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“Daisy Intelligence secures $5 Million Funding from Espresso Capital”

Toronto Start-Up takes top prize – 16 Canadian AI Companies vied for Investment from Espresso Capital. And Daisy Intelligence secures $5 Million Funding in Pitch Competition. This funding secures Daisy’s mission to support and make AI based solutions accessible to mid-size retailers to help them co-exist & even compete directly with the bigger giants. Daisy wants to help reduce poverty by helping companies reduce prices to consumers thereby lowering the cost of living, creating a win-win situation in this competitive space!

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A.I. and Change Management – “Regional Grocery”

Today, we’ll delve deeper into the specifics of adopting A.I. in the retail industry for mid-market and regional grocery players.. As recent as a decade ago, investing in A.I. systems was cost-prohibitive for all except for the massive retail companies. Today, almost every retailer of any size can afford to fund A.I. initiatives.

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How to spot if the A.I. is real

The objective of this blog post is to help business and technology leaders gain clarity around the value of A.I. by being able to better discern what is fake A.I. and weed the pretenders out. The fact is, there’s quite a bit of “fake A.I.” presently being offered. When we use the term fake A.I., what we’re describing is the way legacy data analytics technologies are repackaged and marketed by (too) many vendors as A.I.

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A.I. vs Predictive Analytics

In this day and age, of radical disruption and revolutionary changes in retail, predictive analytics models are not really up to the task of looking at a retailers’ data holistically and supporting profitable decision making.

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Cutting Through the Artificial Intelligence hype

Over the past couple of years there’s certainly been no shortage of marketing content, articles, research reports, conference presentations and white papers that purport to tell everyone what A.I. powers… i.e., retail, insurance, medicine, finance, everything… but who is helping us cut through the hype and telling is what A.I. actually is and what it isn’t?    

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