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Use-Case Selection Will Make Or Break Your AI Strategy In Healthcare

Arielle Trzcinski May 6, 2019
“AI” is shorthand for an ecosystem of technologies. We’ve created a chart that explains components of AI and how they may apply to healthcare uses cases.
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SAP Leonardo Is Growing Up

Leslie Joseph May 22, 2018
Here are a few thoughts from the SAP Leonardo Center launch in Singapore in early May. The good news: Since we last reported on Leonardo, SAP is clearer about what Leonardo actually is and has more mature messaging and interesting customer examples to share. Leonardo itself, though, continues to be a work in progress. So, […]
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Wanted: Professionals Involved In Their Firm’s AI Strategy — Take Forrester’s Latest Survey!

Elizabeth Cullen May 1, 2018
Forrester Launches New Survey On AI Adoption There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) is top of mind for executives. AI adoption started in earnest in 2016, and Forrester anticipates AI investments to continue to increase. Leaders are quickly waking up to AI’s disruptive characteristics and the need to embrace this emerging technology to remain […]
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Wanted: Professionals Involved In Their Firm's AI Strategy — Take Forrester's Latest Survey!

Elizabeth Cullen May 1, 2018
Forrester Launches New Survey On AI Adoption There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) is top of mind for executives. AI adoption started in earnest in 2016, and Forrester anticipates AI investments to continue to increase. Leaders are quickly waking up to AI’s disruptive characteristics and the need to embrace this emerging technology to remain […]
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Everything you wanted to know about SAP Leonardo but were afraid to ask

Boris Evelson November 3, 2017
Large enterprise software vendors seem to be enamoured with using the names of historical figures or literary characters as brand names. Unfortunately, this is really confusing for the buyers, since the vendors apply these branding names differently. For example (in an increasing order of branding approach complexity): OpenText Magellan is a collection of business intelligence […]
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AI APIs – Dead Simple AI

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. October 31, 2017
Building AI applications is hard work, but cloud vendors are making it easy by exposing simple-to-call, pay-as-you-use APIs. Want to add real-time speech recognition to your app? There’s an API for that. Want to recognize faces in an image? There’s an API for that and many more, courtesy of cloud giants Amazon Web Services (AWS), […]
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Developers: Will AI Run You Out Of Your Job?

Diego Lo Giudice December 2, 2016
Much has been written about how artificial intelligence (AI) will put white-collar workers out of a job eventually. Will robots soon be able to do what programmers do best — i.e., write software programs? Actually, if you are or were a developer, you’ve probably already written or used software programs that can generate other software […]
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Micro Explanations For Nine Essential AI Technologies

Mike Gualtieri November 12, 2016
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not one big, specific technology. Rather, it is comprised of one or more building block technologies. So, to understand AI, you have to understand each of these nine building block technologies. Now, you could argue that there are more technologies than the ones listed here, but any additional technology can fit […]
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AI And Cognitive Computing — What’s The Hype All About?

Michele Goetz June 10, 2016
That is exactly what Forrester wants to find out – is there something behind the AI and Cognitive Computing hype?  What my research directors ask, "Is there a there there?" AI and Cognitive Computing have captured the imagination and interest of organization large and small but does anyone really know how to bring this new […]
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Search Can Build The Foundation For Cognitive Experiences In The Enterprise

Rowan Curran May 5, 2016
Knowledge is power. And in a time where insights drive business differentiation, knowledge is also the origin of power. In our daily routines as consumers, search is probably the most common application we use to find knowledge, and it forms the basis of our personal systems of insight. But at long last, search in the […]
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The Top 6 Questions To Succeed At Artificial Intelligence

Michele Goetz March 15, 2016
You can't turn anywhere without bumping into artificial intelligence, machine learning, or cognitive computing jumping out at you. Our cars brake for us, park for us, and some are even driving us. Our movie lists are filled with Ex Machina, Her, and Lucy. The news tells about the latest vendor and cool use of technology, […]
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This Time, AI Is Truly Here To Help Build Intelligent Applications

Diego Lo Giudice February 19, 2015
What’s taken artificial intelligence (AI) so long? We invented AI capabilities like first-order logical reasoning, natural-language processing, speech/voice/vision recognition, neural networks, machine-learning algorithms, and expert systems more than 30 years ago, but aside from a few marginal applications in business systems, AI hasn’t made much of a difference. The business doesn’t understand how or why […]
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Data Before Technology: IBM Watson’s Vision

Michele Goetz November 2, 2014
I sat down with Steve Cowley, General Manager for IBM Watson, on Tuesday at IBM Insights to talk about Watson successes, challenges since the January launch, and what is in store.  While the potential has always intrigued me, the initial use cases and message gave me more than a bit of pause: the daunting task […]
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My Three Assumptions For Why The Next Generation Of SW Innovation Will Be Cognitive!

Diego Lo Giudice August 25, 2014
I am just back from the first ever Cognitive Computing Forum organized by DATAVERSITY in San Jose, California. I am not new to artificial intelligence (AI), and was a software developer in the early days of AI when I was just out of university. Back then, if you worked in AI, you would be called […]
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Can You Afford To Ignore The Artificial Intelligence Wave?

Michele Goetz June 12, 2014
Recent news of a a computer program that passed the Turing Test is a great achievement for artificial intelligence (AI).  Pulling down the barrier between human and machine has been a decades long holy grail pursuit.  Right now, it is a novelty.  In the near future, the implications are immense. Which brings us to why […]
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Artificial Intelligence Needs More Than A Name, It Needs Personality

Michele Goetz May 21, 2014
IBM's acquisition of Cognea, a startup that creates virtual assistants of multiple personalities, further reinforces that voice is not enough for artificial intelligence.  You need personality. I for one cheer IBM's investment, because to be honest, IBM Watson's Jeopardy voice was a bit creepy.  What has made Apple's Siri intriguing and personable, even if not […]
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Artificial Intelligence – What You Really Need to Know

Michele Goetz January 28, 2014
It looks like the beginning of a new technology hype for artificial intelligence (AI). The media has started flooding the news with product announcements, acquisitions, and investments. The story is how AI is capturing the attention of tech firm and investor giants such as Google, Microsoft, IBM. Add to that the release of the movie […]
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Can Machines Be Our Friend? IBM Watson Thinks So.

Michele Goetz January 10, 2014
IBM launched on January 9, 2014 its first business unit in 19 years to bring Watson, the machine that beat two Jeopardy champions in 2011, to the rest of us. IBM posits that Watson is the start of a third era in computing that started with manual tabulation, progressed to programmable, and now has become […]
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