6 lessons learned from early AI projects

6 lessons learned from early AI projects

Artificial intelligence (or AI, as it’s commonly known) has power to change work in the short and long terms. Advances in techniques like machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) offer huge ways to help small businesses cut costs and differentiate themselves. (more…)

1 in 3 construction leaders are using AI. Here’s how they do it

1 in 3 construction leaders are using AI. Here’s how they do it

“Will robots take my job?”

If you’ve asked this question lately, you’re far from the only one. A current Google search for answers to this question returns nearly 37 million results (as of publication). So, you’d be forgiven for wondering how AI will impact certain sectors: Are robots the new bricklayers in construction? To find the answer for you, GetApp and Gartner (our parent company) asked small business construction leaders how they’re using AI today. (more…)

Digital freight matching will revolutionize the trucking industry—eventually. Here’s why

Digital freight matching will revolutionize the trucking industry—eventually. Here’s why

Unilever, Uber, and DB Schenker are just a handful of companies who have joined the digital freight matching arena—an arena that has seen over $180 million in venture capital investments since 2011. With adoption rates of sophisticated transport management software by small and medium sized businesses growing, why are so many of the big players interested in this new model?

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Diversity, chatbot recruiters, and the dominance of cloud software: HR trends for 2018

Diversity, chatbot recruiters, and the dominance of cloud software: HR trends for 2018

When we put together the top HR trends for 2017, we featured recruitment marketing, artificial intelligence/predictive analytics, and chatbots. And in 2018… we’ll see more of the same. As budgets continue to shrink for many smaller companies and HR departments, it seems that many businesses are taking longer to adopt certain trends than originally thought.

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