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Facing data scientist shortage, organizations turn to ML automation and embedded analytics

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Data-driven insights are wholly dependent on the ability of enterprises to collect and analyze data for actionable information about customers, markets, product development, and operations. Up until recently this has meant hiring data scientists who know how to create machine-learning algorithms, build predictive computing models, integrate data from multiple sources (including unstructured data), and uncover […]

The latest from DXC’s Applied AI Studio: 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 […]

Building human-centered AI

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For all the hype and excitement surrounding artificial intelligence right now, the AI movement is still in its infancy. The public perceptions of its capabilities are painted as much by science fiction as by real innovation. This youth is a good thing, because it means we can still affect the course of AI’s impact. If […]

Beyond the clinical silo: Delivering complete data to providers

by Jonas Knudsen, Frans Martens, April Armitage 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 […]

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 […]

AI planning advice for enterprise decision-makers

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Most enterprises don’t yet have full-blown artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives spanning their business units. Some may be running limited pilot programs, while others still may be assessing how AI can benefit the business before committing valuable enterprise resources. Indeed, the real-world impact on enterprise strategic goals should be the guiding star of any technology implementation. […]

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 […]

Using data governance to overcome data quality and preparation challenges

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Enterprises continue to migrate mission-critical data and applications to the cloud, which offers more efficiency, scalability and accessibility than on-premises computing environments. More than two-thirds of IT professionals (68%) in a recent survey on data usage said they are using the cloud to store “more or all of their data”, and to host their artificial […]

Launching DXC’s Applied AI Studio

Self-driving cars, the sharing economy and smart factories are just a few examples of the massive change and extraordinary opportunities that digital technologies can help us create. There’s just one catch—the tools themselves can’t imagine, innovate or self-engineer. That’s up to us. And the current shortage of skilled workers and inspired thinkers is creating a […]