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Is AI Overhyped? Getting Real about the True Power of Technology

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For the last few years we’ve done nothing but talk about the power of AI and how it’s going to transform every industry in some way. Granted we are already seeing changes in our lives both in the workplace and at home, with Alexa managing our playlists and Nest monitoring our backyard security detail. But is AI overhyped? Sure, it’s …

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Betting on e-Commerce and Social Media: Will the Snapchat and Amazon Partnership Pay Off?

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If you haven’t already spent enough money by clicking Facebook and Instagram ads specifically tailored to your individual shopping habits, watch out. This week, Snapchat and Amazon announced a partnership that brings augmented reality (AR) to the forefront of the social media shopping experience. Oh, and it makes it even easier to spend money in the process. As part of …

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Interview with a Chatbot: The Future of AI and HR

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It’s a somewhat ironic tail: in the midst of digital transformation, artificial intelligence (AI) is in position to take over many functions of people services—the business of human resources. For some, this isn’t surprising. After all, many companies have been automating their job application processes for quite a while. But as the sophistication of AI continues to ramp up, AI …

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AI Deployment Challenges: 5 Tips to Help Overcome the Hurdles

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Everyone is talking about the power of AI and it’s slowly invading our lives—emphasis on slowly. While you might have a few AI assistants and connected devices in your house, the business world hasn’t fully jumped on board yet with AI. Sure, the forward-thinking companies have and those are the headline we are seeing, but I’m talking about full adoption …

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AI and DevOps: The Impact of Revolutionizing the Development Process

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One of the most frustrating things to experience in business: hurry up and wait. But when it comes to DevOps, that’s exactly what many companies have been experiencing. Though many jumped aboard hoping to speed up production and release cycles, in a majority of cases, they haven’t experienced the efficiencies they were hoping for. But I don’t think you should …

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3 AI and Machine Learning Predictions for 2019

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Machine learning and artificial intelligence have been the talk of the town for the past few years—and the hype isn’t slowing down anytime soon. I believe 2019 is going to be the year for businesses who have waited to finally jump on board to witness a goldmine of advancements for their industry. What could we potentially see next year? New …

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Truly Intelligent Machines: The Impact of AI That Can Think

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Intelligent machines are one of the most controversial types of technology in development today. And I hate to break it to those of you who are concerned about the use of AI-powered robots, but intelligent machines aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they’re only getting smarter. Recently, leaders like IBM and Alphabet have been pushing AI to its outer limits, teaching it …

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Want to Mitigate AI Bias? Start with Unbiased Data

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Most people are under the impression that artificial intelligence (AI) is bias free. After all, what could have fewer opinions than a machine? But as it turns out, research shows AI carries the same biases as whoever created it. Which means the data we’ve now grown accustomed to relying upon to make any number of decisions—from who should receive a …

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AI for SMBs: Actionable Tips for Strategic Implementation

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Artificial intelligence (AI) or bust. That’s the chant you’ll hear across the digital landscape today as major corporations are beginning to reap the rewards associated with automation, machine learning, and digital assistants. I mean, we all know AI is going to be revolutionary for the big players in the digital marketplace. But for SMBs who lack the same resources, talent, …