Dylan Azulay

Dylan serves as an editor, researcher, and process manager at Emerj. He holds a degree in English and Psychology from University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Articles by Dylan

14 articles

When Will We Reach the Singularity? – A Timeline Consensus from AI Researchers (AI FutureScape 1 of 6)

At Emerj, we pride ourselves on presenting objective information about the applications of artificial intelligence in industry. AI is applicable in a wide variety of areas—everything from agriculture to cybersecurity. However, most of our work has been on the short-term impact of AI in business. But what about the long-term? We’re not talking about next […]

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AI for Inventory Optimization in Retail

AI for Inventory Optimization in Retail

Episode Summary: This week we talk to Alejandro Giacometti, the data science lead at a company called EDITED, based in London. The company claims to help retailers with inventory optimization, and we speak with Giacometti about how artificial intelligence can be used to search the web for the product clusters and individual products of major […]

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Crowdsourced Machine Vision Training - Use Cases and Explanation

Crowdsourced Machine Vision Training – Use Cases and Explanation

Data is essential when it comes to building machine learning models for business applications. A strong AI strategy is predicated on data that is specific to the business problem a company is trying to solve, as outlined in our recent article: Data Collection and Enhancement Strategies for AI Initiatives in Business. When it comes to […]

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How to Get a Chatbot to do What You Want it To

How to Get a Chatbot to do What You Want it To

Episode Summary: What makes chatbots or a conversational interface actually work? What kind of work does one need to do to get a chatbot to do what one wants it to do? These are pivotal questions and questions that for most business leaders are still somewhat mysterious, but that’s exactly what we’re aiming to answer on this episode […]

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Crowdsourced Natural Language or Speech Training - Use Cases and Explanation

Crowdsourced Natural Language or Speech Training – Use Cases and Explanation

When it comes to planning an AI initiative, a business will need to determine the method by which to acquire the data necessary to meet their objectives. Data is essential when it comes to succeeding with AI. An effective AI strategy is built on top of data that is specific to the business problem a […]

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Bridging the Data Science Gap – Why Subject-Matter Experts Matter

Bridging the Data Science Gap – Why Subject-Matter Experts Matter

Episode Summary: For business leaders who are thinking about integrating AI into their company or who are just in the very beginning of that journey, this may be a useful episode of the podcast. Many times, people think that finding the right talent is the biggest challenge when it comes to integrating AI into the […]

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How Machine Learning Could Help CPG Companies Beat Out Their Competitors

How Machine Learning Could Help CPG Companies Beat Out Their Competitors

Episode Summary: One of most fun parts about doing our geolocation pieces at TechEmeergence is that we are able to interview so many people within a given country or city. Recently we did a huge piece on AI in India. We got to interview folks from the government and the bigger existing businesses, as well […]

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Data Collection and Enhancement Strategies for AI Initiatives in Business

Data Collection and Enhancement Strategies for AI Initiatives in Business

There’s more to successful AI adoption than picking the right technology. Business leaders should be aware of the technical requirements of the initiative they’re undertaking, and few of those requirements are as important as data. For this article, we spoke with Mark Brayan, CEO of Appen, a firm that offers crowdsourced training data for machine […]

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AI for Retail and eCommerce in India - Challenges and Opportunities

AI for Retail and eCommerce in India – Challenges and Opportunities

Episode Summary: In this episode of the AI in Industry podcast, we interview Sumit Borar, Senior Director of Data Sciences and Engineering at Myntra, an eCommerce site for fashion, about the current and future state of eCommerce personalization and how the way customers in India purchase products online affects that personalization. Myntra talks about the […]

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AI for Claims Processing and Underwriting in Insurance - A Comparison of 6 Applications 2

AI for Claims Processing and Underwriting in Insurance – A Comparison of 6 Applications

This report analyzes the insurance space to better understand where AI comes into play in automating claims and the underwriting process: […]

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