New Research from Elastic Finds Conversational Search Could Yield Staggering Productivity Returns

New research by Elastic (NYSE: ESTC), the company behind Elasticsearch®, found nearly all (99%) global IT decision makers, regardless of region or industry, recognize GenAI’s transformative potential to influence change within their organizations. However, early adoption continues to be slowed by chaotic data estates, search challenges, and fears around privacy and security, regulation, and internal skills gaps.

Embracing the Potential of Data: Beyond the ‘New Oil’ Metaphor 

In this contributed article, Cal Al-Dhubaib, Head of AI and Data Science at Further, discusses why businesses should treat data like radioactive materials—and how to avoid it becoming a liability.

FinTech Studios® Launches Apollo PRO® and RegLens PRO® Market Intelligence and Regulatory Intelligence Apps Powered with Conversational Generative AI 

FinTech Studios Inc., a leading Gen AI platform for enterprise search, market intelligence and regulatory intelligence, announced Apollo PRO and RegLens PRO, the most advanced generative AI enterprise search, market intelligence and regulatory intelligence apps that includes a “conversational chat” interface and contextually relevant “suggested prompts”, seamlessly integrated with millions of authoritative sources of web and enterprise content.

Deploying Machine Learning Models at Scale: Strategies for Efficient Production

In this contributed article, freelance writer Ainsley Lawrence briefly explores deploying machine learning models, showing you how to manage multiple models, establish robust monitoring protocols, and efficiently prepare to scale. 

Global Survey Shows 72% of Consumers Worry about Being Fooled by Deepfakes on Daily Basis

Jumio, a leading provider of automated, AI-driven identity verification, risk signals and compliance solutions, released the Jumio 2024 Online Identity Study, the third installment of its annual global consumer research. This year’s results highlight significant concerns among consumers about the risks associated with generative AI and deepfakes, including the potential for increased cybercrime and identity fraud.

Aurora Supercomputer Ranks Fastest for AI

At ISC High Performance 2024, Intel announced in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) that the Aurora supercomputer has broken the exascale barrier at 1.012 exaflops and is the fastest AI system in the world dedicated to AI for open science, achieving 10.6 AI exaflops. Intel will also detail the crucial role of open ecosystems in driving AI-accelerated high performance computing (HPC).

Exasol Finds AI Underinvestment Leads to Business Failure, But Data Challenges Stall Rapid Adoption

Senior decision-makers know that AI is critical for their business’ viability, yet despite growing stakeholder pressure to implement the technology quickly, regulatory and technological challenges are slowing the process, according to a new report from our friends over at Exasol, the high-performance analytics database provider. Exasol’s 2024 “AI and Analytics Report” investigates the current state of AI implementation, top data analytics challenges, and the future of the C-suite given the explosive growth of data and adoption of emerging technologies.

58% of Americans Interested in Training AI Models, Survey Finds

Mindrift, a new data generation platform and community for subject matter experts across industries to create high quality datasets for safe, accurate, and responsible AI development, is celebrating its launch by releasing an “AI and the Workforce” report, which surveyed over 1,000 Americans.

Keep it Simple, Storage

In this contributed article, Jordan Winkelman, Quantum’s Field CTO, discusses how organizations across industries are facing a shift in infrastructure and storage requirements to deliver incredible performance, flexibility, and scalability on a level we’ve never seen before because of the proliferation of AI technologies. Moving forward, there will be a major focus on simplicity in storage—often through the use of AI—to keep up with changing demands, allowing organizations to maximize AI to give them a competitive advantage.

Improvements in Contextual Intelligence and Generative AI will Help Creative Personalization Reach its Full Potential  

In this contributed article, Chief Operating Officer at Flashtalking and Mediaocean, Ben Kartzman, discusses how advancements in contextual intelligence and GenAI are transforming creative personalization in digital advertising amid diminishing data signals like Mobile Ad IDs and third-party cookies. Ben points out that AI-driven improvements enable more accurate targeting and tailored ad creative, while GenAI facilitates the real-time creation of new ad assets, leading to unprecedented personalization. He argues that these advancements are crucial in the evolving landscape of digital advertising, redefining the traditional approach of delivering relevant messages to audiences.