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Insights from Deloitte’s State of AI in the Enterprise, 2nd Edition survey By Mic Locker, Jeff Loucks, Susanne Hupfer and David Jarvis Early adopters of AI technologies are moving full speed ahead, combining experimentation and structured practices to achieve measurable value. Companies slower to incorporate AI should consider following their lead. To invoke an African proverb, smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. In today’s turbulent world of rapid digital transformation, we wanted to discover who…

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By Ron Schmelzer  |  August 9, 2018Columnist Ron Schmelzer is Senior Analyst and Founder at Cognilytica One of the challenges for those tracking the artificial intelligence industry is that, surprisingly, there’s no accepted, standard definition of what artificial intelligence really is. As Rodney Brooks puts it starkly in the recently released “This is AI” video, “artificial intelligence doesn’t mean one thing… it’s a collection of practices and pieces that people put together.” Of course, that’s not…

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By John Merrihew, Veloxiti  |  August 7, 2018 Revolutionary Cognitive Solutions Development Stack for the Enterprise It is not a matter of when or if – but how cognitive technologies can be commercially developed, integrated, and maintained for stronger artificial intelligence capabilities. A leader in cognitive engine technology, Veloxiti is now providing their tools to educate potential partners and build a user ecosystem.    Veloxiti’s cognitive solutions development stack will help educate and…

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      By Neil Movold  |  May 7, 2018 Like many journeymen, I have had the fortunate opportunity to build up a long career of experiences across many industries and around the world. The best part is that most of those experiences had involved working at the bleeding edge of technological evolution. From being named one of the most influential individuals in Bermuda’s history when I opened a whole nation to the wonders of the Internet, to starting a company focused on building a real cognitive system…

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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,…

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By Chuck Brooks   |  March 24, 2018 An interview with Gabby Menachem, CEO of Loom Systems, named by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor” in Artificial Intelligence Beyond the hype, what are the perils and promises of emerging cognitive technologies? More specifically, are artificial intelligence and machine learning something to fear or cultivate?  That's a great question that I encounter a lot, and I think it's also being fostered a lot by media and popular science. For example, the late Stephen Hawking has been…

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By David Schatsky, Craig Muraskin, Kaushik Iyengar  |  Source: Deloitte 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. Companies are increasingly using software robots to perform routine business processes by mimicking the ways in which people interact with…

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By Jim Guszcza, Nikhil Maddirala  |  Source: Deloitte 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? Human judgment in the age of smart machines Two of today’s major business and intellectual trends offer complementary insights about the challenge of making forecasts in a complex and rapidly…

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Source: Deloitte By Jim Guszcza, Harvey Lewis, Peter Evans-Greenwood January 23, 2017 Some have voiced fears that artificial intelligence could replace humans altogether. But that isn’t likely. A more valuable approach may be to view machine and human intelligence as complementary, with each bringing its own strengths to the table. Although artificial intelligence (AI) has experienced a number of  “springs” and “winters” in its roughly 60-year history, it is safe to expect the current AI spring to be…

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Source: Deloitte By Tom Davenport, Paul Roma March 10, 2017 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.IntroductionWhile cognitive computing, often referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), is hardly new, the recent level of interest in it is astounding. The…

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By Tom Davenport  |  September 30, 2015  |  Source: Deloitte   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. With most new technology, there is a period of excitement and media attention about the power and capabilities of the technology itself. But with effective…

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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…