Category: Artificial Intelligence

Workplace Automation: Exploring the Next Frontier of Work

In a small startup in Silicon Valley, employee number twenty-three calls a meeting to attention and appraises each person attending the meeting on their progress. The meeting convener jots down these notes and compiles the results in a report. The entire meeting, which involved all twenty-two employees and includes note taking and report compilation takes just five minutes. In another similarly-sized company elsewhere, a similar meeting takes two to three hours. The difference? Employee number twenty-three is a Slack bot. At a large law firm in upstate New York, a new case has just started, and document discovery has just ... Read more

How Corporations can be Innovation Powerhouses (Whitepaper)

To stay alive in this highly competitive global economy, every company needs to become an innovation powerhouse. The time when innovation is done strictly inside the R&D department is over. To keep up with the fast cycles of technology, corporations must embrace a fluid startup framework. How can large organizations build a startup within their enterprise or partner with external startups to accelerate corporate innovation? Large organizations need to redesign their organization structure, immerse themselves with thought leaders and startups, and adopt an innovation culture. In this report, “The Innovation Powerhouse” by Andy Zhulenev, Vice President at Silicon Valley Innovation ... Read more

Google’s Artificial Intelligence Just Made Computers More Human

  In this era of Fourth Industrial Revolution we all know the world is changing at a pace we never imagined. Self driving cars and humanoids are no longer science fiction. In fact, Silicon Valley startups like CloudMinds have a vision, that by 2025 helpful humanoid robots will be affordable for the average household. When it comes to intelligence, the benchmarks are human beings. However with the advent of AI based technologies, more and more innovations are being made to replicate or surpass human-like intelligence. Here is an article on the latest feat by Google’s DeepMinds – computers that can ... Read more

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Here. Is Your Business Ready?

  By Andy Zhulenev This is the first part of the SVIC original series to discover the technology breakthroughs that go beyond automation of manufacturing and digitization of information. The global economy is undergoing massive disruption. This “Fourth Industrial Revolution” brings us a world of cyber-physical systems, characterized by the merging of physical, digital, and biological realms in profound ways. Artificial intelligence (AI) serves as the primary catalyst of this transformation. Thus, companies need a deep understanding of technological trends. And any organization that aims to succeed in this new era of continuously accelerating change will need to significantly adjust ... Read more

How To Turn AI Into Business Value: 5 Takeaways

2016 saw Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology transforming industries, reinventing business processes and reimagining business models. We’ve seen major advancements in driverless technology, voice recognition, and deep learning. However, its application is still a grey area for many businesses. On April 27th, 2017, Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) hosted an AI Executive Briefing, a first in their Executive Briefing Series, in San Mateo, California. The focus of this event was on Turning Artificial Intelligence Into Business Value This full day event featured presentations from CEOs and CTOs of top 20 disruptive startups and innovative companies in Artificial Intelligence technology who briefed ... Read more

Silicon Valley Innovation Center Announces AI Executive Briefing

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology transforms industries, reinvents business processes and forces business models to be reimagined, executives who would like to understand the commercial implications and practical applications of AI are invited to attend the latest executive briefing from the Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC). The one day briefing will give delegates the cutting-edge insights they need to prepare for AI and stay ahead of the pack when it comes to identifying and reacting to current and upcoming trends.  With a roster of AI leaders, innovators and experts among the keynote speaker line up as well as almost two ... Read more


The good, the bad, and the quickly adaptable/predictive algorithms: From “I, Robot” to iFinance Short answer (but you will want to keep on reading): both. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction with thrilling tales of robots taking over the world; it is real, current, practical science. Artificial intelligence has already surrounded us in many facets of our day-to-day life. For example, predictive text, or voice recognition such as when you use Siri or Google are commonplace examples of AI usage among laypeople. Technology driven industries are the ones most likely to try and exploit AI to its fullest ... Read more