Mon, 01/07/2019 - 08:39
Delivering ROI, leveraging new technology - become market leaders in AI and developing a high-performing team to deliver competitive advantage through data science Join us in New York,  January 23-24, for this unique peer-to-peer event for top data science minds. Explore how to drive innovation within your business through a data-driven culture, build a  world-class team, and utilize the latest innovation to solve some of the toughest problems facing corporate America. Hear from some of the world's…

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:55
By Ron Schmelzer  |  June 23, 2018Columnist Ron Schmelzer is Senior Analyst and Founder at Cognilytica If you have been following the breathless hype of AI and ML over these past few years, you might have noticed the increasing pace at which vendors are scrambling to roll out “platforms” that service the data science and ML communities. The “Data Science Platform” and “Machine Learning Platform” are at the front lines of the battle for the mind share and wallets of data scientists, ML project managers,…

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:27
By Phaeda Boinodiris  |  June 18, 2018 The way that we think about AI is colored by popular culture and science fiction. AI promises to create a vastly more productive and efficient economy and if properly harnessed can vastly improve our lives. But what is the future of AI and Play? There are many representations in science fiction of the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Play. Black Mirror (Above Image)  I recently watched an episode of the NetFlix show Black Mirror called “Playtest” in which…

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:12
By Ron Schmelzer  |  June 14, 2018Columnist Ron Schmelzer is Senior Analyst and Founder at Cognilytica If AI is to mean something and be a useful term to help delineate different technologies and approaches from others, then it has to be meaningful. A term that means everything to everyone means nothing to anyone. In “Is Machine Learning Really AI?” I explored what I believe AI has to mean to be useful. In summary, AI systems need to be able to sense and understand their environment, learn from past…

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 20:40
By Ron Schmelzer  |  June 5, 2018Columnist Ron Schmelzer is Senior Analyst and Founder at Cognilytica One of the downsides to the recent revival of popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is that we see a lot of vendors, professional services firms, and end users jumping on the AI bandwagon labeling their technologies, products, service offerings, and projects as AI projects without necessarily that being the case. On the other hand, there isn’t a well-accepted delineation between what is definitely AI…

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:56
By Chuck Brooks  |  July 27, 2017 We have entered a new technological era in commerce and it has also arrived in government. There are a variety of tech verticals to watch in the coming transformation, including: 1) data science; 2) digital transformation; 3) the Internet of Things; 4) 3-D printing; and 5) cybersecurity Collaboration, agility, innovation and engagement have emerged as driving factors for agency performance and progress will be determined by combining these factors with adoption and…