Unlocking the Potential of AI: Learn, Partner, and Question

We haven’t come close to realizing the potential promised by Artificial Intelligence. According to Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2018, which evaluates everything from Smart Fabrics to Blockchain to various AI tech including General and Edge AI and AI PaaS, only Deep Neural Nets (Deep Learning) has reached the “Peak of Inflated Expectations.” That…

Reduce the Cost of (and Risk to) Adopting AI

One of the major deterrents for any business looking to integrate AI is the price tag. This is not an unfounded assumption… if you’re looking to build an in-house R&D lab, that is. You don’t have to bulk up your own team with six-figure-salary researchers in order to integrate AI into your information infrastructure or…

AI Should Still be Left to the Experts

And at the moment, those experts come from academia. There’s a misguided assumption that AI is data science. It’s not (although data is the fuel). To truly understand the complexities of these algorithmic models and to customize them to your business needs, you need someone trained at the forefront of machine learning and AI. Every…

HCMx Radio 110: Curation and AI/Machine Learning

Last month we were invited to participate in a podcast hosted by Brandon Hall Group with our client, OpenSesame: Topics and questions include: How AI and Machine Learning technologies are impacting businesses Data as a driver of business objectives Humans and the fear of machine learning How AI and Machine Learning are used in learning…

AI Product Research Series: Recruiting Research Candidates

Having performed product research for many years at various companies, we can tell you first hand that the hardest part of the process is convincing research candidates to show up. For most product researchers this is the bane of their existence — it requires relentless pursuit like sales or recruiting, lots of administration and coordination,…

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…

Can Machines Decide What’s Worthwhile?

Is it Worthwhile? As a graduate student I periodically attended talks in the mathematics department. It would always be the same. A professor in the department would introduce the speaker. The speaker would read from a sheaf of papers and occasionally write or draw on the chalkboard. After an hour the speaker would finish and…