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Infographic: AI and the Future of Consumer Goods

AI for consumer goods starts in the supply chain. Since 2016, the use of AI in retail grew by 600%; and by 2021, customer service interactions handled by AI will grow by 400%. Are you ready for the impact of AI on your business? By 2023 we estimate that 95% of supply vendors in the consumer goods space will be leveraging AI learning – will you be one of them? The infographic below from our friends over at Noodle.ai outlines the emergence of AI in retail.

Circonus Launches Machine Data Intelligence Platform Built to Harness the Exploding Volume of Data in a World with a Trillion Connected Computers

Circonus, the machine data intelligence expert, announced the launch and availability of its Circonus Platform, the machine data intelligence platform built to provide enterprises with the ability to handle the rapidly increasing data volume and frequency seen in today’s global IT infrastructure and IoT deployments. With the Circonus Platform, enterprises can collect, store and analyze all of their machine data – without limits – ushering in a new era of extraordinary business insight and intelligence.

9 Practical Actions to Improve Machine Learning for Fraud Prevention

In this special guest feature, Arjun Kakkar, Vice President Strategy and Operations at Ekata, provides 9 practical and actionable principles for product managers and business leaders working to use machine learning for fraud detection. The unique characteristics of online fraud detection, including the availability of large and diverse data sets with known outcomes, repeating patterns, and a need for quick decisions, make it a good candidate for machine learning.

Competition Uses AI to Combat Inequities in Early Childhood Education

Booz Allen Hamilton, Kaggle and PBS KIDS launched the fifth annual Data Science Bowl. This 90-day competition challenges thousands of data scientists and researchers from around the world to apply the power of artificial intelligence to combat inequities in early childhood education (ECE). More specifically, participants will create AI algorithms using anonymous gameplay data from the PBS KIDS Measure Up! App, which helps young children build math skills, to better understand children’s unique learning styles.

Big Data and Its Role in the Waste and Recycling Industry

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes that the advent of big data is making the whole process of recycling and waste management much easier. In fact, big data has impacted many industrial and scientific realms in ways that benefit the environment. For example, it is regularly used to help scientists and land managers gain a better understanding of our changing environment and ways to combat climate change.

Current Trends in Healthcare Data & Research

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter describes how as the world continues to become more interconnected, the valuable data generated can be used by the healthcare industry to continue improving patient outcomes, develop new treatments, and even predict public health crises before they become an issue.

Manufacturing Industry Predicted to Benefit Most from Artificial Intelligence Technology

It’s widely agreed that the implementation of artificial intelligence is vital for future growth, but just how much impact can AI have across industries? RS Components has analyzed data from Mckinsey’s Global Institute to see how much revenue growth AI innovative companies can expect to see when compared to businesses who fail to invest in the technology. The full findings are found in a report, “AI Industry Boost – Which Industries will Benefit the Most?”

Scylla Summit 2019 Comes to San Francisco in November

Scylla community members are invited November 5-6 to Scylla Summit 2019 in San Francisco. Use discount code InsideBigData50 to save 50% on a 2-day summit pass. “See us unveil our latest features, including Lightweight Transactions and Change Data Capture, learn about product-ready capabilities beyond what’s available in Cassandra, like Workload Prioritization, Materialized Views and Global Secondary Indexes, and get a preview of Project Alternator, our open source DynamoDB-compatible API.”

Cerebri AI Launches Cerebri Values CX v2 Platform

Cerebri AI, announced the official launch of its second-generation Cerebri Values Customer Experience platform (CV/CX v2), which is now in the hands of customers and in full production. CV/CX v2 insights, brand commitment - Cerebri Values and Next Best Action{set}s are all driven by patent-pending object-oriented AI and reinforcement learning modelling methods. Our technology can time, sequence and value up to four events, rendering ‘rules-based’ and ‘AI-lite’ technology obsolete for driving maximum results.

Symphony AyasdiAI Launches Next-Generation AI Solution for Anti-Money Laundering

Symphony AyasdiAI announced the launch of Ayasdi AML, an advanced anti-money laundering (AML) solution that significantly boosts efforts to combat fraudulent money laundering schemes. Ayasdi AML uses state-of-the-art unsupervised machine learning technology to increase detection accuracy and reduce investigative volumes by more than 20 percent.