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SoftBank gets machine learning help from Ericsson

Ericsson has created a machine learning based product to help SoftBank’s radio access network design in Japan. The product, which Ericsson sells as a service, improves radio access network design by grouping cells in clusters and taking data from these cells. Employing machine learning on these datasets, it looks at cell overlapping and carrier aggregation… Read More


Law firms expect job cuts due to artificial intelligence

Lawyers at some of the biggest firms in London expect job losses in their workplaces because of artificial intelligence. Research from commercial property company CBRE has found that nearly half of the largest law firms in London think that junior and support roles will be reduced due to the introduction of artificial intelligence. 5% of… Read More


Lords call for artificial intelligence code of conduct

Members of the House of Lords have called for an artificial intelligence code of conduct in the UK. The House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence, in a report titled AI in the UK: Ready, Willing and Able?, argued that the UK can lead the world in AI, as long as it puts ethics… Read More


Can we have ethical artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence holds a unique place in our collective psychology. Endless imaginings of superintelligent machines and their impact on the human race have been created in films, books and even songs. Some of these versions are incredibly dark – the short story I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream tells of a frustrated hyper-intelligent… Read More


AccelStor presents high-availability NeoSapphire all-flash storage

UK company AccelStor has unveiled new, high-availability NeoSapphire all-flash storage models. AccelStor NeoSapphire all-flash arrays (AFAs) are structured to maximize storage capacity for use in big data applications including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, as well as supporting virtualization and private cloud. The new generation all-flash storage arrays are a high-availability series, which according to… Read More


Data ownership and driving change

Barry Green spoke to The Stack about his career and future prospects of online banking ahead of his appearance at Big Data World 2018 The Bank of Ireland’s Chief Data Officer (Interim), Barry Green will be bringing his considerable knowledge and expertise to his presentation at this year’s Big Data World. On the 21st March… Read More


How AI and machine learning will impact the future of customer experience

Ronald van Loon, ahead of his keynote presentation at Big Data World 2018, writes on why CX leaders are turning to new developments in AI and machine learning as opportunities to advance their customer strategies Automated intelligent technologies like AI and machine earning are enabling businesses to deliver more relevant, personalized customer experiences through responsive technologies, like… Read More


The evolution of the Chief Data Officer

Ahead of his appearance at Big Data World London Peter Jackson, chief data officer at Southern Water, and co-author, with Caroline Carruthers, of The Chief Data Officer’s Playbook chatted with The Stack about life in the newest and most exciting c-suite position.  What does an average day look like for a Chief Data Officer? I… Read More


Legitimising the role of the Chief Data Officer

Caroline Carruthers, group director of data management at Lowell Group, and co-author of The Chief Data Officer’s Playbook, talks to The Stack about the role of the CDO, the importance of inclusivity and whether or not ‘big data’ is an appropriate term. When it comes to understanding the role of the chief data officer, Carruthers… Read More


Negotiating the fine line between hyper-personalised and hyper-personal

Set to take the stage at Big Data World London this March, Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton, speaks to The Stack on using data in an experimental way to learn about your business and customers Hyper-personalisation and Journey Science are recent phenomena that apply primarily in the context… Read More


Artificial intelligence could help stop online child abuse

Artificial intelligence could play a part in tackling the problem of online child abuse, according to a report from think tank Demos. The report argues that resources should focus on prevention at the source rather than on individual, low-level offenders. It states that one way this could be done is by analysing child sexual abuse… Read More


How AI will drive the human workforce of the future

Ahead of his session at Big Data World, London 2018, George Zarkadakis, Digital Lead at Willis Towers Watson, discusses the role of AI techniques for advancing workforce opportunities   Data underlies everything we do at Willis Towers Watson; whether in insurance, in human capital or benefits. We support our clients to make use of their… Read More



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