The Artificial Intelligence Panacea?

The Artificial Intelligence Panacea?

Euan Davis

Euan Davis,

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 but there is no doubt that the AI message has cut through — AI is super-hot in enterprise work and for all things innovation.

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3 lessons learnt about Artificial Intelligence

3 lessons learnt about Artificial Intelligence

Bart Van der Mark

Bart Van der Mark,

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 in the adoption of AI-based solutions across industries.

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The need for quality at speed

The need for quality at speed

Ulrika Mann

Ulrika Mann,

The closer software gets to the customer, the more we need to focus on their experience. That effort is challenging businesses to reinvent themselves by delivering faster, better services. Companies like Uber and Amazon that were ‘born digital’ have turned customer experience into a matter of software quality and speed, but enterprises still need to digitally step up.

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With automation, what happens to the humans?

With automation, what happens to the humans?

Ulrika Mann

Ulrika Mann,

Automation is clearly a two-edged sword. While applying automation, robotics and artificial intelligence capabilities to business processes can help businesses boost efficiency, quality and profitability, the resulting displacement of human workers can also inflict damage to the very fiber of the organization.

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AI here to stay, and, luckily, humans too

AI here to stay, and, luckily, humans too

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On Feb 23rd, Cognizant gathered participants and speakers for an interesting breakfast on Artificial Intelligence – key to new digital ecosystems. With insights from both business and academia, the audience were introduced to the latest research, the potential of AI, and got to meet the robot Furhat who might play a key role in future education, healthcare or shopping malls. But don’t worry, humans will still be needed in the loop.

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Why Big Data never gives you the Why

Why Big Data never gives you the Why

Anoop Sharma

Anoop Sharma,

It’s the core of any digital disruptor, it’s among the top 5 digital trends worldwide, and it’s a key enabler for creating new business. I’m talking about Big Data and Analytics. Big Data is relevant to all companies and if they are not ready for Big Data, the consumers are. Hence, it is high time to catch up. What about maturity? Some have already experienced major ROI, some have just about started their journey, while many are still stuck into the tech complexity or struggling to come up with a strong business case internally.

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