InformedActions: Enhancing the Power of Data

Informed Actions General Manager, Marcus Dixon, provided some insights on the company and the services it offers in the field of Prescriptive Data Analytics – the analysis of data to ensure that actions are based on fully-informed decisions.Informed Actions will be with ENGIE at Viva Technology on May 24-26.Q: Hello Marcus. Can you briefly present the company?InformedActions is an 18-month-old startup based in London. We derived from a company that produced mobile apps for field services, where we realised that many companies collect masses of data and fail…...
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Liverpool City Council: Providing better care thanks to new technology

Liverpool City Council (LCC) is leading the way in better home care services through the adoption of new technology. Using grant funding and a new approach to procurement which aims to embed innovation, the council is bringing together providers and technology companies to revolutionise services. Clever digital solutions are increasing efficiency and reducing paperwork, which leaves carers with more time to do their job, driving up standards and improving the quality of care. How did KTN help?Liverpool City Council’s ‘Help to Live…...
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Six predictions on how AI will advance in 2018 – and beyond

Progress in artificial intelligence (AI) has leapt forward in the past two years, fuelled by developments in machine learning and data processing.For ambitious brands, 2018 will be the year they experiment with AI and begin developing competitive advantages. It’s crucial they do: The rate of change is rapid, and businesses that don’t build expertise will fall behind.Following are the top six areas of AI on which business leaders should focus in 2018.1. Better Understanding Of ContextData is the lifeblood of AI—the…...
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London’s artificial intelligence start-ups bid for cash at City Hall

Tech companies looking to improve skin cancer diagnosis, open up access to insurance markets and revolutionise the social care industry are among 10 innovative tech start-ups bidding for investment at an event focusing on artificial intelligence to be hosted by the Mayor of London today (18 January).The companies will take part in the inaugural event of the Mayor of London’s TechInvest programme, jointly hosted by Sadiq and the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) at City Hall tonight.Future events in the…...
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Finance and artificial intelligence are going ‘fintech’ and open source

It makes sense for large technology companies like Google and Microsoft to open source AI and machine learning solutions because they have overlapping vertical interests in providing vast cloud services. These come into play when a certain machine learning library becomes popular and users deploy it on the cloud and so forth. It is less clear why financial services companies, which play a much more directly correlated zero-sum game, would open up code that they paid the engineering team to…...
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