Synaptiq 2020: An Impactful Year in Review

In 2020, Synaptiq wielded AI and data science to advance inspiring ventures from accessible banking in Mexico to life-saving technology n the healthcare industry. This article will explore our most impactful projects of 2020—and our predictions for how AI will evolve in 2021.

Update on our COVID-19 AI and Data Research Project

Update on our COVID-19 AI and data research project Introduction This is the promised update on our COVID-19 AI and data research project. Just over two months ago, Synaptiq organized a few of its data scientists and outside researchers into a voluntary project related to COVID-19 data. We presented our early work in a webcast…

How is AI Bringing About a Fundamental Transformation in Healthcare Today?

How is AI transforming healthcare today? Introduction A fundamental transformation in healthcare was well underway when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. According to The Lancet Digital Health study from 2019, “deep learning offers considerable promise for medical diagnostics”. Then the rapidity of the spread of COVID-19, and the disease’s unique ability to root out our healthcare…

Will COVID-19 Accelerate the Adoption of Virtual Patient Care?

How COVID-19 is accelerating digitization and AI-adoption Introduction Will COVID-19 accelerate the long term adoption of virtual patient care? In response to the global pandemic and stay-at-home orders, healthcare providers began offering alternative options to traditional in-person visits. Temporarily relaxed regulations facilitated this. And while some are betting the trend will stick, healthcare providers will…

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Enabling a Remote Workforce with Intelligent Automation

Exploring the role of AI in remote work Introduction Almost overnight, any company that could enabled remote workforces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this meant initiating or accelerating plans to launch video conferencing capabilities, cloud storage solutions, and secure VPNs. Many, too, found renewed enthusiasm for projects related to intelligent automation, systems…

Discussing Innovation within Financial Services in a Time of Pandemic

How will we see innovation within financial services and other critical industries evolve during the pandemic? Introduction The world economy has slowed in response to the recent novel coronavirus pandemic. Tourism, food and beverage, and travel businesses have shuttered their physical and virtual doors, for the most part. Some critical industries soldier on either with…

Researchers and AI Practitioners Team Up to Mine Public COVID-19 Information

How machine learning and data science facilitate COVID-19 research Information has the potential to impact policy decisions, research directions, and personal decisions alike. Information-overload challenges informed and timely decision-making by increasing the chance of error and confounds decision-making. The key is to ensure relevant, actionable, and precise information is available concisely in near real-time. To…