AI Product Research Series: Background & Introduction

Last year we embarked on an internal AI product research effort in the marketing software space with a goal of finding a product idea that would provide scale and repeatable revenue.  We had a few data-driven ideas we were kicking around based on our past experiences working with marketers, and we were anxious to determine…

Personalized Medicine and Machine Learning

Have you ever had a friend recommend a book or a diet or a workout program because “it changed my life!,” only to try it and think … “meh”?  Very often, what works really well for one person doesn’t work for another because we’re all different in ways that are sometimes obvious, but in most cases are…

Applying Graphs and AI to Hospital Logistics

Several years ago I had the pleasure of working with some doctors at a local trauma hospital on a research project.  As with many organizations that excel at their core mission, the quality of the medical care this hospital offered was truly unparalleled, but many of the supporting functions were in need of optimization.  For…

Applications of AI in Healthcare

We are passionate about helping people improve their health and are fortunate to work with amazing healthcare clients that have technology products serving providers, patients, and manufacturers.  A decade ago it would have been unthinkable that any commercial organization outside of an insurance company could unlock the value of their health data, but it’s clear…

Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Machine Learning

In machine learning lingo, “labeled” data means we have the data and we also know the output that is associated with the data. For example, you’re trying to predict house prices based on features like the square footage and neighborhood of a house. You have labeled data in this case if you also have the price…

Analyzing Large Graph Datasets with Graph Embeddings

Large graph datasets on a chalkboard Relationships are everything – family, friends, mentors, colleagues, business contacts.  That’s true in life in general, but also in a great many applications of data science.  The connections between people, businesses, banks, and accounts can tell you if the flow of money is normal or a case of identity…