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Cognitive technologies: a technical primer

| 7 months 2 weeks ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Deloitte  |  February 6, 2018  |  Source   Cognitive technologies offer advantages that are real and diverse, extending well beyond traditional applications like process automation. As the cognitive story evolves in the years ahead, the benefits that ensue may become ever richer in their variability. ​ Introduction Cognitive technologies are now impacting almost every aspect of people’s lives. Not only are these technologies an emerging source of competitive advantage for businesses and the economy,… more

Our wonderful future needs you!

| 1 year 5 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Calum Chace  |  April 27, 2018 The media today is full of stories about artificial intelligence, and there is universal agreement that it is a very big deal. But ironically, most people are not paying close attention.  This is probably because the stories are confused and confusing.  Some say that robots will take all our jobs and then turn into murderous Terminators. Others say that is all hype, and there is much less going on than meets the eye. And so most people shudder slightly, shrug their… more

AI is Not a Job Killer — it’s a Job Category Killer

| 1 year 5 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Ron Schmelzer  |  April 13, 2018  |  Source AI brings mixed emotions and opinions when referenced in the context of jobs.  Here’s something fun you can do at your next business or technology networking event; ask the question “Do you think Artificial Intelligence will be a net job killer or net job creator?” What we would expect you would hear is an interesting and conflicting set of opinions that range from “AI will destroy all jobs as we know it” to “AI will enable us to work better and do new things… more

The Difference Between a Data Scientist and Data Engineer and Why You Should Care

By Kathleen Walch  |  April 19, 2018 As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to become a focus for an increasing number of enterprises, these organizations are realizing how important it is to have the right people and skills in place. In particular, we have seen a significant increase in demand for data scientists in organization as AI, various applications of machine learning (ML),  non-ML predictive analytics, and other so-called “big data” approaches continue to gain traction in the enterprise. In… more

Humanity Dictates It's Time to Constrain the Wild West of Data

| 1 year 5 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Hessie Jones, CogWorld Reporter, Toronto  |  April 23, 2018  More than ever before, the consumer has become fully aware of the extent to which they are being surveilled, and influenced or some would argue, manipulated. This post discusses the increasingly on-demand market and how data has enabled this. It also challenges the relationship between the business and its customers and introduces an era of more balanced control of data and the inevitable privacy and security regulations that will drive… more

Exponential productivity through optimization of knowledge yield

  By Mark Montgomery, Founder, CEO of Kyield  |  April 14, 2018 AI systems create value by converting human knowledge to digital form that can then be converted to other forms of energy, including kinetic. At the atomic level knowledge created by human intelligence and augmented by machine learning can be viewed and expressed as an extension of relativity discovered by Einstein more than a century ago. "Our concepts and laws of space and time can only claim validity insofar as they stand in a clear… more

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence In Everyday Lives of Consumers

| 1 year 5 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

  By Terrence Mills  |  March 7, 2018  |  Source: Forbes    Artificial intelligence might conjure images of a robotic Haley Joel Osment in Spielberg's film AI, or it may make you think of Data from Star Trek. Yet the impact of artificial intelligence in everyday life is more understated and far-reaching than science fiction might suggest. Artificial intelligence has the potential to offer $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030. You already encounter it every day. Think of all those times Amazon… more

Crafting a Vision for the AI-Enabled Future

| 1 year 4 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By CogWorld Partner, Cognilytica  |  March 15, 2018  |  Source: Cognilytica Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents an interesting paradox. On the one hand, the goals of systems that can behave with the intelligence of humans, perceiving their environment around them, understanding and comprehending information and how to apply that information for decision-making, learning from experiences, and even greater ideas around consciousness and self-awareness have been lofty goals envisioned by computer science… more

Bank Danamon: Increasing Customer Conversion Rates by More Than 300%

| 1 year 5 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

Cloudera & Kogentix Case Study  |  Source Bank Danamon is one of Indonesia’s largest financial institutions, offering corporate and small business banking, consumer banking, trade finance, cash management, treasury and capital markets.  Challenge Financial service institutions globally are under immense pressure from a new generation of tech-savvy customers to deliver consumer-centric digital services. These new services represent a massive opportunity as well as a massive risk as more consumers… more

YROO: The Future of AI-Assisted Shopping

| 1 year 5 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Hessie Jones, CogWorld Reporter, Toronto  |  April 5, 2018 Customer Centricity is the promise of AI. It seems to be the holy grail that continues to elude business. Marketing solutions and systems integrators are trying to build technology frameworks for Next Best Action that take real-time consumer context into consideration. They're still falling short. But what if the only way to truly get to the heart of understanding the customer is to amass a huge amount of data, from different perspectives,… more