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  • Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

    AI and Analytics accelerate the pace of digital workplace transformation

    July 18, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on AI and Analytics accelerate the pace of digital workplace transformation

    Gaining a competitive advantage and improving business process should be among the top goals of any organisation’s digital transformation strategy, this is according to Dimension Data’s Digital Workplace Report: Transforming Your Business published...

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    Will artificial intelligence replace our jobs?

    July 13, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Will artificial intelligence replace our jobs?

    Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are about to revolutionise society in ways we cannot yet imagine. Many will welcome the possibilities brought about by the technological shake-up, but there is also growing uncertainty about...

  • The customer service journey of the future

    July 11, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on The customer service journey of the future

    In the movie Big Hero 6, the inflatable Baymax robot is a healthcare companion who can diagnose and suggest treatment based on the 10,000 medical procedures he has learnt, all within a two-second body scan. So, how far off are we from using such technology...

  • Why ethics must be at the heart of AI

    How AI is changing the world as we know it

    July 10, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on How AI is changing the world as we know it

    Imagine a world ruled by robots, where artificial intelligence is used to wield commercial influence and drive our daily decisions. Imagine if your every move was predictable, your behaviours easily anticipated, your world reduced to a set of probabilities....

  • Nigerian software start-up launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

    63% of banks believe AI will revolutionise finance industry

    June 22, 2017 • Southern AfricaComments Off on 63% of banks believe AI will revolutionise finance industry

    Digital technology is reshaping the banking and insurance sectors at an unprecedented rate. Basic transactions in traditional banking continue to migrate from physical to digital channels and banks downsize their branch networks. In the insurance space,...

  • Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

    The Legal Aspects Behind Artificial Intelligence

    June 14, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on The Legal Aspects Behind Artificial Intelligence

    There are various definitions of Artificial Intelligence and it seems to be cropping up in just about every conversation these days. I like to think about it as Artificial Intelligence (AI) being the concept of machines’ ability to carry out tasks in an...

  • Spree introduces visual search tech

    June 8, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on Spree introduces visual search tech

    Spree has launched an image search and similar style shopping app features. The online fashion retailer is the first  in Africa to offer innovative technology that identifies clothing or footwear seen in photos and images and finds users something similar in...

  • Artificial Intelligence – heading for The Cloud(s)

    June 2, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Cloud ComputingComments Off on Artificial Intelligence – heading for The Cloud(s)

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Cloud are making an impact in everyone’s business and personal lives. The sheer volume of data being generated daily, by billions across the globe, has accelerated the development of both, and prompted the need for them...

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    The era of the conscious app

    June 2, 2017 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on The era of the conscious app

    The era of the app is on the up. There are no more limits. Programming and development are no longer restricted to technological tools – it is purely about the power of the idea. Experts predict that our minds are the only barriers to greater wisdom and...

  • SA Company To Use Artificial Intelligence To Predict Crime

    May 30, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Company To Use Artificial Intelligence To Predict Crime

    Stop crime before it even happens? Sounds a bit far fetched due to the unpredictable nature of the beast but Cape-Town based software and solution developer, Solution House Software, may have just cracked the code. Designed to predict and map potential...

  • Nigerian software start-up launches an Artificial Intelligent Bot

    Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth

    April 25, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Why artificial intelligence is the future of economic growth

    Increases in capital and labour are no longer driving the levels of economic growth the world has become accustomed to and desires. Fortunately, a new factor of production is on the horizon, and it promises to transform the basis of economic growth for...

  • 40 percent of CIOs are planning to deploy Artificial Intelligence says Gartner

    The impact of AI on customer experience

    April 25, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on The impact of AI on customer experience

    At a time when technology is adopted to automate manually driven processes, companies need to avoid the temptation of replacing the human touch entirely. This is especially the case where artificial intelligence (AI) is used to refine the customer experience...

  • Cloud-based AI could become part of the human brain

    April 21, 2017 • General, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud-based AI could become part of the human brain

    A human-computer brain interface company, Neuralink aims to help humans keep pace with the rapid advances in AI, and aims to achieve this by integrating AI with human consciousness. Neuralink’s technology will enable human use of AI as an additional...

  • AI in banking: The next piece in the digital puzzle

    April 13, 2017 • FinanceComments Off on AI in banking: The next piece in the digital puzzle

    What big banks of today have that places them at the forefront of the digital revolution is an overwhelming amount of data. Many traditional financial institutions have already created big data operations that incorporate technology, data science and...

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    How AI is changing the world

    April 5, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on How AI is changing the world

    Major corporations are increasingly turning to smart machines to make their businesses more impactful and relevant to their customers. Gaining a global competitive edge is vital to the survival of any commercial entity, especially in a world of increasing...

  • Design Thinking: The X factor in your digital transformation

    April 3, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Design Thinking: The X factor in your digital transformation

    You may have heard about the sword of Damocles, hanging above its target by a single hair. It’s a metaphor often used to describe impending doom, yet this is not the actual meaning. The story goes that a servant was taken by all of a king’s wealth...