Machine Intelligence

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Introduction to AI-Powered “Live Search” for Magento

Consumers are increasingly moving to mobile commerce for their shopping needs, but how many are completing their orders? I attended the Adobe webinar “AI-Powered ‘Live Search’ for Magento + Early Adopter Program” and found that shoppers struggle with completing mobile purchases due to search inconsistencies. Magento is working to remedy this with Live Search built […]

Pharmacovigilance Innovation

[Watch] Using AI & Automation to Enhance Adverse Event Case Processing

Recently, Christine Livingston, Chief Strategist, Artificial Intelligence, Kari Blaho-Owens, Ph.D. Director, Safety and Pharmacovigilance, and Prabha Ranganathan, Director, Clinical Data Warehousing and Analytics, hosted a webinar with Bio-IT World that discussed how to leverage AI and automation to improve case processing. The implementation of such cutting-edge technology results in fewer manual processes, streamlines workflows, and increases consistency. It has the potential to transform your […]

Pharmacovigilance

[Watch] Transforming Pharmacovigilance Workflows with AI & Automation

Recently, Kari Blaho-Owens, Ph.D. Director, Safety and Pharmacovigilance, Prabha Ranganathan Director, Clinical Data Warehousing and Analytics, and Christine Livingston, Chief Strategist, Artificial Intelligence, presented a webinar on integrating AI and automation to transform and optimize an end-to-end pharmacovigilance (PV) system.  The implementation of such advanced technology improves data quality, consistency, compliance, and operational efficiency. The ROI can be significant.   You can find the one-hour webinar below, in which you […]

Change Your Mindset to Create a Better Data and Analytics Program

Self-Service for data is not a new concept.  Even in the early 2000s, companies have struggled with giving “power users” or “information workers” access to data to develop value-based insights.   One of my past customers had a simple as a web page with hundreds of CSV formatted data extracts that people could “self-service data” based […]

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How to Use AI and NLG to Write Marketing Content

Back in early 2019, I became interested in how I could use Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Generation (NLG) to write content for my blog posts.  The idea was elementary: come up with a story idea and let an AI tool write the content!  I didn’t want to create a tool […]

When to Shake: Handshake Use Cases (Part 1)

We continue to emphasize that connectors need to be as variable as search use cases, that the biggest benefit to handshake is its flexibility. But what are those use cases? And how does Handshake achieve those goals more quickly and completely? In this series of posts, we’ll describe the most common search use cases we’ve […]

Scale your data science practice formally

Frequently, the “crawl, walk, run, fly” metaphor is used when describing the path to implementing a scalable data science practice. There are a lot of problems with this concept, not the least of which is the fact there is already motion involved. People are already doing BI work, often complex work enabling high value results. […]

Computer And Tools

Tune the dials to optimize your Spark machine learning pipeline

Tuning Spark for your machine learning pipeline can be a complex and time consuming process. Store and compute play a different role for your Spark cluster in different stages of your machine learning pipeline. Spark defaults are never the right way to go. It makes more sense to know what settings are most effective at […]

Project Cortex Brain

Preparing for Project Cortex and the Future of Knowledge Management

What if you had a Wikipedia of all of the topics that are being discussed at work? How would that change your productivity? Imagine a place that had an explanation for the acronyms, pages with information about the projects and processes at work linked to the experts, files, meetings. Imagine a way to navigate who […]

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Pandemic in the Age of Digital

As the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to spread across the US and other countries and the administration announces free testing for the Coronavirus, the markets are also experiencing unusual volatilities. Also, we are seeing fears continue to grow amongst the public with state emergencies being declared, school district closures, and officials advising people to stay […]

COVID-19

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The administration has announced they are now planning for a potential 18-month COVID-19 pandemic as the situation continues to evolve and the severity of the virus is becoming more apparent. Confirmed cases are doubling over short periods of time and forecasted projections are uncovering multiple waves of the virus are yet to come. All this […]