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Q&A: AI in Banking, with Clara Durodie — Executive Chair, Cognitive Finance Group

Clara Durodie’s company, Cognitive Finance Group, is spearheading the intelligent and ethical use of AI in the finance and banking sector. The Big Data & AI World speaker talks us through her life, ambitions, and the pervasive problem of AI ignorance…


Tech and construction: not so strange bedfellows

On the face of it, there is little to unite the construction and tech sectors. Superficially at least, the construction sector provides a classic example of ‘waterfall management’: strict plans are formed at the outset of a project, and resources are fixed in place, even though the finished product might be three years away. It is a right-first-time, zero defects sector with detailed dependency scheduling. The tech sector, by contrast, is known for its not-afraid-to-fail, agile mindset, eschewing scheduling for creativity. Tech and construction, then, would certainly appear to be strange bedfellows. Times are changing. The proliferation of Building Information Management platforms on construction sites up and down the country neatly demonstrates that tech really can be embedded into the foundations of a building, and by extension, the construction sector. But how do we further embed the two, often conflicting, cultures?


“A digital, scalable outfit recommendation tool”. How leading online fashion retailer Zalando is driving efficiency and growth through AI...

Melissa Weston is Marketing Lead, UK & Ireland, for leading fashion eCommerce firm Zalando SE. She sat down with Sam Tidmarsh over coffee to discuss the power of AI and ML algorithms in tailoring the online customer experience So tell me about you. Where did your career start? During university I was part of the… Read More


Q+A: Hitachi Vantara on the changing IoT, big data and AI landscape
In conversation with Hitachi Vantara experts Jonathan Bowl and Wael Elrifai at Big Data World and Smart IoT 2019 IoT, analytics and AI are not exactly new technologies. But now that companies have incorporated them in to their business processes, to various degrees, why are so many failing to achieve the outcomes they expected? Last... Read More

Harnessing legacy systems to drive data insights
Exploring the misconceptions surrounding data-driven transformation, with Sam Sibley, partner and alliance manager for UK & Ireland at Exasol A core component of digital transformation is data transformation: transforming your organisation to be data-driven, to drive business value. The benefits of being data first are now clearly established: predictive maintenance, supply chain optimisation, the generation... Read More


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