Navigating the Transcription Process

Navigating the Transcription Process

Seven Simple Steps to Getting the Best Written Record As remote working becomes increasingly prevalent, more and more organizations are finding they need accurate written records of their virtual meetings and conference calls. Whether you are a first-timer or an existing customer, have you ever wondered how the transcription process works? Here’s Appen’s guide to what happens when. 1. Identify …

Appen to Acquire Quadrant to Expand Mobile-Location Based Data Collection Offering

Sydney – 26 August, 2021 – Appen Limited, the leading provider of high-quality training data for organizations that build effective AI systems at scale, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quadrant, a global leader in mobile location data, Point-of-Interest data, and corresponding compliance services. Quadrant and Appen’s unified business will be strongly positioned to deliver high-quality …

Don’t Start from Scratch When Building Machine Learning Models

Don’t Start from Scratch When Building Machine Learning Models

How Leveraging Training Data with Pre-Trained Models Can Accelerate Your AI Projects It would probably be a safe bet to assume that most of the AI you’ve interacted with was built using supervised learning. Supervised learning, which is essentially building machine learning (ML) models from scratch, has been the key driver of artificial intelligence (AI) development so far, motivated by …

The Role of Data in Responsible AI

The Role of Data in Responsible AI: Data Decisions that Shape the Future of Ethical AI

There’s no question that artificial intelligence (AI) will continue its rapid evolution in the coming years and become increasingly interconnected with our daily lives. The onus is now on companies to approach AI with a responsible lens in order to maximize transparency, reduce bias, and guide ethical applications of the technology. AI that works well, after all, works equitably for …

What is Optical Character Recognition?

What is Optical Character Recognition?

How Artificial Intelligence Gives OCR a Boost Artificial intelligence is transforming the capabilities of optical character recognition (OCR) tools. An area of computer vision, OCR processes images of text and converts that text into machine-readable forms. In other words, it takes handwritten or typed text within physical documents and converts them into digital formats. In the 1990s, many business owners …

Training Data Guide

The Essential Guide to Training Data for AI and ML

Why Your AI Model is Only as Good as Its Training Data There’s a saying of garbage in, garbage out when it comes to artificial intelligence and machine learning. It’s common knowledge that every machine learning solution needs a good algorithm powering it, but what gets far less press is what actually goes into these algorithms: the training data itself. …