Blue Prism joins Artelligence Forum 2019 as Strategic Sponsor

Aligning with the UAE AI Strategy 2031, companies in different sectors of the region are looking for AI solutions in different capacities to not only improve their product offering but also in improving their processes, for better interaction with their end users, to identify new business verticals and a lot more. Implementing and adopting AI strategies would not have been possible without the assistance of technology and solution providers who made the transition hassle-free though their services and products. Blue [...]

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The future lies in AI

Arun Khehar, SVP – Business Applications, Middle East Africa and India, says that Oracle AI is ready-to-go, ready-to-build, ready-to-work after listening closely to its customers. Excerpts from the interview: How do you think AI will change the means of business operations in five years, especially in this region? AI is everywhere; it has become an integral part of culture. Every time you call for an Uber or stream a show on Netflix, you are using AI. It enables driverless vehicles and [...]

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Can automation make work more human?

With technology in the workplace becoming prevalent, the opportunity to upskill and reskill employees could help ensure that the talent base in the UAE is future-proofed. Throughout history, the emergence of new technologies and innovations introduced a new growth trajectory for people and economies, transforming how we live and work. Today, automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are driving new trends in business and transforming how organisations operate. Robotic process automation (RPA) can now match or even surpass human performance across [...]

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AI in Fintech: The safety net

AI can identify malware threats and intrusions while strengthening data for social benefit, according to Johnson Poh. Excerpts from an interview: One of the most important aspects in Fintech is cybersecurity. How do you see AI helping develop robust security systems? AI-powered cybersecurity systems can improve security standards by preserving the integrity of systems as well as strengthen the safety of information. Machine learning capabilities can support pre-emptive countermeasures such as training systems to identify new malware. In addition, AI-powered systems [...]

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Are you AI-READY?

The UAE has a vision to become a world leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) by 2031, creating new economic and social opportunities for citizens, governments and businesses and generating up to Dh335 billion in extra growth. AI is the future: A myth or fact? Whatever be one’s belief, AI is changing how we work and live our lives – from SIRI to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly. While science fiction often portrays AI as robots with human-like [...]

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Digital workforce set to unlock new levels of human creativity

Re-training and upskilling today’s professionals is an urgent business priority The kinds of skills which companies will require in the next three to five years are going to shift, with profound implications for the career paths that workers will need to pursue as game-changing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) continues its trajectory, speakers at the ‘Imagine India 2019′ conference said. With RPA and Artificial Intelligence (AI) bringing about a transformational shift in the way businesses operate, re-training and upskilling today’s professionals is [...]

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Tech startup set for expansion spree in Mideast, India

Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation, which made a foray into the Middle East with the opening of its regional headquarters in Dubai last month, is pressing ahead with an expansion spree in the India, Middle East and Africa region, seeking a bigger slice of the potential $50 billion RPA and Artificial Intelligence market opportunity globally. An immediate top priority for the Softbank-backed AI and robotics start-up firm based in San Jose, California, is the opening of [...]

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Are businesses well prepared for an AI-driven future? In conversation with Abboud Ghanem, Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Alteryx

Team Artelligence: As one of the top technology solution providers globally, where do you see AI in GCC when compared to AI across the globe? Abboud Ghanem: Although the current ability of AI can be overestimated, companies across GCC are starting to recognize the potential of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Global technology research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) have forecasted Artificial intelligence (AI) spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is poised to reach $290 million [...]

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Artificial intelligence boosts Abu Dhabi courts’ speed, accuracy

The goal to introduce AI system in ADJD was to reduce their time in decision-making. With the new artificial intelligence (AI) system of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), cases are identified with a high level of accuracy and requests are processed in an efficient and timely manner, said a tech expert. Alaa Youssef, managing director of SAS Middle East, the firm that offered the AI solutions to Abu Dhabi courts, said judiciary systems worldwide are transforming their operations and functions [...]

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Artificial Intelligence can spot depression via sound of your voice

A realistic scenario is to have people use an app that will collect voice samples as they speak naturally. India-the sixth most depressed country in the world-has an estimated 56 million people suffering from depression and 38 million from anxiety disorders, according to a recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). To help identify depression early, scientists have now enhanced a technology that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to sift through sound of your voice to gauge whether you are depressed [...]

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