Archive for Big Data

The crazy things artificial intelligence can do

In a recent article on HRB, I read some interesting things about “Deep Learning” for artificial intelligence. I got a view into how it is opening up almost endless possibilities. The applications in the real-world are amazing. As a tech and data nerd, I’m so excited about these possibilities but a little scared too.

Companies are spending years and millions of dollars (or multiple of that) to build core capabilities. They are either opening up to others for commercial applications or to build out themselves.

Like any breakthrough innovation like artificial intelligence, time is always a factor. Hardware, software, processing power, and availability of big data are all referenced as gating factors. This has historically made this breakthrough impossible. Not anymore…

What if marketing cloud providers could have a personality?

In a recent Chief Marketer article, found here, the author highlighted a funny exercise performed by the IBM Watson evangelist at the London MarTech event. He profiled all major marketing cloud providers and gave the outputs of each, which detail their distinct personalities. Fun exercise for a big data analytics provider in a room full of tech and marketing geeks…