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    Announcement: #AIFightsBack webinar series

    Posted by Ruth Kearney on 06-Apr-2020 13:08:00
     
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    Topics: Quick wins, Digital transformation, AI-Readiness, Business Continuity, covid19, webinars

    Announcement: Ruth Kearney appointed Product & Commercial Director

    Posted by Steph Locke on 03-Apr-2020 13:58:43
     
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    Topics: News, Nightingale HQ

    These AI projects can help your business cope with COVID19

    Posted by Steph Locke on 16-Mar-2020 15:41:47
    We've written previously about how there are opportunities to integrate AI into people's work day to make things more accessible, uncover trends, and ...
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    Topics: Quick wins, Business Continuity

    Low ROI from AI is a people problem, not a tech problem

    Posted by Steph Locke on 12-Mar-2020 12:00:00
      The top blockers to effective AI use in businesses aren't technical issues. They're people problems.
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    Topics: AI strategy, Research, AI journey, AI adoption, Expert perspectives, Digital transformation, AI-Readiness

    How to use Azure Cognitive Services to make voiceovers for your videos

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 10-Mar-2020 11:00:00
      In this post, we take you through how to use Microsoft's Cognitive Services to generate voiceovers for your videos. In practice, this technique for ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Marketing AI, How To, Microsoft

    What does it mean to be AI Ready?

    Posted by Steph Locke on 06-Mar-2020 12:00:00
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have burst into the spotlight in recent years getting attention from businesses and all levels ...
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    Topics: AI strategy, Data Science, AI adoption, Data culture, AI-Readiness

    AI Winters and hype

    Posted by Steph Locke on 26-Feb-2020 11:00:00
    This is not the first time AI has been all the rage in the business world. In particular, AI was big in the eighties with solutions called expert ...
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    Topics: Understanding AI, AI adoption

    Will IoT technology free the UK of delayed trains?

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 25-Feb-2020 10:08:00
    There is no shortage of possible applications when it comes to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the public sector, but while the UK government is ...
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    Topics: Public Sector, AI in transportation, IoT, Government

    DataOps for everyone at #DataOpticon

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 17-Feb-2020 10:45:00
    If there’s one thing that our CEO Steph Locke is passionate about, it’s data. Getting businesses’ data AI-ready, sharing knowledge around data skills ...
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    Topics: Events, DataOps

    Why schools must engage with educational AI to help students learn smarter.

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 13-Feb-2020 10:33:50
    Could education be the industry that has seen the least change over the years? While we’ve seen big changes in the accessibility of education, there ...
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    Topics: AIEd, EdTech

    The AI Hierarchy of Needs meets the Minimum Viable Product

    Posted by Steph Locke on 10-Feb-2020 11:00:00
    Two of my favourite pyramids are the Data Science Hierarchy of Needs and the Minimum Viable Product. Combining them helps us build effective ...
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    Topics: AI strategy, Business intelligence, Data Science, AI journey, AI adoption

    How to score your first AI quick wins: Intelligent Insights

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 04-Feb-2020 10:00:00
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    Topics: Data Analytics, AI use case, AI adoption

    Mastering AI in manufacturing: the three levels of competency

    Posted by Steph Locke on 31-Jan-2020 11:00:00
    Manufacturers have been facing continual pressure to improve their technology base, reduce costs, and improve quality since the Industrial ...
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    Topics: Business Operations, AI use case, AI strategy, Manufacturing AI, AI adoption

    Industry IoT, smart factories and AI in manufacturing

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 29-Jan-2020 16:09:43
    The world of manufacturing is on the brink of another revolution due to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Manufacturing AI, IoT

    A partnership of Machine Learning and AI with healthcare professionals

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 27-Jan-2020 09:15:00
    Healthcare has always been a data-rich area, but with new technologies for processing and structuring, and new ways of collecting data, such as using ...
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    Topics: Healthcare, AI use case, AI Ethics

    Expert Perspectives: Enhancing business with data and AI

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 21-Jan-2020 09:27:31
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    Topics: Data Analytics, Business intelligence, Data Science, Female founders, Expert perspectives

    How to score your first AI quick wins: Social Listening

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 15-Jan-2020 09:58:00
    Marketing is a ripe area for Artificial Intelligence (AI) adoption, with all the data and the insights, but how do you make the jump into the AI pool ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Marketing AI, Quick wins, Business intelligence, AI adoption

    How to score your first AI quick wins: Knowledge Worker Productivity

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 08-Jan-2020 10:22:47
    When you choose to introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI) in your organisation or department there can be a lot of resistance and uncertainty, which ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Quick wins, AI adoption

    These advanced techniques of AI in retail are making retailers jobs a breeze

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 06-Jan-2020 09:00:00
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already beginning to transform several industries, and it continues to divide opinions on whether it will transform ...
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    Topics: AI use case, AI Ethics, Retail AI

    Add an FAQ bot to your Facebook page with Chatfuel

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 23-Dec-2019 08:55:00
    If your business has a Facebook page, and you and your staff often find yourselves answering the same questions repeatedly via Messenger, you can ...
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    Topics: Marketing AI, Chatbots, Quick wins

    Watch these 12 trends in FinTech in 2020

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 19-Dec-2019 09:44:39
    As the decade turns to 2020, you may be wondering what’s in store for the FinTech industry. Although threats from cybersecurity have seen a sharp ...
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    Topics: AI use case, FinTech

