The Premise: Stories From The Front Line Of Tech

The Premise is a new podcast from Forbes’ tech news team that defogs and defuses the hype in business technology. We try to spot and explain the most important trends in mobile, security, cloud and data and explore how companies and organizations are using these tools to make the world a better and more profitable place. The Premise will alternate between feature segments and interviews with the brightest minds in tech.
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Jul 26, 2016

The recent Forbes AgTech Summit highlighted over 40 companies working to change the technology behind agriculture. We talked to Julie Borlaug of the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and Kim Nicholson, VP of Business Development at Spensa Technologies. They talked about how big data, robots, machine learning and better bug zappers are revolutionizing farming.

Jul 19, 2016

Startup Big Health has found a way to make the staff at LinkedIn and Comcast more productive, by helping them sleep more. It’s part of a growing trend of digital medicine that’s increasingly being found in the workplace.

Jul 12, 2016

The software people use in their day to day lives has come a long way since Lotus 1-2-3. We talk to Box CEO Aaron Levie and Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane about how the world of enterprise apps changed in the smartphone era – and how it will change further in the future.

Jul 5, 2016

Autonomous vehicles are getting closer to a daily reality – and infrastructure and regulations are racing to keep up. We talked to Local Motors CEO John Rogers about autonomous shuttle Olli, and Peter Esser from NXP about the infrastructure for autonomous cars and smart cities.