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Applying Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning to Data Warehousing

Protecting the Data Warehouse with Artificial Intelligence Teleran is a middleware company who’s software monitors and governs OLAP activity between the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence tools, like Business Objects and Cognos.   Teleran’s suite of tools encompass a comprehensive analytical and monitoring solution called iSight.  In addition, Teleran has a product that leverages artificial intelligence […]

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Google Search Enables Users to Upload Images for Searching with Visual Recognition. Yahoo and Bing…Not Yet

The ultimate goal, in my mind, is to have the capability within a Search Engine to be able to upload an image, then the search engine analyzes the image, and finds comparable images within some degree of variation, as dictated in the search properties.  The search engine may also derive metadata from the uploaded image […]

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Smartphone AI Digital Assistant Encroaching on the Virtual Receptionist

Businesses already exist which have developed and sell Virtual Receptionist , that handle many caller needs (e.g. call routing). However, AI Digital Assistants such as Alexa, Cortana, Google Now, and Siri have an opportunity to stretch their capabilities even further.  Leveraging technologies such as Natural language processing (NLP) and Speech recognition (SR), as well as APIs into the Smartphone’s […]

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants Still Open Thru 2017

Entrepreneurs / Science Guys (and Gals), Are you ready for a challenge, and 150,000 USD to begin to pursue your challenge? That’s just SBIR Phase I, Concept Development (~6 months).  The second phase, Prototype Development, may be funded up to 1 MM USD, and last 24 months. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is […]

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Autonomous Software Layer for Vehicles through 3rd Party Integrators / Vendors

It seems that car manufacturers, among others, are building autonomous hardware (i.e. vehicle and other sensors) as well as the software to govern their usage.  Few companies are separating the hardware and software layers to explicitly carve out the autonomous software, for example. Yes, there are benefits to tightly couple the autonomous hardware and software: […]

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Kosher ‘Like’ Certifications and Oversight of Autonomous Vehicle Implementations

Do AI Rules Engines “deliberate” any differently between rules with moral weight over none at all. Rhetorical..? The ethics that will explicitly and implicitly be built into implementations of autonomous vehicles involves a full stack of technology, and “business” input. In addition, implementations may vary between manufacturers and countries. In the world of Kosher Certification, […]

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Microsoft to Release AI Digital Agent SDK Integration with Visio and Deploy to Bing Search

Build and deploy a business AI Digital Assistant with the ease of building visio diagrams, or ‘Business Process Workflows’.  In addition, advanced Visio workflows offer external integration, enabling the workflow to retrieve information from external data sources; e.g. SAP CRM; Salesforce. As a business, Digital Agent subscriber,  Microsoft Bing  search results will contain the business’ AI […]

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Intent Recognition: AI Digital Agents’ Best Ways to Interpret User Goals

Goal / Intent recognition may be the most difficult aspect of the AI Digital Agent’s workload, and not Natural language processing (NLP) or Voice Recognition. Challenges of the Digital Agent Many goals with very similar human utterance / syntax exist. Just like with humans trying to interpret human utterances, many possibilities exist, and misinterpretation occurs. […]

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AI Email Workflows Eliminate Need for Manual Email Responses

When i read the article “How to use Gmail templates to answer emails faster.”  I thought wow, what an 1990s throwback! Microsoft Outlook has had an AI Email Rules Engine for years and years. From using a simple Wizard to an advanced construction rules user interface. Oh the things you can do. Based on a […]

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AI Digital Assistant verse Search Engines

Aren’t AI Digital Assistants just like Search Engines? They both try to recognize your question or human utterance as best as possible to serve up your requested content. E.g.classic FAQ. The difference in the FAQ use case is the proprietary information from the company hosting the digital assistant may not be available on the internet. Another […]

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