Natural Language Processing

Optimizing Call Center Conversations Using AI

After many years of covering disruptive technologies here at Nanalyze, regular readers will be familiar with our many running jokes. One of these is the term “John in Mumbai” which is used in reference to outsourced call centers. The joke first appeared in a Dilbert strip where all the agents in a Mumbai call center […]

9 AI Healthcare Startups Deploying Virtual Assistants

Some people watch beauty contests. We study lists that rank the smartest digital assistants. Googlers will rejoice to know that Google Assistant is the brainiest of the bunch. That’s according to a couple of different studies that came out at the end of last year, including one by a Minneapolis-based venture capital firm. It’s been […]

Automating Financial Review Processes with Ocrolus

Last fall we sent one of our MBAs over to the Caucasus for a month to scout interesting technology startups, one of which was Krisp. We spoke with co-founder Davit Baghdasaryan who previously served time in Silicon Valley before deciding to address an extremely difficult problem that nobody has solved yet – the ability to remove all forms […]

Alternative Data for Predicting Geopolitical Risk

A machine learning algorithm is only as good as the data you use to train it with. That’s why any company that has a large proprietary data set can now start to extract exclusive insights from it, something that in the olden days we used to call “data mining.” Nowadays, it’s all about trying to predict the […]

An AI Technology Stock Focusing on Healthcare

Every article we write here at Nanalyze assumes the reader has no prior knowledge of technology or investing. Every article starts at ground zero, then makes its way upwards while introducing terms and concepts anyone can easily understand. While researching various companies, there are some common themes we observe. For example, disruptive technologies usually achieve rapid […]

Conversational AI for Enterprise Applications

A few months ago, we wrote a piece on Some of the Latest Trends in Artificial Intelligence in which we noted that AI will have the greatest impact on “job functions where a majority of time is spent collecting and making sense of data.” At the top of that list are finance and insurance. When it comes […]

Using Artificial Intelligence for Legal Contracts

Human history is full of bad deals. We’re all familiar with one of the world’s worst dealmakers whose ambitions for power and pleasure are famously nearly limitless. We’re talking, of course, about Faust, who trades his soul for magic and mischief. It’s really a bad deal considering that he gets a few years of fun […]

Kasisto – A Conversational AI Platform for Banking

The term “conversational AI” has a much better ring to it than the term “chatbot“. One implies an interaction that’s useful and informative while the other implies a forced interaction which leads to a frustrating experience. We were recently reflecting on how easy “conversational AI” can be implemented in the world of finance because things […]

13 Startups Transcribing Voice to Text Using AI

Transcribing voice or video recordings to text doesn’t require too much “subject matter expertise” as they say. Anyone with a decent grasp of grammar and a mediocre understanding of the source material can do transcribing. Transcribing or transcription simply means changing the “format” of information from one medium to another – like “voice to text”. It may […]

AI Powered ETFs – A Look at iShares Evolved

When the world’s largest investment manager decides to build AI powered ETFs, you know that artificial intelligence is now mainstream. With offices spread around the globe housing 13,000 employees, Blackrock (NYSE:BLK) has more than $6.2 trillion in assets under management. To put that number in perspective, all the of the world’s 2,397 billionaires have around […]