eCommerce Company Accelerates Feature Testing with Support for Ad-Hoc Evaluations

eCommerce Company Accelerates Feature Testing with Support for Ad-Hoc Evaluations

The Company A major global eCommerce company turned to us to help solve key ad-hoc evaluation needs and scale feature evaluation capabilities without taxing internal resources.   The Challenge A leading global eCommerce company needed support for a variety of ad-hoc evaluation projects that were important to optimizing its overall site performance but took valuable resources away from ongoing site …

Mobile Device Manufacturer Achieves Greater Accuracy for Map Software with In-market Appen Raters

Mobile Device Manufacturer Achieves Greater Accuracy for Map Software with In-market Raters

The Company A leading software and hardware company partnered with us to test accuracy of its new, confidential mapping software for an upcoming major release of its mobile phone operating system. The Challenge A large software and hardware company needed to test out map software for the next major release of its mobile phone operating system. Specifically, it needed users …

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 …

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 …

Why human annotated data is key Appen blog

Why Human-Annotated Data is Key to Machine Learning: Three Use Cases

Machine learning requires high volumes of data for training, validation, and testing. A machine learning model learns to find patterns in the input that is fed to it. This input is referred to as training data. As you train your solution to form relationships between variables, it’s important to have the right data, structured in the right format, covering all …

Global Tech Firm Expands into New Markets with Enhanced Speech System [Case Study]

Global Tech Firm Reaches New Markets with Enhanced Child Speech System

When designing a voice recognition system, it’s important that the speech system understands everyone speaking to it. But what happens when a speech recognition system doesn’t account for children’s speech? Most speech recognition platforms are only designed with adults in mind. Child speech is very different than adult speech, and not all speech recognition devices are well-equipped to deal with …