Think you’re using AI effectively in security? You’re probably not, says security expert

Nearly 60 per cent of businesses have automated their security and incident response tools, but only at a very minimal level, according to a new SANS Institute study. The D3 Security sponsored study

Published on: April 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft outlines AI ethics framework strategy

Microsoft Corp. has made great strides in the field of AI, and as it continues to innovate, it is keeping an eye on the ethics of AI, said Michael Phillips, assistant general counsel

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Train computers to see what you want them to see with Azure Custom Vision

Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability of several new services to Azure, including Azure Custom Vision, a feature of Azure's Cognitive Services. This service, which is powered by machine learning, allows users to

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

How to get rewarded for your Digital Transformation prowess

Nominations for the 2019 Digital Transformation Awards sponsored by IT World Canada (ITWC) are now open. The Digital Transformation Awards is a national program designed to recognize the best examples of business or organizational

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Steve Proctor

Microsoft wants to shortcut AI’s usefulness with ‘machine teaching’

REDMOND, Wash. - Businesses around the world have already seen the impact of AI technology in digital services such as chatbots and virtual assistants. But how could this technology be implemented to the

Published on: March 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI use in customer service will continue to rise, Salesforce research says

The use of AI in customer service operations has already made a noticeable impact in recent times, and according to a report published by Salesforce Research, we should expect to see those numbers

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Not spending on AI yet? Don’t worry, you probably will

Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $35.8 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest projections, a whopping 44 per cent increase over the amount spent in 2018. By 2022, that

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft launches free online classes to teach AI to executives

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new series of online courses for executives to learn about AI, as it tries to help businesses catch up to the trend of AI in business. AI Business

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI changing the financial industry, although hurdles remain

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already brought about large changes throughout society, maybe nowhere more than in the world of business. The financial services industry is no exception. According to a survey conducted by

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

IBM makes Watson available in any cloud environment, boosts hybrid cloud offerings

San Francisco --- IBM Corp. is bolstering its hybrid cloud offerings and making its AI crown jewel available on any cloud environment. This means businesses can deploy Watson Assistant and Watson OpenScale, for example, and

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Alex Coop

Tech sector jobs booming, with developers and system admins in highest demand, says Randstad

Human resources firm Randstad Canada has pinpointed the best jobs and industries in Canada for 2019 in their latest Best Jobs in Canada In-demand Jobs 2019 report, and it looks like tech and

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

IBM and Microsoft lead the pack in AI patent applications, WIPO report says

We've been hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for years now and how it's increasingly shifting from the theoretical to reality, and finding its way into so many industries and applications

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

The robots are coming, bringing with them a $19 billion market by 2020

From the Jetsons to R2-D2 to the more recent Black Mirror, science fiction has consistently helped us imagine a future where humans cohabitate with robots. And nowadays, with robots doing everything from vacuuming our

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Automotive technology manufacturuer Denso opens Montreal innovation lab

Japan-based Denso announced today that it is opening a new satellite research and development (R&D) lab in Montreal that will focus on developing artificial intelligence technology for the automotive industry. Denso is a $48.1 billion

Published on: January 11th, 2019 Meagan Simpson