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The seven decisions that matter in a digital transformation: A CEO’s guide to reinvention

A successful digital transformation requires making trade-off decisions. Here’s how successful CEOs guide their businesses’ reinvention.<p><b>Being the CEO</b> …

Why taxing robots is not a good idea

BILL GATES is an unlikely Luddite, however much Microsoft may have provoked people to take a hammer to their computers. Yet in a recent interview …

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Tech giant Oracle makes huge investment to bring cloud services to Australia

US technology giant Oracle is poised to unveil a major investment in its Australian operations, setting up its cloud platform and infrastructure …

Customers

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

Artificial intelligence is not a threat to humanity

An independent report by a group of scientists commissioned by the US Defense Department argues that the increasingly impressive developments in the …

IoT And Big Data At Caterpillar: How Predictive Maintenance Saves Millions Of Dollars

When it comes to big data and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives most companies are still in the design or early adoption phases which make it hard to get a solid return on investment (ROI) figures. So it’s refreshing to share a story of an organization delivering real-world ROI for their …

Data Warehousing

Why it's Time to Dip Your Toes into Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com

The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) was first introduced at a Dartmouth college conference in 1956. At the time, AI founder, Herbert Simon, predicted, "machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work a man can do." But what Simon and the other optimistic early AI experts …

Artificial Intelligence

25% of CEOs’ Time Is Spent on Tasks Machines Could Do

Soon after taking office, the new president created a national commission to examine the impact of automation. No family should pay an unjust price for progress, he announced, yet automation should not be viewed as an enemy. “If we understand it, if we plan for it, if we apply it well, automation …

This is how Chatbots will Kill 99% of Apps – Chatbot’s Life

Chatbots and the Power of the Longtail<p>The average person uses 3–5 apps per day and the big app purge is coming… You know the day, you delete all of …

The most complex problem in physics could be solved by machines with brains

I work in computational quantum condensed-matter physics: the study of matter, materials, and artificial quantum systems. Complex problems are our thing.<p>Researchers in our field are working on hyper-powerful batteries, perfectly efficient power transmission, and ultra-strong materials—all important …

Machine Learning

A San Francisco cafe is now using robots to serve coffee

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Companies and service providers can save money and time by using robots to replace staff. The introduction of robotic baristas at San Francisco's Cafe X, as reported by Eater, is the …

Robotics

AI that knows you're sick before you do: IBM's five-year plan to remake healthcare

A mix of artificial intelligence and custom silicon could help people diagnose themselves with a range of conditions before they show symptoms.<p>A chip …

Artificial Intelligence

The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed.

<i>Feb 3, 2017 Update: I’m not an expert in neural networks or machine learning. Since originally writing this article, many people with far more</i> …

Travel Megatrends 2017: Artificial Intelligence in Travel Is Finally Becoming a Reality

<i>Earlier this month we released our annual travel industry trends forecast, Skift Megatrends 2017. You can read about each of the trends on Skift, or</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Deep Learning Will Radically Change the Ways We Interact with Technology

Even though heat and sound are both forms of energy, when you were a kid, you probably didn’t need to be told not to speak in thermal convection. And each time your children come across a stray animal, they likely don’t have to self-consciously rehearse a subroutine of zoological attributes to …

The Best Data Scientists Get Out and Talk to People

You can be a good data scientist by sitting at your computer. After all, the job description involves poring through huge quantities of often disparate data to find insights that may prove helpful in every aspect of a business, including marketing, logistics, and human resources. It also includes …

Donald Trump more likely to bring jobs for Chinese-made robots than US citizens

by Farhad Manjoo<p>Factories play a central role in US President Donald Trump's parade of American horrors. In his telling, globalisation has left our …

China

6 Predictions For The $203 Billion Big Data Analytics Market

The creation and consumption of data continues to grow by leaps and bounds and with it the investment in big data analytics hardware, software, and services and in data scientists and their continuing education. The availability of very large data sets is one of the reasons Deep Learning, a sub-set …

Big Data

Data science gets automated, but the devil is still in the detail

Like any other discipline to which automation is introduced, more of it for data science tasks will result in increased productivity and reduced …

IDG Contributor Network: Data science is easy; making it work is hard

In the world of data science, there are three core problems: acquiring data, doing the math and taking action. Two of those drive data scientists …

Data Science

Is Your Organization A Data Science Leader Or Laggard?

In light of research which has shown that many businesses are still not getting value from their data science and analytics, it’s worth looking at some of the factors which differentiate those that are.<p>This is the focus of new research from Forrester published this week, which highlights how three …

Big Data

Five Trends Shaping The Future Of Customer Experience In 2017

It’s that time of year! The 20-somethings drink too much at the holiday party, you book your ski season Airbnb, watch <i>Elf</i> and <i>The Holiday</i>, and reflect back on the year behind you. And as is custom here on Forbes I look at the year ahead in customer experience. In my customer experience predictions …

Customer Experience

How machine learning is ushering in a new age of customer service

While machine learning itself is nothing new, the speed at which data can now be processed, analyzed and actioned has completely changed the machine-learning game. Readily affordable computing power, the quantity of data available, and algorithms we never thought we could use are now …

Machine Learning

Digital Transformation Is Less About Digital

A few industrial leaders have always been at the forefront of innovation and set the trends for their respective industries, but banking and …

Customers

The year in analytics

Sameer Al-Sakran Contributor<p>Sameer Al-Sakran is the founder and CEO of Metabase, an open source business intelligence company.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The 2015 Analytics Software Market<p>Well, 2016 is officially in the past. Between the election drama, the stock markets tossing and turning, …

NASA’s Mars Rover A.I. Could Help Drive Autonomous Cars

When Neurala’s Max Versace says that his company’s deep learning A.I. software is “platform agnostic,” boy, he’s not kidding. Its core product was …