Human trafficking is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world, according to the FBI. The Department of Homeland Security advises that industries around the world including agriculture, hospitality, restaurant, and domestic work, as well as prostitution, often take advantage of modern slavery. Those pulled into this underworld are often held in isolation [?]
One must be able to walk into a room, including those in data centers, and not only access information about every facet of it, but also importantly, have it automatically solve all of its problems on its own.
Click to learn more about author David Lavenda. 2017 was an interesting year for information administrators. Large-scale data breaches took place seemingly every week, historic storms and wildfires tested even the best laid continuity plans and all year we read about how AI was going to take our jobs. Information has never been more important [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?SAP SE today announced Upgrade2Success, a program that helps customers with on-premise SAP ERP Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions transition and expand into the cloud. By providing clear guidance, predictable outcomes, faster time to value and flexible commercial arrangements, the services and tools for digital HR transformation [?]
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?Adaptive Biotechnologies, a leader in next-generation sequencing (NGS) of T- and B-cell receptors of the adaptive immune system, announced today their partnership with Microsoft to map the genetics of the human immune system, or immunome, in order to detect cancers and other diseases in their earliest stage, [?]
In the on-going debate over whether Artificial Intelligence, and its allied technology Machine Learning, can completely replace the human brain, many scientists are still not convinced that machines can be trained to both ?think? and ?feel? like humans. AI research states that when smart algorithms are exposed to patterns that are joyful or positive, they [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?A new report from Navigant Research provides an analysis of the role digital assistants play in the smart home and the applications that artificial intelligence (AI) enables. AI is fundamentally changing the way consumers interact with their homes, offering enhanced solutions, including digital assistants, that help manage [?]
One of the subjects of debate surrounding Artificial Intelligence (AI) is whether, or how much, its progress threatens taking humans out of the equation in industries of every type. At the Aspen Ideas Festival this summer, Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng was one of a panel commenting on the trend, noting that Artificial Intelligence is on [?]
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?McKinsey & Company estimates major technology companies spent between $20 billion and $30 billion on AI in 2016. AI?s ubiquity is real as exemplified by Apple?s Siri, Amazon?s Alexa, and Google?s Assistant. Yet, we are probably in the buggy-whip era of digital assistants. Each include artificial intelligence, [?]
Humans have an imperative to practice Data Curation. People have and continue to gather, maintain, and archive data at ever greater volumes, and they always have. They drive to get useful data for today and tomorrow. As Mike Schmoker elegantly states, ?Things get done only if the data we gather can inform and inspire those [?]
The expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) has added innumerable new sources of Big Data into the Data Management landscape and will be one of the major Big Data Trends in 2018 and beyond. Laptops, smart phones, sensors on machines, all generate huge amounts of data for the IoT. Organizations that are flexible enough [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Lenovo Data Center Group announced new initiatives designed to empower customers to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI) and make it a true reality for their organizations to achieve augmented intelligence capabilities for increased productivity and transformative results. Widely considered a strategic priority, 76 percent of respondents in a [?]
Currently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are being used, not only as personal assistants for internet activities, but also to answer phones, drive vehicles, provide insights through Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, and so much more. Artificial Intelligence can be broken down into two categories: Strong (also known as General or Broad) AI and Weak [?]
There's great value for companies to use automation technologies in analytics, taking advantage of the vast data sets now available. Making machine learning models more precise isn't just about technology; but a reimagination of business structure and the roles of tech and people.
Even as enterprises explore how artificial intelligence can help their organizations and people discuss the relationship between humans and software, automated machine learning tools continue to simplify deployment across all layers.
As we enter the last quarter of 2017, business and IT executives are turning more of their attention to how they can use technology to accomplish their 2018 business objectives. We?ve compiled a list of five trends in cloud computing that strategic businesses will prepare for in the coming year.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?NICE today announced the next evolution in its cognitive automation platform ? an integration with technology partner Celaton to infuse NICE Robotic Automation with enhanced machine learning capabilities. This integration creates a digital workforce that can manage, consume, and assimilate more complex unstructured data into fully [?]
Businesses in virtually all industries are using or experimenting with AI, but do they really understand the ultimate impact AI will have on their businesses? Not completely, according to a new survey by Genpact and FORTUNE Knowledge Group.