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George Lawton is a technology journalist that has been covering the technology industry for the last three decades. He is currently focused on digital transformation, enterprise automation, digital twins, privacy, and sustainable development. year He has written over 3,000 stories about computers, communications, knowledge management, business, health, and other areas. In the early 1990s, he helped build Biosphere II, sailed a Chinese Junk to Antarctica, and herded cattle on a 200,000-acre ranch in Australia.

Articles by George Lawton

Why semantic search is a better term than understanding for gen AI This article is sponsored by:

On the surface, it looks like new generative AI models are getting better at understanding us and the world. But this glosses over the risks and opportunities. The term Semantic Search makes it easier to understand new risks, frame business problems, and identify opportunities, particularly with multi-modal AI.

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Product Value Management - propelling towards a future of cross-team streamlined workflows This article is sponsored by:

Propel executives weigh in on the history and future of digital twins for physical products. The future requires evolving beyond standalone engineering focus tools to more integrated workflows towards a more enterprise-wide approach to Product Value Management.

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Mapping out the future of map-making - how Overture collaboration could unseat Google's location dominance This article is sponsored by:

Google pioneered the location intelligence industry about twenty years ago, which allowed it to dominate the field. Overture Maps Foundation, a collaboration between traditional mapping vendors and Google Cloud competitors, has introduced a new open map data set to give everyone else a leg up.

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What if AI hype is a bust? How knowledge graphs can #accleratetrust within and between organizations This article is sponsored by:

Kaiasm Chief Scientist Liam McGee explains how knowledge graphs can create a Rosetta Stone to keep different groups on the same page to #acceleratetrust. This has important implications for all organizations seeking to build a more solid foundation for generative AI.

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Telling 3D stories about things - learnings from Jared Owen provide digital twins and Industrial Metaverse insights This article is sponsored by:

YouTube superstar Jared Owen talks about what he learned over a decade, telling engaging 3D stories about things. What he has to say has important insights for everyone trying to build better user experiences for digital twins, Industrial Metaverse and spatial computing apps.

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How compliance automation can #acceleratetrust This article is sponsored by:

For many companies, IT compliance is perceived as a burden that is part of the cost of doing business in various countries or industries. Drata is finding that innovations in compliance automation reduce this burden and can speed sales, bolster security postures, and facilitate trust across the organization.

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Why Amex GBT embraces AI with executive oversight This article is sponsored by:

Amex GBT has launched an ambitious program for adopting AI across engineering, customer care, finance, and the workplace. However, it is cautiously embracing these new technologies with awareness of look-out areas requiring executive oversight and humans in the loop.

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A legacy built on 40 years of trust - learnings from Greg Bentley as he steps down as CEO of Bentley Systems This article is sponsored by:

Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley discusses the lessons he learned from growing a scrappy startup in the 1980s with his four brothers into one of the world’s largest engineering tools vendors. A key ingredient was growing trust across the company, partners, and the community.

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