Three New Amazon Web Services (AWS) AI Technologies: Lex, Polly and Rekognition

10 September 2018

Three New Amazon Web Services (AWS) AI Technologies: Lex, Polly and Rekognition
Amazon offers three artificial intelligence services on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon offers three artificial intelligence services on Amazon Web Services (AWS); Lex, Polly and Rekognition. These new services give developers more tools to engage with customers. 

Technology advancements have made these services possible through a combination of better algorithms and broad access to massive amounts of data and cost-effective computing power.

2018's Top AI Trends

03 September 2018

2018's Top AI Trends
CBInsights has prepared a list of the major AI trends to follow in 2018.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fundamentally changing how businesses operate across all sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, IT, and transportation.

Advancements in AI over the last decade are presenting opportunities for companies to automate business processes, transform customer experiences, and differentiate products offerings.

Google Assistant Adds New Voices and a Colourful UX

29 August 2018

Google Assistant Adds New Voices and a Colourful UX
The new Google Assistant UX arrived for some markets in early-July 2018.

Google added 6 new voices to Google Assistant after Google I/O 2017 but the UX that came with it was functional but not elegant. This new UX will arrive for some markets in early-July 2018.

Innovation through Team Cuture Change Management Strategies

24 August 2018

Innovation through Team Cuture Change Management Strategies
What cultural environment do team's need to thrive?

There is also widespread agreement about the cultural attributes that inhibit innovation.

  • A bureaucratic, hierarchical, and fearful environment limits creativity and innovation.
  • Such cultures often starve innovation of resources and use incentives intended to promote short-term performance and an intolerance of failure.

Recent research shows that innovation within organization still faces an uphill battle.

  • Only 28 percent of the senior executives in the survey said that they are more likely to focus on the risks of innovation than on the opportunities, but only 38 percent said that they actively learn from innovation failures and encourage the organization to do so as well.
  • Even more alarmingly, only 23 percent of the employees believe that their organizations encourage them to learn from failure.

The Risks and Limitations of Artificial Intelligence

20 August 2018

The Risks and Limitations of Artificial Intelligence
Machine learning in 2018 is creating amazing tools, but they can be hard to explain, costly to train, and often enigmatic even to their creators.

Big Tech Giants like Google are confidently pronouncing that we live in an "AI-first age," with machine learning breaking new ground in areas like speech and image recognition, those at the front lines of AI research are happy to point out that there’s still a lot of work to be done.

Just because we have digital assistants that sound like people, this doesn’t mean we’re much closer to creating true artificial intelligence.

 

Apple's iOS 12 Introduces the AI-Enabled Smartphone

08 August 2018

Apple's iOS 12 Introduces the AI-Enabled Smartphone
Apple’s iOS 12 update transforms the iPhone into an AI-Enabled device.

Apple introduces the AI phone

Through a series of Siri enhancements and features, Apple is turning the iPhone into a personalized device, powered by its Siri AI.

This “new AI iPhone” is any iPhone running a new mobile OS. The new AI-enabled OS will understand where you are, what you’re doing and what you need to know right then and there.

Will users embrace the usefulness of Siri’s upcoming smarts, or will they find its rapid insights creepy and annoying?

Comparing Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant, and Alexa

26 July 2018

Comparing  Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant, and Alexa
How do AI Assistants stack up against each other?

When AI assistants first hit the market, they were far from ubiquitous, but thanks to more third-party OEMs jumping on the smart speaker bandwagon, there are more choices for assistant-enabled devices than ever. In addition to increasing variety, in terms of hardware, devices that support multiple types of AI assistants are becoming more common. Despite more integration, competition between AI assistants is still stiff, so to save you time and frustration, we did an extensive hands-on test – not to compare speakers against each other, but to compare the AI assistants themselves.

Artificial Intelligence Briefing- The Impact of AI on Work

23 July 2018

Artificial Intelligence Briefing- The Impact of AI on Work
While AI technologies are still in their infancy, it won’t be long before every organization is forced to develop their own AI strategy in order to stay competitive.

Those with the HR teams, training program, organizational structures, and adaptable staff will be best prepared for this fast-approaching reality.

Artificial Intelligence is already forcing leadership teams around the world to reconsider some of their core structures. Fundamentally. organizations need an AI Strategy to stay completive

Robotics are a Key Element in Gartner's Top 10 Futuristic Predictions

17 July 2018

Robotics are a Key Element in Gartner's Top 10 Futuristic Predictions
According to Gartner's annual top-10 list of strategic predictions, robots, robotic systems and automation will have an expanding role.

Robotics, automation play a big role in Gartner's top 10 futuristic predictions.

Chances are robots aren't mowing your yard, teaching your children, or may become your boss. According to Gartner's annual top-10 list of strategic predictions, robots, robotic systems and automation will have an expanding role in our lives.