AI Today Podcast #025: Interview with Matt Gardner, St. Louis Blues (NHL Hockey Team) – Facebook Chatbot Fan engagement

In this podcast, we interview Matt Gardner who heads digital strategy for the St. Louis Blues professional hockey team (NHL). The St. Louis Blues have implemented an AI-powered Facebook Messenger bot tool to enhance the fan and spectator experience. Matt realized that fans  want to be engaged through social media moreso than websites and email. …

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AI Today Podcast #024: Interview with Ofer Ronen, Chatbase and Google Area 120

In this podcast, we are thrilled to interview Ofer Ronen, who is a general manager of Chatbase, which is a special project within the Google 120 internal project incubator. Chatbase is pioneering the space of chatbot analytics, and with the backing of Google it’s sure to be dominant in the market. In this podcast, we …

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AI Today Podcast #23: Hot Topics – Sophia Robot and Andrew Ng’s new $175M AI Fund

In today’s podcast, we’ll address some interesting hot topics that have recently been making news in the AI industry. In particular, Cognilytica senior analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer talk about Hanson Robotics’ Sophia Robot that’s been making significant waves in popular media and press. We talk about whether Sophia is really advanced, how it’s …

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AI Today Podcast #22: Intelligent Process Automation (IPA)

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)  is making significant improvements into company’s operations by replacing rote human activity with automated tasks. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to give this new engine of productivity a gigantic boost. Systems that leverage machine learning (ML) to dynamically adapt to new information and data will shift these systems from mere robots …

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AI Today Podcast #021: “Project Katana” – Interview with Santiago Braje, Global Head of Credit Trading at ING

In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts interview Santiago Braje, Global Head of Credit Trading at ING, who is the primary lead of “Project Katana”, a special AI-driven internal project funded by ING’s innovation fund. The goal of project Katana is to provide an Augmented Intelligence platform that assists bond traders in market making. The primary problem …

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AI Today Podcast #020: Augmented Intelligence

Many see the future of artificial intelligence (AI) as the replacement of human activities with fully autonomous agents, freeing up  or replacing existing human labor to provide greater value for the organization. However, for many companies, fully substituting autonomous agents for their human counterparts is not technically possible at the moment and also may not …

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AI Today Podcast #019: Cognilytica’s AI Positioning Matrix (CAPM)

To solve the needs of customers trying to evaluate the constantly changing landscape of AI solutions, we’re introducing the Cognilytica AI Positioning Matrix (CAPM)™. The goals of the CAPM matrix are two-fold: identify for each particular application of AI, what the “sweet spot” of required complexity for AI solutions are and how broadly applicable to …

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AI Today Podcast #018: Cognilytica AI Predictions for 2018

2018 is here! And we expect it to be a significant year for AI advancement. In particular, we have eight predictions that we believe will come to fruition in this upcoming year. Listen to this podcast and check out the accompanying article to hear about what we believe 2018 has in store for AI and …

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AI Today Podcast #017: Assistant-Enabled Commerce (AEC)

E-commerce has fundamentally changed the nature of retail. The Internet and the world of e-commerce that was created and then mobile has made it such that you can now go from wanting an item to having it in a matter of hours without ever stepping foot outside your home or office and you also have …

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AI Today Podcast #016: Explainable AI (XAI)

The more we involve AI in our daily lives, the more we need to be able to trust the decisions that autonomous systems make. Right now, too much of what AI systems do are a “black box”. We have little visibility into how decisions are being made, conclusions drawn, objects identified, and more. AI black …

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