AI & Big Data Expo: Exploring ethics in AI and the guardrails required 

The tipping point between acceptability and antipathy when it comes to ethical implications of artificial intelligence have long been thrashed out. Recently, the lines feel increasingly blurred; AI-generated art, or photography, not to mention the possibilities of OpenAI’s ChatGPT, reveals a greater sophistication of the technology. But at what cost? 

A recent panel session at the AI & Big Data Expo` in London explored these ethical grey areas, from beating inbuilt bias...

Straight from AI & Big Data Expo: Generating business value with AI

If you ask ten different data practitioners to define AI, you’ll get ten different answers. In its simplest form, AI is software that recognizes and reacts to complex patterns—but the way in which businesses derive value from those patterns can vary drastically. 

In recent years, we’ve seen a number of incredible AI applications in healthcare, manufacturing, finance, and beyond. So, why is it that up to 92% of AI projects still fail to yield business...

Rob Mellor, WhereScape: On data warehouse automation

Leading analysts and organisations have begun recognising data warehouse automation as being key to running a truly data-driven business.

AI News caught up with Rob Mellor, GM & VP, EMEA at WhereScape, to discuss this industry shift.

AI News: Only earlier this year did Gartner really begin recognising data warehouse automation after publishing a paper on the subject. Is this indicative of a shift in how companies view automation?

Rob Mellor: At...

Brian Flüg, Qubole: On the benefits of data lakes for machine learning

Data lakes offer a number of advantages for machine learning, but it takes an experienced partner to unlock their full benefit.

AI News caught up with Brian Flüg, Solutions Architect at Qubole, to find out how the company is helping data scientists with their workloads.

What are the advantages of using a data lake for machine learning?

The advantages of using a secure and open data lake for machine learning are numerous. It is simple to deploy and...

Stefano Somenzi, Athics: On no-code AI and deploying conversational bots

No-code AI solutions are helping more businesses to get started on their AI journeys than ever. Athics, through its Crafter.ai platform for deploying conversational bots, knows a thing or two about the topic.

AI News caught up with Stefano Somenzi, CTO at Athics, to get his thoughts on no-code AI and the development of virtual agents.

AI News: Do you think “no-code” will help more businesses to begin their AI journeys?

Stefano Somenzi: The real...