Chatbots in Education

Why Chatbots are a Great Asset for Universities

Chatbots are an additional communication channel between an organisation and its customers. A chatbot will automatically and instantly respond without human intervention. The technology is based on AI, natural language processing, and text analysis and has slowly been improving over the last few years. This technology is a boon for universities around the world. It
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Anthony Dent – Consultant, Director & Umpire!

Anthony Dent is an IT professional with over of 30 years experience. He has a computer science background specialising in databases, formal development and project management. He now leads a double life, splitting his time evenly between two major roles. One as a testing and assurance specialist in the energy industry and the other as
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Saïd Business School & C-BIA in the time of COVID-19

Like many organisations during COVID-19, Saïd Business School (SBS) has had to cope with the pressures of changing working practices, increased workloads, budgetary pressures and remote-working. But unlike most, it now had its client base of students from 67 countries scattered around the globe. It faced a mammoth challenge in continuously and seamlessly connecting these
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Universities around the world are experimenting with Blockchain

Student Blockchains: helping Universities Become Digital and Improve Trust

Blockchain is known as the best tamper-proof technology in the world. There is no known way to fool it. This decentralized ledger system is being experimented with around the world in many sectors, including Education. For example, the Central New Mexico Community College provides new graduates with a diploma that is authenticated and recorded on
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Part 3: a Logic Apps case study

Has there ever been a better time to automate everything? This is the last of a Three-part series of posts on Cloud-based integration in response to the ‘New Normal’ of IT. In the first post, we looked at the business case and benefits of using the latest technology to automate everything, cloud or on-premise. In
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Part 2: cloud-based tools to the rescue!

Has there ever been a better time to automate everything? This is the second of a three-part series of posts on Cloud-based integration in response to the ‘New Normal’ of IT. In the Part One, we looked at the business case and benefits of using the latest technology to automate everything, cloud or on-premise. Below
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Part 1: the remote-working business challenge

Has there ever been a better time to automate everything? This is the first of a Three-part series on Cloud-based integration in response to the ‘New Normal’ of IT. In this post, we look at the business case and benefits of using the latest technology to automate everything, cloud-based or on premise. In the Second,
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IT: What is the New Normal?

Remote Working & IT: Keep Calm and Automate Everything! Remote working poses 4 demands on IT 1. Secure Access to Systems Remote access tools such as Virtual Private Networks (VPN’s) has made this an operational challenge, one of scaling and budget. Users can be equipped with laptops, security, and access software for remote use. But
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Pilots and radiologists can have careers alongside AI

Al Med by Brendan Dunphy, CEO at C-BIA Consulting Ltd. First published at AIMed in response to OPINION: AI will lead to job losses in NHS radiology. There is nothing new to the discussion of job losses in medicine, especially in radiology, as new technology has been impacting jobs and professions for thousands of years
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C-BIA Consulting joins the Research Data Alliance (RDA)

The Research data Alliance (RDA) is an international member-based organization for those working with data in research activities.  It is focused on the development of infrastructure and collaboration to reduce barriers to data sharing and exchange across reseach domains. Its vision is to accelerate  data-driven innovation worldwide. The RDA has more than 7,000 members globally
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C-BIA Consulting joins INTEROPen

We are pleased to join INTEROPen, an action group to accelerate the development of open standards for interoperability in the health and social care sector. INTEROPen is an open collaboration of individuals, industry, standards organisations and health and care providers, who have agreed to work together to accelerate the development and implementation of open standards
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C-BIA Consulting announces partnership with Energy House Digital

Putting customer data at the centre of our client’s business LONDON, 23rd April 2018 IT and digital channels have co-existed as separate platforms and activities in most businesses, each with a distinct focus, tools and data. As businesses become increasingly digital these activities and their respective data silos need to converge to generate actionable business
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