When it comes to Big Data, some see it as the beginning of a new world. But others are frightened of what it represents; namely, a gigantic volume of data. If one thing is sure, it’s that Big Data is at the heart of some of our biggest concerns today. Our ecosystem, brimming with personal information systems (smartphones, tablets, etc.) and connected objects, is sending the volume of available data into exponential growth, to the point where human intelligence alone simply isn’t enough to process it anymore.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has certainly been making waves over the past few years. In 2011 IBM’s system Watson won the game show Jeopardy! and in 2016 Google’s AlphaGo beat the world’s best Go player. Not only are these results impressive, but experts deemed it unthinkable for at least another decade. Continue reading
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Artificial intelligence is the key to the future of online retail, business bosses have said, providing a crucial way to help shoppers find what they want. Alex Baldock, chief executive of Shop Direct, which runs very.co.uk and Littlewoods, told the Telegraph Festival of Business in London that artificial intelligence was the company’s “big bet”. Continue reading
Whilst artificial intelligence (AI) is considered an unavoidable evolution to help businesses in their digital transformation journey, the technological revolution – also known as “cognitive information” – is making its move on the market. This will offer companies, IT Managers, and specialist professions, new and more “intelligent” services, particularly through the use of machine learning and deep learning. Continue reading
Nature has given human beings an amazing ability to learn. We learn complex tasks, like language and image recognition from birth and continue throughout our lives to modify and build upon these first learning experiences. It seems natural then, to use the concept of learning, building up knowledge and being able to model and predict outcomes and apply that to computer related processes and tasks. The terminology used to describe the technologies involved in this paradigm in computing are Artificial Intelligence (AI). Continue reading
AI is entering Financial Services by automating processes, identifying patterns by crunching Big Data, and interacting with humans through voice. What areas of Financial Services will NOT be affected, and how will consumers buy banking and insurance services in the future? Continue reading