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IBM research: 42% of companies adopt AI, success hinges on workforce trust
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New IBM research shows 42% of businesses have deployed AI, with success hinging on workforce trust and acceptance, according to Bartek Roszak, Head of AI at STX Next.
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Overcoming the data challenges associated with gen AI deployments
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As gen AI tools transform multiple sectors, businesses need to tackle key challenges including concerns over data privacy, inherited biases, and ethical dilemmas.
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Applause survey reveals prevalent use & concerns about Gen AI
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A survey by Applause reveals consumers increasingly use AI-powered chatbots for everyday tasks, despite growing data privacy concerns and frequent inaccuracies.
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BABL AI and QuantPi unite for robust AI governance
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AI auditing firm, BABL AI, forms strategic partnership with QuantPi to enhance trust and compliance in AI systems, delivering a holistic governance solution for varying industries.
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Asia-Pacific businesses set to invest USD $3.4bn in GenAI
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Generative AI (GenAI) investments in the Asia-Pacific are projected to accelerate at a staggering rate of 140%, the fastest globally, with spending expected to reach USD $3.4 billion across key nations, according to Infosys Knowledge Institute's research.
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EU pioneers global regulation of artificial intelligence sector
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The EU inaugurates the global first AI Act aiming to mitigate potential risks of AI technologies and establish a human-centric regulatory framework, prompting other regions to catch up.
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IWD 2024: How and why tech companies should help women reach the c-suite
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Revealing only 26% of UK tech staff are women, an op-ed explores how tech firms can secure gender balance and women's progress to leadership roles.
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IWD 2024: Take the fear factor out and ask for support
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Female leaders break barriers and redefine tech sector - experts from Eagle Eye emphasise diversity and female empowerment in the workplace for progress acceleration.
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IWD 2024: Artificial intelligence is inherently bias - here’s how to remedy it
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In an AI-dominated era, inherent biases within such technologies remain a pervasive issue, highlighting the urgent need for fostering diversity among developers and leveraging AI to create equitable and inclusive tools.
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IWD 2024: Bridging the gender gap for women tech founders
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IWD 2024: Unconscious bias and stringent funding criteria hinder women tech founders, despite proven capability to disrupt industries and create million-dollar businesses.
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IWD 2024: Accelerating progress: One challenge and one day at a time
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A seasoned technology executive reflects on her 30-year journey, confronting biases and championing change in a male-dominated industry, this International Women's Day.
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IWD 2024: Can AI be the way in for women to lead this AI era?
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The increasing democratisation of AI presents unique opportunities for women to lead in the rapidly expanding AI era, levelling the tech playing field.
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IWD 2024: Remote work breaks down borders and bias
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Amid biases and inadequate leadership representation, remote work facilitates inclusive growth opportunities and improved work-life balance for women worldwide.
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IWD 2024: Women need to speak up to ensure AI benefits everyone
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Greater diversity and women's input necessary in AI development to curtail risks of skewed real-world outcomes and ensure benefits for all, experts stress.
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IWD 2024: Women leading the way: Educating girls in technology
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New Zealand organisation, Digital Future Aotearoa, pioneers initiatives for digital technology education amongst girls, aimed at enhancing female representation in tech sector workforce.
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IWD 2024: Empowering women in finance: navigating opportunities and challenges
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Successful women in finance spotlight the industry's evolvement and the necessity to ensure gender balance and flexibility in leadership roles.
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IWD 2024: How to 'Inspire Inclusion' in the world of Fintech
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International Women's Day's 2024 'Inspire Inclusion' theme resonates within fintech facing a continuous struggle to promote female representation in senior roles.
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Poor data foundations stunting generative AI potential, study reveals
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Poor data foundations hinder full potential of Generative AI, warns Syniti and HFS Research, advising companies to enforce reliable management and quality strategies.
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How enterprises can avoid missing out and messing up on AI
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APAC enterprises grapple with pace of AI adoption, balancing the urgency to stay competitive with the risk of rushing, finds a Juniper Networks and Wakefield Research survey.
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UK lags behind France and Germany in generative AI
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British companies trail their French and German counterparts in investing in generative AI, jeopardising the UK's chances of gaining an AI advantage.
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Confronting fears is the first step to enterprise AI adoption
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IT leaders globally strive to overcome concerns over bias, governance and accuracy, whilst under pressure to rapidly adopt AI to stay competitive, a Juniper Networks survey reveals.
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BABL AI joins US consortium to promote safer AI systems
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AI tech firm BABL AI joins the US AI Safety Institute Consortium (AISIC) to foster the growth of trustworthy and safe AI systems, affirming a shared commitment to align AI with societal norms.
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Privacy Commissioner scrutinises Foodstuffs' facial recognition trial
Mon, 12th Feb 2024
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Privacy Commissioner scrutinises Foodstuffs North Island's facial recognition trial over potential privacy issues and concerns about accuracy and bias among New Zealand's diverse populations.
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Setting the AI agenda in 2024: what does the C-suite think?
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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AI's impact on nearly 40% of jobs requires swift actions to ensure compliance in 2024, but a gap in technical knowledge poses challenges.