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IOTech edge software platform to support Computer Vision and AI at the IoT edge
“Providing our users with the ability to easily run computer vision inference and advanced AI at the edge is an exciting advancement as they launch solutions into the market."
Study uncovers widespread artificial intelligence and machine learning knowledge gap
"This study shines a light on the struggle to balance the potential benefits of AI and ML against the ongoing challenges of getting AI/ML initiatives off the ground."
AI, enterprise elasticity and the rise of ‘citizen data scientists’
The aim is to end up with an employee base populated with ‘citizen data scientists’ - alongside experts of course.
Partnership to develop platform for New Zealand agritech AI research
“This is a special collaboration, enhancing the capabilities and support we offer to New Zealand’s agricultural research communities, particularly those working in emerging technologies, such as AI and deep learning."
The three layers of a successful digital transformation project
2021 brings hope of new opportunities for C-suite executives. CIOs and their IT teams who get the right mix now can bake success into their digital business strategy.
How IT will lead digital transformations
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the urgency of digital transformation as companies have been forced to shift from in-person to contactless sales and services overnight. Delivering digital customer experiences has become the only way to do business.
Employees ready to trick AI tracking tech, Gartner finds
“Just as we’ve seen with every technology aimed at restricting its users, workers will quickly discover the gaps in AI-based surveillance strategies."
6clicks raises A$5 million, sets sights on global expansion
The funds were raised from a consortium of Australian business leaders including Luke Sayers, founder and executive chairman at Sayers and the former CEO of PwC.
Digitalisation and technology predictions for evidence-based sectors
Evidence-based markets will look to leverage technology, digitalisation, automation, artificial intelligence and ways to increase security, writes VIQ Solutions CTO Malcolm Macallum.
The rise of developer-led innovation and evolution in 2021
Pandemic business conditions will not last forever, and when the fight to the top begins in full-force in 2021, companies will have to ensure they are well-equipped to dominate the digital arena.
Fortinet launches automated XDR security solution
The solution is designed to leverage artificial intelligence to investigate and coordinate responses to cyber attacks.
AI, machine learning effective in cyber defence, but can also present challenges
AI is not necessarily the right tool for every job, according to one security expert.
Supply chain, AI and cloud set to dominate corporate tech agendas in 2021
Here are Infor’s top three technology predictions for 2021 in the areas of the supply chain, artificial intelligence and cloud.
Kiwi company builds AI assistant with IBM Watson
Replikr, an IBM partner, is working with global quality assurance organisation Exemplar Global on Emma, a new AI that represents the first phase of scalable, personalised advice to Exemplar Global's user base.
Gartner details the five 'digital competencies' CFOs must wield in 2021
Advancing the emerging technologies of robotic process automation (RPA), advanced AI and more hinge on achieving these competencies, Gartner says.
Sophos named a Numbering Authority in CVE programme
The programme, which runs an open data registry of vulnerabilities, enables programme stakeholders to correlate vulnerability information used to protect systems against attacks.
Cybercriminals leverage AI to sustain attacks on enterprises
What is less discussed is how cybercriminals are taking advantage of those very same technologies to automate their attacks, too.
AWS announces global expansion of AWS CCI Solutions
With AWS CCI, we wanted to make it easy for customers who use different contact center providers to add AI and achieve new levels of operational efficiency."
Pega acquires speech analytics firm Qurious.io
Qurious.io uses artificial intelligence to help customer service employees deal with customers.
Six digital transformation trends to watch in 2021
During 2021, CIOs will have to work throughout their organisations and apply digital technologies and data to unlock new business opportunities, writes Cohesity head of systems engineering A/NZ Derek Cowan.
Frost & Sullivan: “Massive growth” ahead for 5G enterprise market
To support future applications, enterprises should explore 5G capabilities to serve their wireless connectivity requirements, the company says.
Sisense and Profectus partner up to meet compliance for new payment regulation
In the wake of the Payment Times Reporting Scheme coming into effect this year, the two companies have developed an approach to save businesses time and money.
Investment in AI and nanotech surges in wake of COVID-19
The acceleration highlights wide recognition that the world cannot afford the human and economic cost of another pandemic.
AI software growth to fall below current investor projections
AI application growth will be constrained by technology vendors embedding AI functionality into existing software products with greater frequency.