Artificial Intelligence

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

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 May 2018

Companies aim to enable users to communicate more naturally with chatbots and virtual assistants

Accenture predicts AI will add US$182 billion to UAE economy by 2035

Accenture predicts AI will add US$182 billion to UAE economy by 2035
By Elizabeth Robinson | 22 May 2018

Financial services, healthcare and transport industries will see the greatest impact from the technology

How to reinvent the traditional workplace

How to reinvent the traditional workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2018

We ask Yogi Sikri, DXC Technology’s enterprise mobility and internet of things leader, to explain how companies can adapt to digital technologies and changing software licensing requirements

DXC Technology’s Yogi Sikri explains how companies can adapt to digital technologies 

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2018

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence-enabled virtual agents, robots, analytics and more to empower their employees, optimise their operations and delight customers

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using AI-enabled virtual agents 

Microsoft previews new hardware to accelerate real-time AI calculations

Microsoft previews new hardware to accelerate real-time AI calculations
By Elizabeth Robinson | 14 May 2018

‘Project Brainwave’ will help make AI more accessible to partners and customers 

Get more from your content archive with AI

Get more from your content archive with AI
By Guest | 14 May 2018

Paula Minardi, head of content strategy at Ooyala, says that many companies struggle to find, manage and monetise their video assets. Ooyala Flex works with Microsoft Video Indexer to bring advanced metadata management and artificial intelligence to archived content

Ooyala's Paula Minardi says that many companies struggle to manage and monetise their video assets

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 turns to Spott to improve audience interaction

Eurovision Song Contest 2018 turns to Spott to improve audience interaction
By Lindsay James | 11 May 2018

Solution runs on Azure and uses Microsoft’s facial recognition and language detection software

The importance of personalising the IT support experience

The importance of personalising the IT support experience
By Guest | 11 May 2018

Carol Rizio, the lead principal for Workplace and Mobility at DXC Technology, argues that enterprises should explore how analytics, machine learning, automation, artificial intelligence and virtual agents can help employees resolve IT issues quickly

DXC Technology’s Carol Rizio says enterprises should explore how they can resolve IT issues quickly

Insurers must reshape their workforces to maximise growth, says Accenture

Insurers must reshape their workforces to maximise growth, says Accenture
By Elizabeth Robinson | 11 May 2018

Investing in AI could increase revenues by 17% and employment by 7% over next five years

DJI and Microsoft partner to bring drone technology to enterprises

DJI and Microsoft partner to bring drone technology to enterprises
By Elizabeth Robinson | 09 May 2018

Developer tools for Windows and Azure IoT Edge Services enable AI and machine learning for drones

UK consumers’ trust in banks is at the highest since 2012, says Accenture

UK consumers’ trust in banks is at the highest since 2012, says Accenture
By Elizabeth Robinson | 09 May 2018

This coincides with an increase in digital banking services as consumers make more transactions

Microsoft launches AI for Accessibility at Microsoft Build

Microsoft launches AI for Accessibility at Microsoft Build
By Elizabeth Robinson | 08 May 2018

Programme will accelerate the development of accessible solutions for those with disabilities 

Microsoft Build: A look at this years’ key topics

Microsoft Build: A look at this years’ key topics
By Elizabeth Robinson | 03 May 2018

7-9 May 2018; Seattle, Washington, US

Conference will cover how to maximise artificial intelligence, machine learning and mixed reality

Over 50% of businesses expect AI to create new jobs, says EY Global

Over 50% of businesses expect AI to create new jobs, says EY Global
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 May 2018

New poll shows that companies will use technology to develop products and boost operational efficiency

Microsoft supports China’s non-profit organisations with AI technology

Microsoft supports China’s non-profit organisations with AI technology
By Elizabeth Robinson | 30 April 2018

Solutions are helping the visually impaired use public transport and gain independence 

Apollo Hospitals adopts Microsoft Cloud and AI to improve healthcare

Apollo Hospitals adopts Microsoft Cloud and AI to improve healthcare
By Elizabeth Robinson | 27 April 2018

Solutions are improving cardio-vascular health records, infection control and surgery planning

Four key steps to remain on course for GDPR compliance

Four key steps to remain on course for GDPR compliance
By Elizabeth Robinson | 25 April 2018

The new regulation offers companies a chance to digitally transform, says Microsoft

The benefits of a truly mobile workforce

The benefits of a truly mobile workforce
By Sean Dudley | 23 April 2018

By empowering employees and providing them with the tools and information they need to make better decisions, manufacturers can make dramatic improvements to their processes. We discover which technologies are playing a key role in enabling this transformation

By providing employees with the tools they need, manufacturers can improve their processes


What to expect from next week’s Hannover Messe event

What to expect from next week’s Hannover Messe event
By Elizabeth Robinson | 20 April 2018

The core message will be around the transformational impact of AI in factories 

Microsoft releases new intelligent security innovations

Microsoft releases new intelligent security innovations
By Elizabeth Robinson | 18 April 2018

Solutions will help businesses manage cybersecurity threats aimed at IoT and edge devices

How Styla is helping retailers to create the perfect product stories

How Styla is helping retailers to create the perfect product stories
By Guest | 18 April 2018

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of retail by preventing its total disruption, says Styla’s founder and CEO Philipp Rogge

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of retail by preventing its total disruption, says Philipp Rogge

Willis Towers Watson study highlights surge in insurtech M&As in Asia

Willis Towers Watson study highlights surge in insurtech M&As in Asia
By Elizabeth Robinson | 16 April 2018

Research found that transaction volume reached US$460 million in 2017, over three times that of 2016

Empowering employees with new technologies

Empowering employees with new technologies
By Lindsay James | 13 April 2018

Successful businesses are leveraging the power of Microsoft technologies to empower employee collaboration from anywhere, on any device, providing easy access to the apps and data they need, while mitigating security risks

Successful businesses are leveraging Microsoft solutions to empower employee collaboration 

Microsoft previews strategies to be showcased at Hannover Messe 2018

Microsoft previews strategies to be showcased at Hannover Messe 2018
By Elizabeth Robinson | 13 April 2018

Caglayan Arkan says AI, intelligent apps and cloud solutions will be areas of focus

C3 IoT teams with Microsoft to accelerate AI in enterprises

C3 IoT teams with Microsoft to accelerate AI in enterprises
By Elizabeth Robinson | 12 April 2018

Partnership will deliver technology and market initiatives to increase IoT application development