Discussing Innovation within Financial Services in a Time of Pandemic

How will we see innovation within financial services and other critical industries evolve in this time of pandemic? 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…

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

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 help, we formed a team of researchers and AI…

AI Thought Leadership

Our New AI Thought Leadership Program

We wanted to share some exciting news about our new AI thought leadership program. Since our founding in 2017, we have partnered with over 40 clients to deliver AI, data science, and data engineering services. Given the rapidity of change in this space, it’s important visionaries and thought leaders share ideas and stories about the…

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Lines in a Table

We’ve all heard “a picture is worth a thousand words”. But is it really? Upon reflection, this truism fails outside of, say, advertising, some works of fine art, and now, perhaps, in the area of computing. When it comes to representing the kind of data we encounter most in life, a picture is worth quite…

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…

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…

Part 3 of 3: Understanding AI’s Application in Industry – Unique, Streamlined, and Affordable

Simple machine learning frameworks offer valuable opportunities to test AI’s efficacy at streamlining simple business processes. But for most department heads, buying an “AI-in-a-box” solution has hidden costs lurking behind every customization (some even doubt any future for out-of-the-box AI). And for any real deep learning application, customization is key. Until industry has more general…

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…