Category Archives: Education

Sales Teams Aren’t Great at Forecasting. Here’s How to Fix That

Though AI and other advanced technologies have been applied to improve forecasting accuracy, sales leaders still get blindsided by forecasts that turn out to be embarrassingly overinflated. That’s because the root causes of most inaccuracies are not faulty algorithms but … Continue reading

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Why Investment Managers Are Bullish About AI, ML And RPA

Technology analysts envision AI, ML and RPA becoming increasingly interwoven. Together, these technologies have the potential to change investment operations and the ways in which work gets done. Firms stand to benefit from these evolving technologies. The following are some … Continue reading

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Microsoft Teams gets inventive new conference call features to make Slack users jealous

…The most impressive new feature is one that will solve whiteboard interactions in meetings with remote participants. Microsoft has developed a way to mask out someone drawing on a physical whiteboard, allowing remote meeting members to still see the physical … Continue reading

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HOW TO ENSURE YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY IS A HIT

Digital transformation is much more than a technical change; it is also a cultural and procedural change that organisations embrace. Ownership of digital efforts is expanding to the C-suite and cross-functional groups that encapsulate a broad view of the organization. … Continue reading

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Corporate Christmas cards under threat from new EU data protection rules

Corporate Christmas cards are under threat because new EU data protection rules mean that companies need permission to send seasonal greetings via email… The Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has told its members that the cards can … Continue reading

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In memory of Paul Allen – His quote on January 1977

“I expect the personal computer to become the kind of thing that people carry with them, a companion that takes notes, does accounting, gives reminders, handles a thousand personal tasks.” PAUL ALLEN, JANUARY 1977

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In memory of Paul Allen with his own words

The event that started everything for us business-wise was when I found an article in a 1971 electronics magazine about Intel’s 4004 chip, which was the world’s first microprocessor… This was before Bill and l, ever started Microsoft. We had … Continue reading

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Bringing AI to Excel—4 new features announced today at Ignite

Excel’s power comes from its simplicity. At its core, Excel is three things: cells of data laid out in rows and columns, a powerful calculation engine, and a set of tools for working with the data. The result is an … Continue reading

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WEF: These US tech giants have the most AI-related patents

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the way we live, and the tech giants are racing to stay ahead of the curve. “The coming era will be looked back upon as the ‘AI era,’ when AI became the defining competitive advantage for … Continue reading

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Girls in STEM – 1st AI bootcamp in Athens

The future is the promise of a generation. A unique Microsoft A.I. bootcamp in Athens designed to empower girls in STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with participation from 16 countries. Video here

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