The Tech Tracking 2024 Presidential Ad Campaigns

A new searchable database allows the public to examine groups running social media ads that mention U.S. presidential candidates, including secretly coordinated pages that are running identical videos or messages.  The project is supported by a grant and use of analytics software from Neo4j, a leading graph database and analytics company.

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.

Proscia Strengthens Leadership Position In AI-enabled Diagnostic Pathology Market

Proscia®, a global leader in AI-enabled pathology solutions for precision medicine, has expanded its leadership position in the diagnostic pathology market. The company has grown its clinical customer base by more than 100% in the past year. Among its other highlights, Proscia was recognized by KLAS Research in a June 2024 Emerging Company Spotlight report and released findings from a study conducted with Quest Diagnostics, a leading provider of diagnostic information services, on the impact of its AI-enabled workflows.

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.

Webinar: Getting Started with Llama 3 on AMD Radeon and Instinct GPUs

[Sponsored Post] This webinar: “Getting Started with Llama 3 on AMD Radeon and Instinct GPUs” provides a guide to installing Hugging Face transformers, Meta’s Llama 3 weights, and the necessary dependencies for running Llama locally on AMD systems with ROCm™ 6.0.

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. 

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.