Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine learning (ML) are starting to feel a lot like the latest celebrity gossip--high on hype and light on substance. You can barely read a technology article or release today without someone espousing the latest AI/ML capabilities. The sales performance management (SPM) space, in particular, is one where the hype of AI/ML has not yet delivered on the hope of providing truly meaningful, actionable intelligence to customers--until now. Organizations must undergo a sales transformation to truly stay ahead in the fast-paced, competitive sales environment. It all comes back to the data, as well as access to vast computing power and readily available AI/ML algorithms.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has connected the Middle East to its global network with the launch of its Bahrain AWS region. The cloud supplier already has infrastructure in the region, but the launch of the Bahrain AWS region, with three datacentres, will connect to its global network. This will bring the Middle East region up to par with its other global AWS regions as the Middle East accelerates its digital transformation. Andy Jassy, CEO at AWS, said the cloud could unlock digital transformation in the Middle East. "Today, we are launching advanced and secure technology infrastructure that matches the scale of our other AWS regions around the world and are already seeing strong demand in the Middle East for AWS technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, data analytics, IoT [internet of things] and much more," he said.
Leveraging the benefits of effective data preparation to help build a modern ERP system is a vital component in innovating an organization's data workflow systems. Complex pattern matching and parsing of unstructured data requires a great deal of time and effort often utilizing labor-intensive hand coding. Join us for this latest Data Science Central webinar to learn how B/A Products Company has managed to cut 6-12 months process time of reformatting, restructuring and preparing data down to only 2 months through automation and simplification. In this webinar you will: • Understand technology trends that simplify your analytics modernization journey • Learn about the challenges and solutions that B/A Products Company used to solve their issues with legacy ERP systems • Learn how to accelerate time-to-value for analytics projects with data preparation on AWS • See in action the before / after with the solution live demo Speakers: Jacob S J Joseph, Information Systems Manager - B/A Products Co. Samantha Winters, Director of Marketing and Business Analytics - B/A Products Co. Matt Derda, Customer Marketing Manager - Trifacta Hosted by: Stephanie Glen, Editorial Director - Data Science Central
As privacy regulations like GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act proliferate, more startups are looking to help companies comply. Enter Preclusio, a member of the Y Combinator Summer 2019 class, which has developed a machine learning-fueled solution to help companies adhere to these privacy regulations. "We have a platform that is deployed on-prem in our customer's environment, and helps them identify what data they're collecting, how they're using it, where it's being stored and how it should be protected. We help companies put together this broad view of their data, and then we continuously monitor their data infrastructure to ensure that this data continues to be protected," company co-founder and CEO Heather Wade told TechCrunch. She says that the company made a deliberate decision to keep the solution on-prem.
Artificial intelligence has been trending upward for years now. AI is being used for all different types of applications and technology. In the past, I've covered the marketing skills you need to survive in the age of AI. That's because marketers have been using AI technology to reshape the way that consumers are targeted. Brands and websites are using AI chatbots to improve communication with website visitors. They're also using this technology to analyze big data.
What are the real-world impacts of AI on labor and the economy? As policymakers, business leaders, and the broader public consider the future of work – can the promise of AI be realized, and if so, what are their potential impacts on the various stakeholders involved? On June 21, 2019, we gathered the authors of the AI, Labor, and the Economy Case Studies to explore these very questions. Watch the webinar as the assembled team of experts discuss cut through common misconceptions and highlight findings from case studies featuring three different organizations integrating AI from three different sectors (Steel, Retail Banking, and Biotech). Let us know what you thought of the webinar discussion and the topics raised.
Katie King has over 30 years' experience coaching, training, and advising some of the world's leading businesses and brands. She channeled that expertise and a year's worth of in-depth research into her book, 'Using Artificial Intelligence in Marketing: How to Harness AI and Maintain the Competitive Edge,' which was published by Kogan Page in February 2019 and has since been translated into Chinese, Russian, Turkish and Vietnamese. Love Hudson-Maggio is a strategic executive and co-founder of Mar-Dat Advisors, and has proven experience crafting and executing results-earning strategies for top-tier clients. She has held executive roles at both Salesforce and InterContinental Hotels Group, and is exceptionally skilled at aligning people and technology. These two industry experts have joined forces to bring you'Harnessing the Power - Mastering AI and Machine Learning for a Well-Balanced Marketing Plan,' a 90-minute webinar presented by AI in Business.
The media makes sensationalist claims about AI, but let's take a closer look at the facts: AI is not a trend! Cisco has been doing it for years to help businesses across the globe quickly and easily identify banking trojans, botnets, phishing and ransomware. A taxonomy of AI algorithms used in cyber threat detection What AI can and can't do for your organisation How to leverage AI as a preventative measure to help detect & uncover threats before they hit your business Best practices on how to incorporate AI into your threat detection and defence systems What AI can and can't do for your organisation During this webinar, we'll go beyond the hype and show you real-world examples of AI algorithms that helps us keep our customers safe on the internet, anywhere their users go. See how Cisco Umbrella uses AI to effectively detect current and emerging threats.