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“Ethical” AI is a great idea, but is it possible?

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Concerns about “evil” machines have been around about as long as the science fiction genre, but these fears have taken on added urgency in recent years as machines that can think and act have become increasingly commonplace. Yet there are no inherently “evil” machines. Instead, the conclusions drawn (and actions taken) by AI-powered systems and […]

El cambio se está acelerando, ¡pero hay una forma de estar al día!

¿El ritmo del cambio se está acelerando hasta un punto que tu empresa no puede seguir? Sin duda, parece que todos los aspectos de la vida en el hogar y en el trabajo se reinventan, revisan, actualizan y mejoran constantemente. Sólo para mantener el status quo, debes estar atento a las cambiantes demandas de los […]

6 secteurs bousculés par le machine learning

L’apprentissage automatique (ou machine learning) n’est plus une « technologie d’avenir ». Les entreprises allant du secteur minier à l’industrie manufacturière en passant par la médecine utilisent aujourd’hui l’apprentissage automatique pour mieux répondre aux besoin de leurs clients, doper leur R&D, ou transformer leurs modes opératoires. Voici quelques exemples : Activité minière L’intelligence artificielle (IA) et l’apprentissage […]

Tips for building a culture of innovation

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Organizations remain competitive by continually improving performance in business-critical ways. That’s why disruptive technologies such as the internet, wireless networking, mobile devices, and automation are invaluable: They allow enterprises to do something dramatically better than they were doing it before, such as making it easy for consumers to purchase goods and services without visiting a […]

Will the blockchain train ever arrive?

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Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology developed to support bitcoin, will revolutionize how enterprises across multiple industries increase the security, speed, and accuracy of financial and data transactions while reducing costs. Or maybe not. For all the money being spent on blockchain development by organizations and investors — not to mention the blockchain-related jobs boom that […]

L’apprendimento automatico viene attualmente utilizzato in questi settori

L’apprendimento automatico non è più una tecnologia “del futuro”. Le diverse industrie, dal settore minerario a quello manufatturiero, e persino nel campo della medicina, utilizzano oggi il machine learning per servire meglio i clienti, alimentare la ricerca e le innovazioni di prodotto e trasformare le operazioni. Ecco alcuni esempi: Settore minerario L’intelligenza artificiale (IA) e […]

Culture might eat strategy, but UX eats culture

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Whether or not Peter Drucker actually said “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” as is widely attested, it’s regularly proven to be true. Often, a company’s months-in-the-making strategy for boosting productivity is quietly shelved after a few weeks because it just isn’t working out. Those best laid plans might make complete sense, but when subjected to […]

Can AI help workers break free of their cognitive shackles?

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One of the biggest challenges facing enterprises as artificial intelligence (AI) and other intelligent technologies invade the workplace is how to help employees adapt. For many workers, especially older ones, learning how to work with intelligent technologies — not just as tools but as collaborators — may be difficult. Then there are the employees who are […]

Prevention tips for Office 365 security threats

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Office 365 has become a go-to standard for messaging needs.  The growth of features, functionality and managed service offerings has given Office 365 customers a stable and secure solution.  Unfortunately, bad actors such as spammers, hackers and phishers have also grown in number and sophistication.  The Redmond Channel Partner Magazine recently documented how much sneakier […]

Will voice technologies liberate us from our device masters?

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You see it everywhere: People walking on the sidewalk, sitting at a restaurant table, riding a train or bus, their eyes glued to the tiny screen in their hands. There’s probably a guy out there who proposed to his girlfriend while simultaneously checking his texts. (Hopefully she texted him “no.”) It is no less than device […]