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Give Your ECommerce Operation a Data Science Boost

Mar 3, 2021 |

Many retail stores remain closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, forcing countless outlets to move their operation online, many for the first time. With eCommerce retail becoming an increasingly competitive space, data science is playing a key role in giving retailers a competitive advantage, particularly for those businesses hoping to make a longer-term investment in their online presence. Read more…

Looking For An AI Ethicist? Good Luck

Mar 2, 2021 |

As more companies adopt AI, the risks posed by AI are becoming clearer to business leaders. That is driving many companies to hire AI ethicists to help guide them through an ethical minefield. Read more…

Digital Twins and AI Keep Industry Flexible During COVID-19

Mar 1, 2021 |

When COVID-19 hit last year, the economic lockdowns impacted entire industries in negative ways. For large industrial processes, such as oil refining or glass manufacturing, the use of digital twins based on AI technology meant the difference between succumbing to the interruptions or rapidly adjusting to the new normal. Read more…

Ataccama Puts Its Name on the Data Map

Feb 26, 2021 |

When Roman Kucera joined Ataccama over a decade go, the company had a single product: a data quality tool. Today, Kucera is the CTO, and Ataccama sells a range of products, including a data catalog, ETL, MDM, and data governance tools. Read more…

Augmented Analytics Is the New BI Battle Ground, Gartner Says

Feb 24, 2021 |

Forget about nifty visualizations in business intelligence (BI) tools–everybody has those now, according to Gartner. The real action in the BI market is around augmented analytics, or how well the BI tools incorporate machine learning and AI. Read more…

AI Experts Discuss Implications of GPT-3

Feb 23, 2021 |

Last July, GPT-3 took the internet by storm. The massive 175 billion-parameter autoregressive language model, developed by OpenAI, showed a startling ability to translate languages, answer questions, and – perhaps most eerily – generate its own coherent passages, poems, and songs when given examples to process. Read more…

How Modern Data Strategies Underpin the Digital Identity and Authentication Practices Critical to Digital Transformation

Feb 23, 2021 |

The coming year — 2021 — will move digital customer experiences one giant leap forward, where there’s no need to appear in person to get things done. Virtually every enterprise is accelerating digital transformation, either creating new, digital-native projects or augmenting critical systems with new digital capabilities. Read more…

Getting a Foot in the Door for Smart City Projects

Feb 22, 2021 |

The potential impact of smart city initiatives is colossal. PwC pegged it as a $2.5 trillion opportunity by 2025. But getting projects greenlit for long term deployment can be quite difficult, especially with budget shortfalls. Read more…

The Data and AI Habits of Future-Ready Companies

Feb 18, 2021 |

The future is coming. Are you ready for it? According to Accenture, only 7% of organizations today have made the necessary investments in data science and AI to be considered “future-ready,” and they will reap enormous rewards from the work they have put in (even with COVID-19). Read more…

Why Human Integration Is Critical to the Future of AI

Feb 18, 2021 |

Progress in AI technology promises to usher in a new era of automation and innovation. But will advances in machine intelligence and the march toward automation displace human intelligence?

Half of businesses have already adopted AI technology to streamline at least one function, according to a recent McKinsey survey, and Gartner projects that 90% of enterprises will have brought aboard an automation architect by 2025. Read more…