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What Is Automated Machine Learning and Is It About to Put Data Scientists out of Work?

Since Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) tools, such as Google’s AutoML, launched, experts have been exploring whether they are ready for full enterprise integration and application. AutoML tools claim to let anyone take on the role of a ‘citizen data scientist,' capable of producing production ready, Machine Learning models, without the technical background traditionally required. While it’s certainly true that automated Machine Learning processes are changing the way businesses are able to perform data analysis tasks,…

SetSail Introduces Machine Learning-Powered Incentives to Enhance Sales Behavior and Accelerate Performance

Wing Venture Capital Invests in Company to Accelerate the Evolution of Sales Incentives SetSail, provider of machine learning-powered incentives for sales teams, came out of stealth and announced the launch of the industry’s first true-progress incentives platform, which unlocks sales teams’ potential by rewarding what matters. Founded in February 2018, SetSail is backed by Wing Venture Capital, a leading early-stage venture capital firm focused on technology for business. SetSail was created to solve the behavioral…

Global Survey Reveals Telecommunications Providers Lag in Use of Applied AI and Machine Learning

In FICO and TM Forum Research, Only 41 Percent of Telcos Use Prescriptive Analytics to Personalize Customer Interactions During Onboarding FICO, a leading analytics company, announced results of a global survey with TM Forum, the global not-for-profit association focused on digital transformation. The survey shows that telecommunications providers worldwide are lagging in their use of predictive models, machine learning and artificial intelligence. However, communications service providers (CSPs) are increasingly…

How AI and Machine Learning Impact Multichannel Marketing Campaigns

Selligent Cortex Recognized for Its Disruptive, Enterprise-Ready Digital Marketing Platform Solution Global B2C marketing automation company Selligent Marketing Cloud announced the availability of a report issued by leading analyst firm 451 Research which details the company’s burgeoning impact on the digital marketing industry. The report, titled Selligent Cortex leverages multipurpose AI for its marketing cloud, focuses on the company’s core artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities in Selligent…

Geminare Announces the Launch of mezzanine.ai, Connecting Enterprise Data to Industry Leading Pre-Trained Machine Learning Models

mezzanine.AI Brings Together Single Point Integration of Readily Available Pre-Trained Machine Learning Models from AI Industry Leaders Including Google Cloud, IBM Watson, AWS and Microsoft Azure Geminare, a leader in delivering data curation, resiliency and IT orchestration solutions, announced the availability of mezzanine.ai as a standalone platform. Mezzanine.ai facilitates impactful, curated business outcomes through the use of readily available pre-trained machine learning models from key industry AI leaders…

Flywire Adds Machine Learning Capabilities to its Payment Platform

Optimizes FX, Speeds Receivable Matching, and Reduces Fraud Involved with Diverse Cross-Border Payments for Growing Global Customer Base Flywire, a company that solves complex payment problems for leading businesses and institutions, announced the addition of powerful new machine learning capabilities to its cross-border payment and receivables platform. The enhancements improve the payment-to-settlement time, increase security, and reduce costs for both payers and receivers by further automating and streamlining…

machineVantage Announces Ten New Products Designed to Apply Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Neuroscience for Marketing,…

machineVantage, a company pioneering in delivering expert Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-based solutions across multiple areas of business operations, has announced ten new products that are directly focused on driving innovations in marketing and new product development. The ten new products are drawn from a new book, "AI For Marketing And Product Innovation", co-authored by Dr. A. K. Pradeep, founder and CEO of machineVantage. Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, machineVantage works with major corporations that…

Good Bot, Bad Bot: How Machine Learning Is Fighting Fake News

Chatbots are probably low on the list of weapons that we might think of when it comes to helping newsrooms, journalists and the general public combat fake news. Especially over the last couple of years, everything from political elections to debates on social issues has almost certainly been affected by countless AI-armed ‘bots’. It’s AI used for ill, spreading a blanket of disinformation that simply by weight of numbers has an effect on public consciousness. But now, the power of AI, in general, can and should be…

Appen to Acquire Figure Eight to Create Industry-Leading Solution for High-Quality Machine Learning Training Data

Appen Limited, a global leader in the provision of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and AI, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Figure Eight, a best in class machine learning software platform which uses highly automated tools to transform unlabeled text, image, audio, and video data into high-quality AI training data. Appen to Acquire Figure Eight to Create Industry-Leading Solution for High-Quality Machine Learning Training Data #MachineLearning This acquisition combines…

How Sales and Marketing is Changing with AI and Machine Learning

Between 2011 and 2018, We Saw Tremendous Growth in the Number of AI and ML Technologies and Their Integration into Marketing, Sales and Customer Service As we inch closer to the end of a phenomenal decade of digital transformation, global businesses are bracing themselves for the next wave of AI and Machine Learning. For most, it’s time to go back to the drawing board to evaluate, strategize and fortify the future by leveraging new technologies. B2B companies that have leveraged AI in sales realized call-time…

