Innovative Companies Highlight AI Advancements at AWS Re: Invent 2018

Ron Schmelzer | Monday, December 10, 2018 - 03:23 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Ron Schmelzer  |  December 12, 2018 | Source: CogWorld on FORBES Last week, Amazon hosted its popular and growing AWS Re: Invent event focused on all things around the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment. In addition to the many announcements featured in last week’s articlehighlighting Amazon’s many AI and machine learning-related announcements, many of the hundreds of partner vendor and consulting companies that were there had similar innovative announcements. In this article, we highlight… more

The Big RPA Bubble

Alan Trefler | Friday, December 7, 2018 - 05:38 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Alan Trefler  |  December 7, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBESAlan Trefler is a visionary leader, technology change-agent, innovative philanthropist, and trusted advisor to global business executives. Alan founded Pegasystems in 1983. "What’s the right way to implement RPA? Instead of trying to build a program around staff reduction and thinking about how to achieve 100 percent automation to replace a handful of FTEs, focus on some level of basic task automation for every staff member. Then focus on… more

AI Related Announcements from Amazon's AWS Re:Invent 2018 Show

Ronald Schmelzer | Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 09:41 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Ron Schmelzer  |  December 6, 2018 | Source: CogWorld on FORBES The last week of November is always fully packed with companies working to squeeze in as much productivity as possible between Thanksgiving (in the US) and the winter holiday season. Amazon makes the most of this with their Amazon Web Services (AWS) Re:Invent show that continues to grow. In 2018, this year, almost 50,000 people made their way to Las Vegas to hear from AWS CEO Andy Jassy and key strategic leaders about the advancements AWS… more

Ethical AI? It's All About Perspective

Neil Sahota | Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 05:42 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Neil Sahota  |  December 3, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES In 2018, sex scandal after sex scandal seared the pages of our newspapers and digital screens. Hashtags, such as #timesup and #metoo, became rallying cries for harassed and disenfranchised women who found their voices with high-profile allegations. Likewise, as a result of marches in numerous countries, and record numbers of women running for office, 2018 has been dubbed The Year of the Woman. It also has been called The Year of AI. Ralph… more

Why Enterprises Need To Focus On Decentralized AI

Tarry Singh | Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 06:26 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Tarry Singh  |  December 12, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld in FORBES Tweet this.. The need to standardize and meter the data centers and eventually charge the consumer with an RTP/RTB (Real-Time Pricing/Real-Time Billing) mechanism which is state-approved -- for the same reason I keep calling it RCC or Regulated Cloud Computing. Siren servers are like black holes. They are leading to an unsustainable situation economically (it's centralizing financial power), labor-wise (it's accumulating talent to… more

Skill Up Your Career For The New AI Economy

Tarry Singh | Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 01:43 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Tarry Singh  |  November 28, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld in FORBES Let's face it - AI job disruption is underway.. A few years ago I had written an article about how technology is literally obliterating jobs and how to skill yourself up for this new economy. In this article I want to provide you with a renewed peek into what I believe is the road to success, should you want to be part of the artificial intelligence economy - which some are equating to the revolution nearly 120 years ago with electricity… more

Accelerating The Future Of Privacy Through SmartData Agents

Hessie Jones | Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 22:40 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Hessie Jones   |  November 24, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBESHessie Jones is a Reporter from Toronto, and is a CoFounder of ArCompany Imagine a future where you can communicate with your smartphone – or whatever digital extension of you exists at that time – through an evolved smart digital agent that readily understands you, your needs, and exists on your behalf to procure the things and experiences you want. What if it could do all this while protecting and securing your personal information,… more

Competing for the Future with Intelligent Agents… and a Confession

Peter Fingar | Friday, November 16, 2018 - 08:47 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Peter Fingar |  November 18, 2018 | Source: CogWorld on FORBES Creative Destruction — What Came Before, What’s Coming Next Prior to the beginnings of Internet-based e-commerce, the computer was essentially a filing cabinet, handling the affairs of the back office, programmed under the file clerk metaphor: capture, storage and retrieval of records. Today, however, we are not only seeing Sun Microsystems’ early vision that the network is the computer, now we can observe that the network is the business… more

What If AI Could Uber The Healthcare Industry?

Neil Sahota | Friday, November 16, 2018 - 05:05 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Neil Sahota  |  November 25, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES I am never cleanly shaven. But it’s not because I’m lazy. Or because I don’t care about my appearance. Three years ago, I stopped shaving with water to conserve H20. It might seem like a little thing, but little things add up. When I tell people this, they sometimes scoff at me. “Oh, come on,” they say. “Just how much water are you actually saving?” About a gallon a day. That comes out to 365 gallons a year. That’s not a whole lot, I’… more

Why Data Modeling Is Important (And Why It's Not)

Kurt Cagle | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:29 | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Kurt Cagle  |  November 14, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES Data modeling does not excite passion within programmers. Your average Java or Python developer probably doesn’t even realize that they are doing it when they write programs, in great part because a data model by itself doesn’t do anything. It simply is. In computer science terms, doing things is the hallmark of imperative (command) oriented languages, while simply being is declarative (assertional or existential) oriented programming.… more