Will There Be Another AI Winter?

Just like the change of the seasons, it’s natural to think about the process of birth, growth, plateau, then decline. Technology goes through similar birth, growth, and death processes. From the beginning invention to its wide-eyed hype and enthusiasm, to the realizations of its shortcomings, and then to its inevitable downfall and replacement with something …

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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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UiPath Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN119 | Last Updated: Feb. 16, 2018 Abstract Traditional RPA technologies can be fairly sophisticated, but at the end of the day are meant to mimic a human operator’s actions. Even though traditional RPA robots are “trained” by recording the user, they aren’t particularly intelligent. Machine learning and AI helps deal with these …

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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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NICE Ltd. Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN114 | Last Updated: Feb. 12, 2018 Abstract As organizations look to automate an increasing variety of business-related tasks and processes, we see an emerging new class of automated “machine”: Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technologies. While RPA is making significant improvements into company’s operations by replacing rote human activity with automated tasks, Artificial …

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Ayehu Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN113 | Last Updated: Feb. 8, 2018 Abstract Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) is poised to make significant strides is the area of IT processes. Like most business functions, IT operations has a wide range of processes needed to deal with all aspects of technology usage from provisioning, dealing with support incidents and tickets, …

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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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Clarifai Briefing Note

Document ID: CGBN112 | Last Updated: Feb. 7, 2018 Abstract Computers acquire images through various sensors that turn light and objects into binary data, but computers can’t understand what that data means. For a long time, this didn’t really matter because a computer would just store those images for later consumption by human. However, mere …

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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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Intelligent Process Automation Market Report 2018

Document ID: CG014 | Last Updated: Jan. 29, 2018 Abstract Industry Overview, Key Vendors, Market Sizing 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 …

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