Calix Marketing Cloud Adds Machine Learning Capabilities for Behavioral Analytics-Based Churn Prediction

New Capability Leverages Advanced Analytics to Identify At-Risk Subscribers, Helping Communications Service Providers of All Sizes Reduce Churn and Improve Profitability Calix, Inc. announced a new machine learning capability in the latest release of Calix Marketing Cloud (CMC) to reduce subscriber churn. The new churn prediction dashboard, with algorithms that learn and improve over time, allows Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to shift from simply gathering data to acting with foresight. The new churn prediction…

New Deloitte Machine Learning Model Helps Predict and Quantify the Social Impact of Corporate Investment

As companies are becoming increasingly focused on the social impact of their business operations, Deloitte has developed a new Social Impact Measurement Model (SIMM), pioneering a machine learning tool that forecasts the results of a large corporate investment – such as opening a new office or headquarters – on a community, across more than 75 social measures. With a high degree of accuracy, the model quantifies the social impact of an investment at the US county level for the four years following the investment, and sheds…

H2O.ai Advances Leading Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms

New Innovations in H2O, AutoML and Award-Winning H2O Driverless AI Address Critical Capabilities for Customers H2O.ai, the open source leader in AI and ML, announced new and innovative capabilities for its data science and machine learning platforms, H2O, AutoML and H2O Driverless AI, to address the critical scalability and performance needs of all organizations. As part of these new capabilities, and to further the company’s mission to democratize AI, H2O.ai has added several new algorithms that address common use cases…

Analytics Intelligence Selects Tealium’s Universal Data Hub to Connect Data Silos and Harness the Benefits of Machine Learning

Tealium, the leader in real-time customer data orchestration solutions, has announced its partnership with Analytics Intelligence – the data analytics and artificial intelligence company – to optimise its solutions using Tealium’s technology. Analytics Intelligence selects Tealium’s Universal Data Hub to connect data silos and harness the benefits of machine learning Tealium’s Universal Data Hub provides more than 1,000 turnkey client-side and server-side integrations connecting each distinct product in its portfolio –…

NexTech to Integrate IBM Watson’s Machine Learning Into AI For AR eCommerce Platform

NexTech AR Solutions is pleased to announce that its development team has begun integrating IBM Watson's Machine Learning (ML) algorithms into its patent pending web enabled AR platform. With this integration NexTech is quickly building out a next generation, industry first, artificial intelligence (AI) based AR eCommerce solution. With AI the platform will now be able to offer scanning of the body, hands, and feet as well as facial features, to understand an individual shopper's style, sizes and preferences, as well as…

Qlik Expands Analytics and Business Intelligence Leadership in AI and Machine Learning

Cognitive Machine Learning Expands AI Capabilities, Enhances the Value of Data for Every User Qlik continues to lead the analytics and business intelligence industry in delivering AI (augmented intelligence) innovation that expands the value of Qlik’s platform for all users. With the November 2018 release of Qlik Sense, Qlik has introduced new machine learning (ML) capabilities into its cognitive engine and platform. Precedent-based machine learning allows the Qlik cognitive engine to get smarter over time,…

3 Ways Marketers Can Use Machine Learning

Segmentation Gain insights on audience segmentation Social media matrix is not something that is foreign to digital marketers. However, with Machine Learning, it is a twist to how marketers could gain insights through audience segmentation. By analyzing social media conversations, brand marketers could detect similar patterns and cluster audience based on psycho-graphic and characteristics such as interest, lifestyle, and attitudes. What this means is that marketers could easily identify which audiences would best match…

Machine Learning on the Mobile App Install Market — The Real Value of “Smart”

The birth of the field of AI in the 1950s predetermined a new milestone in scientific thought: Since then, it became possible to use computer programs for solving mathematical, economic and other problems, which were relying before on human intelligence. The further development of programs and their growing complexity required more work on code, rules and decision-trees. At that point, realizing the need for more advanced data processing approach, researchers came to what is known today as “Machine Learning” — the ability of…

WeQ SHIELD is Unveiled Taking AI and Machine Learning to the Next Level in the Fight Against Mobile Advertising Fraud

Global Mobile Advertising Company Releases a Compliance Solution After Successful Beta Period WeQ, a leading global mobile advertising company, officially launched its proprietary mobile advertising compliance solution, WeQ SHIELD. After a successful beta period, WeQ SHIELD is fully integrated on all client campaigns, in order to fight the many different and emerging forms of malicious traffic. Mobile ad spending is growing and valued at over $75 billion globally, according to Forbes. RetailDive reports that fraud…

VoltDB and MapR Technologies Join Forces to Support Machine Learning for Real-Time Decision Making

Companies Combine Real-Time Data Processing with Artificial Intelligence to Continuously Drive In-Event Decisioning for Maximum Value VoltDB, the enterprise-class database that powers real-time intelligent decisions on streaming data, announced a collaboration with MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry's next generation data platform for AI and Analytics, to enable organizations to automate more intelligent decision-making with machine learning. By continuously exporting processed streaming data from VoltDB to…