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How Artificial Intelligence Is Disrupting Finance

by Melissa Lin

As consumers, we're familiar with AI: we benefit from cars that parallel park themselves, devices that respond when asked questions, and streaming platforms that suggest shows we may like. However, professionally, the larger question is how industries will harness the power of AI. In finance, AI offers opportunities for operational efficiencies in everything from risk management and trading to insurance underwriting.

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The Economics and Benefits of Artificial Intelligence

by Necati Demir, Ph.D.

Will AI make improve our lives beyond comparison, or will it steal our jobs and destroy humanity? In this article, Dr. Necati Demir, Toptal Freelance AI Expert, discusses not the evil artificial general intelligence of science fiction but the current algorithm-based prediction AI and discusses how the economics of AI work, along with their effects on businesses.

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Chatbot Technology: Past, Present, and Future

by Rick Birkenstock

Chatbots are among the most visible applications of AI technology. This article explores how chatbots have evolved into important tools for consumers, businesses, and entire industries.

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Fitter, Happier, More Productive – An Artificial Intelligence Case Study

by Toptal Research

There's a wealth of practical applications for powerful technology like AI, like creating health and wellbeing resources for a new generation of college students. Here, we offer an inside glimpse into how the University of Southern California accomplished just that with the help of on-demand talent.

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The Enterprise Starting Point: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

by Toptal Research

An expanding array of artificial technology options presents enterprise executives with a daunting challenge: where to start? Toptal executives share perspective on the distinction between AI and Data Science, and why the latter serves as the best starting point for most companies.

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How to Predict the Future: Mitigating the Impacts of Uncertainty

by Toptal Research

Strategic foresight has become an essential tool for any organization, but how does futurism translate to strategy? In this interview, Amy Zalman, PhD, founder of foresight consultancy Prescient, explains how to utilize strategic foresight and navigate the influx of artificial intelligence and other global transformations.

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New Realities: VR, AR, MR, and the Future of Design

by Himanshu Bharadwaj

By leveraging new and emerging technologies like AI, AR, VR, and MR, designers have fresh and exciting opportunities ahead in designing future products.

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AI Project Development – How Project Managers Should Prepare

by Audrius Zujus

With AI already disrupting numerous industries, it's vital for technical PMs to prepare to tackle AI projects. From a varied software development lifecycle to new challenges, ranging from technical to ethical, project managers should have a strong pulse on these new concepts. This article examines what AI is, the new team roles it creates, and the challenges for PMs to consider when running an AI project.

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Human vs. Machine: The Next Frontier of Wealth Management

by Ankur Chandra

Since the introduction of index funds in the 1970s, the investment management industry has embraced the use of software to enhance its decision-making. With robo-advisors reaching further prominence, will machines replace humans in the world of wealth management?

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AI Investment Primer: Laying the Groundwork (Part I)

by Carolyn Deng, CFA

Over the last few years, the world has witnessed an explosion of interest surrounding Artificial Intelligence. Nevertheless, there still exists a significant gap in understanding and knowledge about AI applications, particularly amongst the investor community. This article, the first of a two-part series on the topic, is a collection of thoughts and advice by Toptal Finance Expert Carolyn Deng, based on her experience having founded an AI startup as well as having worked as VC Investor.

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AI Investment Primer: A Practical Guide to Appraising Artificial Intelligence Dealflow (Part II)

by Carolyn Deng, CFA

In part I of this two-part series, Toptal Finance Expert Carolyn Deng provided an overview of the world of AI aimed at investors, with a focus on understanding what factors make for a great AI company. In this follow-up post, she outlines five practical steps investors should follow when diligencing a potential AI investment.

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