Developments in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) are happening faster today than ever before. However, the nature of progress in A.I. is such that massive technological breakthroughs…
Enterprises are learning fast about the relevance and use of AI and Cognitive Computing platforms. Before adopting AI and Cognitive Computing platforms, enterprises must focus on designing the right strategy for their business. A data-driven strategy is very important to derive the maximum benefit from the platform that will help to interpret data and provide…Continue
Added by Ronald van Loon on April 17, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments
Working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across more than 130 countries, Woebot is undoubtedly a busy therapeutic chatbot. The good news is that Woebot recently secured $8 million to gain access to mental health care worldwide.
The world’s first…Continue
Added by Deena Zaidi on March 17, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
As everyone knows Machine learning studies computer algorithms for learning to do stuff. We might, for instance, be interested in learning to complete a task, or to make accurate predictions, or to behave intelligently. The learning that is being done is always based on some sort of observations or data, such as examples…direct experience, or instruction. So in general, machine learning is about learning to do better in the future based on…Continue
Added by Jayesh Bapu Ahire on March 3, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments
The manufacturing industry has always has been open to adopting latest technologies. Industrial robots and drones have been a part of the manufacturing industry subsequently since 1960s. The next automation revolution is just around the turn and the US Manufacturing Sector is awaiting this technological advancements eagerly. The adoption of AI by the companies can keep…Continue
Added by Alisha Wilson on March 1, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments
Libratus, the artificial intelligence (AI) engine designed by Professor Tuomas Sandholm at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and his graduate student Noam Brown has made an impression on Jason Les, one of the world’s top poker players. Poker News, the poker industry’s online news magazine, recently interviewed Les. A couple questions were telling when asked about which is a better name for his firstborn child and which is the more annoying opponent, Claudico or Libratus. For both questions,…Continue
Added by Ken Strandberg on January 9, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Premise: How will the traditional car industry create and extract customer value in the future when the source of that value is no longer the vehicle itself?
An increasingly digital economy is overwhelming every industry, and no business, from the largest legacy institutions to plucky start-ups, is safe. To survive, businesses must embrace digital transformation. For those who haven’t, we have already seen what happens to them. Once…
Over the years, financial industries have had a long track record of managing data and applying analytics to optimizing customer relationships and developing new services. Fortunately more and more life science companies have begun to fully embrace as well as seize upon the opportunities to organize and apply their data in a systematic way, be it drug development or patient care challenges.
Big data has taken off in a big way. Now, most organizations irrespective of the industry…Continue
Added by Herman Morgan on January 2, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments
My good friend Vinnie participates in an automobile insurance program that rewards him for good driving behaviors; the better driving behaviors he exhibits, the more money he saves on insurance. You stick a device into the vehicle’s diagnostic port (usually under the steering wheel in most vehicles manufactured after 1996), and the automobile insurance company tracks your driving behaviors and offers you automobile insurance discounts based upon the quality of your…
This paper enlightens the way companies can design Intelligent System to understand their customers’ sentiments better to improve their experience, which will help the businesses change their market position.
Sentiment analysis is widely acknowledged in the web and social media monitoring. It allows businesses to gain a comprehensive public opinion on the organization and its services. The ability to deduce insights from the text and emoticons from social media is a…Continue
Added by Valiance Solutions on December 20, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments
Data Monetization! Data Monetization! Data Monetization!
It’s the new mantra of many organizations. But what does “data monetization” really mean, how do you do it, and more importantly, who in the organization owns the job of “data monetization”?
The role of Chief Data Officer (CDO) would seem to be a godsend to answer the data monetization challenge. They should be the catalyst in helping organizations to…
I recently had another client conversation about optimizing their data warehouse and Business Intelligence (BI) environment. The client had lots of pride in their existing data warehouse and business intelligence accomplishments, and rightfully so. The heart of the conversation was about taking costs out of their reporting environments by consolidating runaway data marts and “spreadmarts,” and improving business analyst BI…
Added by Bill Schmarzo on November 18, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
The move towards an intelligent world is faster and more rapid than it ever was before. The increase in this transition has been propagated through the role of several high key stakeholders that have redefined the way we look at technology. One of the key players in this transition is Huawei.
Huawei’s recent UBBF…Continue
Added by Ronald van Loon on November 14, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments
The research firm Technology Business Research (TBR) recently came out with a report titled, “Winning The Business Of Digital Transformation Services Requires A Process-Led Approach” authored by Sebastian Lagana and Jennifer Hamel. The report is full of good nuggets, but I especially liked the way that they categorized the 3 phases of Digital Transformation:
Added by Bill Schmarzo on November 12, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
A strong declaration from a historically antagonist foe should put chills in the hearts of Americans preparing themselves for the world ahead: Russian President Vladimir Putin says the nation that leads in AI will be the ruler of the world … The ruler of the world!
From the article (with some modification to avoid political landmines), we get the following:
“The development of artificial intelligence has increasingly become a national security…
Added by Bill Schmarzo on November 4, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
Since releasing the University of San Francisco research paper on “How to Determine the Economic Value of Your Data” (EvD), I have had numerous conversations with senior executives about the business and technology ramifications of EvD. Now with the release of Doug Laney’s “Infonomics” book that builds upon Doug’s EvD work at Gartner, I expect these conversations to intensify. In fact, I just traveled to Switzerland to discuss the potential business and technology…
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the following phrases?
These phrases probably evoke thoughts such as “fake,” “not real,” or even “shabby.” Artificial is such a harsh adjective.…
Added by Bill Schmarzo on October 30, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments
This blog was written with the thoughtful assistance of David Leibowitz, Dell EMC Director of Business Intelligence, Analytics & Big Data
So data warehousing may not be cool anymore, you say? It’s yesterday’s technology (or 1990’s technology if you’re as old as me) that served yesterday’s business needs. And while it’s true that recent big data and data science technologies, architectures and methodologies seems…
Data, in particular, unstructured data has been growing at a very fast pace since mid-2000’s. Eighty percent of all data generated is unstructured multimedia content which fails to get focus in organizations’ big data initiatives. A good portion of this multimedia content is images and videos. Readily available smart wireless devices along with the rising popularity…Continue
Added by Khosrow Hassibi on September 21, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
The previous posts in this series have covered several ways that business leaders can use to understand and explore how Artificial Intelligence can impact their business. We saw that there are several key ways in which AI advances can improve human productivity in organizations. The last two articles dived into Distillation: automating…Continue
Added by Roy Wilds, PhD, PHEMI Systems on September 11, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments