IOP Publishing Launches Series of Open Access Journals Dedicated to Machine Learning and AI for the Sciences 

IOP Publishing (IOPP) launched a series of open access journals dedicated to the application and development of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) for the sciences. The new multidisciplinary Machine Learning series will collectively cover applications of ML and AI across the physical sciences, engineering, biomedicine and health, and environmental and earth science. Study Unveils Growing Confidence in AI-First Automation Among North American Customer Service Executives, a global leader in AI-first customer service automation, has unveiled research titled ‘Betting Big on AI-First: Insights from Customer Service Leaders.’ The study sheds light on AI adoption trends within North American customer service operations and contact centers. According to the findings, an impressive 84.5% of respondents either plan to or are already leveraging AI, underscoring its pivotal role in shaping the industry’s future.

Down on the Digital Farm: How AI is Plowing the Fields of Agricultural Innovation

In this feature article, Daniel D. Gutierrez, insideAInews Editor-in-Chief & Resident Data Scientist, discusses how AI is transforming the agriculture industry. It’s an exciting time down on the digital farm, and who knows what the future might bring?

Qlik Releases Qlik Talend Cloud, Providing Reliable AI Foundations for the Modern Enterprise

Qlik®, a global leader in data integration, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI), announced the general availability of Qlik Talend Cloud, a comprehensive integrated solution designed to enhance data trust and accessibility for AI value creation at scale. Underpinned by trusted Qlik and Talend® technologies, trusted by some of the world’s largest brands, Qlik Talend Cloud is designed to facilitate responsible enterprise AI adoption. 

IT Pros Vote in Inaugural Brand Leader Survey Covering Enterprise Infrastructure for AI

IT Brand Pulse, a trusted source for research, data, and analysis about data center infrastructure, announced the results of the 2024 IT Brand Leader Survey covering Enterprise Infrastructure for AI. Generative AI is considered the biggest technology inflection point in human history with hundreds of billions of dollars already invested to create a new universe of hardware, software, systems, and services designed for enterprise AI.

AI Set to Save Professionals 12 Hours Per Week by 2029

Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI), a global content and technology company, released its 2024 Future of Professionals report, an annual survey of more than 2,200 professionals working across legal, tax, and risk & compliance fields globally.

The Rise of Embedded Analytics and Embedded AI: Proportional Business Value at Last?

In this contributed article, Artyom Keydunov, co-founder and CEO of Cube, believes that although business intelligence (BI) solutions have gone a long way to make more data available to non-technical users, challenges remain. With a universal semantic layer, organizations can create curated, intuitive data experiences that are more accessible than ever, enabling users to derive far more value from enterprise data.

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.

How Organizations Can Avoid AI Sticker Shock

In this contributed article, Chris Opat, Backblaze senior vice president of cloud operations, highlights how companies can innovate with AI while staying within the budget by understanding the type of AI you’re training, its latency requirements, the quantities of training data, and what third-party data you’ll need.

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.