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Supercomputers vs Superviruses: Why Tech is Our Best Hope in the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this contributed article, Golnar Pooya, a partner with IBM Digital Strategy practice, and an advisor at 7 Gate Ventures, suggests that in light of the global pandemic, AI gives us an incredible chance to protect life and we must arm it with the information it needs to do so. This outbreak only confirms the position of technology as mankind’s most important tool in protecting global health.

Understanding Forecasting Methods in an AI World

In this special guest feature, Geoff Birnes, SVP of Customer Engagement at Atrium, discusses how the CRM space is being completely altered by the introduction of machine learning, data analytics and advanced AI. Traditionally, the world of CRM has been focused on data storage and minimal engagement, but now there is an opportunity to create full-scale systems of intelligence.

DataRobot Opens Up its Platform for COVID-19 Response Efforts

DataRobot, a leader in enterprise AI, announced it will provide the DataRobot enterprise AI platform free of charge to those interested in using it to help with the COVID-19 virus response effort. In collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), DataRobot’s COVID-19 response program provides free access to DataRobot’s automated machine learning.

How AI is Transforming the Customer Experience

Today’s customer experience is practically unrecognizable from just a few years earlier. We’re able to cancel orders without ever speaking to a human, get essential supplies delivered to our door just by talking to a speaker, and get pitch-perfect recommendations wherever we go online. Not only has AI transformed the purchasing journey for the consumer, but on the brand side as well. The infographic below from Chattermill provides a few examples of the way AI is used in CX every day.

Lowering the Barrier to Entry for Cloud Computing is the Key to Scientific Discovery

In this special guest feature, Ivan Ravlich, Co-Founder and CEO of Hypernet Labs, points out how the cloud industry needs to offer more accessible options to scientists and researchers who need to process large amounts of data. Containerizing scientific applications is a major step forward.

Graph Analysis Help for COVID-19 Tracking and Research Efforts

TigerGraph is providing technology assistance to those working to track, analyze and research COVID-19. The company is providing free use of TigerGraph’s graph database technology to those helping to prevent the spread of, and improve the treatment for, Coronavirus worldwide. Local, state and federal agencies, corporate users, as well as non-profits can access the free tier on TigerGraph Cloud to load data and perform advanced analysis using graph algorithms.

How AI Unlocks Brand Value in Unstructured Data

n this special guest feature, Ido Ramati, Founder, COO & President at Revuze, discusses how unstructured data is being wasted by companies the world over. It is estimated 90 percent of an enterprise’s data is unstructured, living in emails, online reviews, or other untouched and ultimately useless formats. This data – defined as “unstructured” and growing at 55 to 65 percent each year – offers valuable customer insight if properly understood.

Starburst Announces Free Software To Accelerate COVID-19 Data Discovery & Analytics

Starburst announced a free offer aimed at helping healthcare professionals stop the spread of COVID-19. The offer is available for the duration of 2020 and is specifically for universities, hospitals, and healthcare research organizations, including government and non-government organizations (NGOs) that have teams dedicated to analyzing COVID-19 data.

How Compliance Officers Can Get Some Much-Needed Rest

In this special guest feature, Peter Duthie, Co-CEO and Chief Architect for Ground Labs, discusses how to address data security at the c-suite level and why data discovery initiatives are the best way to combat security challenges and remain compliant.

ClosedLoop.ai Announces Release of Free Open Source AI-based Tool to Identify Individuals Vulnerable to Severe Complications of COVID-19

ClosedLoop.ai, Healthcare’s Data Science Platform, announced the release of the COVID-19 Vulnerability Index (CV19 Index) — a free, open-source tool designed to help healthcare organizations identify and protect individuals that are most vulnerable to COVID-19. By releasing the CV19 Index as free and open-source, ClosedLoop aims to distribute this tool as widely and quickly as possible while leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of the open source community to quickly improve the Index.