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All Blog Posts Tagged 'AI' (170)

Should You Be Recommending Deep Learning Solutions in Your Company?

Summary:  If you are guiding your company’s digital journey, to what extent should you be advising them to adopt deep learning AI methods versus traditional and mature machine learning techniques.

 

By now everyone is at least familiar with using AI/ML as a required cornerstone of company strategy.  Frequently…

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Added by William Vorhies on May 20, 2019 at 8:33am — 1 Comment

Where AI/ML Creates Value in Consumer Goods & Retail and Where It Needs Help

Summary: Especially in consumer goods and retail the value of AI/ML is only part of the story.  AI/ML will increasingly need to integrate with helper technologies to deliver maximum value.  Up your game in IoT, 5G, and robotics to ensure you’re giving your operating team all the best options for their investment.

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Added by William Vorhies on May 13, 2019 at 8:06am — No Comments

What’s the Difference Between Artificial Intelligence and Automation?

How are artificial intelligence (AI) and Automation different? Don’t they both offer options of hands-free, robotic style design?

Often times we use automation and artificial intelligence interchangeably, but they are very different. We think of them all as just “robots” while not fully understanding what is powering the robot’s intelligence.

However, there is a pretty big difference between Artificial Intelligence and Automation. It’s almost like comparing apples to oranges.…

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Added by Harrison Goode on May 9, 2019 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Next Phase of AI - Chatbots for Medical Learning

AI has changed our lives for a better tomorrow. It is being tested and applied almost in every possible field. There is a consensus that automation guarantees better results across various domains. It can be manufacturing, construction or even healthcare. However, new additions are being regularly made to the list of AI applications.…

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Added by Amit Dua on May 7, 2019 at 1:20am — No Comments

3 Types of Machine Learning in AI

When we look at broadly different kinds of Machine Learning that are used in practice in Artificial Intelligence

Historically, there have been several approaches in Machine learning for AI like supervised learning, unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning, case-based reasoning, inductive logic programming, experience based generalisation etc. there have been several examples of waves of machine learning for different AI problems. But, of them the 3 most important categories of…

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Added by Mahesh Kumar CV on May 5, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

Artificial Intelligence Continues Where Analytics Ends?

AI is a new buzzword but there has been a lot of talk around analytics and prospects over a decade. Here we present a perspective that AI is a continuum of Analytics

Let us see how...

Different approaches in Data Science and analytics have been originated in the field of statistics.

AI has emerged on the other hand out of computer science as a practice and science of studying "intelligent agents". 

The way is to treat AI as extending conventional analytics with a…

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Added by Mahesh Kumar CV on May 4, 2019 at 9:28am — No Comments

13 Applied Artificial Intelligence & Internet of Things Industrial Use Cases in Retail Industry

"We used computer vision, deep learning algorithms and sensor fusion, much like you’d find in self-driving cars. We call it -Just Walk Out’ technology"

-Amazon

Much to the surprise of everyone in the retail industry, Amazon launched a new format of stores called "Amazon Go." The most interesting feature of these stores is that shoppers will not have to check out at a counter with a clerk or even with an automated kiosk. Shoppers simply have to swipe into the store with an app,…

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Added by Mahesh Kumar CV on May 4, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Build vs. Buy: The Conundrum Facing the Commercial Insurance Industry as It Embraces an AI-Based Future

Artificial intelligence (AI) seemingly has been discussed everywhere over the last few years, and now it’s made its way into the commercial insurance industry. Organizations are using AI and machine learning for everything from streamlining operations to offering more personalized care and better customer service. There is an increasing sense of urgency about getting started on the AI journey. The question is how. Do they develop a custom solution in-house or purchase a third-party solution…

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Added by Ji Li on May 2, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What to Tell Your Board About AI/ML

Summary:  Communicating with your Board of Directors about AI/ML is different from conversations with top operating executive.  It’s increasingly likely your Board will want to know more and planning that communication in advance will make your presentation more successful.

