Welio case study

Wellio Turns Raw Data Sets Into AI Training Data for Nutrition and Cooking

The Company Learn how Wellio leverages the Appen platform to power the first intelligent platform that helps people plan, shop, prepare and enjoy healthy meals at home. Wellio is the first intelligent platform that helps people plan, shop, prepare and enjoy healthy meals at home to support people eating better. Wellio has chosen to help people cook their own meals …

Cost-Effective Crowdsourcing Strategies for Dialogue Systems

In a recent paper entitled Optimizing the Design and Cost for Crowdsourced Conversational Utterances, Appen data scientist Phoebe Liu and her team worked to identify cost-effective crowdsourcing strategies for training dialogue systems such as chatbots. Because more industries are adopting chatbot technology for customer service and other key functions, a need has emerged for training these systems as quickly and …

Conversational design

How to Solve Common Data Challenges in Conversational Design

When planning the development of a chatbot or virtual assistant, it’s important to begin the conversational design process with a clear data strategy in place. Conversational design requires more than just an understanding of the fundamentals of voice user interface design — you also need to understand how to solve some of the key challenges in data preparation. Working with the …

Appen on the Road: Events & Trade Shows this Summer

Appen is gearing up for some of the world’s leading industry events this summer. Our team will be exhibiting at conferences and trade shows around the globe, showing organizations how our services and solutions help develop high-quality training data for machine learning. Planning to attend one of these events? Contact us to set up a meeting with one of our …

Outsourcing data annotation projects

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Data Annotation Projects

For many organizations, the temptation to annotate data for machine learning (ML) projects in-house is hard to deny. These companies typically feel that using internal resources will help them save time and money by tapping employees who are already on their payroll. Additionally, if their project is highly confidential or of a sensitive nature, they might feel that using internal …