13 April, 2017
A new three-part series from Forbes Insights and Oracle analyzes the full continuum of talent management in the digital era: talent acquisition and onboarding…
5 April, 2017
From banks to breweries and from customer service to marketing, the business case for Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is now a foregone conclusion. The issue…
12 January, 2018
Ed Heffernan describes Alliance Data Systems as a “behind the scenes” kind of company. But Heffernan is the company’s very visible, very approachable CEO.
Whether it’s a town hall gathering or face-to-face meetings at Alliance’s operations around the world, Heffernan is always talking with the…
12 October, 2017
No, we’re not talking about sentient killer robots, and yes, AI is more than self-driving smart cars and chat bots. Natural language processing, deep learning, and machine learning are changing the way businesses are interacting with customers and how platforms are serving users.
AI is certainly being touted…
11 September, 2017
In some quarters, for instance, AI’s innovations carry a negative connotation, and are considered almost bad omens. This misconception springs from the content coming out of Hollywood and other countries’ movie industries, which like to portray AI in a dystopian sense: as robots that will kick us out of…
7 June, 2017
Due to exponential increases in computer power and data storage over the past couple of decades, we have witnessed the rise of artificial intelligence systems that meet and exceed human abilities.
At the forefront of recent A.I. technology is an approach termed machine learning. In the financial services world…
17 May, 2017
In a recent KPMG report, CEOs indicated that data and analytics would be one of their top three investment priorities over the next three years. An Economist Intelligence Unit study showed 70% of US senior executives felt analytics would be either “very” or “extremely important” to their business’s competitive…
5 May, 2017
Americas President Joe Quaglia said Tech Data now has the product line card and expertise needed to drive big data and analytics deals after buying Avnet Technology Solutions.
Quaglia said big data and analytics will be one of the highest-growth areas for the Clearwater, Fl.-based distributor over the…
13 April, 2017
A new three-part series from Forbes Insights and Oracle analyzes the full continuum of talent management in the digital era: talent acquisition and onboarding, training and development, and succession planning.
The first brief in the series, “Talent Acquisition and Onboarding: 4 Steps to a Winning Candidate Experience,” discusses how…
5 April, 2017
From banks to breweries and from customer service to marketing, the business case for Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is now a foregone conclusion. The issue is not whether you need A.I., but how exactly you need to implement new technologies to yield the best value. A.I. is a…
3 April, 2017
In the past couple of years, organizations in all kinds of industries have created hundreds of new executive roles in analytics. Employers are on the hunt for leaders who not only understand the massive amounts of data at their disposal, but also are able to identify the threats and opportunities…
29 March, 2017
Every serious technology company now has an Artificial Intelligence team in place. These companies are investing millions into intelligent systems for situation assessment, prediction analysis, learning-based recognition systems, conversational interfaces, and recommendation engines. Companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon aren’t just employing AI, but have made it…