Tags: Machine Learning

The drive to race to adopt Artificial Intelligence is on

Apttus has released a new white paper that looks at the rise of artificial intelligence in business. The white paper included a survey of 490 business executives and thought leaders. It was carried out by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. Entitled: “Artificial Intelligence for boosting revenue generation in the B2B enterprise” (registration required) it could…

SAP improves unconscious bias functionality

SAP has announced it will deliver even more functionality to help companies eliminate unconscious bias from their recruiting processes. The new features are contained within the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management solution. It is available in beta during Q4 2017. The intent is to assist companies in eliminating unconscious bias from the recruiting process. The announcement…

Oracle ignites machine learning

One of the key messages from Oracle Openworld this week is that Oracle has spent millions of its R&D budget developing its capability within Artificial Intelligence. This is not the AI of science fiction or even cognitive computing. Perhaps that was wise after the Robert Schank blog critiscised IBM for its use of the wording and…

Autonomous database now, will security follow?

Larry Ellison took the opportunity to announce not just the autonomous database but also highly automated cybersecurity at Oracle OpenWorld 2017. Ellison first spoke about the new autonomous database at Oracle’s recent results announcement. That was expanded on at another event where Oracle introduced database BYOL (Bring Your own License) to PaaS Pricing. For Ellison…

The Guardian Transformers of the Shared Services Industry – Robotic Process Automation

  I think we just found a Transformer … Transformers – Age of Extinction Shared services have indeed transformed the way our organisations work today. It is a concept that has risen to incredible prominence over the last few years. These services simplify and standardise common transactional and knowledge-based processes across our organisations. They also…

The inconvenient truth about contract lifecycle management

One of the tasks that befalls a CTO is the endless process of keeping up to date with new market trends. You need to stay abreast of changes in applications, new technology and review where systems or technologies have failed, to avoid making the same mistakes. To do this effectively, you need to keep track…

Can Apttus AAI reduce your legal costs?

Apttus has announced that it has released Apttus Contract Management with Applied Artificial Intelligence (AAI). According to Apttus the new solution is part of their top edition and is available as an add-on to other editions. The solution uses Microsoft Azure’s applied AI and machine learning capabilities to deliver several benefits to customers. These include reductions…

Salesforce celebrates Einstein with presents

Salesforce has announced the release of three new Einstein features for Sales Cloud. These are Einstein Forecasting, Einstein Email insights and Einstein Opportunity scoring. The announcement comes about a year after Einstein was first announced. Salesforce also announced a new $50 AI innovation fund. Leveraging the power of machine learning A year after first launching…

Would you let an AI review your contracts?

ThoughtRiver has launched a new AI solution to assess legal contracts. The solution, called Review, is said to be able to assess a contract up to 60 times faster than a paralegal. It is also said to be 30% cheaper suggesting that its hourly rate is quite rapacious. The solution builds on ThroughRiver’s existing Contextual…

ADP jumps on AI bandwagon

In a brief press release ADP has announced the next generation of the ADP DataCloud Platform. Unlike previous ADP product announcements ET has covered recently, this one seems light in detail. It feels almost like an overture to the main event. The “next generation”, is available from “the end of 2017”. ADP will launch a…