Why Enterprise AI Will Be Highly Differentiating

January 24, 2018

We’re entering a new era of enterprise AI. For decades, the expectations of how dramatically AI could affect enterprises and operationalize change have outpaced reality. But with greater volume, variety, and velocity of data now available, along with massive, on-demand computing power, AI has become more intelligent than ever and is transforming businesses across all… Read More »

Unsilo your workforce to unite your data

January 23, 2018

Companies today can’t push their customers in a direction of their choosing. The new business landscape requires that enterprises actually know what their customers want and deliver on that. Companies must know when to connect with the customer, what the right message is and who influences that customer. To get this right, businesses have to… Read More »

When Marketing Meets Finance

January 22, 2018

Marketers wake up every morning focused on improving customer experience, driving sales and ultimately increasing brand value in the eyes of their customers. Almost 70% of marketers say that driving sales and revenue for their companies is a requirement. Yet according to a 2012 global survey by Furnaise Marketing Group, “eighty percent of CEOs don’t… Read More »

Creativity and Critical Thinking in the Age of Enterprise AI

January 16, 2018

What, if anything, should worry us about artificial intelligence today? Is it the worry that it will take over jobs around the world? Most definitely not. The fact of the matter is that what AI has gotten very good at solving for certain problem sets, however it still lacks overall knowledge of context to the… Read More »

Can Big Data Help Control India’s Spiraling Pollution?

January 15, 2018

On November 8, 2017, Delhi earned the dubious distinction of being named the world’s most polluted city. If that wasn’t bad enough, Delhi was only one among the nine Indian cities that ranked among the world’s 20 most polluted cities. The other eight include Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna, Raipur, Ludhiana, Kanpur, Firozabad and Lucknow. China in… Read More »

Who cares if unsupervised machine learning is supervised learning in disguise?

January 11, 2018

Previously, we saw how unsupervised learning actually has built-in supervision, albeit hidden from the user. In this post we will see how supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms share more in common than the textbooks would suggest. As a matter of fact, both classes can use identical equations for creating mathematical models of the data, and… Read More »

How a Telco Values Customer Loyalty Using Teradata and Advanced Analytics

January 10, 2018

Evaluating customer value management (CVM), where business try and understand the overall profitability of a client now or into the future, is paramount to success in the highly competitive world of telecommunications. But when companies adopt a “fail fast” mentality, exactly how far these companies can drill down into the many indicators of CVM, leveraging… Read More »

Uncovering analytic opportunities

January 9, 2018

It’s that time of year when people start considering new year’s resolutions, as well as thinking about what 2018 will have in store for their organisation. Towards the end of 2017, I had a series of discussions with customers to help them uncover analytic opportunities that will support them in achieving better business outcomes in… Read More »

Three Implications of AI for the Enterprise

January 4, 2018

From self-driving cars to photo recognition, AI is becoming an increasing presence not just in our headlines, but also in our lives. Yet depending on the business problem and data involved, there are challenges to applying AI in an enterprise context. Enterprise AI is a different game with different rules. Some of the differences, which… Read More »