Category: Artificial Intelligence

Jul 13, 2018 | post

Squirro Widget browser: Is your list telling the story?

Design Blog on Squirro widget browser List is probably the simplest UI component known, though often undermined. It is that sneaky UI component which quietly guides you all the way without dropping a hint that you are being guided. What does a list say though? By...


Jun 19, 2018 | post

AI-Driven Search: Bringing AI into Enterprise Search

A McKinsey report has found that employees spend on average 1.8 hours every single day searching for and gathering information. This is too long to simply be trying to locate information and is potentially a major blockage in the knowledge economy. None of this is a...


Jun 12, 2018 | post

The right kind of AI: Why Intelligence must be Augmented, not Artificial

I believe that artificial intelligence (AI) is a truly impactful technology. The raw computing power available in 2018 allows organizations to unlock the insight from the big data they hold and deliver a better experience to their customer than they ever thought imaginable. Yet as AI...


May 24, 2018 | post

An Interview with Squirro

Artificial Intelligence is hot on the agenda this year with every “Top Fintech Trends of 2018” list not complete without mention of the incoming robots that are going to be invading our offices with their timesaving algorithms. Nicholas van Zeggeren, Squirro’s Director UKI, explains in this...


May 9, 2018 | post

Equipping a team of citizen data scientists

The idea that data is now an organisation’s most valuable asset to starting to take hold. In 2017, an Economist article stated that the ‘world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data’ and businesses all over the world are seeking to use technology to...


May 4, 2018 | post

Digital Transformation coming full circle – 23 years later

When asked what we do here at Squirro I talk about AI. AI seems to be everywhere. Our version is all about Augmented Intelligence. Then people often go: “Interesting, but (not yet) for me.” 23 years ago, 1995, I joined the Institute of Information Systems of the University...


Mar 28, 2018 | post

Squirro and Synpulse partnered up in New York City to bring light into the black box of unstructured data.

Last Thursday, Central Park West was the place to be for gathering intel and knowledge about data capitalization in banking. Together with our partner Synpulse, Tabb Group, and ThomsonReuters we organized a breakfast on Artificial Intelligence applied to Financial Services. Tabb Group presented the results of...


Feb 13, 2018 | post

Doing more with Data in Insurance & FS – A 3 stepped approach

Banking organisations and insurance companies, financial services in short, are an industry that is both fast-paced and highly competitive. It’s no exaggeration to state that there is more data in FS than most other industries can even contemplate, let alone use in any meaningful sense. The...


Feb 13, 2018 | post

Doing more with Data in Insurance & FS – A 3 stepped approach

Banking organisations and insurance companies, financial services in short, are an industry that is both fast-paced and highly competitive. It’s no exaggeration to state that there is more data in FS than most other industries can even contemplate, let alone use in any meaningful sense. The...


Dec 11, 2017 | post

The 2017 AI Summit in NYC: A Meeting of the Minds

In its 7th edition, the 2017 AI Summit took place this year at the Metropolitan West in New York City. This is a large, two floor event space located across from the Intrepid Museum. At any given moment of the two-day event, from Dec. 5th to...


Nov 27, 2017 | post

Dreamforce – the Woodstock of the IT industry

Dreamforce, the flagship conference of Salesforce, took place a couple of weeks back. With over 170’000 participants it essentially has become the Woodstock of the IT industry. It is a fascinating congregation of everyone and everything IT. And Salesforce does a fantastic job to make it feel everything else than...


Nov 23, 2017 | post

RIP enterprise search – AI-based cognitive insight is the future

Earlier in 2017, The Economist declared that the ‘world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data’. Few would argue with this. Data and information are at the heart of the modern enterprise, empowering knowledge workers with the insight they need to do their job...