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Executive Update

Granularity (and Context) in Big Data Analytics

by Bhuvan Unhelkar

In this Update, I delve deeper into the importance of the level at which analytics are performed — in particular, the need to pay attention to two keywords: granularity and context. In the absence of awareness of granularity and context, analytics may not provide the necessary value to the business and, as a result, increase business risks. 


In the Move to AI, Focus on the Data

by Raj Ramesh

Building AI systems is a huge undertaking. Therefore, most companies should focus on helping employees adjust to the new world of AI, curating the right data and leaving the mechanics of building AI systems to vendors.

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Executive Update

HALO: The Human Augmented Learning Organization

by Deepak Bagchi, by Namratha Rao, by Jagdish Bhandarkar

This Executive Update discusses the thinking behind employing artificial intelligence (AI) in an organization through “augmenta­tion.” It presents a case study on how a superregional bank implemented a cogni­tive contact center by using an AI framework called HALO — Human Augmented Learning Organization —  and showcases the meaning of “AI as a practice” within an organization.

Figure 1 — Do you foresee the benefits of AI as eventually living up to all the hype?

Will AI Live Up to All the Hype?

by Curt Hall

Whether AI eventually lives up to all the hype obviously remains to be seen; however, I expect that we are going to witness some innovative and disrupting applications in the not-too-distant future.

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Designing Cognitive Computing Systems: 3 Recommendations

by Kevin Desouza, by Lena Waizenegger, by Gregory Dawson

Designing cognitive computing systems (CCSs) requires a strong case for the investment into those systems. Organizations must not only be able to justify the initial investment into developing a CCS, but also think through the investments that will be needed to ensure it can be refined and enhanced over time.

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Executive Update

Monetizing Your APIs

by Chintamani Joshi

This Executive Update presents a framework in the form of processes, techniques, measurement metrics, and best practices to guide you toward successful API monetization.

Figure 1 —  Does your organization currently use — or plan to use — open source AI technology?

Open Source or Commercial AI Provider's Platform?

by Curt Hall

Based on responses so far, an ongoing Cutter Consortium survey on the adoption and application of AI technology provides some insight into the issue of enterprise AI adoption trends.


Building Trust in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Robotics

by Keng Siau, by Weiyu Wang

Keng Siau and Weiyu Wang examine prevailing concepts of trust in general and in the context of AI applications and human-computer interaction in particular. They discuss the three types of characteristics that determine trust in this area: human, environment, and technology. They emphasize that trust building is a dynamic proc­ess and outline how to build trust in AI systems in two stages: initial trust formation and continuous trust development.