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Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

Release Date: 06/22/2014

Bonus Episode: How to Level Up Your AI Skill Set Without Learning to Code show art Bonus Episode: How to Level Up Your AI Skill Set Without Learning to Code

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

This is a special bonus episode of AI in Industry about advancing your career in the era of AI, specifically for non-technical professionals. If you don't want to learn to code but still make yourself tremendously valuable in the era of AI, this episode is for you. We put together a report on this topic that will be coming out this month, all about getting started with AI in business for nontechnical professionals. Interested listeners can go to emerj.com/c1 to learn more. This week, we have Germán Sanchis-Trilles on the podcast. He's one of our technical advisors, well-schooled in natural...

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A Pragmatists Approach to Finding AI Opportunities - With Carlos Escapa of Amazon Web Services show art A Pragmatists Approach to Finding AI Opportunities - With Carlos Escapa of Amazon Web Services

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

This week, we speak with Carlos Escapa, Global AI and ML Practice Leader for Amazon Web Services. Carlos speaks with us this week about starting an AI strategy with a more practical approach. Instead of thinking about how to radically reshape a key part of your business with AI or use AI for AI's sake, Carlos talks about instead thinking about where AI fits in with what your business is already doing. He provides some thought experiments to run through for thinking through this and how to get started with AI.    

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How to Begin Planning an AI Strategy - With Ian Wilson show art How to Begin Planning an AI Strategy - With Ian Wilson

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

Last month, we focused on advancing your career in the age of AI, and this month we have a new theme: building your corporate AI strategy. At Emerj, much of our work in the public and private sector is in building an AI strategy and giving organizations data on where the ROI is in the AI world. This week, we speak with Ian Wilson, former Head of AI at HSBC and a research advisor for our banking work. He has rare experience applying AI strategically at one of the largest banks in the world, and I think he is just the person to start off this month's theme. Ian talks about beginning to plan your...

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 Three AI-Related Career Roles That Involve No Coding - With Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella show art Three AI-Related Career Roles That Involve No Coding - With Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

This is our final episode in our series on advancing your career in the era of AI this month. We had more Linkedin messages on this theme than any we've done before, and it got me excited to think about what we could do with this kind of series in the future. In this episode, we distill the insights from this month's series with insights from our broad catalog of interviews with AI-minded executives throughout the many years doing this podcast. We also cover three AI-related career roles that do not involve coding.      

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How to Think About and Lead AI Projects in Business - With Bret Greenstein of Cognizant show art How to Think About and Lead AI Projects in Business - With Bret Greenstein of Cognizant

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

We continue our theme on advancing your career in the era of AI. This week, we speak with another AI lead from a gigantic IT services firm: Cognizant. Bret Greenstein is Head of AI at Cognizant, and he talks about what folks who think about AI in terms of strategic direction, project management, etc., have in common. Brett also discusses how non-technical folks can think about AI in order to take on leadership roles in AI projects, including having a firm understanding of what is possible with AI in their industry.

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The Important  Nontechnical Roles in Making AI Work in the Enterprise - With Sriram Ramanathan, CTO at Genpact show art The Important Nontechnical Roles in Making AI Work in the Enterprise - With Sriram Ramanathan, CTO at Genpact

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

This week, we speak with Sriram Ramanathan, CTO at Genpact, about what the important non-technical roles exist for making AI work in the enterprise. Everything from project management to quality control and beyond, Sriram lists out areas where nontechnical experts play a critical role in bringing AI to life. 

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How to Turn an AI Interest Into a Career Path (Without Learning How to Code) - With Muriël Serrurier Schepper show art How to Turn an AI Interest Into a Career Path (Without Learning How to Code) - With Muriël Serrurier Schepper

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

If you're listening to this podcast, you at least have an interest in leveraging AI in the enterprise. But how do you take that interest and use it to move up in your company and advance your career? In this week's episode, we speak with Muriël Serrurier Schepper, who worked with AI at Rabobank and Shell managing advanced analytics projects. She now has her own AI consulting firm. Muriël speaks with us about her experience using her prior skillset to enter the world of AI, take the reigns of exciting AI projects, and open up more career opportunities for herself.

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The Strengths Non-Technical Employees Bring to AI Projects - With Wijay Wijayakumaran of IBM show art The Strengths Non-Technical Employees Bring to AI Projects - With Wijay Wijayakumaran of IBM

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

In October, we're focusing on how non-technical employees can still gain an edge in the era of AI even if they've never learned any code. I can't think of a better guest off the bat than our quest this week: Wijay Wijayakumaran, Chief Architect of Machine Learning and AI at IBM Australia. Wijay emphasizes how much stock he places in the critical importance of subject-matter experts and business leaders with domain knowledge. He also runs through possible career opportunities that non-technical employees can look for in the era of AI and questions they can ask to get more involved with AI...

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AI's Strategic Value is the Anchor for ROI - With Daniel Faggella of Emerj show art AI's Strategic Value is the Anchor for ROI - With Daniel Faggella of Emerj

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

This is the final episode of our series on the ROI of AI. This week is the monthly analyst call, in which Emerj CEO Daniel Faggella breaks down some of the key themes from this month's interviews. In particular, Daniel puts a large emphasis on connecting the dots between near-term and long-term ROI. A lot of these themes and core questions are discussed and answered for clients of our AI Product Development Roadmap services. 

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A Framework for Long-Term and Near-Term AI ROI - With David Carmona of Microsoft show art A Framework for Long-Term and Near-Term AI ROI - With David Carmona of Microsoft

Artificial Intelligence in Industry with Daniel Faggella

This week, we spoke with David Carmona, the GM of Artificial Intelligence at Microsoft, about his approach to AI ROI with the enterprise clients of Microsoft. The biggest takeaway from this episode comes right at the beginning. David talks about how to think about artificial intelligence ROI in the long-term and the near-term. That is to say, how are we going to see a relatively near-term return with AI that might be able to improve our condition while keeping in mind the longer-term disruption in our industry?

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Dr. Gholson Lyon is a psychologist, speaker, and researcher at Cold Spring Harbor. He is outspoken about the impact of genomic research in the medical world. In this episode, we talk about the impact of genetic research and integrating of the personal genome in the coming 5 years.

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