8 Key Takeaways from the 2018 Money 20/20 Conference

I just spent four exhausting days at Money 20/20, where I was surrounded by 11,500+ attendees from 100 countries, 450+ speakers, 2,600+ C-Suite executives, and 300+ members of the media. You know you’ve been to a great conference when you leave with lots of notes, lots of contacts, and plenty of information to share with co-workers … Read more

Ray Peloso Featured in Thrive Global Article Discussing Machine Learning and Banking Trends

Katabat’s CEO Ray Peloso was recently featured in a Thrive Global article and video interview about how machine learning can improve the customer journey. In addition to covering some personal tidbits about Ray’s background, success tips, and how to help others thrive, the Ariana Huffington media outlet asked Ray to share the top 5 fintech and … Read more

The Scoop on Katabat Artificial Intelligence

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These days, artificial intelligence (AI) is such a buzzword that it is hard to promote an AI solution without sounding like you are selling snake oil. A lot of people have read or heard about AI, and very likely formed their own opinions about what AI is and what AI can and will do based … Read more

Artificial Intelligence: Breaking Down More AI Misconceptions

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There is no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming how we do business. AI holds much promise but is often misunderstood. A recent LivePerson and Forrester webinar got me thinking about common questions and misconceptions that people often have about AI and its role in the industry. Here I break down some of the … Read more

Real Talk About Artificial Intelligence: Forrester Says Invest Now

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I recently had the opportunity to attend a webinar hosted by LivePerson and featuring Forrester discussing artificial intelligence (AI). Forrester presented compelling research looking ahead at the kinds of tasks and job categories that are being automated and turned over partially or wholly to AI. The presenters made a strong case that AI implementation is … Read more

Artificial Intelligence Problems and Promise

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This is the second post in a three-part series by Katabat’s CTO, Ye Zhang. Be sure to read the other entries here and here.  If you believe Hollywood and the papers, the two major fears about artificial intelligence (AI) are: “AI will put me out of a job!” and “The robots will kill us all!” … Read more

Play-Based Learning

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Who doesn’t enjoy a good challenge? Katabat CTO Ye Zhang decided to give his artificial intelligence team the opportunity to flex their muscles in a Google Kaggle competition in December. “We are not the ones who invented machine learning (ML),” Ye recognized. “However, we have unique advantages when it comes to applying natural language processing … Read more

The Hunt for Efficiency

I am obsessed with automation. My friends know that I am a smart home enthusiast. I enjoy setting up every aspect of my environment for ideal comfort and safety—pressing the start button or saying the command words and watching it go. Smart homes aren’t popular with everyone, perhaps because it seems lazy to rely on … Read more