Just over one in two businesses do not have the right skills in house to execute their AI strategy even though 93% of businesses are fully invested in AI. This is according to research from SnapLogic, which also shows that the AI skills shortage is more acute in the UK than in the US.
Konica Minolta Marketing Services (KMMS) proclaims to help brands get the best value out of their data. Steve Lowell of KMMS tells an audience which tools and processes his company uses to extract that value and why this task is so challenging in today’s information age.
Business intelligence and data visualisation company Qlik has launched a data literacy certificate for people who work within and outside of data analytics. Toni Sekinah speaks to Kevin Hanegan of Qlik to find out how the certificate was designed and the skills and competencies prescribed within it.
The Tech Nation Report is billed as a snapshot of the state of the nation of UK tech. It has been published since 2015 and this year’s report, published on 14th May, highlights the importance of data science and artificial intelligence to the technology ecosystem. Toni Sekinah reports.
In the public sector, there is a need to be creative with resources in order for them to stretch and meet increasing demand for services. Neill Crump of Worcestershire County Council told Toni Sekinah how the non-metropolitan council is piloting new ways of sharing data to reduce vulnerability across the county.
Receipt Bank automates the data entry and data capture of invoices and receipts by making use of cloud computing. Steve Lucas tells Toni Sekinah how the big data analytics platform it uses made access to customer insights quicker and easier.
Alejandro Saucedo of the Institute for Ethical AI and Machine Learning believes that standards need to be brought in to ensure the responsible development of machine learning. He gives his view as to why bias cannot be completely eradicated and what we should try to do instead. Toni Sekinah reports.
A teenager in the US is suing Apple for $1 billion, claiming that its facial recognition system incorrectly identified him as the culprit of a string of thefts from Apple stores in four states. Toni Sekinah gives her opinion on the matter.
Christopher Wylie is the man who revealed all about Cambridge Analytica and its misuse of Facebook data for political propaganda. At Data Summit 19, he spoke about his experience of working there and reasons for blowing the whistle.
With big data and artificial intelligence poised to disrupt almost every industry, it is no surprise that the potential of these new technologies is being harnessed to shake up chemists’ laboratories. Toni Sekinah speaks to Mark Warne of Deepmatter, a company aiming to digitise chemistry by automating the data capture of chemical reactions and creating a library of easy-to-replicate reactions.