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AI for Sales: Friend, Not Foe

In this contributed article, Haggai Levi, co-founder and CEO of SetSail, believes that for sales teams navigating in today’s era of ongoing technological disruption and digital transformation, to be truly successful requires a combination of machine and human intelligence.

How Big Data Is Changing the Job Market

In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter explains how big data has had a significant impact on the way candidates look for jobs, as well as on how employers make hiring decisions. Also provided are some of the ways in which big data has changed the job market.

Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language in M&A: When Context Matters

In this contributed article, Ned Gannon, President of DFIN’s eBrevia subsidiary, explores how AI is proving invaluable in the legal world of mergers and acquisitions, especially in contract analysis. For large deals, the amount of time required to review decades worth of legal documentation to find an anomaly or problematic contractual provision is daunting, and something AI solutions are much better suited for.

What Good is Data without Context?

In this special guest feature, Richard Stocks, US Head of Financial Crime at Quantexa, explores why context of data is more important than ever and how customers need to be able to view everything with the context of business agility – discovering risks, threats, and opportunities and be able to quickly capitalize on or protect against them.

How AI Is Transforming Business Strategy as We Know It

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes that while AI already provides value to different industries and aspects of business, it’s set to disrupt the future of business and industry practices even more. In the coming years, cognitive computing and AI will surely transform the face of business as we know it.

Can Microservices Revolutionize Data Management in the Enterprise?

In this contributed article, Mike Duensing, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering at Skuid, explains why why enterprises may want to move to a microservice architecture to ensure they are effectively managing data employing features of AI and machine learning.

Blockchain Supercharged with AI: The Next Revolution?

In this contributed article, InWara Business Analyst Gregory S. Mathew, discusses the convergence of blockchain and AI and how recent developments in big data has created a conducive environment for the amalgamation of these technologies.

Intelligent Operations: How to Navigate the Journey from Manual to Automated

In this special guest feature, Tom Pohlmann, EVP of Customer Success at AHEAD, discusses how the road to fully functional Intelligent Operations is bumpy, no matter what stage of digital transformation companies are currently in. Based on his experience, he offers five stages of maturity that organizations typically fall into.

Field Report: KDD 2019

As a very long time member of the ACM and their SIGKDD group, I’d always wanted to attend a KDD conference (first one occurred in 1995). This year I received a gracious invitation to attend KDD2019 in Anchorage, Alaska, August 4-8. It satisfied two of my bucket list items: witnessing a KDD first-hand and also […]

The Most Common Missed Opportunities With Big Data

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews offers insights into some of the most common missed opportunities with big data technologies.