Ayn de Jesus

Ayn began her career in journalism and went on to work in corporate communications at Accenture for seven years before joining the content and research team at Emerj.

Articles by Ayn

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Big Data in Healthcare - 4 Current Applications

Big Data in Healthcare – 4 Data Management Software with AI Capabilities

The healthcare industry is perhaps second only to finance when it comes to the sheer amount of historical data available for use with artificial intelligence. Data from EMRs, insurance claims, clinical trials, and drug research and development can all be pulled into a machine learning algorithm to generate insights on patient behavior, patient risk, and […]

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Machine Learning in Asian Pharmaceuticals - Current Applications

Machine Learning in the Asian Pharmaceutical Sector – Current Applications

McKinsey estimated that embarking on digital transformation to restructure value chains and drive R&D innovation across the pharmaceutical industry could be worth $50–150 billion of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. In particular, machine learning is likely to continue finding a place in the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical companies have found applications for machine learning […]

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AI and IoT in Healthcare - Current Applications and Possibilities

AI and IoT in Healthcare – Current Applications and Possibilities

Sensors and mobile devices are in many ways working with AI software for business intelligence purposes in a few industries, including insurance and oil and gas. In the healthcare space, mobile devices and wearables allow patients to receive information on possible diagnoses for their symptoms and to monitor metrics such as their heart rate. There […]

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AI and Machine Learning in the European Pharmaceutical Industry

AI and Machine Learning in the European Pharmaceutical Industry

Accenture reports that in 2017, the 16 top biopharmaceutical companies in the world had an aggregate global revenue of $428 billion, which was nearly half the global pharmaceutical market by net sales. The report also revealed a shift to specialty drugs for hard-to-treat diseases. AI has numerous applications in healthcare broadly, and with the help […]

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Artificial Intelligence in the Asian Retail Industry - Startups and Innovation

Artificial Intelligence in the Asian Retail Industry – Applications and Trends

Accenture forecasts that the retail industry could grow operating profits to $2.95 trillion by 2025. We’ve covered AI in retail extensively on Emerj, and in this report, we dive into the Asian startups that are offering AI solutions to retailers. Asian AI vendors seem to offer retailers solutions for marketing, sales, operations, and making purchases easier, among other areas.  […]

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Artificial Intelligence in the European Retail Industry

Artificial Intelligence in the European Retail Industry

Forrester estimated that online sales in Western Europe will grow at an average of 11.9% annually until 2022. Over this period, 21% of non-grocery retail sales will be online. We see AI as continuing to find its way into the retail industry. This report specifically focuses on innovation in the European retail industry. In it, […]

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AI Healthcare Innovations in Europe - An Overview of Startups and Innovation

AI Healthcare Innovations in Europe – An Overview of Startups and Innovation

Accenture forecasts that growth in the AI healthcare market is expected to reach $6.6 billion by 2021 from $600 million in 2014, growing at an annual compound rate of 40%. We’ve covered AI in healthcare extensively on TechEmergence, but in this report we’ll be looking at four European companies offering more niche solutions for both […]

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AI in Fitness

AI in Fitness – CRMs, Gym Management Software, and Chatbots

According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, the global fitness industry earned revenues estimated at $83.1 billion in 2016, up from $81 billion in 2015, and growing by 2.6%. If it continues at this rate, it should reach $87.5 billion in 2018. As of now, numerous AI vendors claim to assist gyms with signing […]

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Business Intelligence in Healthcare - Current Applications

Business Intelligence in Healthcare – Current Applications

According to Deloitte, global healthcare spending is expected to grow annually by 4.1% from 2017-2021, up from just 1.3% in 2012-2016. The report suggests this growth will be fuelled by aging, rising populations, the growth of developing markets, advances in medical treatments, and rising labor costs. Hospitals and healthcare companies will want to make more […]

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Artificial Intelligence In Industrial Automation – Current Applications

Accenture forecast the Industrial Internet of Things could contribute $10 trillion to the global economy by 2030. The report also suggested that sensors, material tracking mechanisms, 3D printing, automated product design, robotics, and wearables could help manufacturers reduce costs and increase productivity. Predictive asset maintenance could potentially reduce equipment and machinery maintenance costs by up to 30% […]

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