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AI Will Transform Retail Merchandising For Those Who Are Ready For Change

by Robert Hetu  |  June 28, 2019

Retailers are aware of the significant opportunity to leverage vast amounts of customer data to drive in-depth customer analytics that enhance merchandising processes through AI. The goal is creating customer-centric...

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AI Ethicists: Moral Grounding or Public Relations Trick?

by Craig Roth  |  June 5, 2019

The Wall St. Journal wrote in a March 1, 2019 article that the "Need for AI Ethicists Becomes Clearer as Companies Admit Tech's Flaws". I'm all for ethics being applied...

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Our "Assessing the Impact of Machine Learning on Security" Published

by Anton Chuvakin  |  May 6, 2019

Here is a fun one: our new paper “Assessing the Impact of Machine Learning on Security” just went up. It contains [the product of the] brains of at least 2...

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Survey Shows Employers and Workers Have Drastically Different Views on AI's Impact on their Jobs

by Craig Roth  |  February 20, 2019

There are more AI surveys out there than you can shake a stick at, but most of them are of IT implementers or AI experts. Those offer valuable views of...

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Location-based Marketing Meets Privacy Awareness

by Andrew Frank  |  February 8, 2019

There was a time when “location-based marketing” meant out-of-home media placements – signs, billboards, in-store displays, and so forth. Naturally, when GPS chips found their way into mobile phones and...

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And The Winner of Super Bowl LIII is ... Robots

by Craig Roth  |  February 4, 2019

For those not interested in the lowest scoring Super Bowl of all time, the most excitement probably came during the commercial breaks. And during the most expensive ad time on...

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The Big Data Obituary

by Svetlana Sicular  |  October 3, 2018

Today, the rivals and big data pioneers Cloudera and Hortonworks announced their merger. In our last year’s Hype Cycles, we marked “Big Data” and "Hadoop Distributions" as obsolete before plateau....

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RPA as Part of a Retail Automation Strategy

by Robert Hetu  |  August 22, 2018

Robotic process automation (RPA) can help automate existing manual processes, but is only a step on the path toward transformational automation and algorithmic retailing. For modern retail, speed kills or,...

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How Does AI Look from a Worker's Point of View? Perspective Across 11 Industries

by Craig Roth  |  August 10, 2018

In which industries are workers the most and least concerned about AI's impact on their job security? Or just how interesting it will make their job? Across industries, what percentage...

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Webinar on Wednesday, August 8: To Avoid Working for Robots, Make Robots Work for You

by Craig Roth  |  August 6, 2018

Please join me on Wednesday (August 8, 2018) for a free webinar called "To Avoid Working for Robots, Make Robots Work for You". A recent Gartner study showed that only...

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