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DSC Weekly 9 April 2024


  • TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group conducted a survey of IT/DevOps pros and app developers responsible for their organizations’ application infrastructure and found that 63% have modernized their approach to IT service management (ITSM) strategy. The era of the traditional help desk model is a thing of the past, but what does the future of ITSM look like? Attend the upcoming Future of ITSM summit to discover the latest IT service management trends and technologies, including insight into AI-driven service management, cloud ITSM solutions, and IT-style automated workflows for non-IT departments.
  • In today’s constantly evolving digital landscape, networks are the backbone of modern enterprises. The need to prepare for potential network failures by instilling resilience and redundancy is more pressing than ever. Designing a stable, flexible and secure network infrastructure, with real-time visibility across assets and users is critical to maintaining reliability. Tune into the upcoming Strategies for a Resilient Network summit and discover strategies to design an agile, data-driven network that optimizes visibility, enhances DNS management and minimizes disruptions.

Top Stories

  • Human-centric AI through better transparency and disclosure
    April 9, 2024
    by Dan Wilson
    In our very first public episode of AI Think Tank Podcast, I had the pleasure of hosting Gerry Chng, live from Singapore. Gerry serves as the Executive Director in Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice, focusing on cybersecurity and risk management. Gerry brings over 25 years of expertise in cybersecurity, making his insights into the complexities of AI governance, the EU AI Act, and the challenges of technological innovation and regulation invaluable. 
  • 1, Data Sentience: 0, Digital Consciousness
    April 8, 2024
    by David Stephen
    The conjecture of consciousness for generative AI is not of its equality to human consciousness. It one of data storage, where, in comparison to human memory, if the feature [vector] interactions of large language models [to digital memory] are similar to how the human memory is conscious of its contents.
  • Question answering tutorial with Hugging Face BERT
    April 8, 2024
    by Kevin Vu
    Question answering AI refers to systems and models designed to understand natural language questions posed by users and provide relevant and accurate answers. These systems leverage techniques from natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and sometimes deep learning to comprehend the meaning of questions and generate appropriate responses.


  • Growth of open-source AI technology and democratizing innovations
    April 9, 2024
    by Tarique
    Not too long ago, Artificial Intelligence was a vague concept that mostly found its relevance in science fiction movies and books. But last year when ChatGPT, the Large Language Model by OpenAI was launched, it disrupted the whole AI market.
  • How data impacts the digitalization of industries
    April 9, 2024
    by Jane Marsh
    Since data varies from industry to industry, its impact on digitalization efforts differs widely — a utilization strategy that works in one may be ineffective in another. How does the variety and availability of information impact the digital transformation process in various fields?
  • The impact of quantum computing on data science
    April 9, 2024
    by Aileen Scott
    The collaboration of data science and quantum computing appears as a new milestone in the future of data science, despite the quick progress that has been made in the technical arena. This collaboration has the potential to change the ways of handling, analyzing, and drawing insights from enormous amounts of information.
  • Precision prediction: AI forecasting crop yields & weathering market volatility
    April 5, 2024
    by John Lee
    The world’s agricultural sector faces a dual challenge: the unpredictability of crop yields and the volatility of agricultural markets. These uncertainties pose significant obstacles to farmers, businesses, and consumers alike. However, amid these challenges, there lies an immense potential for AI-powered precision prediction to revolutionize how we approach agriculture.
  • Significance of AI in agriculture
    April 4, 2024
    by Rayan Potter
    Artificial intelligence (AI) training datasets need to be prepared for agriculture to automate processes and enhance transparency through computer vision. Image annotation plays a vital role here by labeling images in a machine-readable manner by highlighting key features, and entities and offering different keywords.
  • Understanding the influence of cloud computing and generative AI for digital business transformation
    April 4, 2024
    by Pritesh Patel
    Businesses in today’s technologically driven world face many obstacles to success and competition. Key problems in this digital landscape include managing constantly growing amounts of data, adapting to shifting client demands and optimizing processes for maximum efficiency.
  • LLMs, Safety and Sentience: Would AI Consciousness Surpass Humans’?
    April 3, 2024
    by David Stephen
    There is a general expectation—from several quarters—that AI would someday surpass human intelligence. There is, however, little agreement on when, how or if ever, AI might become conscious. There is hardly any discussion on if AI becomes conscious, at what point it would surpass human consciousness.