TotemoTech - 2023-04-24


Welcome to the TotemoTech podcast on April 24th, 2023. Today we have a variety of news stories to cover, ranging from AI decision-making to big data infrastructure and ransomware attacks.

First up, a survey has found that over 60% of companies in Japan want to rely on AI for decision-making, citing concerns about societal division. The survey also looks at the earnings from point-based rewards programs, or “poikatsu.”

In other news, LINE has adopted Cloudera for its big data infrastructure, and the company’s chief data officer explains why they chose Cloudera and their joint efforts.

Meanwhile, a company called SORACOM is using camera-based remote monitoring to make work sites easier to manage. We also take a look at kintone and the SI projects undertaken by Comchua, a company that has seen significant growth in this area.

Moving on to events, the AWS Summit Tokyo was held in person for the first time in four years, with a keynote speech focusing on AI and cloud usage in the public sector. And in the realm of cybersecurity, Palo Alto Networks has released a report on ransomware trends for 2023.

Finally, we have a personal piece from our own writer, Ohtani Ibisa, on his observations of the IT industry. And for those struggling with work-related issues, NTT SmartConnect has a cloud service called “wakucone” that aims to solve these problems.

And that’s all for today’s news. Thanks for listening to TotemoTech.

Keywords - japan, tech, news