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Sometimes the Veneer of Intelligence is Not Enough


Original COGNITIVE WORLD publication date May, 2017 We all chafe against the brittleness of SIRI, Alexa, Google… every day.  They’re so incredibly useful and yet so incredibly… well, stupid, at the same time.  For instance: Me to Google: How tall was the President of the United States when Donald Trump was born? Google to me: 37 million hits, none of which (okay, I didn’t really read through all of them) tell me the answer.  Almost all of them tell me that the Donald was born on June 14, 1946. Me to… more

The Thinker and the Shopper

| 1 year 7 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

Source: Deloitte Anupam Narula, David Schatsky, Ben Stiller, Robert Libbey June 3, 2015 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. Introduction Isabella was skeptical. Date night with her husband—the first in a long time—was four days away, and with the kids, dog, house, and a job, she had zero time to make it to the makeup counter… more

Video: Streamlining knowledge processes through cognitive automation

| 1 year 6 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

Source: Deloitte   Beyond the human brain Humans have long sought ways to expand the capabilities of the human brain. By bringing together a variety of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics process automation, and emerging capabilities, cognitive automation enables organizations to emulate and enhance the strength of the human mind. Combined with advances in data and analytics, cognitive automation holds the potential to reshape businesses and even entire industries.​ Cognitive automation: Efficiency… more

Hype busters: 5 things to know about robotics and cognitive automation

| 1 year 7 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Ryan Renner  |  March 31, 2017  |  Source: Deloitte Everyone’s talking robotic process automation and cognitive automation (R&CA) these days. Not surprisingly, there’s a lot of hype around those discussions—and many misconceptions. Let me take this opportunity to dispel some of the rumors. Let’s start by defining the term that’s commonly being used in the market: R&CA refers to two emerging business process automation technologies. Robotics mimic human actions by automating predictable,… more

Cognitive Process Analysis

| 1 year 7 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Paul Harmon In the Eighties, I worked with several companies that were involved in creating expert systems. For any who don’t know, an expert system was a software application that used knowledge, usually encoded as rules, to analyze problems and provide answers. The best expert systems contained thousands of rules and could perform as well as the best human experts. Ultimately, the limits on the use of expert systems were the problems involved in capturing the knowledge, in the first place, and then… more

It’s Not the Fourth Industrial Revolution!

| 1 year 4 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Calum Chace  |  Source Klaus Schwab is a clever man. After a rapid ascent through the ranks of German commercial life, he founded the World Economic Foundation (WEF) in 1971. The WEF is best known for organising a five-day annual meeting of the global business and political elite at the ski resort of Davos in Switzerland. He has a list of awards and honorary doctorates as long as your arm. Industrie 4.0 Schwab has done much to popularise the notion that we are entering a fourth industrial… more

Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Capabilities, and Robotic Process Automation: How Intelligent Automation is Advancing Enterprise Performance

| 1 year 6 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Barbara Hodge, Global Editor, Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) Introduction If there is one innovation that defines 2017 it is intelligent automation (IA) – and all it entails. New intelligent automation technology, which accesses data, processes it and then initiates actions – all the while “learning while doing” – is supporting enterprise decision-makers by providing a significantly improved quality of support services. Apart from improving overall decision-making speed and… more

How to Make AI Think like Humans

| 2 years 4 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

The entire discipline of cognitive computing is about making artificial intelligence emulate the cognitive processes humans are so used to. In this presentation we talk about five techniques / technologies that we have found to be very successful. These techniques are foundational to Coseer’s tactical cognitive computing, and can be useful to your team. DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION Coseer uses these techniques to automate workflows with 95-98% accuracy within 4-12 weeks. To learn more, please contact us.

Cognitive Computing Assisted IoT

| 1 year 3 months ago | Cognitive World on Forbes

By Melvin Greer  |  April 25, 2017Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Americas at Intel Corporation Sensors are integrated in all sorts of things and many of those sensors are communicating with all kinds of machines over the Internet. To that extent, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a reality not a dream. Over the next decade estimates range from 100 million things connected to the Internet up to a trillion things. Devices connected to the IoT will be monitored, analyzed, and acted upon across a number… more

Machine intelligence: Technology mimics human cognition to create value


By Nitin Mittal, Peter Lowes, Rajeev Ronanki, Jerry Wen, Sandeep Kumar Sharma  |  Source: Deloitte Artificial intelligence is only the beginning. CIOs are helping their organizations become more insight-driven, and a suite of fast-evolving cognitive tools is the key, from machine learning, deep learning, and advanced cognitive analytics to robotics process automation and bots. Artificial intelligence’s rapid evolution has given rise to myriad distinct—yet often misunderstood—AI capabilities such as… more