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Alan Trefler: The Big RPA Bubble

Alan Trefler, the Founder and CEO of Pegasystems, just published an article about Robotic Process Automation (RPA). “It’s the hot topic among the C-Suite. Where to implement. How to implement. How many headcount can be saved through robotic implementations. Business leaders … Continue reading

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Decision-Centric RPA

Arash Aghlara compares traditional Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with decision-centric RPA when both robots and staff share the logic for repetitive operational business decisions. “Enabling robots to make such decisions is not about technologies like AI, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Predictive Analytics, etc. … Continue reading

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Decisioning Challenges of Driverless Cars

It is a lot harder to make an autonomous car than to sell the idea to AI-obsessed audiences. Christian Wolmar, the British author and broadcaster, said in this interview: “This is a fantasy that has not been thought through, and … Continue reading

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Machine Learning Applied: China vs. US

In this MIT Technology Review “Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs” Kai-Fu Lee gives several reasons why China will have at least a 50/50 chance of winning the AI race: 1) China has a huge army of young people coming into AI; … Continue reading

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Decision Optimization for Dynamic Pricing

FICO posted an interesting article “Fair Pricing with Price Optimisation”. A similar system “Using Machine Learning, Business Rules, and Optimization for Flash Sale Pricing” has been developed by OpenRules.  These examples demonstrate the power and flexibility of Decision Optimization when business rules, … Continue reading

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Decision Intelligence Seminar: February 5, 2019 in Belgium

KU Leuven University, our newest sponsor, is one of the leading European universities with strong research commitment to Business Decision Analytics. On Feb. 5, 2019 it will run the Decision Intelligence Seminar organized by consortium of senior researchers from the … Continue reading

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Progress in Natural Language Processing

In August, researchers from the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, a lab based in Seattle, unveiled an English test for computers. It examined whether machines could complete sentences. In October Google researchers unveiled a a new language representation model called Bert. These new language … Continue reading

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