Artificial Intelligence for Individual and Collective Efficiency

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A Recent History of Intelligence in a Digital World

Artificial Intelligence is a technology that uses human-like learning to perform tasks. The idea of Artificial Intelligence or AI is nothing new. As a concept it has been in our literature and art for centuries. But these ideas had no foundation other than as philosophies of nature and science fiction. But things have changed. Continue reading

Explaining Human Nature To Robots

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Copyright – Les Echos / Worldcrunch – April 21 2016 – By Roger-Pol Droit

Try to imagine that an intelligent robot is out to kill you. It remembers all your passwords and has access to all your data. Equipped with facial recognition technology, it can identify you wherever you go, even though you have no idea what it looks like. Continue reading

The Sopra Steria innovation awards

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In January, took place the second edition of Sopra Steria’s ‘Trophées de l’Innovation’. These innovation awards are an opportunity for all the group’s staff to hone their sense of innovation, by undertaking unique projects. The innovation awards were a great success, with more than 500 projects brought forward. The winners of the challenge have already moved onto the design phase! Continue reading

Technology: an enabler for microfinance institutions

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One way a microfinance institution can improve its effectiveness is to optimise Loan Officers’ work, given that they are at the heart of the institution’s activity. Furthermore, providing them with technical tools improves the institution’s geographical coverage, information collection by managers at a customer level, and even the rate at which high-risk customers repay their loan. Continue reading

Digital technology is finally as simple as it is powerful and promising!

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Digital technology is a topic that has been ubiquitous for the past few years and it has certainly not failed to make headlines as its impact, despite still not fully known, will transform our world.

In order to better understand why it has become so central and how it is probably behind the most major transformations ahead of us, but also to better understand the great simplicity of the concept. Here is our contribution to all the attempts at defining the term “Digital” and to putting its uses into perspective. Continue reading