cognitive technologies

Robotic process automation: A path to the cognitive enterprise

CogWorld Corporate Member Article | Deloitte | By David Schatsky, Craig Muraskin, Kaushik Iyengar ~ Bots can automate routine tasks and eliminate inefficiency, but what about higher-order work requiring judgment and perception? Developers are incorporating cognitive technologies, including machine learning and speech recognition, into robotic process automation—and giving bots new power.

Minds and machines: The art of forecasting in the age of artificial intelligence

Source: Deloitte | By Jim Guszcza and Nikhil Maddirala ~ The human/artificial intelligence (AI) relationship is just heating up. So when is AI better at predicting outcomes, and when are humans? What happens when you combine forces? And more broadly, what role will human judgment play as machines continue to evolve?

Cognitive collaboration | Why humans and computers think better together

By Jim Guszcza, Harvey Lewis, Peter Evans-Greenwood | Deloitte ~ AI as a scientific discipline is commonly agreed to date back to a conference held at Dartmouth University in the summer of 1955. The conference was convened by John McCarthy, who coined the term “artificial intelligence,” defining it as the science of creating machines “with the ability to achieve goals in the world.”4 The Dartmouth Conference was attended by a who’s who of AI pioneers, including Claude Shannon, Alan Newell, Herbert Simon, and Marvin Minsky.

Time to move: From Interest to adoption of cognitive technology

By Tom Davenport and Paul Roma ~ When it comes to adoption of cognitive technology, some of the leading companies are progressing rapidly from the pilot project phase to the production application phase. Those on the sidelines would do well to move from interest to adoption of this impressive group of technologies.

Cognitive technologies all set to transform business processes

By Tom Davenport ~ Some cognitive technology vendors and customers are moving past the “science project” phase and using artificial intelligence (AI) to transform business processes. Now is the time for businesses to consider the areas suitable for AI and how they can help transform key processes.

The Thinker and the Shopper

By Anupam Narula, David Schatsky, Ben Stiller, Robert Libbey | Deloitte ~ The time could be ripe for consumers and consumer products companies to embrace cognitive technologies, which can offer companies ways to deliver benefits to consumers to a greater degree than previously possible.
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