Why Microsoft leads the AI patent race going into 2019

There have been over 154,000 AI patents filed worldwide since 2010 with the majority being in health fields (29.5%), Industry-specific solutions (25.3%) and AI-based digital security (15.7%). AI-based marketing patents are the fasting growing global category, reaching a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29.3% between 2010 and 2018. The second- and third-fastest growing global AI patent categories between 2010 and 2018 are AI-based digital security (23.4% CAGR) and AI-based mobility (23%...

Implementing innovation: How advanced analytics and AI are improving patient care

Across the globe, healthcare providers are facing the same three questions. How do we improve patient care? With growing populations, how can we help more people? And how can this be achieved with budgets that have been under pressure? Finding a solution to these questions is increasingly reliant on technology. As a result, the responsibility of addressing these issues is falling to the IT department within healthcare institutions. Once focused solely on ‘keeping the lights on', IT has...