Artificial Intelligence

How Artificial Intelligence, Data Science And Technology Is Used To Fight The Pandemic?

Since the first report of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China, it has spread to at least 100 other countries. As China initiated its response to the virus, it leaned on its strong technology sector and specifically artificial intelligence (AI), data science, and technology to track and fight the pandemic while tech leaders, including Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei and

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Ethics In Artificial Intelligence: Why Values For Data Matter?

While you might not consider ethics in AI a primary concern for your business, consider this: A whopping 50% of business processes will be fully automated by 2022, compared to around 30% today. Most of the advantages in digital transformation are enabled by task augmentation through artificial intelligence (AI) or through AI powered Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Using such vast

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Digital Transformation And The AI Advantage

This blog was originally posted by Bill Schmarzo, CTO, IoT & Analytics Hitachi Vantara. Wait, the AI advantage is already here and gone?  That’s what Deloitte warns in their report “Future in the balance? How countries are pursuing an AI advantage”.A noteworthy quote: “There are indications that the window for competitive differentiation with AI is

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Would You Replace Your Boss With A Robot?

24% of UK workers are open to having a robot boss 57% of people opt for human cashiers over self-service checkouts 61% agree that computers, automation or robots are going to take the jobs of humans in the near future Almost a quarter of UK workers would rather work for a robot than their current boss,

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Does Synthetic Data Hold The Secret To Artificial Intelligence?

Could synthetic data be the solution to rapidly train artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms? There are advantages and disadvantages to synthetic data; however, many technology experts believe that synthetic data is the key to democratizing machine learning and to accelerate testing and adoption of artificial intelligence algorithms into our daily lives.   What is synthetic data? When a

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M&S’s Ambitious Digital Transformation

Marks & Spencer is undergoing an inspiring feat for its digital transformation. The high-street giant is ramping up its efforts to become a digital-first business with the launch of a new skills initiative that is looking to create “the most data-literate leadership team in retail”. The Retail Data Academy, launched in partnership with technology education company

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Is AI the key to equal employment opportunities?

Terminator hiring manager? Probably not, but for better or for worse artificial intelligence is making its way into interview rooms. Does AI offer a chance to erase hiring bias? Can it bring us close to equal employment opportunities? As the adage goes, “to err is human”. Mistakes and bias are built into the human condition.

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