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End-User Impact is the Best Way to Make the AI Business Case - with Gaurav Srivastava of FarEye

The AI in Business Podcast

Release Date: 10/26/2021

[AI is Here] Energy Sector AI Transformation - with Dan Jeavons of Shell show art [AI is Here] Energy Sector AI Transformation - with Dan Jeavons of Shell

The AI in Business Podcast

Today’s episode is part of our new sponsored series called “AI is Here,” where we will speak with AI experts across industries and ask them where AI is impacting their industry today and what that means for the future. In this first episode, we’re exploring the energy sector by speaking to an AI expert at one of the world’s largest energy firms: Shell. Today’s guest is Dan Jeavons, VP of Computational Science, Digital Innovation, and IT. In this episode, Dan speaks about leveraging AI to simulate the operations of an energy firm to achieve better business and sustainability...

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Keys to Creating AI-Enabled Digital Products - with Matt Berseth of NLP Logix show art Keys to Creating AI-Enabled Digital Products - with Matt Berseth of NLP Logix

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Today’s guest is Matt Berseth, Co-Founder and CIO of NLP Logix. NLP Logix is a fast-growing AI services firm based in Florida that serves both the public and private sectors. In this episode, we’re exploring the transition from light involvement in data and data science to much more deep participation, where there are a lot of transferable lessons in adoption ideas. We also discuss the lasagna vs. pizza analogy from an excellent past interview. Matt describes how we can take the data leveraged by that product and use it to help the users save time, give them more convenience, or open up...

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[AI Success Factors] - Improving Railways with AI - with Adam Bonnifield of KONUX show art [AI Success Factors] - Improving Railways with AI - with Adam Bonnifield of KONUX

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Today’s episode is part of our ongoing AI Success Factors series, where we cover one enterprise AI use-case with a measurable ROI and discuss what made it successful every Monday. Today, we’re going to explore the topic of maintaining railways. Our guest this week is Adam Bonnifield, CEO of Konux. Konux applies its AI technology to the rail space, and in this episode, Adam shares his perspective on a unique use-case between Konux and Network Rail, a large railway firm in the United Kingdom. Adam walks us through why achieving ground truth data was so critical for this project and what it...

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Improving Banking Compliance with Intelligent Document Processing - with Edouard d'Archimbaud of Kili show art Improving Banking Compliance with Intelligent Document Processing - with Edouard d'Archimbaud of Kili

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Today’s guest is Ed d’Archimbaud, Co-Founder and CTO of Kili Technology, based in Paris, France. He has previously worked with large financial institutions such as BNP Paribas, which he speaks about in this episode. We focus on two main topics in this episode: first, we discuss some paperwork-heavy workflows tied to compliance and how AI can provide a solution. The second main topic is data-centric AI and what it looks like to put it into action. Towards the end of this episode, Ed shares how he believes subject-matter experts will be critical to the future of democratizing the technology...

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Creating Insurance Policies for AI Applications - with Munich Re's Michael Berger show art Creating Insurance Policies for AI Applications - with Munich Re's Michael Berger

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Today’s guest is Michael Berger, Head of Insure AI at Munich Re. In this episode, Michael brings to bear his perspective as someone with technical experience in the industry and as the leader of Insure AI at one of the world’s largest insurance firms. Michael provides a sense of the risks inherent to large AI deployments, from legal risks to physical threats and more. He also discusses how monitoring and pricing risk from an insurance policy standpoint can be updated and act almost as a living document based on the adopting and changing application itself. If you’d like to discover more...

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[AI Success Factors] - Feature Engineering as a Key to AI ROI - with Chris Joynt of PTC show art [AI Success Factors] - Feature Engineering as a Key to AI ROI - with Chris Joynt of PTC

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Today in our latest AI Success Factors series episode, we are focusing on the world of heavy industry while highlighting lessons that can be applied any and everywhere. Our guest this week and Chris Joynt, AIoT Co-innovation Leader for the Solutions Group at PTC. PTC is a software firm based in the Boston area. In this episode, Chris discusses what it takes to measure ROI across several different dimensions. He also emphasizes the importance of feature engineering, what it is from a conceptual point of view, and how to use subject-matter experts to handle feature engineering and bring out...

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AI for Estimating Home Prices - with Stefan Boronea of Proportunity show art AI for Estimating Home Prices - with Stefan Boronea of Proportunity

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Today’s guest is Stefan Boronea, Co-Founder and CTO of Proportunity. Based in London, Proportunity is a company that has raised over $170M. In this episode, we dive into the topic of where machine learning can add value in terms of accurately predicting the price of homes both now and in the future. Stefan highlights the kind of data and features that are important to understand the price of a home in the present and the future. Another critical idea he shares is about the future of the market when both buyers and sellers have access to vastly more accurate data on estimating and forecasting...

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[AI Success Factors] - Start Small and Show Wins - with Gero Gunkel of Zurich Insurance show art [AI Success Factors] - Start Small and Show Wins - with Gero Gunkel of Zurich Insurance

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This week’s guest on our ongoing AI Success Factors series is Gero Gunkel of Zurich Insurance. Until recently, he was the Global Head of Artificial Intelligence for Zurich Insurance, and he is now the COO of Zurich’s Customer Active Management or ZCAM. In today’s episode, Gero discusses one particular use-case in helping to handle the extreme volumes of customer support inquiries that Zurich receives during certain seasons. There are two main takeaways: first, where to find the low-hanging fruit for customer experience applications for AI, and second, how to “think big and start...

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AI for Cyber Insurance Policy Review - with Pamela Negosanti of Expert.AI show art AI for Cyber Insurance Policy Review - with Pamela Negosanti of Expert.AI

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Today’s guest is Pamela Negosanti, the Head of Sector Strategies for Financial Services at Expert.AI. In today’s episode, Pamela speaks to us about the policy review process for cyber insurance. There are two main stand-out points: first, how a new technology shift and further regulation make AI almost a requirement for a particular business workflow, and second, some concrete workflow advice for applying artificial intelligence to contracts and text documents. There’s an evident business value here and a very clear before and after picture of where AI helps to augment the expertise of...

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[AI Success Factors] - Using Decision Augmentation for Client Retention - with Emily Bremner of Signal AI show art [AI Success Factors] - Using Decision Augmentation for Client Retention - with Emily Bremner of Signal AI

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Welcome back to our AI Success Factors series, where we publish a short episode every Monday highlighting one AI use-case and the most important factor that leads it to a positive ROI. Today’s guest is Emily Bremner, SVP of Product at Signal AI. Based in London, Signal AI is a company that has raised over $100M and is working on leveraging AI to pull in and make sense of various external data streams. In this episode, Emily discusses Signal AI’s long-term work with Deloitte, detailing how they’ve partnered with them and measured success. She also shares how in addition to leveraging the...

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Today’s guest is Gaurav Srivastava, CTO at FarEye. Having recently raised another $100M, FarEye has now raised a total of $150M to bring artificial intelligence to the supply chain. In this episode, Gaurav talks about how end-user impact is what vendors and internal AI leaders need to understand to make a strong business case. Be sure to join us here on The AI in Business Podcast next week, as we will be publishing an episode every day from November 1st through the 5th. We have five notable guests from companies like IBM, Facebook, Intel, and more speaking about the topic of AI culture and how enterprise leaders can encourage an AI culture that will allow AI to take root and genuinely deliver an ROI.