#DareToCode – Join Programmers’ Week on September 14-18

We know you like coding, learning about the latest tech trends and engaging in new opportunities that benefit your organization. Because of that, we highly recommend you join the sixth edition of Cognizant Softvision’s largest technical event: Programmers’ Week.

Programmers’ Week (an extension of International Programmers’ Day, which is celebrated on the 256th day of the year) is a week-long celebration dedicated to the programmers of the world and their amazing contributions to our industry. Read in full

The value of software design in a digital product

“One of the abstract terms we use in software development is business value. It’s one of many. As an industry, we are very good at producing ambiguous terms and acronyms that end in DD (TDD, BDD, DDD and the list continues).  But that’s a different matter. I often find myself in conversations on what business value is, and more importantly, how do we quantify it.  And, most of the times, I end up making a case that there are also other aspects that bring value, apart from the features themselves. Read in full

Leading from above the line

“I have been thinking a lot lately about Jim Dethmer’s book, “The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership“, and the valuable lessons he shares about the masterful art of leading others. Considering his book to be one of reference in leadership, I will, in the following paragraphs, attempt to convey to you the TL;DR of what it means to lead from “above the line”.

In the image above, I love how clear and easily visible the horizontal line dividing the earth and the sky is. Read in full

Shaping a Machine Learning Team

“You may or may not remember this, but there once existed such a time that everyone talked about something completely different than the novel coronavirus, its impact on businesses everywhere and the global economy.

In this fabled period, eons ago, companies everywhere struggled to adapt to a new reality, a reality in which all that data they had collected during the “Big Data” phase of the industry would actually be used for something. Read in full

Can we regulate AI or not? This is the question

AI technologies are forecast to add USD 15 trillion to the global economy by 2030. At this moment, around the world, at least 50 countries (including the EU as a whole) have developed, or are in the process of developing a national AI strategy. Of these, 36 have (or plan to have) either separate strategies in place for public sector AI or a dedicated focus embedded within a broader strategy. Read in full

The future of marketing is AI

Marketing is the business process of creating relationships with customers and finding the perfect conditions to satisfy their needs. This is probably why it’s one of the fields that collects and uses a huge amount of data about a lot of things, including customers, website traffic, products and services, delivery, pricing and payment conditions etc.

With the explosion of online commerce and so many attractive offers, companies are urged to find innovative solutions to stay ahead of the curve. Read in full

Artificial Intelligence is reshaping the hospitality industry

In the last couple of years, artificial intelligence has found its way in almost all industries and the hospitality one makes no exception. Being a highly competitive domain, those working in this industry have always been keen on keeping up-to-date with trends and technological advancements.

With the help of AI, businesses operating in the hospitality industry can upgrade their services, processes and improve customer experiences. After all, in this field, it’s all about boosting revenues and loyalty. Read in full

How can project managers leverage AI?

Project management is a practice that cannot be excluded from the current activities of any company. Whether you’re working on a construction site, or in software development, you’ve definitely dealt with planning, executing and controlling the work of a team. Although a practical and beneficial process, project management is not without its drawbacks. It can be really time-consuming and sometimes it comes at a high financial cost too. Read in full

Ready to implement AI into your business?

Make sure your employees are also prepared

The idea of a machine that can display “intelligence” just like a human has been around for quite some time. The concept of artificial intelligence became known on a larger scale starting with the ’50s and, since then, it has had a few ups and downs. But the real progress is happening now. Nowadays, almost all areas of our lives could be enhanced with the help of AI technology and researchers never stop to amaze us with new use cases. Read in full

The privacy equation in Artificial Intelligence

Once the internet has really taken off and the use of technology in almost every activity has become the new norm, people started to voluntarily trade their privacy for convenience. And they have done it for years. Yet, nowadays, individuals are finally thinking about questioning this exchange and paying more attention to their data privacy.

According to a study by Intouch International, 9 in 10 American internet users stated they are concerned about the privacy and security of their personal information online. Read in full