping up with the skills required for a future of exponential change in w

How Machine Learning Could Make Marketing More Human

4-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

In the digital age, it’s possible for marketers to collect more information to power their strategies than ever before. So much data, in fact, that it’s beyond the capacity of human marketing prof

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AI And Ethics: We Will Live What Machines Learn

2-May-2017 | Dan Wellers

Big Data analytics, machine learning, and other emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have, in a very short time, become astonishingly good at helping companies see, and react to, pattern

Machine Learning – One New Weapon To Combat Fraud

26-Apr-2017 | Dan Wellers

Trillions of dollars are squandered every year as a result of fraud – around $3.8 trillion, in fact. The typical organization loses five percent of revenue annually to fraud, and eight out of 10 e

Perception vs Reality: The Next Wave of Computing

16-Jan-2017 | Dan Wellers

Perception: We have to accept the limitations of silicon chips. Reality: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="431"] Graphene molecule, credit: Getty Images[/caption] Current manufacturing me

Perception vs Reality: Drones

14-Nov-2016 | Dan Wellers

Perception: Drones are as easy to use as smartphones. Reality: Enterprise drones are a different class than hobbyists’ toys. Just operating them commercially requires training, certification, and

Perception vs. Reality: Driverless Cars

6-Sep-2016 | Dan Wellers

Perception: Driverless cars are dangerous. Reality: With approximately 1.25 million vehicle-related deaths each year, advocates argue that driverless technology is a solution for eliminating crashe