L'Atelier BNP Paribas L'Atelier BNP Paribas : Accelerating Innovation https://atelier.bnpparibas/en Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:49:10 +0200 <![CDATA[Internet giants helping the press to harness ai]]>

Google has just made a large grant to the main UK press agency to enable it to use artificial intelligence to boost the productivity of its journalists. This investment provides an indication both of the future of journalism and the ambitions of the Internet giants in this field.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/article/internet-giants-helping-press-harness-ai Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[AI helping to combat healthcare-associated infections]]>

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Polytechnic Institute at Lausanne (EPFL) and Stanford University have developed a hand hygiene-tracking system to help combat infection inside hospitals.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/news/ai-helping-combat-healthcare-associated-infections Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:40:12 +0200
<![CDATA[Customer relations: human-centric or nothing]]>

Some commentators have expressed the fear that, with the introduction of increasingly powerful digital tools, including a vast array of prediction mechanisms, the field of customer relations is becoming too robotic and losing its essential quality – the human element. Not so, say two French experts interviewed by L’Atelier. Jean-Francois Ledey and Eric Dadian both insist that nowadays the Customer Experience needs to be more human-centric than ever.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/article/customer-relations-human-centric Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Peerex aims to make it easier to pay for goods abroad]]>

Singapore-based startup Peerex has set out to enable retailers around the world to act as ATMs.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/news/peerex-aims-easier-pay-goods Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:02 +0200
<![CDATA[Legaltech specialists broadening the range of legal services]]>

LegalTech startups that enable automatic generation of legal documents, provide predictive justice tools and even expedite the settlement of small disputes have been ascending the value chain in France over the past four years. Law firms which used to see these companies as competitors have recently been taking their technology on board.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/article/legaltech-specialists-broadening-range-legal-services Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:29:24 +0200
<![CDATA[Future online shopping based on email?]]>

A New York-based startup is now offering a way for people to make purchases directly via their email box. Could this be a workable alternative to social commerce?

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/future-online-shopping-based-email Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[AI is bringing a new dimension to medical diagnosis]]>

The introduction of AI into the medical field is shaking up our approach to obtaining medical treatment, encouraging us to take more responsibility for our own healthcare. At this year’s VivaTech event in Paris in June, Elad Benjamin and Stefan Behrens explained how and why this is happening.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/health/news/ai-bringing-dimension-medical-diagnosis Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Beacons: a valuable tool for smart city residents]]>

Location beacons can be extremely useful for rescuing a person in distress, guiding the visually impaired or getting your bearings inside an airport or university complex. Beacon technology has to date mainly been the preserve of the retail world, but it is likely to prove just as valuable for Smart City applications. Some explanations below.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/article/beacons-valuable-tool-smart-city-residents Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Fintech: why is peer-to-peer lending trending right now in China?]]>

Bad credit score, low-income… May reasons lead to the use of a P2P lending platform. In China, the industry is actually booming.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/news/fintech-peer-to-peer-lending-trending-china Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Combating hunger via 50-cent app-based donations]]>

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ShareTheMeal app enables anyone and everyone to donate a few cents towards a meal for the needy and hungry.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/combating-hunger-50-cent-app-based-donations Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Mining industry turning to innovation]]>

The mining industry is looking for new opportunities, using robots, data analysis, underwater extraction and asteroid mining.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/article/mining-industry-turning-innovation Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[AI helping to predict criminal suspects’ behaviour]]>

The police constabulary in the UK city of Durham has been testing out an AI-based Harm Assessment Risk Tool (HART) designed to predict the likelihood that a person arrested on criminal charges will re-offend if released on bail.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/news/ai-helping-predict-criminal-suspects-behaviour Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[How can banks reinvent themselves to attract millennials?]]>

They have a greater need for transparency, a definite appetite for technology and are less attached to brands. So what will the bank of the future have to do in order to meet the needs and expectations of the Millennial generation? Nathalie Doré, CEO of L’Atelier BNP Paribas North America, sheds some light on the subject.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/fintech/article/banks-reinvent-attract-millennials Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Is Chinese Bingobox already better than Amazon Go?]]>

Everyone heard about Amazon Go. Not many heard about BingoBox. If once viewed as a copycat, the chinese startup is starting to best the original concept.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/chinese-bingobox-amazon-go Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[A red-hot application for Augmented Reality]]>

AR headsets can now help firefighters to see through smoke and flames.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/red-hot-application-augmented-reality Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Companies in a race to hire cyber-security specialists]]>

The recent WannaCry ransomware attacks have once again shone a spotlight on the general shortage of digital security resources. Training in this field has become more available over the last few years but supply is unable to keep up with the continuous demand for updates.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/life-work/article/companies-race-hire-cyber-security-specialists Tue, 01 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[When will we see autonomous trains running?]]>

The railway industry is looking to take the next step from automated trains to autonomous trains.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/prospective/article/autonomous-trains-running Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Major retailers stepping up emphasis on Digital CX]]>

A recent Digital Intelligence Briefing by Econsultancy in conjunction with Adobe takes a look at how retail sector companies are progressing with their digital transformation. We bring you the key findings.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/retail/news/major-retailers-stepping-emphasis-digital-cx Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Bike-sharing startups don’t want to share]]>

An aggregator for bike-sharing apps seemed to be a good idea to solve the problem of availability of bikes in busy streets. Not according to the app themselves.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/news/bike-sharing-startups-share Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:00:02 +0200
<![CDATA[The challenges facing Asian Smart Cities]]>

Jean de Chambure, Head of Consulting at L’Atelier BNP Paribas in Shanghai, explains why the technological and social goals for Smart Cities in Asian countries should basically be geared to both connecting people with each other and linking up towns with rural areas.

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https://atelier.bnpparibas/en/smart-city/article/challenges-facing-asian-smart-cities Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0200