technology

Using-Word2Vec-from-Clojure

05 Jun: Using Word2Vec from Clojure

For classifying or clustering data in the context of a machine learning problem, the first step is to create a representation of data, usually called the Feature Vector. Datasets consisting of images or audio files have feature vectors that are already in numeric form.

Is Insurance Industry in the cusp of Technology Disruption?

15 Feb: Is Insurance Industry in the cusp of Technology Disruption?

When astronaut Barry Wilmore asked for a spanner, NASA emailed him one. Barry printed what he wanted in International space station in less than an hour using a 3D printer. This explains the power of disruptive technology, in a nutshell. In this highly competitive world where standing still means falling back, disruptive technologies gives industries and companies an edge over the others. Adoption of disruptive technologies is one among the many other business challenges that insurance industry is facing, as I have outlined in my previous blog.

MODEL GOVERNANCE PLATFORM – When you want to keep all the balls in the air

02 Jul: MODEL GOVERNANCE PLATFORM – When you want to keep all the balls in the air

In the relentless pursuit of competitive advantage, companies have adopted data driven decision making in a big way. A big manifestation of this is the proliferation of predictive models that are being deployed to lift business outcomes in a whole host of applications.

These range from trying to understand customers, segmentation and targeting, propensity to buy, forecasting, etc. etc. A typical firm would use 20 – 400+ models depending on portfolio size, number of products and analytics maturity.