Brad Power at Villanova

November 20, 2015 - 7:45am - 11:15am
Villanova University

November 16, 2015:

FCB's Brad Power to present on "Artificial Itelligence Turbocharges Analytics" at a Busines Analytics Roundtable hosted by Villanova University.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an idea that has oscillated through many hype cycles over many years, as scientists and sci-fi visionaries have declared the imminent arrival of thinking machines. But it seems we’re now at an actual tipping point. What is most striking is AI's integration as an important strategic accelerator of Big Data and analytics. Applications such as USAA’s Eva, healthcare systems using IBM’s Watson, and WayBlazer, among others, are having a huge impact and are showing the way to the next generation of AI. A​s AI automates correlations and builds models, you save labor and increase speed. Companies have needs for greater productivity than human quants can address or fathom. ​On the horizon, companies will ​increasingly ​use machine learning for ​automating ​decisions​.