Adelaide Dynamics 365 User Group – Cognitive Computing

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Cognitive Computing is being used all around you, and you probably don’t even know it. Facebook is listening to your conversations and showing you advertisements based on the words you use and the emotions you show. Facebook auto-tags people in photos based on facial recognition. Call centres are recording conversations and determining sentiment en-mass (ideally to provide you a better service  ). Casinos are watching you walk in and matching you against criminal databases.

Microsoft is investing heavily in this space also:

”Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms to see, hear, speak, understand and interpret our needs using natural methods of communication, with just a few lines of code. Easily add intelligent features, such as emotion and sentiment detection, vision and speech recognition, language understanding, knowledge and search, into your app, across devices and platforms, such as iOS, Android and Windows, keep improving and are easy to set up.”

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Dynamics 365 for Talent – General Availability!

In case you missed the announcement last night, Dynamics 365 for Talent has now entered General Availability.  60 Day trials are now available to the general public.  And the Ideas.Microsoft.com forums have been going hot with new ideas to improve the product going forward, so hopefully we’ll have an Update 1 release in the not too distant future.

Here’s the MSFT press release:

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