Here's why India is likely to lose the AI race FactorDaily


In sharp contrast, Indian startups have collectively raised less than $100 million from (2014-2017YTD), according to data from startup analytics firm Tracxn -- that's smaller than Andrew Ng's recently launched $150 million VC fund. Artificial intelligence is an especially thorny space to be in as Indian startups lack access to large data sets. Very few VC funds in India will fund business models with a five-to-ten year timeline where data collection and analysis comes first. In 2006, his company – Tachyon Techologies released the first machine learning based Indian language input system called Quillpad.

I built a chatbot in 2 hours and this is what I learned


While browsing my only aim was to guess and rationalize the developer's decision to choose the bot platform over the app platform to solve their problem. The bot industry is in its infancy right now and they are all competing for the same thing -- to find the next killer app that makes chatbots mainstream. After listing through some problems, I finally chose to make a chatbot that correctly calculates dates from natural language strings. With Facebook's Messenger Platform and Telegram's Bot Platform, abilities offered by,, and It was a very liberating exercise to learn something methodically and then go on ahead and make a working proof of concept.

This Biotech Startup Is Using AI To Help Researchers Develop Cures Quicker


The increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning is steadily shifting the paradigm of medical research and treatment, providing researchers real-time access to every white paper and clinical case study conducted on a genetic disorder. Founded in 2011, Innoplexus is a technology and product development company focused on solving complex challenges in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Gaurav Tripathi: Most of the information the life sciences industry relied on was based on an outdated data and analytics consulting model.

The Future Of Sales Is Coming: How To Prepare For AI Adoption


Respondents to the study gave their companies an average of 3.2 points on a five-point scale in terms of their abilities to use customer insights, while their abilities to integrate customer data across channels to improve decision-making got a 3.4 on a seven-point scale. "Almost every sales team faces two common growth challenges: prioritizing inbound leads and identifying relevant net-new prospects that look like their best customers" "You need comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate sales intelligence that seamlessly addresses these two challenges. Jonathan Gray is the senior vice president of marketing and leader of business development and marketing services for Revana, TeleTech's Growth Services division. His team oversees marketing analytics and integrated marketing services programs that automate electronic marketing strategies on behalf of industry-leading clients.



Spark's unique use case is that it combines ETL, batch analytics, real-time stream analysis, machine learning, graph processing, and visualizations to allow data scientists to tackle the complexities that come with raw unstructured datasets. Next, we will help you become comfortable and confident working with Spark for data science by exploring Spark's data science libraries on a dataset of tweets. He has worked on various technologies including major databases, application development platforms, web technologies, and big data technologies. His typical day includes building efficient processing with advanced machine learning algorithms, easy SQL, streaming and graph analytics.

AI and the expansion of the IoT - PACE


A world where there are no car accidents, congestion is a thing of the past, and artificial intelligence (AI)and Internet of Things drive the future are no longer wishful thinking. At Bosch's annual press conference held earlier this year, Dr Volker Denner, chairman of the board of management for Bosch, outlined the company's future strategic plans for automated cars and the impact AI and the IoT will have on many things in the not-too-distant future. "The one relates to the other: artificial intelligence makes connectivity a personal, even emotive experience. As with its Cloud Suite being set up to help fast track advancements in mobility offerings, Bosch recently set up the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) as a place where the interplay between connectivity and AI meet.

Five bold predictions on Artificial Intelligence


In the report titled "The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Consumer Experience", AT&T Foundry makes five bold projections that showcase how AI will impact the consumer experience in coming years. With AI, computers learn from data sets to understand underlying data structures and uncover procedures to make the correct use of the data. These actions will be automated based on behavioural patterns and work routines, leaving time and space for "higher order thinking." AI has three major impacts on connectivity networks: 1) it allows for accurate traffic and pattern analysis to troubleshoot problems as they occur, in turn allowing for 2) a constant state of connectivity that's optimised for any experience across any set of devices, and 3) pulls disparate information from multiple channels to simplify and quickly contextualise what users need.

Predictive analytics improve customer experience journey


Azumi Mobile joined ranks with DeviceBits, a Columbus, Ohio-based company that merges artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics to help businesses provide customer service through chatbots and interactive content that enables customers to help themselves. "From those questions, we are providing back predictive customer journeys that lead to successful outcomes." DeviceBits helps Azumi Mobile create a successful customer experience journey in two ways. Taking advantage of artificial intelligence technology to go predictive, get in front of issues and sense how to support customers enables systems to go exponentially farther and faster for a positive customer experience, explained William McKnight, president of McKnight Consulting Group.

Winning in Fintech & Insurtech Ecosystem -- Big Win for Technology Innovators & Crunch-time for "Reach Focused" Players


Storage players with its platforms are winning the market from niche players big time. Microsoft with Office 365 (including OneDrive, Teams, Outlook) has taken over the productivity market only challenged by Google (with Gmail/Apps, Chromebooks and winning the education space). While copycat scenarios are known from certain startups in the past -- today the incumbents are entering the markets with copies of startup models everywhere. A provider like enfore will enable those 200mn small business to be seen as one platform and serve this markets as an integrated SaaS provider.