Analytics

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AI and ML fight security threats in retail industry as holiday shopping ramps up

Online retailers are once again getting ready for the annual Black Friday to Cyber Monday surge in shopping traffic. Every year they prepare to combat the cybersecurity threats that go into overdrive during the holiday season. Increasingly, they’re getting help from cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology to fight back against the […]

Data-driven development for autonomous driving with DXC Robotic Drive Cloud

To develop, test and integrate modern, highly automated or even autonomous driving functions, new capabilities are required. One new and complex discipline is to be able to manage and to automatically process huge amounts of data. This article, based on a use case, shows how data-driven development of AI-based algorithms can be rapidly initiated and […]

Elevate AI development by applying MLOps principles

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Many companies are eager to use artificial intelligence (AI) in production, but struggle to achieve real value from the technology. What’s the key to success? Creating new services that learn from data and can scale across the enterprise involves three domains: software development, machine learning (ML) and, of course, data. These three domains must be […]

Artificial intelligence in travel and transportation

Moving people and cargo around the globe, safely and on time, is a logistical challenge that draws on vast amounts of data. This data is a powerful but under-leveraged resource that can be put to greater use with artificial intelligence (AI). Think more efficient fleets, better route and capacity planning, and smoother passenger bookings and […]

The latest from DXC’s Applied AI Center of Excellence: A chatbot to help remote workers de-stress

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Lee, an online personal counselor, helps employees who struggle with feelings of mild anxiety or loneliness while working from home. Rather than cope alone, they talk with Lee to destress. “You’re lonely?” Lee might say. “I’m sorry about that. Can you tell me more about how you’re feeling?” Those words might not seem surprising from […]

Beyond the clinical silo: Delivering complete data to providers

For the past 15 years, the electronic health record (EHR) has been the cornerstone of digital hospitals and a primary repository for clinical data. The strategy for most healthcare providers has been to integrate as much data as possible into the EHR so that clinicians need to work with only “one single source of truth” […]

IT support automation keeps remote workforces productive

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Enterprise clients have looked to automate IT support for several years. With millions of employees across the globe now working from home, support needs have increased dramatically, with many unprepared enterprises suffering from long service desk wait times and unhappy employees. Many companies may have already been on a gradual pace to exploit digital solutions […]

Overcoming barriers to business transformation – reflections on our enterprise survey

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About that business transformation journey that companies are on … what’s really happening? Are companies making real progress toward their transformation goals or are they stuck in a holding pattern? Are they believers or doubters? Leaders or followers? Our recent global survey of business leaders, “Connecting digital islands: Bridging the business transformation gap,” would suggest […]

How digital twin and analytics are shaping aircraft MRO

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Commercial air travel is safer than ever, according to a recent study published in Transportation Science. Data compiled by MIT professor Arnold Barnett shows that in 2017 only eight of more than 4 billion boarding air passengers around the world died in air accidents.  The risk of death for boarding passengers fell by more than […]

Tech Trend: Companies get a better understanding of AI’s effects

In 2020, as AI makes inroads into professional services, companies will struggle with anticipating how AI can — or should — change their professions. AI is already changing the way contracts are interpreted, taxes are prepared and medical conditions are diagnosed. However, if the dominant strategy for deploying AI is for low-level problem solving, then […]