AI Platforms Seen Emerging in 2017

(enzozo/Shutterstock) Technology predictions for next year are already filtering in, with artificial intelligence and full-blown analytics and other platforms increasingly seen as among the keys to opening the big data floodgates in 2017. Market watcher Forrester forecasts that AI spending will triple next year as companies “convert customer data into personalized experiences.” Application drivers include advanced analytics, machine learning and cognitive computing platforms. The AI spending prediction is bolstered by recent investments in emerging machine and deep learning technology developers. For example, U.K. AI chip developer Graphcore emerged from stealth mode this week with a $30 million funding round aimed at advancing its “intelligent processing unit” (IPU) strategy that combines advanced parallel processing with software tools and libraries. The startup’s IPU card plugs into PCI buses to boost the performance…

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