If you are looking for an answer to the question What is Artificial Intelligence? and you only have a minute, then here's the definition the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence offers on its home page: "the scientific understanding of the mechanisms underlying thought and intelligent behavior and their embodiment in machines."
However, if you are fortunate enough to have more than a minute, then please get ready to embark upon an exciting journey exploring AI (but beware, it could last a lifetime) …
I Know First was selected from over 200 companies to be part of the fintech showroom in Tokyo, Japan on May 23rd, 2018. The showroom event, as well as a housewarming party, were hosted by JIAM (Japan International Asset Management Consortium, where I Know First presented their Algorithmic AI solutions using machine-learning algorithms. As part of the showroom event, I Know First gave a short pitch under 5 minutes followed by a deeper dive and demo if visiting client were interested. JIAM are a not-for-profit organization, which assists international asset management firms, asset management technology firms and talented financial professionals in tapping into the Japanese market. Through collaboration with Japanese government agencies (primarily the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) and industry associations, JIAM's goal is to bolster the Japanese asset management industry and support firms and individuals associated with it.
The CardLinx Association today announced that their industry-defining event The CardLinx Asia Forum will be held in China for the first time on September 5th at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai. This executive-level event will focus on artificial intelligence and commerce in the development of payments, retail tech and travel tech in Asia. The speakers are from global leaders such as Mastercard and Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company and leading Chinese innovators like 55Haitao, YouWorld, MaFengWo and CTrip. "CardLinx Forums have consistently launched strategic partnerships and spawned new fintech innovations around the globe," said CardLinx President and CEO, Silvio Tavares. "Major online-to-offline commerce innovators in China and across the world will participate to develop the next generation of AI-driven fintech and commerce technologies."
How does the banking industry plan to get rid of money and what should be changed in people's daily life? More than 2,000 bank branches were closed in the US in 2017. Some of them are shut for financial reasons; however, digitalization of the banking sphere has also contributed to this number. To reduce the number of onsite offices in favor of digital ones, banks should address a range of technological issues. For example, provide 24/7 client access to their banks from anywhere globally.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Big Data Federation to Exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Big Data Federation, Inc. develops and applies artificial intelligence to predict financial and economic events that matter. Their products are deployed by some of the world's largest financial institutions. The company develops and applies innovative machine-learning technologies to big data to predict financial, economic, and world events. The team is a group of passionate technologists, mathematicians, data scientists and programmers in Silicon Valley with over 100 patents to their names.
The need to provide an enhanced customer experience is the primary factor augmenting the growth of the AI in BFSI market. As the competition among the market players is mounting day-by-day, companies have started to focus on providing a better experience to the customers to gain the customer loyalty. This encourages financial institutes to integrate advanced analytics tools and solutions to analyze customer data to fulfil their requirement, understand the customer experience, and to make smarter predictions about their behavior and requirements. Furthermore, companies are also looking forward to connecting with the customers on their choice of channels to provide a more seamless experience. Furthermore, as digitalization is spreading across the globe, customers are becoming more empowered.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today the Top 200 Digital Transformation Companies that sponsored, exhibited, and presented at CloudEXPO DXWorldEXPO 2017. The list was published in alphabetical order. DXWorldEXPO LLC, the producer of the world's most influential technology conferences and trade shows has also announced today the conference tracks for CloudEXPO DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York. DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named the Tech Chair of "Smart Cities IoT IIoT" track of CloudEXPO's 10-Year Anniversary Event which will take place on November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Chris Matthieu is the President & CEO of Computes, inc. He brings 30 years of experience in development and launches of disruptive technologies to create new market opportunities as well as enhance enterprise product portfolios with emerging technologies. His most recent venture was Octoblu, a cross-protocol Internet of Things (IoT) mesh network platform, acquired by Citrix. Prior to co-founding Octoblu, Chris was founder of Nodester, an open-source Node.JS PaaS which was acquired by AppFog and the founder of Teleku, a communications-as-a-service cloud platform which was acquired by Voxeo.
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Moran, a Senior Architect, TrueSight R&D, at BMC Software, shared those lessons learned and how to balance cost control with the many choices of service, storage, and compute paradigms. Speaker Bio Michael Moran is a Senior Architect, TrueSight R&D, at BMC Software.
SINGAPORE: This year's edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival will have a focus on Southeast Asia, given the country's chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and artificial intelligence (AI), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said. In a press release, the central bank said there will be two new elements in this year's festival: The ASEAN FinTech Showcase, which will highlight financial technology developments and opportunities in the region and a showcase of innovations from the 10 regional countries. There will also be the Artificial Intelligence in Finance Summit, which will explore emerging AI solutions in trading, investment management, customer service and risk management, said the MAS, which is partnering with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to organise the event. It will also include discussions on quantum computing as well as governance and ethics in the application of AI, it added. The co-organiser pointed out that popular segments from previous editions will be "refreshed and enhanced" as well.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Maria Horton joined the faculty of CloudEXPO's "10-Year Anniversary Event" which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by FTC, CUI/DFARS, EU-GDPR and the underlying National Cybersecurity Framework suggest the need for a ground-up re-thinking of security strategies and compliance actions. This session offers actionable advice based on case studies to demonstrate the impact of security and privacy attributes for the cloud-backed IoT and AI ecosystem.