    Take the hassle out of note-taking with Otter.ai

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 18-Dec-2019 12:08:19
    How much time is spent taking and distributing minutes in your organisation? How often are your staff impacted by miscommunications, forgotten action ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Quick wins, Accessibility

    Announcing our Research Panel

    Posted by Steph Locke on 17-Dec-2019 09:00:00
    We want to help more than one million businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI) in the next five years. To do that we need your help. We're ...
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    Topics: AI strategy, Startup, Research

    How to score your first AI quick wins: Sales AI

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 11-Dec-2019 09:44:33
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    Topics: Business Operations, AI use case, Sales AI, Quick wins, AI adoption

    How to score your first AI quick wins: Accessible meetings

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 03-Dec-2019 12:55:47
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) can come across as a make or break move, perhaps a risky step, particularly if you don’t have disposable resources, ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Quick wins, Accessibility, AI adoption

    Data Confex 2019

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 29-Nov-2019 12:41:18
    Yesterday Nightingale HQ had the pleasure of sponsoring the first Wales Data Confex: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data 2019, held in Cardiff, ...
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    Topics: Events, Data culture, AI-Readiness

    Why do you need business intelligence?

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 25-Nov-2019 10:13:02
    How quickly could you answer the question, "How's your business doing?" if it was asked right now? How detailed would your answer be, and how ...
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    Topics: Business intelligence, Data culture, AI-Readiness

    The real dangers of AI: Getting left behind

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 22-Nov-2019 11:41:35
    With AI set to expand and evolve over the coming years, with 61% of businesses already implementing some form of AI, you may be beginning to wonder ...
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    Topics: Understanding AI, AI strategy, AI adoption, Data culture, AI-Readiness

    How to score your first AI quick wins: FAQ chatbots

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 21-Nov-2019 10:16:20
    Taking on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in your organisation, particularly for the first time, can be risky business, which is why it is so important ...
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    Topics: AI use case, Chatbots, Quick wins, AI adoption

    Removing AI bias for better decision making

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 18-Nov-2019 12:48:54
    It is difficult to deny that humans make biased decisions. Unconsciously we all make choices that are based on prejudices and flawed associations. ...
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    Topics: AI Ethics, Data culture

    Get our AI for business starter pack in time for Christmas

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 15-Nov-2019 09:26:38
    The topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) remains a little hazy and uncomfortable as businesses struggle to get to grips with exactly what it is and ...
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    Topics: AI strategy, AI adoption

    How AI is enhancing B2B marketing

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 11-Nov-2019 12:05:21
      At the end of 2018, Salesforce reported that adoption of AI by marketers had grown by 44% last year, and that adoption rate is unlikely to slow ...
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    Topics: Sales AI, Marketing AI

    What to watch for in the FinTech startup industry

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 08-Nov-2019 09:18:11
    If anyone has raced ahead with AI adoption, it’s the finance industry. The rise of AI goes hand in hand with with the wave of FinTech services and ...
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    Topics: FinTech

    How can you attract the best AI talent from a limited pool?

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 31-Oct-2019 10:06:04
      According to research by MMC Ventures(1), demand for AI talent has doubled in 24 months, faster than the talent pool can keep up. As of 2019 there ...
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    Topics: AI strategy, AI adoption

    Let your business strategy drive AI adoption

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 30-Oct-2019 09:47:00
      For their 2019 report, Winning with AI(1), MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consultancy Group undertook a survey of more than 2500 executives ...
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    Topics: Data Analytics, AI strategy, AI adoption, Digital transformation

    Decoding the hype around AI

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 29-Oct-2019 10:02:00
    As the powers and capabilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) expand and evolve, the same cannot be said for the general understanding of the topic. ...
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    Topics: Understanding AI, AI adoption, Digital transformation

    AI steps up the game in medical diagnosis

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 28-Oct-2019 11:05:00
      Last month the Guardian reported that AI is 'equal to humans in medical diagnoses' when interpreting images, referring to a study published in ...
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    Topics: Healthcare, AI use case

    Data culture is more important than you think

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 24-Oct-2019 10:35:33
    Data analytics has taken off but not everyone is on the same page. While some companies are already making waves with data science, others are still ...
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    Topics: Data Analytics

    How can companies lay the foundations to scale up AI?

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 23-Oct-2019 09:15:00
    Implementing AI at scale in an organisation can yield a wealth of benefits, from improving profit margins to saving workers valuable time. But ...
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    Topics: Data Analytics, AI journey, Data culture, Digital transformation, AI-Readiness

    Project management: Are you backing the right AI projects?

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 22-Oct-2019 09:00:00
    As an executive with an influence over whether your company implements AI and which projects it embarks on, there’s a lot of pressure on you to be ...
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    Topics: Project Management, AI strategy, Data culture

    Do you really need big data to start using data science?

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 21-Oct-2019 10:13:16
    All businesses generate data. Even the smallest business has access to hundreds, if not thousands, of interesting data points that they could ...
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    Topics: Data Analytics, AI adoption, Data culture, AI-Readiness

    Using AI to enhance business operations

    Posted by Mia Hatton on 18-Oct-2019 11:09:49
    Enterprise cognitive computing is the application of AI to enhancing business operations, and has a wide range of applications including call ...
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    Topics: Business Operations, Data Analytics, AI strategy, Data Science, Digital transformation

    Florence Nightingale: Lighting the way in much more than healthcare

    Posted by Stephanie Organ on 16-Oct-2019 09:45:00
    Many may think of Florence Nightingale as the incredible woman who reformed healthcare in ways that still impacts the industry today, but at ...
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    Topics: AI journey