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Smart marketplaces bridge the implicit and complex

“The latest species is the mobile, on-demand marketplace. Uber is the archetype — enabled by location technologies, increased mobile user density, flexible labor and behind-the-scenes supply-facing tools that bridge atoms to bits: scheduling, direct deposits and earnings dashboards. The next evolution in marketplace businesses will be substantial. Enabled by sensor technologies and AI, marketplaces will be able to understand and satisfy complex multivariate needs.”