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Consortium Presents – Emerging Standards for Ethics in AI – Fact or Fiction? AIWorld, Boston, Wednesday 12/5/18

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As AI has gained momentum and currency in the mainstream business conversation, awareness of the potential dark sides of machine activity has brought a new urgency to solving a host of potential ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges.

Clare Gillan Huang, Professor at Babson College’s Technology, Operations, and Information Management program will moderate a conversation with researchers and executives who confront these ethical challenges every day.

David Weinberger joins the conversation from Harvard’s Berkman Klein ...

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Consortium Presents – Evaluating AI Projects: Consortium and Babson Discuss New Tool at AIWorld, Boston, Wednesday 12/5/18

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Have you ever wondered if you’re using the right tools to guide decisions that have to be made about AI projects?

You’ll find that new research by the Cognitive Computing Consortium and Babson College Technology, Operations, and Information Management presents a new set of perspectives on evaluating cognitive computing projects. The session begins at 2:30 pm at the Cognitive Computing track at AIWorld, Wednesday 12/5/18.

Deciding to adopt a new technology is a daunting ...

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Consortium Presents – Leadership for AI: a Discussion at AIWorld Boston, Wednesday 12/5/18

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Have you ever wondered if the same old IT project management and executive leadership styles that have been in place for years will work for the oncoming generation of AI deployments?

You’ll find answers to this and other leadership questions at 2:00 pm at the Cognitive Computing track at AIWorld, Wednesday 12/5/18.

Moderated by Hadley Reynolds, Consortium Co-founder, the panel includes executives from a range of backgrounds. Leslie Owens is Executive Director of MIT ...

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Consortium Presents – Keynote Panel at KMWorld’s Text Analytics Forum 11/7/18

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On Wednesday 11/7, the Cognitive Computing Consortium’s co-founders, Susan Feldman and Hadley Reynolds, will be presenting “Cognitive Computing Panel: Finding The Sweet Spot For Cognitive Computing.” They are joined by Dino Eliopulos, Managing Director at Earley Information Science and Tuba Islam, of the Artificial Intelligence & Text Analytics group at SAS. The conference is co-located at KMWorld with 4 other events focusing on a range of information management topics. The event is being held at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, ...

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Consortium Presents – Cognitive Computing Track at AIWorld, Boston, Wednesday 12/5/18

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On Wednesday 12/5/18, the Cognitive Computing Consortium is presenting a half-day track of presentations and panels devoted to issues of Cognitive Computing. The Consortium is a Premier Association Sponsor of AIWorld 2018. Consortium Co-founder Hadley Reynolds acts as track chair.

Beginning at 2:00 pm, the program features four sessions. The opening session focuses on issues of leadership in today’s cognitive computing projects. The second session takes up the future of work and the ...

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AI In Play at Davos

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Gartner Research Head Peter Sondergaard shares perspectives on the AI conversations at this year’s Davos. His blog post identifies a number of focus areas and thumbnails the issues in play: jobs lost and found; re-skilling; current state of adoption; data bias; educating children for an AI world; data ownership.

Check out the Gartner Blog Network here:

https://blogs.gartner.com/peter-sondergaard/davos-discussions-taking-stock-of-ai/

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A Data Scientist’s Take on Cognitive Computing (and more…)

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Join the upcoming Leaders in Cognitive webinar, Wednesday 10/11/17 at 12:00 pm Eastern to meet Wayne Thompson, Chief Data Scientist at SAS Institute.

Wayne will tackle the confusing deep water we find ourselves in trying to navigate the proliferation of hype related to “AI” terms like weak and strong AI, cognitive computing, machine learning, and particularly deep learning. Would you know AI if you met up with it on the street? You should after you’ve heard Wayne’s perspective.

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AI and the Costs of Late Adoption

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The McKinsey Global Institute has released an 80-page “discussion paper” entitled Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Frontier?

 Needless to say, the question posited in the title is a straw man, as the research results indicate clearly both the current rush toward AI-powered innovations and the business advantages early adopters are experiencing. The report is appropriately wide-ranging, covering the dynamics of profit gains for early-mover enterprises, estimating “windows of opportunity” in the market and the capabilities required to seize them, and, not ...

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McKinsey on the State of AI and the Costs of Late Adoption

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The McKinsey Global Institute has released an 80-page “discussion paper” entitled Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Frontier?

Needless to say, the question posited in the title is a straw man, as the research results indicate clearly both the current rush toward AI-powered innovations and the business advantages many early adopters are experiencing. The report is appropriately wide-ranging, covering profit-boosting for enterprises, estimating “windows of opportunity” in the market and the capabilities required to seize them, and, not least, considerations of re-skilling ...

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AI: the new Electricity?

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Andrew Ng, formerly AI lead at Baidu, now adjunct professor at Stanford offers a concise, 3-minute overview of his views of “AI as the New Electricity.” He combines a bit of history with some interesting rules of thumb on what currently-human tasks will be AI-able and with a projection of which fields will be first to broadly adopt AI approaches.

Listen to Prof. Ng’s assessment of the progress of the AI market at WSJ Video: http://www.wsj.com/video/andrew-ng-ai-is-the-new-electricity/56CF4056-4324-4AD2-AD2C-93CD5D32610A.html

 

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