Humans and AI – together towards the future

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Without even thinking about it, we are using Artificial Intelligence technologies daily through smart search functions in our mobiles, personal assistants like Siri, and when using translation tools on our computers. This is just the beginning; new major commercial applications are just around the corner. So, does AI mean that we can sit back and […]

Furhat bridges the gap between man and machine

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What if we could interact with technology the way we interact with each other? Social Artificial Intelligence might be the missing link between man and machine. By studying cognitive processes, Preben Wik and his team work to make machines appear more human. Time to say hello to award-winning robot Furhat. “Is he talking to me? […]

How bots and millennials are changing our businesses

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The world of bots is in its infancy and yet it’s already exploding. Bots are bringing nuanced intelligence to applications by replicating their human counterparts and millennials who are very eager to test drive them. A growing community of developers are joining Microsoft, Facebook and Kik to help fuel the “chatbotworkforce of the future.” Since Kik opened their bot platform in […]

The Artificial Intelligence Panacea?

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Looking at my analyst barometer…if 2016 was all about digital then 2017 is all about artificial intelligence. Something big is happening when scholars, analysts, CEO hot shots, and doom mongers talk it up/ talk it down all over news-feeds and media. Some of the commentary is Elon Musk scary; some of it Steven Hawking cautionary […]

3 lessons learnt about Artificial Intelligence

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Cognizant’s 11th Snapshot Breakfast covered one of the most exciting topics for business today: Artificial Intelligence, and demonstrated how diverse the areas are in which AI can be leveraged successfully. As 2016 has turned out to be the year of the robot, I am convinced that 2017 will become the year in which we see acceleration […]

Fast and Massive Adoption of AI and Machine Learning

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I look back at another very exiting Snapshot Breakfast – Automation in the Age of Personalization. The participation of so many key leaders from Swedish business and institutions as well as the high quality of our speakers from Tele2, Schenker Logistics and Chalmers University, packed in such a fast-paced and high-quality event make this time […]