Chat, Social, and Survey Interactions Using AI Idea Analysis
“The future of communicating with customers rests in engaging with them through every possible channel: phone, email, chat, web, and social networks. Customers are discussing a company’s products and brand in real time. Companies need to join the conversation.” – Marc Benioff Today’s customers demand a superior experience every... Read more
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Successful Data Science Practice
When we speak about data science in general, one of the biggest problems is the sheer lack of data scientists. According to a study published by McKinsey Global Institute, the U.S. economy could be short as many as 250,000 data scientists by 2024. That’s A LOT of people. And... Read more
6 Ways Businesses Can Incorporate AI Into Their Products
The buzz over AI is loud in business, but don’t jump on the bandwagon just yet. You need a thoughtful plan of action to avoid what those of us in education know as “tech fatigue,” or the implementation of tech initiatives with no real goal for ROI. Launching blindly... Read more
5 Ways To Make The Most Out Of An Expo Hall Experience
The expo hall is an exciting part of any conference. There’s so much going on, the freebies, the new tech, the possibility of finding your next big thing. I know you’re tempted to wing it, but you’d be making a mistake going in without a clear plan of action.... Read more
Watch: Applied Finance – The Third Culture with Steve Lawrence
What can financial analysts learn from computer scientists about data science? And can computer scientists change their approach to appeal to finance professionals? Data scientists typically argue about the relative merits of the statistical and algorithmic approaches to data mining (Leo Breiman – The Two Cultures). Anyone who has... Read more
The Need For Mission Critical Text Analytics
“There’s simply too much textual information available for human beings to find or analyze it by themselves. Machines must help,” said Chris Biow, the senior vice president of Global Public Sector at Basis Technology. A 20-year text analytics veteran, Biow started his career in the space in 2000 working... Read more
How Artificial Intelligence Can Reduce Stress From eCommerce Pricing
With modern temps of life, to have a deal with eCommerce pricing could be quite stressful. Charging a too high price and you lose all your clients, too low price and you lose your business. What would you choose: to spend your company’s time on monitoring competitor’s stores or to use... Read more
Digital Transformation and Agile Decision-Making in Commerce
Dr. Kanishka Bhattacharya spoke at ODSC London 2018 on how data science is changing commerce and enabling large companies to become more “agile” in their decision process. Dr. Bhattacharya, who works as a senior director at Publicis.Sapient, explained that large corporations with ‘traditional’ business models are failing to meet... Read more
Why Consumers Should Trust Companies with Their Data
Hugo Pinto is an asthmatic. He’s aware of the environmental triggers that can induce an asthma attack, but he wasn’t satisfied with the option that faces most asthmatics: wait until an attack happens, and treat the symptoms once it does. At a hackathon, Pinto teamed up with other developers... Read more
Real-Life Robocop: How NLP Is Fighting Financial Crime
Introduction “There used to be a point where chatbots could barely understand slang. Now, they’re able to recognize numerous languages and styles.” The amazing progress artificial intelligence has made in human language processing fascinates Kfir Bar, chief scientist at Basis Technology. For years, Bar has explored the gambit of... Read more