Mobile Advertising and AI

Last week I posted another Forbes article, this one focused on how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help companies in mobile marketing. The ad ecosystem is complex and there are a number of ways, from demographics to fraud protection, Where the advanced techniques can help. Check my articles page for a link.

Anomaly Detection

One of the key advantages of machine learning is the ability to quickly look at large volumes of data and identify transactions and other events that don’t fit the expected patterns. That’s important for more than only network management. Fraud detection, advertising effectiveness and other analysis benefit from anomaly detection. My latest forbes.com column discusses the basics.

My Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Year in Review Post is up on Forbes.com

My annual (I’ve done it twice now, so that now fits) has been posted. I review some of the key stories I covered in 2018 and make some basic predictions for what will happen in the near-term future. Hint: Aritifical intelligence and machine learning are still early in the adoption lifecycle, but cloud technologies mean faster adoption curves than in the past.

SAP looks at blockchain and other options for distributed ledgers

While at SAP TechEd in October, I talked with people about artificial intelligence and other leading technologies. One conversation took me out of my core zone and into how the company is looking at blockchain and other ways of providing distributed ledgers. My latest Search Data Management article discusses what I learned.