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We blog about artificial intelligence (AI) and data science in business to help our customers understand changing trends in industries like manufacturing.

How to score your first AI quick wins: Intelligent Insights

There’s no doubt that going ahead with Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be risky. We’ve seen numerous AI fails from major companies including IBM, Amazon and Microsoft which landed them in hot water, something big companies can often bounce …
Stephanie Organ

The AI Hierarchy of Needs meets the Minimum Viable Product

Two of my favourite pyramids are the Data Science Hierarchy of Needs and the Minimum Viable Product. Combining them helps us build effective artificial intelligence (AI) proof of concepts in businesses. It also supports building AI …
Steph Locke

Mastering AI in manufacturing: the three levels of competency

Manufacturers have been facing continual pressure to improve their technology base, reduce costs, and improve quality since the Industrial Revolution. Manufacturers are used to change but not every manufacturer can or will embrace it at the …
Steph Locke

Industry IoT, smart factories and AI in manufacturing

The world of manufacturing is on the brink of another revolution due to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications. Aside from clear use cases like robotics and automation, big data applications are coming …
Stephanie Organ

A partnership of Machine Learning and AI with healthcare professionals

Healthcare has always been a data-rich area, but with new technologies for processing and structuring, and new ways of collecting data, such as using sensors, like many other industries, the available data is growing exponentially. …
Stephanie Organ

Expert Perspectives: Enhancing business with data and AI

This week we spoke to Dr. Leila Etaati, co-founder, data scientist, consultant and mentor at RADACAD, about what she thought was the key to success with AI for businesses, and how her business was implementing these beliefs. The …
Stephanie Organ

How to score your first AI quick wins: Social Listening

Marketing is a ripe area for Artificial Intelligence (AI) adoption, with all the data and the insights, but how do you make the jump into the AI pool when you look around and all you see is resistance? Quick win projects are an essential …
Stephanie Organ

How to score your first AI quick wins: Knowledge Worker Productivity

When you choose to introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI) in your organisation or department there can be a lot of resistance and uncertainty, which is why it is important to start small and win fast. By taking on smaller fail-proof …
Stephanie Organ

These advanced techniques of AI in retail are making retailers jobs a breeze

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already beginning to transform several industries, and it continues to divide opinions on whether it will transform our lives for good, for bad, or exaggerate existing divides by benefitting some and …
Stephanie Organ

Add an FAQ bot to your Facebook page with Chatfuel

If your business has a Facebook page, and you and your staff often find yourselves answering the same questions repeatedly via Messenger, you can take ten minutes out of your day to save hours of time in the future. Score a quick-win with …
Mia Hatton

Watch these 12 trends in FinTech in 2020

As the decade turns to 2020, you may be wondering what’s in store for the FinTech industry. Although threats from cybersecurity have seen a sharp rise in recent times, this will act as a driving force in the industry not a downfall. FinTech …
Stephanie Organ

Take the hassle out of note-taking with Otter.ai

How much time is spent taking and distributing minutes in your organisation? How often are your staff impacted by miscommunications, forgotten action points and lost meeting notes? All of these losses can be avoided when you use an AI tool …
Mia Hatton

Announcing our Research Panel

We want to help more than one million businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI) in the next five years. To do that we need your help. We're working on the world's biggest dataset on AI adoption via what we collect on our site, but …
Steph Locke

How to score your first AI quick wins: Sales AI

Making big changes in your organisation or department such as kick-starting Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be a risky move if things don’t go to plan. Getting your team on board from the start is key to longterm success, which is why it’s …
Stephanie Organ

How to score your first AI quick wins: Accessible meetings

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can come across as a make or break move, perhaps a risky step, particularly if you don’t have disposable resources, which is why it is so important to start with some quick win projects in order to build …
Stephanie Organ

Data Confex 2019

Yesterday Nightingale HQ had the pleasure of sponsoring the first Wales Data Confex: Artificial Intelligence and Big Data 2019, held in Cardiff, where various stakeholders came together to discuss the future of AI and data for organisations …
Stephanie Organ

Why do you need business intelligence?

How quickly could you answer the question, "How's your business doing?" if it was asked right now? How detailed would your answer be, and how confident would you be in your answer? If you were utilising business intelligence, your answer …
Mia Hatton

Will AI help your business, steal your jobs, or leave you in the dust?

With AI set to expand and evolve over the coming years, with 61% of businesses already implementing some form of AI, you may be beginning to wonder where AI might fit in your company. Is it a god send to simplify daily work tasks, or is it …
Stephanie Organ

How to score your first AI quick wins: FAQ chatbots

Taking on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in your organisation, particularly for the first time, can be risky business, which is why it is so important to have quick win projects. Quick win projects will motivate your team and build up …
Stephanie Organ

Removing AI bias for better decision making

It is difficult to deny that humans make biased decisions. Unconsciously we all make choices that are based on prejudices and flawed associations. This bias that we introduce to our business decisions can trickle through entire …
Mia Hatton