Artificial Intelligence

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

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 February 2017

In an era of ‘app fatigue’, chatbots promise a more natural, human interface for us to engage with organisations. Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Internet of Things World to cover IoT, AI, blockchain, security and more

Internet of Things World to cover IoT, AI, blockchain, security and more
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 March 2017

World’s largest internet of things conference and expo will take place in the US this May

Humans and machines must work together in future workplace

Humans and machines must work together in future workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 March 2017

PwC says human skills will help firms use digital technologies to their competitive advantage

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability
By Lindsay James | 08 March 2017

Willis Towers Watson has included machine learning in the latest edition of its Radar pricing software

Social media to be major direct shopping channel for Generation Z

Social media to be major direct shopping channel for Generation Z
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 March 2017

Youngest group of consumers will drive new retail trends and demands, predict Accenture

CeBIT 2017

CeBIT 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

20-24 March 2017; Hannover, Germany

Hot topics will include AI, cloud, cybersecurity, drones, IoT, virtual reality and more

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2017

New initiatives enable partners to use Microsoft's cloud, AI and research to transform healthcare

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 February 2017

Accenture finds that AI and machine learning will help to improve job satisfaction and staff retention

How artificial intelligence could impact the healthcare sector

How artificial intelligence could impact the healthcare sector
By Sean Dudley | 03 February 2017

Collating and analysing data can hold the key to better patient insight and risk identification

Microsoft launches free digital skills and cloud programme for UK

Microsoft launches free digital skills and cloud programme for UK
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 January 2017

Company aims to ensure UK will remain a global leader in cloud computing and AI

Will the ‘Shelfie’ revolutionise supermarket stock management?

Will the ‘Shelfie’ revolutionise supermarket stock management?
By Lindsay James | 30 January 2017

A stock optimisation robot from Microsoft partner Lakeba will soon be trialled in UK supermarkets

Efma SME Summit

Efma SME Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 January 2017

23-24 March; Milan, Italy

Discussions will focus on big data, analytics, the IoT and artificial intelligence in SME Banking

Five things to look forward to at CeBIT 2017

Five things to look forward to at CeBIT 2017
By Rebecca Lambert | 26 January 2017

AI, drones and driverless cars are just some of the tech developments going on show at the event

How Microsoft is leveraging AI’s transformative potential

How Microsoft is leveraging AI’s transformative potential
By Lindsay James | 23 January 2017

The new era of AI is driven by how computers can use almost limitless computing power in the cloud

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems
By Rebecca Lambert | 23 January 2017

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings with simple chat commands

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings via simple chat commands

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba
By Lindsay James | 16 January 2017

Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning will help Microsoft to advance its strategy to democratise AI

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation
By Rebecca Lambert | 12 January 2017

A Gartner whitepaper and Microsoft e-book show leaders how to build a digital roadmap 

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2017

Consumer, healthcare and retail sectors will record the fastest growth over the forecast period

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 January 2017

Satya Nadella will shed more light on Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond
By Guest | 09 January 2017

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

How artificial intelligence is transforming business
By Lindsay James | 05 January 2017

Artificial intelligence has had a remarkable rise to fame over the last decade, evolving from unsuccessful attempts at creating ‘thinking computers’ into something that will fundamentally transform our lives for the better

Industry experts discuss the evolution of AI and how it will transform business in the future

Top tech trends for retail in 2017

Top tech trends for retail in 2017
By Guest | 28 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego explains how mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark

Uwe Hennig from Detego says mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark 

Microsoft launches new consortium to fight avoidable blindness

Microsoft launches new consortium to fight avoidable blindness
By Sean Dudley | 21 December 2016

Partnership with L V Prasad Eye Institute will see advanced used of artificial intelligence

The rise of technology in fashion retailing

The rise of technology in fashion retailing
By Guest | 14 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego charts the rise of smart devices and IoT in fashion

Uwe Hennig from Microsoft partner Detego charts the rise of smart devices and IoT in fashion retailing

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Microsoft researchers want to make machine learning even more useful for a broader array of people