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In 2007 Therese Tucker, founder and CEO of BlackLine, had a choice to make: move all the accounting and finance software BlackLine provides customers to the cloud, or keep some of it on-premise. There were some major upsides to becoming a pureplay SaaS provider before it was fashionable, there was

IBM and NGO Stop The Traffik believe predictive intelligence could be used to break apart the modern slave trade. The problem, however, is human trafficking occurs all over the world and the data needed to spot patterns and identify criminals is hidden in organisations around the globe. Caroline Taylor, vice

The ongoing automation of repeatable process-based jobs, along with the augmentation of the world of knowledge workers by machine learning and AI will give rise to a new class of super-jobs. That’s a key finding in the newly released 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report from Deloitte which argues that

Companies are being urged to consider the ethical implications of their AI ambitions to ensure that as the technology increasingly embeds itself in our lives, it doesn’t take away the values society holds dear. “Technology may let us do new things quicker, faster and cheaper, and easier, but at the

Retailers are already really good at automating their back-office operations and have proven themselves more than keen and willing to invest in technology that will drive productivity and efficiency, especially when eliminating manually-intensive and error-prone human tasks. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter They have no problem spending money

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Artificial intelligence deployments are rapidly accelerating around the world and organisations in APAC are particularly enamoured with the technology, according to new research from Gartner. But AI applications remain relatively basic and a considerable talent shortage exists. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The percentage of organisations implementing artificial

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Artificial intelligence has evolved to become one of the most overused and misunderstood terms in business while also offering the potential to be the driving force in business decision-making, automation, and scalability. Now is the time to develop strategies that set your business up for success for years to come.

Data and analytics have enormous potential to improve public policy and services by helping governments focus their resources in the areas where they will be most effective. However the risk of deploying machine learning systems which unfairly impact humans lives, because they’ve inherited biases from their human designers, means a

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“Data science is a fusion of artificial intelligence and business knowledge.” That’s the view of Hosein Alizadeh, data science team leader at Wesfarmers, who argues successful analytics programs require business people and data scientists to work collaboratively in order to realise the value data can bring to their business. “The

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With a history that traces back to World War Two, analytics isn’t a new discipline for government agencies. What has changed, however, is the access to data and computing power to process it rapidly. Those forces are driving the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning across departments dealing in