Discover the ideal way to build your AI capabilities: build, outsource or buy

Discover the ideal way to build your AI capabilities: build, outsource or buy

Most CEOs are scrambling to use AI in their businesses as a company’s AI capabilities have the potential to become the ultimate competitive advantage. However, CEOs are faced with a difficult question: How to build AI capabilities.

Listening to your internal team can be confusing. Engineers will describe virtues of in-house solutions as it allows them to work on the next cool technology on your payroll. Commercial teams will ask for fast working solutions and won’t mind how much they cost since that cost will likely be booked under tech and not hurt the targets of commercial teams. Read more

Building the most comprehensive list of all enterprise AI companies

Building the most comprehensive list of all enterprise AI companies

People are curious about AI. People who know little about AI either fear that it will destroy the world or that it will never reach human capabilities. People who know about AI are excited that we are uncovering the secrets of cognition however they are frustrated with the slowness of progress and the growing hype. But all these people want to know the people and companies behind AI.

We set out to create appliedAI.com to provide objective, quantitative data on AI so we will first cover who the players are. We are building the most comprehensive map of AI companies ever built. When we released our initial map with 500 vendors at the beginning of the week, the overwhelming reaction was: “Where is my AI startup?” Read more

Learning algorithms classified by their real world impact

Learning algorithms classified by their real world impact

At appliedai.com we are always talking about how AI systems are already changing the way companies are run, however it is easy to forget that we are still at the beginning of the AI revolution. We looked into the current and potential future economical impact of learning algorithms to understand how AI will evolve.

Explore today’s most impactful learning algorithms

Andrew Ng masterfully summarizes current commercial impact of learning algorithms in this 2 minute video. We summarize his main points below after also incorporating the topics highlighted by Yann LeCun’s famous cake. Read more

Oliver Tan, co-founder and CEO of ViSenze, explains visual e-commerce

Oliver Tan, co-founder and CEO of ViSenze, explains visual e-commerce

It was quite fun and enlightening talking to Oliver Tan, co-founder and CEO at ViSenze. Having started ViSenze in 2012, he is one of the pioneers in the commercial applications of computer vision and machine learning. We discussed ViSenze’s primary areas of focus, its unique value proposition, the industry landscape, the prevalence of visual search, and future of visual search. I was surprised to hear that ViSenze increased its API usage ~6 times in 2017 and it was interesting to learn how it can convert videos and images into shoppable experiences. Below you can find our podcast edited for clarity and brevity. Read more

Boost Your Conversion Rates with Website Personalization

Boost Your Conversion Rates with Website Personalization

Website personalization is continuously becoming important in the success of almost any marketing campaign these days. This basically allows marketers to provide a unique experience to customers for them to feel more connected, more valued and more understood.  Consumers reward such experiences with more engagement, increase in conversions, continued loyalty and increase in spending.

Short definition

Website personalization is the process of creating a customized experience to visitors on your website. Rather than a broad and single experience, website personalization helps visitors get unique experiences tailored to their desires and needs.  Website personalization requires data. Read more