 

As AI/ML becomes increasingly…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 29, 2019 at 9:35am — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning Explained: Overview, Comparisons and Applications in Business

Imagine you’re completing a mission in a computer game. Maybe you’re going through a military depot to find a secret weapon. You get points for the right actions (killing an enemy) and lose them for the wrong ones (falling into a pit or getting hit). If you’re playing on high difficulty, you might not conclude this task in just one attempt. Try after try, you learn which consecutive actions are needed to get out of a location safe, armed, and equipped with bonuses like extra health points or…

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Added by Kateryna Lytvynova on April 18, 2019 at 2:00am — No Comments

5 Dimensions to Consider for Governments Turning to AI

Artificial Intelligence might not be the newest entrant in smart technology but, its redefined usage is. It has recently gained mass popularity. Now, it is being accepted across many industries. With the general public embracing AI, government agencies are also considering this fantastic technology. AI can imitate human's decision-making skills. Thus, it has the potential to improve the decision-making ability of various applications. The AI engine is useful for multiple applications such…

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Added by Amit Dua on April 15, 2019 at 9:38pm — No Comments

AI/ML Lessons for Creating a Platform Strategy – Part 2

Summary:  McKinsey says platform companies will represent 30% of global business revenue by next year (2020).  In Part 1 of this article we started to lay out some important lessons learned and examples for you to follow.  Here are the rest.

 

McKinsey says platform companies will represent 30% of global…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 15, 2019 at 7:43am — No Comments

8 Tips to Build an Interactive Chatbot

Chatbots have emerged as one of the most significant innovations of the last decade. After initial struggles, chatbots are now readily used by businesses. Various advantages offered by chatbots have ensured their usage across different industries. One of the most useful applications of chatbots has been in customer care and engagement. For every business that deals with customers, chatbots are becoming indispensable. Chatbots deliver an exceptional customer…

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Added by Amit Dua on April 9, 2019 at 10:30pm — No Comments

AI/ML Lessons for Creating a Platform Strategy – Part 1

Summary:  McKinsey says platform companies will represent 30% of global business revenue by next year (2020).  Here are some lessons and examples to help mature companies evaluate where they can create AI/ML-enabled platforms to remain competitive.  This is a long topic so this will be Part 1 of 2.

 

As data…

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Added by William Vorhies on April 8, 2019 at 9:29am — No Comments

A Radical AI Strategy - Platformication

Summary:  A new business model strategy based around intermediary platforms powered by AI/ML is promising the most direct path to fastest growth, profitability, and competitive success.  Adopting this new approach requires a deep change in mindset and is quite different from just adopting AI/ML to optimize your current operations.

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Added by William Vorhies on April 1, 2019 at 9:29am — No Comments

How to use anomaly detection to seal revenue leakages due to price errors

Price errors and their impact:



Price errors are one of the ways in which revenue leakage occurs in e-commerce business. Although retailers put various checks and balances in place, pricing errors are still common. Data entry mistakes, misplaced decimal points, reversal of digits, and other clerical errors made in hurry are the major contributors. It can also occur because errors in feeding promotional offer dates. Promotions might unintendedly start early or end late. Such revenue…

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Added by Avinash Udaykumar on March 26, 2019 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Really AI?

Summary:  Based on a McKinsey study we reported that 47% of companies had at least one AI/ML implementation in place.  Looking back at the data and the dominance of RPA as the most widely reported instance makes us think that the number is probably significantly lower.

 

We’ve been trying to get a handle on…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 18, 2019 at 9:05am — 3 Comments

IMPACT - Part 2: Be a problem solver first, an engineer second.

This is part 2 of a 3 part series: “How to make your mark on the world as a talented, socially conscious data scientist.” 

You can find part 1 here: “Choose a domain which enables you to create…

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Added by Marshall Lincoln on March 14, 2019 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Faster Better Cheaper Image Recognition

Summary:  In the literal blink of an eye, image-based AI has gone from high cost, high risk projects to quick and reasonably reliable.  C-level execs looking for AI techniques to exploit need to revisit their assumptions and move these up the list.  Here’s what’s changed.

 

For data scientists these are miraculous times.  We tend to think of miracles as something that occurs instantaneously but in our world that’s not quite so.  Still the rate…

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Added by William Vorhies on March 4, 2019 at 9:41am — No Comments

Data Science Predictions 2019

Data Science is a combination of data inference, algorithms, and technology that solves complex problems. The core of this technology is data that is initially raw, then is streamlined, and stored in a data warehouse. These vast amounts of data can help generate significant business values.…

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Added by Amit Dua on March 3, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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