Tag "artificial intelligence"

Managing and Governing Data in Today’s Cloud-First Financial Services Industry

Cloud is the modern technology foundation for most of today’s digitally driven financial services industry. Regardless of size, companies across all sectors, from banking to brokerages, are investing in new cloud-based solutions for modern business applications, transaction platforms, and analytics to improve customer experience, simplify IT, and reduce ongoing operational costs. According to Forbes, 67%... more

Why data needs to be hands-free

Data is being democratized, extending the audience for business analytics by sharing access with more enterprise users. In theory, that should mean more people can bring insights to the surface and uncover new opportunities to create customer value. Advances like data orchestration and data lakes have made broader access easier – but many organizations still... more

Unleashing data’s promise in disrupted times

The average lifespan of an S&P500 company is now less than 20 years – down from 60 years in the 1950s. If large organizations are going to survive, they need to radically rethink strategies and business models. Grocery stores are launching banks. E-commerce businesses are building brick and mortar locations. Amid all the disruption, the... more

7 Habits of Highly Effective Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Prototypers

Modern machine learning (ML) practitioners are accustomed to living the agile way: building success incrementally, failing quickly, and going through that “feature extraction > feature selection > modelling > evaluation” loop many, many times. A successful ML solution isn’t luck: it’s all about taking a small step, learning as much as possible from it, and... more

Don’t You Just Love being in Control?!

Earlier this year, Alex Tim and I delivered a workshop at the UX STRAT conference in Amsterdam. We developed our “AI Design for Enterprise Products” workshop for UX designers across industries, and centered around our experience working on CLAIRE, Informatica’s cutting edge AI technology featured in many of the company’s products. We spent the majority... more

Clarify Yourself, AI

Algorithmic decision making has become prevalent in systems such as online search, social media, productivity software, and autonomous vehicles. While these intelligent systems powered by AI offer tremendous benefits, the algorithmic decision making behind them often feels like a mystery. Without giving much thought to it, I used to blindly follow my friends’ activities on... more

A(I) Magical Leap to Trust

No two days are ever the same for our UX team, but not a single day passes without at least one discussion about AI-enabled experiences, whether we’re comparing the advantages of using a chatbot as a personal assistant for our customers, prototyping what happens when we add CLAIRE -driven recommendations to enhance users’ daily tasks,... more

Artificial Intelligence, So Mom Can Understand

Dear Mom,   Even though my work often mystified you, you and Dad have been my biggest fans throughout my over 25-year data management career. Not surprising, as you were both dental professionals, not data professionals! But as you started hearing about data in the media more and more, your interest piqued to better understand... more