CIO for Spare 5
April 13, 2016
Turning data into insight is one of the top business challenges today, and it becomes especially tricky when the data in question is unstructured. Artificial intelligence has a mixed track record there, but a young startup aims to get better results by bringing humans back into the picture. Spare5 on Wednesday released a new platform that applies a combination of human insight and machine learning to help companies make sense of unstructured data, including images, video, social media content, and text messages. The result, it says, are “game-changing insights delivered cost-effectively and at scale.” The company’s technology is now being used by companies including Expedia and Getty Images to enrich, clean and label unstructured data.