Artificial Intelligence

Read about all of the latest news and announcements related to artificial intelligence

AI is creating jobs and increasing sales, says Capgemini report

AI is creating jobs and increasing sales, says Capgemini report
By Elizabeth Robinson | 07 September 2017

Research shows that four in five companies implementing AI have created new jobs 

Why throwing more people at your IT migration problem won't help

Why throwing more people at your IT migration problem won't help
By Guest | 22 September 2017

Barry Angell, CTO of Juriba, explains the benefits of automation

Barry Angell from Juriba explains the benefits that can be achieved with automation 

Capgemini study says artificial intelligence transforms business

Capgemini study says artificial intelligence transforms business
By Elizabeth Robinson | 19 September 2017

Consulting firm provides recommendations for AI investment decisions

Satya Nadella tells how Microsoft has ‘rediscovered its soul’ in new book

Satya Nadella tells how Microsoft has ‘rediscovered its soul’ in new book
By Lindsay James | 07 September 2017

Nadella’s new book ‘Hit Refresh’ will be on sale from 26 September

Microsoft announces release date for Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft announces release date for Windows 10 Creators Update
By Elizabeth Robinson | 04 September 2017

Updates will include increased security and eye-tracking technology

Updates will include increased security and eye-tracking technology

How insurers can take the challenges out of AI

How insurers can take the challenges out of AI
By Guest | 04 September 2017

Artificial intelligence systems bring a new host of challenges for insurance companies, but if deployed well, they will drive more personable customer experiences. Steve Magennis from Avanade explains

Steve Magennis from Avanade explains how AI can provide more personable customer experiences 

Microsoft speech recognition tech now as accurate as humans

Microsoft speech recognition tech now as accurate as humans
By Lindsay James | 23 August 2017

Microsoft has reached a new industry milestone in conversational speech recognition 

Industry 4.0: bringing AI to manufacturing

Industry 4.0: bringing AI to manufacturing
By Guest | 16 August 2017

In the second of a series of four articles on the matter of Industry 4.0, Mike James from ATS Global looks at developments around artificial intelligence

Mike James from ATS Global looks at how artificial intelligence is being adopted in manufacturing 

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The experimental version of iPlayer lets viewers talk to their television and find their favourite programmes

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 August 2017

IDC says chat bots, virtual agents and robo advisors could expedite and improve operations

Microsoft’s 2017 hackathon to solve society’s big problems

Microsoft’s 2017 hackathon to solve society’s big problems
By Elizabeth Robinson | 25 July 2017

Microsoft employees use their technological abilities to generate business ideas

Accountants must go digital to remain competitive, says Prodware

Accountants must go digital to remain competitive, says Prodware
By Elizabeth Robinson | 19 July 2017

Prodware report explores how the cloud and AI can help firms meet customer expectations

Six ways that Microsoft is advancing AI technology

Six ways that Microsoft is advancing AI technology
By Elizabeth Robinson | 18 July 2017

Microsoft shares how it is using AI to tackle environmental challenges and improve lives

Worldwide spending on robotics to hit US$230.7 billion in 2021, says IDC

Worldwide spending on robotics to hit US$230.7 billion in 2021, says IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2017

AI and machine learning are driving robotics for industrial, commercial, and consumer use

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks
By Guest | 17 July 2017

Tom Srail from Willis Towers Watson says that, while the rise of AI is providing many new opportunities for insurance companies, it is also presenting a number of risks

Willis Towers Watson's Tom Srail says insurers should take care when adopting AI solutions 

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance
By Guest | 14 July 2017

Dennis Vanderlip from Microsoft explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence to better serve their customers and run a more efficient operation

Microsoft's Dennis Vanderlip explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence

 

IP EXPO Europe

IP EXPO Europe
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 July 2017

4-5 October; ExCeL London, UK

Event will cover cloud, cybersecurity, networks and Infrastructure, AI, analytics and IoT

Accenture opens IIoT innovation centre in Germany

Accenture opens IIoT innovation centre in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 July 2017

Facility will help clients design and prototype digital solutions for engineering and manufacturing 

How AI can enhance the customer experience

How AI can enhance the customer experience
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 July 2017

We explore how artificial intelligence could improve banks’ ability to personalise the customer experience and identify patterns in ways that humans can’t

How artificial intelligence could improve banks’ ability to personalise the customer experience 

Microsoft Inspire

Microsoft Inspire
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 June 2017

9-13 July; Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC, US

Event will update attendees on Microsoft strategy and product roadmaps

Microsoft backs AI start-ups with Station F partnership

Microsoft backs AI start-ups with Station F partnership
By Rebecca Lambert | 22 June 2017

The collaboration involves setting up an AI programme at the start-up campus in Paris

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer
By Lindsay James | 12 June 2017

Microsoft and TU Delft are developing topological qubits, which could form a future quantum computer

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say
By Lindsay James | 31 May 2017

AI could enable drones to find and rescue people in remote areas with limited network connectivity

Virtual digital assistants to be on 7.5 billion devices by 2021

Virtual digital assistants to be on 7.5 billion devices by 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 May 2017

Ovum report finds that smartphones and tablets are leading the voice AI- capable devices market

Smart factories to add US$500 billion to global economy by 2020

Smart factories to add US$500 billion to global economy by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 May 2017

Capgemini research predicts 50% of factories could be smart by the end of 2022