Tag: machine learning

AI Definitions: Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning vs. Cognitive Computing vs. Robotics vs. Strong AI….

Cognitive Computing – AI comes in many forms, each at its own stage of development with its own definition, techniques and capabilities. Some forms – such as Artificial General Intelligence, AI super-intelligence or Strong AI, the kind of AI that might someday automate all work and that we might lose control of – live in the future…
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IT AUTOMATION – THE MISSING PIECE IN THE AIOPS PUZZLE

Here is how CIOs can use AIOps to create a strategy and foundation for the digital future. CIOs and operations teams across the globe are tuned into the rapidly developing area of AIOps (Artificial intelligence for IT operations). As Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning continue to evolve and advance, IT professionals are rightly looking at…
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How organizations can make the most of machine learning

At SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2019, TechRepublic Associate Staff Writer Macy Bayern sits down with Markus Noga, senior vice president of machine learning at SAP to discuss which companies should use machine learning, and best practices for execution. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. Macy Bayern: In what ways are organizations most using…
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The Cybersecurity Talent Crisis: Three Ways To Think Outside The Box

Cybersecurity – After over a decade of helping growing organizations address hiring challenges and labor shortages, I know a talent crisis when I see one. The numbers are alarming: while the world has moved online, the supply of professionals to protect us hasn’t kept up.  The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to reach  $6 trillion by…
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Predictive Analytics For Retail: What Lies Ahead?

I am personally fascinated by predictive analytics and the ability to combine data elements to create an approximate idea of what the future may hold. Although data modeling has been used quite extensively in certain industries (e.g., weather predictions based on specific historic models and key indicators, insurance estimates and actuarial tables, etc.), the concept…
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Machine learning detects importance of land stewardship in conservation policy

A machine learning algorithm finds success in cooperative forest management policies that allow greater autonomy by smallholder farmers. At the southern tip of the Himalayas, farmers in the Kangra region of India’s Himachal Pradesh graze cattle among rolling hills and forests. The forests, under management by the state or farmer cooperatives, are thriving. But a…
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AIOps: Why Developing Trust In Automation Takes Time

Building trust in AIOps may take time, but not because enterprise users are uninterested in artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) solutions. Why do enterprises need AIOps? Because complexity is exploding. Scale is massive. A single interaction on your smartphone, for instance, may touch dozens of computers and services—and millions of lines of code—across the…
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Netflix Harnesses Big Data To Profit From Your Tastes

“Bird Box,” a thriller starring Sandra Bullock, sucked in 45 million Netflix viewers in a week. “Bandersnatch,” part of Netflix’s “Black Mirror” franchise, set new standards for interaction. Netflix is quietly transforming the entertainment industry with big data. Founded in 1997, Netflix began as a subscription mail-order DVD company. Back then, distributing the shiny discs in prepaid…
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Transforming Big Data Processing Through Blockchain and AI

Big data is currently on everybody’s lips with stringent regulations the order of the day and security breaches happening on a regular basis. A company called Endor has come up with a blockchain and AI based solution to manage and process data.  After years of research at MIT, Endor claims to have invented the “Google…
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The Impact of Predictive Analytics in Higher Education

The Impact of Predictive Analytics in Higher Education. While for many a college degree may be the golden ticket to a better job, this incentive alone isn’t enough to stop millions from dropping out of school or delaying graduation. In fact, some universities are experiencing freshman retention rates as low as 47 percent. On top…
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