Category: Big Data And Analytics

SMBs and AI: Embracing the Future of Smart Business

SMBs and AI: Embracing the Future of Smart Business

In an era increasingly driven by technology, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly interested in using artificial intelligence (AI) as a catalyst for growth and innovation. A comprehensive survey conducted by SMB Group highlights this trend, revealing the attitudes and adoption rates of AI among 744 SMBs. SMB Interest in and Adoption of AI […]
Top Takeaways from Workday’s AI and ML Innovation Summit 2023

Top Takeaways from Workday’s AI and ML Innovation Summit 2023

As the name implies, the theme of Workday’s AI and ML Innovation Summit 2023 for industry analysts (held March 13-15 at beautiful Cavallo Point in Sausalito, CA) was artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). While other ground was covered, AI and ML topics were the centerpiece of most of the presentations and discussions. Co-CEOs […]

Just in Time for the Holidays: How to Boost Conversion on Your eCommerce Site

Holiday shopping has begun–but it’s not too late to improve your customers’ shopping experience on your eCommerce site. Improving your customers’ journey from arrival to check-out and beyond. I recently collaborated with John “@ColderICE” Lawson, Ivana “

Zoho Ups the Ante on Data Privacy

Most people are well aware that we are actually paying for the “free” applications we use with our data. From Facebook to Google to Pinterest, vendors monetize user data through advertising and by tracking and selling our data to third parties. But many people are not aware of the increasing scope of these practices. In November, for instance, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google had...

Intuit: Democratizing AI and ML for Small Businesses

Intuit wants to democratize artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for small businesses—many of whom lack the time and expertise to take advantage of these technologies on their own. To that end, the vendor has been steadily turbo-charging its solutions with AI and ML capabilities to make them “smart”. In 2019, Intuit increased the number of employees working in AI by 60%. Th...

Three Emerging Technologies Poised to Reshape Accounting and Financial Management

Businesses that can effectively harness data to identify trends, streamline operations, and make better business decisions have always had an edge over competitors. Today, as technology advances make it easier to digitize data at a seemingly exponential rate, this gap is widening. As the Economist put it in 2017, data is the new oil. Businesses that can use data to create business value and opp...

Will Your Business Disrupt—Or Be Disrupted?

“Digital transformation” may sound like a buzzword, but the drivers behind it are very real. In an era where technology is reshaping businesses and industries, companies that harness technology can reap big advantages over those that don’t. Businesses must first determine how to adapt their businesses for the digital age and then put technology to work to bring these changes to life.