3 Critical Business Technology Trends for 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—a time for celebrating, for looking back on where you’ve been, and looking ahead to what’s next. A big part of evaluating what's next for your business or organization is staying abreast of new trends and adopting those that make sense for you, especially where business technology is [...]

The Secret to Jumpstarting Your AI Strategy

Organizations across all industries are seeing the value and competitive advantage of having an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.  AI applications include consumer sentiment analysis, market prediction and fraud risk, drug discovery and genomics, video classification, medical imaging, language processing, and sensor analysis, and numerous other AI use cases. The challenges of implementing an AI strategy [...]

Conversational AI: Design & Build a Contextual Assistant – Part 2

A previous version of this article was published on Medium. In the first part of this series, we introduced the different maturity levels of conversational AI and started building a travel assistant using Rasa. In this post, we’ll look at structuring happy and unhappy conversation paths, various machine learning policies and configurations to improve your dialogue [...]

Conversational AI: Design & Build a Contextual Assistant – Part 1

A previous version of this article was published on Medium. Though conversational AI has been around since the 1960s, it’s experiencing a renewed focus in recent years.While we’re still in the early days of the design and development of intelligent conversational AI, Google quite rightly announced that we were moving from a mobile-first to an [...]

How to Be Clever, Not Creepy, With Customer Data

For some consumers, just hearing the word “data” is enough to send shivers down their spines. Data controversies such as the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal have made the public wary about how companies collect and use their data. However, data doesn’t have to be creepy, and shouldn’t be. When used securely and strategically, data can help [...]

Revolutionary AI: Turning Data into Decisions

What’s the secret to business transformation? Many would say analytics. What’s the secret to analytics? Harnessing the business value of your data. Is that a challenge? Yes, it is. And an adequate solution has been difficult to come by, until now. “Sirius works with top strategic partners such as Dell EMC and NVIDIA to deliver [...]

New Technologies and Tips for Becoming Data-Driven in 2019

NetApp Insight 2018 saw record-breaking turnout, with over 5,000 attendees. Keynote speeches were standing-room-only. If that’s any indication, it surely reflects just how widely NetApp’s focus resonated with Insight goers—and that focus was all about data. From Insight sessions to partnership and solutions announcements, all of NetApp’s efforts seem to be geared toward supporting a [...]

3 Tips to Help Manufacturers Create Market Disruption

Despite operating in an age where smart technologies have become integral to our lives, manufacturing and production facilities have been historically slow in implementing technological advances. Yet, it’s the implementation of smart strategies, such as the internet of things (IoT) and machine learning, that will enable those brave enough in Industry to realize Industry 4.0 [...]

PowerAI: An Acceleration Superhighway for AI

While a DIY approach may be a fun way to tackle a home project, it’s not always the best way to get a job done. For example, why go through the complex and labor-intensive process of building a car from all its individual parts before you can enjoy driving it, when you can buy a [...]

Transform Your Enterprise with Machine Learning and AI

When you hear “Artificial Intelligence (AI)” do you think about bad robots like HAL and the Terminator? Don’t. Think R2D2 and C3PO. Like those two very useful droids, artificial intelligence (AI) will bring tremendous benefits to humans. AI and machine learning are here and in widespread use every day—in fact, we’ve already become quite dependent [...]