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Posts Tagged ‘AI’

  • AI, Talent Lifecycle, Management, High Attrition, Enviroment, Joel Stransky, Opinion

    Using AI to Manage the Talent Lifecycle in a High Attrition Environment

    August 2, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Using AI to Manage the Talent Lifecycle in a High Attrition Environment

    Technology-mediated disruption in the workplace has a powerful impact on both businesses and their employees. While this trend provides numerous opportunities for growth, it also poses challenges. Of major concern is the high attrition rate within the call...

  • Atlantic AI Labs Opens Artificial Intelligence Research Center in Africa

    ‘AI is not a buzzword’- GIBS

    July 28, 2017 • Top StoriesComments Off on ‘AI is not a buzzword’- GIBS

    Accenture and the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) have launched a whitepaper on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to impact the macro environment. Themed “Responsible AI,” the whitepaper explores associated challenges and opportunities...

  • Sage, AI, Bots, social robots, robotification

    Developing AI for Business with Five Core Principles

    July 24, 2017 • Enterprise IT, GeneralComments Off on Developing AI for Business with Five Core Principles

    “Building chatbots and AI that helps our customers is the easy part – the wider questions that the rising tide of AI bring are broad and currently very topical. Because of this, we developed our AI within a set of guiderails, these are the core...

  • Sheba Valley- Ethiopia’s ‘Silicon Valley’

    July 20, 2017 • East Africa, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Sheba Valley- Ethiopia’s ‘Silicon Valley’

    Today tech sector innovations are popping up not only in California but in emerging markets such as Ethiopia. The US has Silicon Valley, Nigeria has its own Yabacon Valley and Kenya Silicon Savannah. Well, Ethiopia has Sheba Valley as its emerging tech hub....

  • 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...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    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...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    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...