Alteryx joins the Artelligence Forum 2019 as Gold Sponsor

Artelligence Forum returns for its 2nd edition on September 4-5, 2019 in Dubai. Aligning with the current national strategy, the 2nd edition of ‘Artelligence: The Artificial Intelligence Forum’, calls for a paradigm shift in the way artificial intelligence is perceived and its impact on how a particular ecosystem works. Alteryx, a leader in data science and self-service analytics, have confirmed their participation as a Gold Sponsor of the event. Commenting on the importance and power of artificial intelligence (AI), Abboud Ghanem, [...]

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UAE driving licence: Parking tests become fully automated

Your skills in parallel, side and garage parking and sudden braking will now be judged with this system. Taking a yard test for your driver’s licence in Dubai has now become a “100 per cent” automated process. This means that your skills in parallel, side and garage parking and sudden braking will be judged by cameras and sensors installed in ‘smart vehicles’. Drivers in Dubai take three driving tests: Theoretical, yard and road. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said the technology [...]

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UAE gets first Arabic speaking AI news anchor

The announcement was made during a special signing ceremony at Abu Dhabi Media’s headquarters. An AI news anchor will start presenting news in Arabic and English on Abu Dhabi Media, ADM, channels, after Abu Dhabi Media Company signed an agreement with Sogou Inc., a Chinese internet industry company. The partnership cements ADM’s ongoing efforts to utilise the latest technologies and Sogou’s leading AI capabilities. The agreement between ADM and Sogou was signed in cooperation with the UAE Minister of State for [...]

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Artificial Intelligence can help in fight against fraud

Kickbacks and favours like flight tickets in return for business is just one example of the rot that has set in some industries. A group of monks were building a monastery in a village, with the help of a few masons. One of the monks spotted the head mason stealing some building material. She was very upset but chose not to confront him. Instead she reported the incident to the head of that monastery. In his infinite wisdom, the head monk [...]

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Martin Treder, Managing Director of Data Management FedEx, The Netherlands

Team Artelligence: How do you think the AI will change the means of business operations in 5 years duration? Martin Treder: a) RPA (Robotic Process Automation) will become a commodity, with more and more “intelligent” processes becoming automatable. Countries with high labour cost will lead this development. b) More and more centuries-old algorithms will become usable for AI. Theoretical maths can be used to gain immediate value, as memory constraints disappear, more data is available and can be processed in more [...]

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Getting Your Employees Ready for Work in the Age of AI

Most employees are ready to do what they need to do. Will companies step up? The era of AI is upending work as we know it. And as companies start using intelligent technologies in earnest, many people who have been well-trained for their positions for a long time may suddenly find themselves in uncharted waters. The good news is that employees are ready to embrace the changes they see coming. According to an Accenture survey on the future workforce, over 60% of [...]

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Five AI Solutions Transforming B2B Marketing

AI solutions such as automated emails and predictive analytics can act as a force multiplier for B2B marketing teams. Megan Wharton is an excellent sales assistant. She’s been at her job only a few months, but she’s easily the best person at qualifying promising leads on her team. Megan has a remarkable knack for chatting with potential customers over email, and knows exactly what to write to get prospects talking with a salesperson. While her counterparts disqualify leads after a [...]

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BUSINESS GETS REAL

Pioneering Companies Aim for AI at Scale September 17, 2018 by: SAM RANSBOTHAM, PHILIPP GERBERT, MARTIN REEVES, DAVID KIRON, AND MICHAEL SPIRA Companies are looking to artificial intelligence to create business value, and as MIT Sloan Management Review’s 2018 Global Executive Study and Research Report on AI shows, Pioneer organizations are pulling ahead of their counterparts. By deepening their commitment to AI and focusing on revenue-generating applications over cost savings, these early implementers are positioning themselves to reap the benefits of AI at scale. Executives [...]

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Revisiting the Jobs Artificial Intelligence Will Create

This audio conversation digs into research on the emerging job categories spurred by AI and what leaders should be thinking about next. MIT SMR editor in chief Paul Michelman recently spoke with authors Paul Daugherty and H. James Wilson to discuss the research that went into their 2017 article “The Jobs That Artificial Intelligence Will Create” and to find out what new developments in this space have their attention. Key takeaways from the discussion include: Soft skills will be crucial for collaborating with [...]

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Humanizing Tech May Be the New Competitive Advantage

Trust in technology is being eroded by concerns about data security — and if tech leaders want that trust back, they need to think about their products’ privacy implications. At Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O 2018, the company’s CEO Sundar Pitchai proudly demonstrated Google Duplex, a new artificial intelligence voice technology, making a remarkably human-sounding reservation over the phone. The problem was that the actual human on the other line did not know she was interacting with a bot. [...]

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