It’s the data (model), stupid!

In our current age of digitization and AI, data is growing at an astonishing rate. Everyone agrees. And everyone expects AI to have a dramatic impact on our society and workplaces. Well, AI is already having a major impact across a range of real-world scenarios. But these scenarios are relatively narrow, limiting the impact of […]

Every Database is Biased

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee AI and data science adoption rates are soaring as more organizations pursue a data-driven agenda. But have you stopped to consider the ethics of AI? It’s a complex undertaking, with many businesses struggling to apply ethical […]

Every Consultant is a Data Scientist – Right?

It’s time for consultants to start practising what they preach. Analyzing the LinkedIn profiles of more than 350 consulting firms, 12% mention data science and AI in some way. But only 1% of the consultant population is actually a data scientist. Why the disparity? While the number of data scientists is increasing rapidly, one thing […]

Sorry, Your Brain is NOT like a Computer

AI is everywhere. You interact or rely on such systems in one form or another, every day. Yet, AI is a commonly misunderstood technology, where the realm of science fiction seems to encroach on the real world, relying on science fact. To overcome this, we all must develop our thinking and gain a basic understanding of […]

Here’s What the Tech Prophets Don’t Want You to Know

We live in a world where half truths, metaphors and fake news pollute the airways. AI is no exception. In recent times, we’ve seen this technology move out of the realms of science fiction and into science fact. But how can you work out what’s real and what’s not in the world of AI? You […]

Everyone is a Data Scientist

The shortage of analytical (i.e. data science) talent is well documented. Organizations face an uphill struggle to recruit (and retain) Data Scientists and, for now, we just have to deal with this fact. But there are changes afoot. Coding is now a popular classroom activity as our children are told that to succeed in life, […]

The Intellerts ABC of Data Science

Everyone seems in need of algorithms, but do we really now why? How should we go about this? A. Artificial Intelligence Everyone is jumping on the AI bandwagon, or is on the road to mastering machine learning. Companies want algorithms. They may not understand why, but are afraid of missing out on what everyone else is […]