As artificial intelligence and machine learning mature, use cases emerge

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With most innovative technologies, at some point in the solution evolution there’s a tipping point from “this is cool” to “there are real business outcomes to gain.” We are now seeing that shift with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), especially in three major use case patterns: 1. Customer care When it comes to […]

How AI-driven ‘voicebots’ can help airline personnel — and their companies

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Airline workers have it tough. A new generation of voice-driven software bots promises to make their work easier. Airline employees, whether pilots, flight attendants or maintenance/repair/overhaul (MRO) technicians, are often called on to perform challenging tasks — and in a hurry. Think of a pilot dealing with mechanical failure, a flight attendant who can’t make […]

What is operationalized analytics?

Organizations with a high “Analytics IQ” have strategy, culture and continuous-improvement processes that help them identify and develop new digital business models. Powering these capabilities is the organization’s move from ad hoc to operationalized analytics. Seamless data flow Operationalized analytics is the interoperation of multiple disciplines to support the seamless flow of data, from initial […]

The two most common questions companies ask about artificial intelligence and machine learning

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are rapidly evolving to help companies with both digital transformation and innovation. There has been a lot of hype and discussion about these topics, and, in a very short time, we have moved the conversation from “AI is cool” to “AI can drive specific business outcomes.” Experience has […]

How to prepare your workforce for the arrival of AI

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One of the guiding principles of technology innovation is that any new product should be there to adapt and support the human user not vice versa. The notion of robots taking away jobs is frightening, especially given the dire predictions that have been made about how automation will replace millions of workers, particularly those in […]

These 6 companies are hiring the most AI workers right now

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a future technology. It’s here, right now! That means organizations are eagerly trying to find AI workers who can help them launch initiatives that can leverage the power of smart machines and algorithms capable of learning and making decisions. From governments and global mega-corporations to SMBs, enterprises of all sizes […]

How to benefit from cutting edge AI technologies

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In contrast to the popular belief that technologies such as AI are going to leave skilled and unskilled workers high and dry, recent research into the effects of automation indicate it can lead to increased demand, creating new job opportunities. But without the right enterprise building blocks in place your organisation will not be able […]

Machine learning models can’t always handle reality (but most humans can)

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A growing number of enterprise leaders view artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) as transformational technologies that can enable better decision-making, increase efficiency, eliminate human error, and lower costs. For many enterprise workers, however, the relentlessly consistent performance promised by intelligent machines looms as a threat to their jobs. After all, what human can […]

How to prepare your enterprise for the arrival of artificial intelligence

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Is your enterprise machine ready? If it isn’t, you need to act. Make no mistake, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies – such as machine learning (ML) and robotic processing automation (RPA) – are coming and coming fast. In this article and the two that follow, I will provide some thoughts about the impacts these new technologies […]

What it takes to get a job in AI or machine learning

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While there is some debate over whether there’s an AI talent shortage, there’s no doubt that a growing number of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) job openings are being created as enterprises seek to launch and expand their own intelligent machine initiatives. But what skills and experience do enterprise workers need to land […]