Tags : AI

The Future of Work

ROBOTS ARE HERE TO HELP  By Kris Fitzgerald Modern business operations have fundamentally changed over the last 100—and even the last 20— years. Terms that were once buzzwords for a select few—like “automation,” “Internet of Things,” “machine learning” and “artificial intelligence” (AI)—have become cornerstones of the evolving business landscape. Today, executives must understand how to […]Read More

Austin 2018 Economic Forecast – Acceleration

By Sarah Weber For the first time in its history, the Texas CEO Magazine Economic Forecast featured a panel composed entirely of tech leaders. And where better to host that panel than in Austin, the Texas city that is quickly becoming the next tech frontier? The Austin forecast, presented in conjunction with the Baylor University […]Read More

The New “Smart Cars”

USING CONNECTED AUTOMATED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE INTERSECTION SAFETY  By Steven W. Dellenback, Ph.D., PMP Last year approximately 40,000 people in the United States lost their lives in automobile accidents, an increase of 6 percent from the previous year building on a 7 percent rise the year before that. This upward trend is occurring despite […]Read More

Austin – 2017 Economic Forecast: Resilient

By Dacia Rivers Photography by Jonathan Garza Speakers at the 2017 Economic Forecast event in Austin focused on higher ed, post-recession job growth, successful start-up ecosystems, the future of artificial intelligence and the area’s booming real estate market. The event was moderated by David Reid, Executive Director of the Baylor Angel Network. Regional Economy Dr. […]Read More

If I Were the CEO, I’d Want to Know

By Robin Goad That was the subject line of an email I sent to Michael Dell in the summer of 2011, recapping a conversation between a Wall Street bank CIO and several thought leaders at a dinner party in NYC. The subject of the conversation that evening was Artificial Intelligence. At the time, I was […]Read More

The Role of Knowledge Workers & AI

John Rauscher’s Automated Reporting Lightens Knowledge Workers’ Loads By Dacia  Rivers Service activities account for more than 80 percent of the GDP, and more than half of those activities include what’s known as “knowledge work.” Knowledge workers are workers like physicians, lawyers and academics, whose jobs involve reasoning through problems alone and with others, and […]Read More

AI Toys: Tiny Desktop Robots Come to Life as Emoters

By Dacia Rivers Tamagotchi pets were a big hit with kids in the late 90s. Created in Japan, these tiny, handheld gadgets contained computer images of various animals, which users could feed and care for all the way from hatching to old age. Brad Knox, CEO of Emoters, is taking the Tamagotchi concept to the […]Read More

Investing in AI

HOW MACHINE LEARNING & ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ARE REVOLUTIONIZING FINANCIAL ANALYSIS By Ron Breitigam Hedge Funds and money managers have come a long way from the days of handwritten financial models. In fact, stock and commodity exchanges report that more than 80 percent of today’s trade decisions are computer driven. But a broader change is underway […]Read More

Lending Nurses a Robotic Hand

Hospital nurses are some of the most in-demand employees in the health care industry but, with staffing shortages in hospitals across the country, they are often stretched beyond their capabilities on the job. With her new company, Diligent Droidz, Austinite and UT professor Andrea Thomaz hopes to give these overworked nurses an extra hand . […]Read More