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What can AI do for agriculture?

Farmers are tapping into artificial Intelligence to grow more with fewer resources, but adoption could be slow. By now, you’re likely aware of the buzz surrounding generative artificial intelligence. Many consumers have incorporated this technology into their daily...

Knowledge Graphs improve Gen AI – Capgemini

Knowledge Graphs improve Gen AIValidating results builds trust for organizationsJoakim Nilsson18th July 2024 FacebookTwitterLinkedin Generative AI can In Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a supercomputer called Deep Thought is asked for the answer...

Why Return-to-Office Mandates Aren’t Worth the Risks | Gartner

Over the last 12 months, 63% of HR leaders report an increase in expectations for employees to return to the office. Many organizations who have encouraged onsite work, but see low compliance, are resorting to RTO mandates. But 74% of HR leaders cite these mandates as...

How Capital One is gaining momentum with enterprise AI | VentureBeat

Staying focused on a customer-driven vision while ensuring the latest AI and ML technologies contribute to greater compliance is key. “We always start with our obsession with the end customer and how we can use AI to solve their problem; that is the unifying starting...

Zoom launches Workflow Automation to speed up enterprise work

Whilst Zoom’s legacy is in online video conferencing, with the launch of Workplace - and now Workflow Automation - it is increasingly entering new territory. Zoom has this week announced the launch of Workflow Automation in beta, a new no-code workflow builder that...

Strategy as Revolution

Let’s admit it. Corporations around the world are reaching the limits of incrementalism. Squeezing another penny out of costs, getting a product to market a few weeks earlier, responding to customers’ inquiries a little bit faster, ratcheting quality up one more...

How LlamaIndex is ushering in the future of RAG for enterprises

RAG is an important technique, but there are many questions it simply can’t answer. How LLamaIndex is helping provide those answers. Retrieval augmented generation (RAG) is an important technique that pulls from external knowledge bases to help improve the quality of...

How BCG Is Revolutionizing Consulting With AI: A Case Study

Learn about the innovative applications, including their conversational AI 'Gene', and their significant impact on productivity and client engagement. In a world where AI is transforming every sector, companies are constantly seeking ways to gain a competitive edge....

Change and transformation need a new approach

Whether we call them change programs or transformation programs (it's just a question of scale), programs aimed at adapting the business to its environment are Whether we call them change programs or transformation programs (it’s just a question of scale), programs...

Top Use Cases For Unlocking The Power Of Enterprise AI Agents

Instead of making people more efficient, agents can execute work for them, allowing people to focus on higher-value thinking. With the recent rise of generative AI, enterprise executives are under pressure to demonstrate AI innovation to their stakeholders. While...

GEN AI: TOO MUCH SPEND, TOO LITTLE BENEFIT?

Tech giants and beyond are set to spend over $1tn on AI capex in coming years, with so far little to show for it. So, will this large spend ever pay off? MIT’s Daron Acemoglu and GS’ Jim Covello are skeptical, with Acemoglu seeing only limited US economic upside from...

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In Don’t Fear the Coming Trough of AI Disillusionment, in January, I wrote: “I believe what is emerging in enterprise AI has the potential to accelerate the path towards smart organisations that go beyond the limits of the C20th corporation. But first, we will need to...

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