How Will Artificial Intelligence Transform Private Equity?

Digitisation is reshaping the world as we know it. In this digital age, the sheer amount of data being created is growing exponentially. You may have heard people say that “data is the new oil” or something to that effect—it powers almost everything we do. Indeed, by 2025, there will be 175 zettabytes of data […]

The Transformation of Business Services

small business

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the business world. Hundreds of thousands of businesses globally had to shut their doors as the virus spread across the globe. Out of the chaos came thousands of new small businesses as people lost their jobs to the pandemic and looked for new ways to generate income. All enterprises, […]

CPaaS: The Customer Experience Revolution


The COVID-19 pandemic instigated significant shifts in a wide variety of sectors. Many industries saw the pandemic expedite technological advancements in their field, changing how both businesses operate and customers operate and behave. In the new normal, companies must offer their customers a smooth digital experience, and it holds almost as much weight as the […]

How Digital is Transforming the Way Diligence is Done

digital due diligence

There is no doubt about it; the future is digital.  CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella once said that “every company is a software company” and explained that businesses “have to start thinking and operating like a digital company” if they are to survive. Since Nadella said this in 2019, the world has gone through an […]

Is Fast Food Becoming a Healthy Sector for Investors?

Over the last few years, a swathe of new fast food brands have popped up. These new brands aim to cater to changing attitudes towards healthy eating and dietary choices. The traditional players in the fast food space, those widely perceived to offer ‘unhealthy’ meals, are beginning to alter their menus, too. Healthy choices seem […]

AI In The Workplace: At onefourzero and Beyond

AI In The Workplace: At onefourzero and Beyond

Startups and companies that produce AI systems are ripe for picking, with plenty more growing to fruition at a rapid pace. This is a golden time for investors that wish to set their sights on the future.

The use of AI in investment decisions

investment decisions

You might have noticed a trend in our blogs over recent months – there has been a recurring theme of AI products that could be a good investment. But what if Artificial Intelligence itself could help with investment decisions just as it can offer excellent customer service? In fact, this learning technology can already assist […]

AI and the future of our workforce

In previous weeks, you have read on onefourzero’s blogs that artificial intelligence is everywhere – homes, healthcare, services and so on. Indeed, the most frequent news stories about AI and robotics is how they are going to take all jobs away. However, a recent report by the World Economic Forum stated that AI would actually […]

Home automation: beyond convenience

home automation

I’m sure we can all remember the early 2000s sitcom jokes about clapping to turn the lights on. Well, today this joke is not far from the truth. Home automation has become a reality. It might not be a clap, but with a tap on an app, we can now control most utilities. And it […]

Who is AI customer service really helping?


Making headlines with robots and self-driving cars, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has more quietly infiltrated a growing range of business functions and is anticipated to reach near ubiquity as an alternative to traditional outsourcing in areas such as customer service. Research by technology firm IBM predicts that by 2020 more than 85% of all customer service […]