10 Things You Need to Know About the EU WhitePaper on Artificial Intelligence

March 8, 2020

On February 19, 2020, the European Commission (Commission) published proposals for the regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with potentially far-reaching implications both for users and developers worldwide. The proposals are contained in a densely written 26-page “White Paper” which in this alert we distill down to 10 take-away points. The White Paper, together with the other strategy documents published at the same time1, is vital reading for any business which participates in the data economy, and in particular companies that operate across borders.

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OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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The 2023 AI and Machine Learning Research Report

whitePaper | February 23, 2023

In December 2022, Rackspace Technology® polled 1,420 IT professionals throughout the world and across multiple industry verticals. Survey respondents worked in financial services, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, government and healthcare in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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AI Ethics

whitePaper | November 24, 2022

High-profile examples of harm associated with algorithm failure and misuse have garnered significant public concern (e.g. manipulation of the democratic process, discriminatory practice in criminal justice sentencing, and bias against racial and gender categories in the labour market). The field of AI ethics refers to the literature and to the community of people interested in this space. One high-profile manifestation of this is the formation of specialist ethics councils and teams to deliberate on conundrums regarding the use, access and openness of platforms and technologies (such as social media and messaging apps, etc.). For instance, the banning of particular public figures as well as lay users for use of the services in a manner that is not acceptable has been a constant theme in the public debate.

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How Data Can Help Us Get Back to School Safely

whitePaper | August 18, 2020

This year, back to school for college students means more than just buying supplies, finding the right dorm and making sure to get into the proper classes. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the annual fall ritual into one where campuses need to make sure they are safe from infection while providing a healthy environment for learning, growth and community.

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Unleash data and AI forcompetitive advantageReady your data for AIand multicloud

whitePaper | January 10, 2020

Instead of following a set of rote, preprogrammed instructions, AI enables machines to learn, and then “act,” on information. Your voice-activated phone, technologies such as speech and image recognition, autonomous vehicles, the smart devices in your home—all of these advances were made possible by AI technology. AI also marks a fundamental advancement in critical, often time-consuming, business processes. It’s poised to dramatically enhance human decision-making and improve an organization’s ability to make predictions, automate business practices, and optimize logistics.

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AI for Enterprise: Building an AI Strategy to Delight Customers

whitePaper | September 12, 2022

A seamless customer experience has quickly emerged as a critical differentiator for businesses across all industries.1 And the bar is set high – using artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver touches like personalization, gamification and around-the-clock customer support has become an all but everyday expectation for a large number of consumers.

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Unpacking AI Procurement in a Box: Insights from Implementation

whitePaper | May 9, 2022

This document is published by the World Economic Forum as a contribution to a project, insight area or interaction. The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed herein are a result of a collaborative process facilitated and endorsed by the World Economic Forum but whose results do not necessarily represent the views of the World Economic Forum, nor the entirety of its Members, Partners or other stakeholders

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DIFENDA is a strategic partner with a business solution outcome orientation and full spectrum cybersecurity expertise. We serve on the cybersecurity frontier as a leader in deploying advanced global threat intelligence capabilities with our Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services that leverage big data analytics, automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence to prevent, detect, and respond to sophisticated cybersecurity threats. DIFENDA is a leading provider of managed and professional services to the financial, technology, health and primary resources sectors.

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