The Intelligent Future Has Arrived
An artificial intelligence revolution has been eagerly awaited since the late 1950s, when pioneering IBM researcher Arthur Samuel trained the world's first self-learning computer to play a mean game of checkers.
But only in the past few years has the long-promised technology become mature, effective and -- thanks to a variety of new offerings -- readily accessible to the channel.
AI and machine learning are now taking the industry by storm, with the cloud fast-tracking adoption of solutions that make decisions, automate business processes, deliver predictions and insights and learn from their own experience.
Next-gen startups are at the forefront of the revolution, delivering infrastructure, development frameworks, and intelligent applications that allow enterprises to take advantage of their data in ways never before possible.
(For more on the biggest news of 2018, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")