Category: Ai & ML

KUALA LUMPUR: With RM3.4 billion (US$800 million) fund to fuel artificial intelligence (AI) innovation, Skymind Holdings Bhd (Skymind) intends to do its part in transforming Malaysia into an ‘AI nation’. Skymind vice president for growth division Rafe Azsnal said AI is set to fundamentally revolutionise almost all aspects of daily life, citing various key expert […]

EVEN though she has been in the tech industry for more than 30 years, Datuk Yasmin Mahmood still possesses the passion and enthusiasm of a young start-up, always eager to put on the table innovative ideas that could change the industry. This time, she has come out of semi-retirement to pursue her passion, which is […]

Artificial intelligence (AI) — the art of using algorithm in making decisions — has now made a court appearance in Malaysia with a bang. Not as a defendant — it would have been a novel case had it been so — but as an aid to help the magistrate with sentencing. Will AI stop there? […]

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian consumers willing to allow banks to share data for Open Banking-based services – but privacy objections must be overcome for wide adoption. New research from Unisys Corporation into Malaysia’s banking industry revealed that domestic consumers are willing to embrace new bank services based on emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and […]

A search on the Internet on artificial intelligence (AI) produces various results. But in general, the term AI refers to the simulation of human intelligence processes by computer systems. Recognising AI’s capacity to influence both business and social settings via innovative solutions, several universities in Malaysia have focused on producing a diverse range of AI-related […]

The top 100 global banks, including Goldman Sachs, are beginning to take AI strategies very seriously. Most banks are focusing their efforts on AI-enabled applications for risk mitigation, particular fraud detection and cybersecurity systems. These applications have a proven history of ROI in the financial services industry. According to our AI Opportunity Landscape research in financial services, fraud and cybersecurity applications account for more […]

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reassured that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has a clear direction for the country despite being criticised. The premier reiterated that work had already begun for Malaysia and it could take time. “Even for me it is frustrating to wait, but wait we must. The machinery […]

If I were to pick out the single most common slide presented at analytics and data science conferences, it would be Gartner’s analytics ascendancy model shown below. Not to be confused with the capability maturity model from Carnegie Mellon, the diagram has been variously called a maturity model, a continuum, and yes, even an escalator. Sometimes companies flip the order too. Moving past […]