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Harnessing the Power of Machine Learning

27 Jul 2017
Cartoon robot reading a how to book

Machine Learning allows computers to learn directly from examples and experience. It’s all around us, powering speech recognition, medical diagnosis, self-driving cars and autonomous drones. 

In businesses, it’s helping to improve forecasting and automate tasks that were previously only achievable by humans. 

At the IoD 2017 Digital Strategy Summit, Graeme Smith, Managing Director of Amazon’s Edinburgh Development Centre, will explain how progress has accelerated rapidly in recent years thanks to increases in computing power and improvements in the techniques we use to work with data, find patterns and make predictions. 

Machine Learning not only helps us become more efficient, but also gives businesses larger or small the ability to achieve things today that just a few years ago were in the realm of science fiction. 

During his talk, Graeme will provide unique insight on how machine learning is used by Amazon to provide services that empower customers to find, discover and buy anything; and empower businesses and content creators to maximise their success.

Find out about the Digital Strategy Summit

For more information, please contact.

0191 213 1289

North East

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IoD North East
Durham University Business School
Mill Hill Lane