AI at Work: Friend and Foe

A new report was published by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Titled AI at Work: Friend and Foe, the study follows the firm’s inaugural AI at Work survey from last year and is based on a global survey of more than 13,000 employees in 15 countries and regions conducted by BCG X, BCG’s tech build and design division. The survey’s respondents range from executive suite leaders to frontline employees who do not hold managerial positions, although most respondents work in office-based roles.

SC24: Technical Program Leaders Discuss Their Role and Scientific Vision

Science lies at the heart of the annual Supercomputing conference, and the Technical Program is one of the most important and challenging aspects of the conference. To learn more about what this program does, as well as the scientific vision that drives every decision within the program, here’s an interview with SC24 Technical Program Chair Guillaume Pallez (Inria) and Vice Chair Judith Hill (LLNL).

The CFO’s Quest in an AI-first World

A new research study with HFS Research from Genpact (helping leading finance organizations with digital transformation) found that leading CFOs expect AI to be the “future” of their company. The CFOs surveyed – including chiefs from HP, HSBC, Trinity Health and more – see the biggest potential for data analysis, customer integration and forecasting, but also expressed concern about how to take the next step. 

Freshworks Report Reveals AI Is Delivering Strong Productivity Gains and Unlocking Higher-Value Work for Employees

Freshworks Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) released its new Global AI Workplace Report, revealing how various workplace departments are interacting with AI since the new era of generative AI exploded into the market 18 months ago. The global survey of 7,000+ full-time employees, collected from March 9 to April 4, 2024, revealed how AI has become a tool commonly used among knowledge workers – more than half (55%) of workers surveyed said they are currently using software applications enhanced with AI at work. 

Introducing Cognizant Neuro® Edge: Revolutionizing AI Deployment at the Edge

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) announced the launch of Cognizant Neuro®️ Edge, a new platform in the Cognizant Neuro®️ suite, designed to empower businesses across industries to leverage artificial intelligence and generative AI at the edge.

Vero AI Publishes Report Identifying Trends in AI and Data Privacy Legislation, Supporting Enterprises in Compliance Planning

Vero AI, a first-of-its-kind analytical engine and scoreboard that helps enterprises fully harness the potential of advanced technology including artificial intelligence while minimizing risk, released an industry-agnostic report, Regulating the Future: Responsible AI Legislation Trends and Predictions on key trends in current and emerging artificial intelligence (AI) legislation.

Lenovo Accelerates Smarter AI for All with New AI Solutions that Save Energy, Speed Deployment and Fast-Track AI Use Cases for Every Industry 

Lenovo unveiled new comprehensive enterprise AI solutions designed to help any company develop and deploy AI with turnkey services, business-ready vertical solutions and energy efficient innovations designed to accelerate the practical application of AI.

SingleStore Unveils New Offerings to Unfreeze Data Lakehouses, Powering Intelligent Applications 

SingleStore, the real-time data platform for you to transact, analyze and contextualize, announced a bi-directional integration with Apache Iceberg that opens up a world of opportunities for building intelligent applications on data lakehouses. This integration addresses the critical challenge faced by enterprises where an estimated 90% of data remains “frozen” in lakehouses and is unusable for powering interactive applications, analytics or AI. 

Teradata Collaborates with Google Cloud on Enterprise-Scale Trusted AI Offerings that Accelerate Time-to-Value and ROI

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) announced that it will offer Teradata VantageCloud Lake on Google Cloud, featuring updates that are designed to leverage the strengths of both Teradata and Google Cloud to deliver Trusted AI with the expertise, scale, and technology that enterprises require.

Boomi, Connor Group, and a Cohort of Academic Researchers Collaborate to Deliver Enterprise Risk Framework for Generative AI 

Boomi™, the intelligent integration and automation leader, along with Connor Group, a leading specialized professional services firm, in association with professors David Wood (Brigham Young University Marriott School), Scott Emett (Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business), and Marc Eulerich (University of Duisberg-Essen) Mercator School of Management), announced the Enterprise GenAI Governance Framework — the first-ever enterprise risk framework for generative artificial intelligence (GenAI).