Kicking off day 2 of TechInnov Day – AI for Africa, were 2 technical talks focused on machine learning (ML) methods and advancements, the rest were more application-oriented. Today, I will focus on these 2 technical talks at the conference as I’ve learned the most from them. If you missed …more
Earlier this week I had the pleasure to be a guest on the CRM Konvos show. This show is hosted by 3 CRM industry/technology analysts, whom I befriended from disparate places around the world at different time, but never knew that they know each other until recently. Life’s full of …more
This year has definitely been a busy year for me right from the start with many travels for conferences, customers, partners, and PROS all the like. And the first thing that many people say to me when chatting over TEAM is “Where are you?” So I thought I could provide …more
Yeah, I turned 50! When you get to be half a century old, I would assume that most people are probably not too concerned with our birthdays anymore. After all, we had it 49 times already. What could be any more special or different about this one? It is certainly …more
Thanks to ChatGPT for waking up the globe to the realization that the age of AI is here. Are you ready for it? Do you know how businesses can gain tangible value from this rapidly evolving tech? What steps your business must take to better understand AI’s capabilities and prepare for the disruptions it creates? Are you ready for the AI revolution?
One of the most wonderful things about an in-person conference is the “Hallway Track,” the informal conversations happening off-schedule (e.g. during coffee breaks, dinners, etc.). Over dinner, I had the chance to consult Yann LeCun about the application of deep neural network (DNN) to tabular data.
Over the years, I’ve been invited to speak at many conferences all over the globe, but Ben Guerir, Morocco, is a first. Before this engagement, I didn’t even know where the University town of Ben Guerir was (I can’t even find much about it on Wikipedia). As with the first …more
The advent of big data, distributed computing, and machine learning have ushered us into a new world of artificial intelligence (AI). The concept of AI isn’t new since it’s a theme that’s been frequently dramatized by the entertainment industry. But how can we understand AI in a more realistic and …more
With the dramatic and accelerated shift toward online, self-serve engagements, digital commerce is expected to overtake direct sales as the most-used channel for B2B selling. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80% of B2B sales interactions between suppliers and buyers will occur in digital channels. In this increasingly crowded digital …more
The COVID Task Force is truly a historic event. Although this unlikely event is driven by the unfortunate circumstance of COVID, it’s an unprecedented collaboration among airlines by sharing the most prized asset (i.e. their data). We are privileged to facilitate this partnership through our COVID Task Force. And the …more
Humans have always weathered through adversity by joining our forces to fight the common enemy. We strongly believe that by pooling our collective resources and expertise, we will all have a faster and smoother recovery. It is under this principle that PROS has assembled the COVID-19 Task Force (CTF).