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87% of US Agriculture Businesses Are Currently Using AI

New research found that agriculture is second only to insurance and exhibitions sectors in scaling its use of AI. The study was carried out by RELX, the parent company of global agricultural data business Proagrica.

With More Data Comes Great Responsibility and a Need for Education

In this sponsored post, Dr Kendra Vant, Executive General Manager of data at global small business accounting platform Xero, discusses what responsible data use looks like in practice for tech companies and professionals. From strengthening insights into how a business operates and keeping businesses better equipped and informed, through to saving time with automation and even deepening a business’ understanding of its customers – the potential of data to make life easier for businesses and their customers is awe inspiring.

AI, Healthcare, and C-3PO

In this special guest feature, David Sellars, CEng, Principal, Product Innovations at DrFirst, discusses how artificial intelligence has been lauded as the coming revolution in healthcare. But if you ask a clinician in your local hospital or pharmacy if they use AI in their regular workflows, you are likely to find that AI is curiously absent.

Webinar: How to Achieve Faster Time to Insight with Third-party Financial Services Data

[SPONSORED POST] Join this webinar to learn how companies consume financial exchange data natively through AWS Data Exchange to make consumption and analysis more efficient, agile, and accessible. Hear from FactSet leadership about the company’s strategic choice to bring their data to the cloud ensuring customers can effectively and efficiently use their data to succeed.

Unified Data is the Key to Consistent Omnichannel Customer Experiences

In this contributed article, Bruno Farinelli, Fraud Analytics Manager for the ClearSale US branch, discusses how unified data can help you connect customers to the products you have in stock, get them through checkout quickly and without mistaking them for criminals, keep up with the changes in their lives for better, more empathetic messaging and make it easier for your front-line employees to deliver great service.

What Can the Video Game Industry Teach Us About Data Management?

In this special guest feature, Murli Thirumale, GM of the Cloud Native Business Unit at Pure Storage’s Portworx, offers 7 trends in gaming to watch — even if you never pick up a controller. When staying relevant means delivering the richest user experiences possible, this industry makes an excellent case study for next-gen technologies.

Veritone Multi Cloud AI Platform Provider Approved for Use Across the Entire US Department of Justice

Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), creator of aiWARE, a hyper-expansive Enterprise AI platform, announced the expanded availability of aiWARE Government for all components of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Originally sponsored by the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) within the DOJ, Veritone has obtained an expanded, enterprise-wide Authority to Operate (ATO) from the FedRAMP authorization board for its aiWARE™ Government platform.

Embracing AI in the World of Auto Insurance

In this special guest feature, John Goodson, Chief Technology Officer for CCC Intelligent Solutions, discusses how in the world of auto insurance, AI provides unprecedented clarity to reduce risk and elevate the customer experience by enabling faster decision-making than ever before – helping to keep people’s lives moving forward when it matters most. 

Proscia Announces Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough in Melanoma Detection

Proscia®, a leading provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, has released study results on new technology that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically detect melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, with a high degree of accuracy. The findings illustrate the promise of AI to deliver faster diagnoses, improve patient outcomes, and optimize laboratory economics in the routine practice of pathology. 

Working Smarter: Leveraging Machine Learning to Optimize CO2 Adsorption

In a recent study published in Environmental Science and Technology, a collaborative research team from Korea University and the National University of Singapore employed a machine learning-based approach that may guide the development of future porous carbon synthesis strategies. The scientists noted that there are three core factors influencing the CO2 adsorption properties in BWDPCs: the elemental composition of the porous solid, its textural properties, and the adsorption parameters at which it operates, such as temperature and pressure. However, how these core factors should be prioritized when developing BWDPCs has remained unclear, until now.